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October 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Permanent Housing for County’s Homeless Set to Open in January

By the beginning of 2022, Montgomery County’s brand new permanent shelter for 200 homeless males will open on Nebel Street in Rockville. Currently, the county mostly houses its homeless in temporary shelters, some that are only available during very cold or very hot weather. Others are housed in area hotels and still others are moved […]

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July 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Pauses to Remember Homeless Who Died During 2020-2021

The 88 homeless, formerly-homeless or those living in temporary housing who died in 2020 and 2021 were military veterans, dedicated mothers, a professional soccer player, a professor and a gifted woodworker. “They were moms and dads. They were someone’s brothers and sisters. All of them were someone’s child,” said Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz during […]

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June 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Recorre Futura Sede de Novavax en Gaithersburg; Ofrecerán 500 Empleos Adicionales

El gobernador Larry Hogan y otros líderes visitaron Gaithersburg el jueves para recorrer el sitio de la futura sede mundial de Novavax. Hace más de un año, Novavax comenzó a desarrollar una vacuna COVID-19. Stan Erck, presidente y director ejecutivo de Novavax, dijo que Novavax está completando la fase tres de los ensayos de vacunas […]

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June 10, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Tours Future Site of Novavax Global HQ in Gaithersburg; 500 Jobs to be Added

Gov. Larry Hogan and other leaders visited Gaithersburg on Thursday to tour the site of Novavax’s future global headquarters. More than a year ago, Novavax began developing a promising COVID-19 vaccine. Stan Erck, the president and CEO of Novavax, said that Novavax is completing phase three of vaccine trials and results have been promising. “I’m happy to […]

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May 7, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Honors Child Care Providers on Their Appreciation Day

During Friday’s Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, Montgomery County officials took time out to thank those involved with the 1,271 licensed child care programs in the county that serve about 40,000 children. Of the 1,271 licensed facilities, 789 are family operations and 482 are centers and faith-based organizations. Child Care Provider Appreciation Day is celebrated […]

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April 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Wheaton’s ‘Meet Me at the Triangles’ Artwork Featured in Virtual Discussion Wednesday

The lead artists who created “Meet Me at the Triangles,” a public art installation at Marian Fryer Plaza in Downtown Wheaton will discuss the design process, from conception to completion, in a virtual event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. This presentation is part of the inaugural event for the “Curated Conversations” series presented by the Wheaton […]

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March 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich Budget Plan Would Remove Police from Schools, Add Early Childhood Funding

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich laid out his next fiscal year budget that includes eliminating the police officers in schools program, fully funds Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College’s budget requests and increases funds for early childhood education and affordable housing. It stresses climate control, emphasizes mass transit and creates a White Flint Research […]

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March 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich: ‘I Am Not Inclined to Follow the Guidance of the Governor’

County Executive Marc Elrich called for “continued careful balance” in reducing the spread of COVID-19. In a statement released Thursday, Elrich pointed to Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement that as of March 12, he would end many of the restrictions and capacity limits that have been in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. “It almost […]

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March 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Prodding by Student Group Leads County Officials to Sign Green New Deal Letter

Together with County Council President Tom Hucker and Executive Marc Elrich, Sunrise Silver Spring, a local youth-led climate change and social justice organization, announced Monday that Montgomery County will sign onto a letter in support of the proposed Green New Deal. County government will sign onto the letter to the Biden Administration and members of […]

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January 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Honors MLK With Live Stream Performing Arts Program

Montgomery County is holding a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute and Celebration program Monday, Jan. 18 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in honor of the great civil rights leader’s birthday. The live stream performing arts program is titled, “In His and Their Own Words,” and will reflect on this country’s past with forecasts […]

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