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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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March 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ride On Bus Service Adding Buses on Wednesday

Montgomery County’s Ride On bus service is planning to add buses when possible to routes on Wednesday in response to the Metro rail outage. According to a county news release, there are 85,000 daily Metro rail travelers in Montgomery County. Commuters are encouraged to adjust their travel plans accordingly. Montgomery County Government will be open […]

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February 4, 2016 | Willie James Inman

County Employees Celebrate Black History Month at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Employees Black History Month Program Committee is hosting its annual celebration at the Universities at Shady Grove today. The theme of this year’s program is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.” Local leaders, including County Executive Ike Leggett, Council President Nancy Floreen, and Councilmember Craig Rice, are among those attending the […]

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