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July 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

The Grille at Flower Hill Did Not Reopen for Second Visit from County   

The Grille at Flower Hill is closed indefinitely after the owner received an abundance of social media backlash for a now-deleted Facebook post that said his employees will not wear face masks.  The Grille’s Facebook page is now nowhere to be found, and the owner told MyMCMedia that he has taken it down. He said […]

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July 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Fourth Employee at Darnestown Liquor and Wine Tests Positive for COVID-19

A fourth employee at Darnestown Liquor and Wine has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the county. On Monday, Montgomery County announced that the store would be temporarily closed after three employees tested positive: one on June 30 and two others a few days later. The store is planned to reopen on […]

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April 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

MCPS Meal Distribution Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Two Montgomery County Public School employees working at the Glen Haven Elementary School meal distribution site have tested positive for coronavirus, MCPS announced in a letter Monday. The employees were food and nutrition service staff members. The last day they worked at the site was March 26, and they were not symptomatic at the time, […]

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March 31, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Grocery Delivery Service Launches Set of Changes to Support Shoppers

Instacart has launched over the past month a set of changes to help support their workers during the coronavirus crisis, the delivery service announced in an email sent to their customers. The company’s workers recently went on strike after claiming Instacart lacks protective measures for shoppers. Instacart said that they would be offering safety supplies, […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate 11 Thefts from Employee’s Purses at Nine Area Schools

Montgomery County police officers are investing 11 thefts of purses that occurred in May and June from nine area schools. Two of these thefts occurred in the city of Rockville and Montgomery County police detectives are working with the Rockville City Police Department regarding those incidents. Investigators believe that multiple thefts were committed by the […]

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February 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Schedules a Town Hall Meeting on Diversity for Feb. 9 (VIDEO)

Updated 1.30.17 In an effort to ensure that Rockville is a community that welcomes and engages everyone who lives and works there, city officials are inviting residents to attend a Town Hall meeting on diversity set for Feb. 9.  This is the first town hall style meeting on this topic, according to city officials. “Rockville is proud to […]

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January 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Navarro Vows to Continue Working for $15 Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro is “very disappointed” that County Executive Ike Leggett has vetoed legislation that would have raised the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. “It’s not a good day,” she said, the day after the veto. The Council passed the legislation by a 5-4 vote earlier this month. Council members Marc […]

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Duck Donuts Opens New Location in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

UPDATED 12.9.16 Duck Donuts is now open at the Firstfeld Shopping Center off Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. A grand opening celebration is planned for Saturday morning, according to the shop’s Facebook page. ORIGINAL 11.16.16 Duck Donuts is opening a new Montgomery County location at the Firstfield Shopping Center off Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. According to […]

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May 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bed Bug Infestation at Headquarters of Health and Human Services in Rockville (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (H&HS) is dealing with a bed bug infestation at its headquarters at 401 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. H&HS Director Uma Ahluwalia says the department employs 400 employees at this location and she does not expect them back at the Hungerford location until the building is habitable, which […]

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April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen on Budget: “Everything is on the Table” (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing this week, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen announced that two Council Committees will be studying compensation issues for county employees and Montgomery County Public Schools employees. This review comes as the Council considers a property tax increase as part of its budget deliberations. “Everything is on the table,” Floreen said. […]

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