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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Calls for More Ballot Drop Boxes

During an Aug. 21 press conference in Gaithersburg on protecting the United States Postal Service, Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass said he reached out to the Maryland State Board of Elections advocating for more ballot drop boxes throughout Montgomery County. Glass made the request out of concern that the “postal service isn’t running as optimally […]

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August 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Leaders React to Biden’s VP Pick Harris

On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced that he’s selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris’ candidacy is historic in that she’s the first Black woman and the only South Asian American woman to become a vice presidential nominee. Here’s a look at how Democratic leaders in Montgomery County are […]

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July 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Test Options: There will be a free COVID-19 testing clinic available in White Oak today. Although appointments are full for the Takoma Park location, there are other options available. Click here for more details. The clinics are free, and you do not need […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 7, and today is National Strawberry Sundae Day. Because scattered thunderstorms are expected later in the day, this is something sweeter that we can look forward to. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. […]

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June 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Sees Influx of 311 Calls from Residents Needing Help

Montgomery County has been getting an influx of 311 calls from residents asking for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, said county Spokesperson Barry Hudson at a virtual meeting Wednesday.  311 is the customer service number for the county. Residents can get government information about services and other related topics. When county employees began teleworking in […]

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June 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Has Not Seen Uptick in COVID-19 Cases Since Protests Began, Gayles Says

Montgomery County has not seen an increase in COVID-19 cases due to large-scale Black Lives Matter protests, said County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. “What we have observed here is since that started within the county, we have not seen an uptick in cases,” he said at a county council meeting Tuesday. He emphasized that […]

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June 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Levantan Bandera en Montgomery por el Mes del Orgullo LGBTQ+

El lunes 8, el ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, y el concejal Evan Glass levantaron la bandera del Orgullo LGBTQ+ fuera del edificio de la Oficina Ejecutiva en Rockville para reconocer oficialmente el Mes del Orgullo en el condado de Montgomery. El año pasado, el concejal Glass encabezó esta conmemoración anual y organizó […]

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June 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Glass Anuncia Eventos Virtuales Durante el Mes del Orgullo LGBTQ+

El concejal del condado de Montgomery Evan Glass anunció, a través de un comunicado, sobre una serie de eventos que se llevarán a cabo de manera virtual, para todas las edades y durante todo el mes de junio en conmemoración al Mes del Orgullo LGBTQ+.  Las actividades incluyen desde cantos en familia, panel de conversaciones para […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Blake Freshman Sings His Way Through First Round of America’s Got Talent

The second day of auditions for the 15th season of America’s Got Talent aired Wednesday night, during which Blake High School freshman Kelvin Dukes wowed with his singing voice. The 14-year-old Burtonsville native was met with a standing ovation for his rendition of Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way.” He received four “yes”es which moved him […]

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