feb. 10

February 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold 2 p.m. News Briefing Thursday

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide a COVID-19 update at 2 p.m. Thursday. According to the Maryland Department of Health, more than 753,000 people have received the first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and 499,025 people have received the second dose. At this point in time, only 3.3% of Marylanders are vaccinated. The state […]

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February 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed, What’s Open After Wednesday’s Winter Weather?

Wednesday’s winter storm that left a wintry mix of snow and ice in the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel on the interstates is strongly discouraged. Also, parking […]

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February 10, 2021 | Michael Hernández

La Región está bajo Advertencia de Tiempo Invernal

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología (NWS, por sus siglas en inglés) ha emitido una advertencia de tiempo invernal para el Condado de Montgomery, desde las 7 p.m. el miércoles hasta las 10 a.m. el jueves. NWS reportó que hay una posibilidad de una a tres pulgadas de nieve que podría afectar el desplazamiento vehicular en […]

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February 10, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Records 166 New COVID-19 Cases, 9 Deaths Wednesday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 10 The Maryland Department of Health reported 166 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 61,001. Montgomery County recorded nine new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 1,316. As of Wednesday, 16 schools in the state are reporting COVID-19 cases, three […]

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February 10, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Wednesday Evening

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday.  NWS reported that there is a possibility of one to three inches of snow which can impact evening and morning commutes. The winter weather advisory includes portions of the District of Columbia, central […]

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February 10, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Takoma Park COVID-19 Testing Canceled Feb. 10

Takoma Park’s free biweekly COVID-19 testing was canceled Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Takoma Park Recreation Center. Testing is normally available every Wednesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the recreation center on New Hampshire Avenue. The City of Takoma Park has not stated a reason as to why the testing was […]

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February 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 10, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. AARP Maryland Vaccine Townhall: At 1 p.m., AARP Maryland is hosting a free tele-townhall with Councilmember Hans Riemer and Deputy Health Officer Dr. James Bridgers about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Residents can register here. .@mocomedia Learn about the COVID-19 Vaccine […]

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February 9, 2021 | Rachel Clair

County Workshops Focus on Impact of COVID-19 and Mental Health

Montgomery County is holding a free online event, discussing mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic, on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The conversation will focus on the different types of grief those in the community have endured over this past year, how to cope and move forward. This video event is one […]

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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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