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February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Weather Delays COVID-19 Vaccine Shots for Some County Residents

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services had to cancel COVID-19 vaccine appointments Monday due to winter weather and hazardous road conditions. Dr. Raymond Crowel, the director of Montgomery County DHHS, explains what process is in place for rescheduling appointments for those who had their appointment canceled. Anyone with questions about the coronavirus vaccine […]

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February 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 190 New COVID-19 Cases Monday, 12 Deaths Since Friday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 1 Since Friday, Jan.29, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 847 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 402 Saturday, 255 Sunday and 190 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 59,155. Montgomery County recorded 12 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, Jan. 29 — two Saturday, four […]

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February 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed and What’s Open After Sunday’s Snowstorm?

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Universities at Shady Grove campus and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are both closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are open. Employees have the option to take unscheduled […]

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January 29, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Offer Online Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are offering online workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. All workshops are both free and virtual. An internet connection and a device (such […]

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January 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Applications for Restaurant Relief Grants Open Feb. 1

Restaurant owners can apply for COVID-19 relief grants from Montgomery County beginning Feb. 1. The Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed Jan. 26 to allocate almost $5 million for restaurants in the county to help them recover from the impact of the coronavirus. This is the county’s second round of funding to assist restaurants, food trucks, […]

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December 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Retorno al Salón de Clases se Pospone al 1 de Febrero si se Cumplen las Métricas

Los primeros estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) regresarán al aula el 1 de febrero sólo si la tasa de positividad de COVID-19 del condado es del 5% o menos y hay menos de 15 casos nuevos por cada 100,000 residentes, así lo acordó la Junta de Educación por unanimidad, el […]

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December 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Students’ Return to Classroom Pushed Back to Feb. 1 if Metrics Are Met

The earliest Montgomery County Public School students will return to the classroom is Feb. 1 and that only will occur if the county’s COVID-19 positivity rate is 5% or below and there are fewer than 15 new cases for every 100,000 residents, the Board of Education unanimously agreed Dec. 15. Tuesday, the positivity rate was […]

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July 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Provide Virtual-Only Instruction Through January 29; Fall, Winter Sports Canceled

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith announced in a letter Tuesday that MCPS will provide virtual-only instruction for its first semester, which concludes on Jan. 21, 2021. “This decision includes the cancellation of all fall and winter sports,” Smith said. Smith said the decision was made following the guidance of Montgomery County […]

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February 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Germantown

Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man that occurred Saturday night in Germantown as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Dwayne Anthony Stanley, Jr., age 28, of Washington, D.C. According to police, a driver on Great Seneca Highway called 911 at 10:30 p.m. to report an unresponsive person lying on […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 30-Feb 2. Beijing Guitar Duo:  The Beijing Guitar Duo is composed of the gifted young guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang. Winners of many international guitar competitions, they first met while studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, with the acclaimed Professor Chen […]

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