January 29, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Walnut Hill Liquor and Wine Store Temporarily Closed After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Montgomery County’s Alcohol Beverage Services’ (ABS) released a press release on Friday announcing the temporary closure of Walnut Hill Liquor and Wine Store in Gaithersburg after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. The store, which is located at 16535 S. Frederick Road, will undergo deep cleaning done by a “specialized team” before reopening. […]

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January 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Flower Avenue Liquor Store Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

Montgomery County has temporarily closed its Flower Avenue Liquor and Wine store in Silver Spring after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the county. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) learned of the diagnosis Wednesday and immediately closed the store, according to the county, and the employee’s last day of work was […]

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March 24, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Whetstone Elementary Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An employee at Whetstone Elementary School in Montgomery Village has tested positive for coronavirus, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services confirmed. The case is the first positive test of an Montgomery County Public Schools employee, according to County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. “While every case is concerning, it is not surprising […]

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December 1, 2016 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

The Overtime Rule: What Employers Need to Know

UPDATE: On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the enforcement of the Overtime Rule, that was to have gone into effect on December 1, 2016. The injunction is not a final decision; rather it means that it preserves the status quo. As such, employers are not required to […]

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September 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pepco Employee Injured While Working on Transformer (VIDEO)

A Pepco employee was injured on the job Wednesday night while working on a transformer in the Leisure World area. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer tells us more about this incident in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Pepco has released the following statement about the employee’s injuries: “On 9/7/2016, a Pepco employee […]

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September 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Meet Bobby Johnson: A Gaithersburg Employee for 40 Years

He’s worked for the city of Gaithersburg longer than any other employee. Robert “Bobby” Johnson celebrated 40 years with the city on September 10. Now supervisor of the Mowing & Bulk Pickup crews in the Public Works Department, Johnson started his career with Gaithersburg as a fulltime “maintenance man” in 1973.  By 1978 he had […]

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