feb. 18

February 18, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

274 Hispanos han Fallecido por Covid-19 en el condado de Montgomery

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery del 18 de febrero El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 143 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el jueves por la mañana. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es actualmente de 62,085. El condado de Montgomery registró 11 nuevas muertes relacionadas con […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports 30 New COVID-19 Deaths Thursday, 11 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 18 The Maryland Department of Health reported 143 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is currently 62,085. Montgomery County recorded 11 new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,348. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 3.58% for positive COVID-19 […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Closed, What’s Open Thursday

Thursday’s winter storm is forecast to include snow, sleet and freezing rain throughout the day making surfaces and roads slick and treacherous. This 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 […]

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February 18, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 18, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration Info: Montgomery County run clinics are currently vaccinating Priority Groups 1A and 1B (Tier 1: ages 75 and up). Residents must preregister to make an appointment. For help with the form, call 240-777-2982. Health officials urge residents to […]

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February 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel Celebrates 100 Years

Glen Echo Park’s iconic Dentzel Carousel has reached centenarian status. Many Montgomery County residents have celebrated their own birthdays at the famous carousel and now, residents can celebrate the historic carousel’s 100th anniversary. Over the next several months, Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is teaming up with Montgomery County government and the […]

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February 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Begin Virtual Learning On Time Thursday

Montgomery County Public Schools announced that it will proceed with virtual learning as scheduled on Thursday. Despite the winter weather, students will not be given a “snow day.” Food distribution does not occur on Thursday and technical services at 45 W. Gude are canceled. Central office functions will continue through remote or virtual work. Information: […]

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February 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg Declares Snow Emergency Wednesday Ahead of Storm

Local weather reports have indicated the possibility of a significant snowfall beginning early Thursday morning, Feb. 18. The City of Gaithersburg is preparing for snow clearing operations and is asking residents to make preparations now, especially moving cars from roadways so that snow removal can be done as efficiently as possible. Gaithersburg City Manager Tanisha […]

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February 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival to Feature ‘American Dirt’ Author

The 11th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival will be held virtually this year throughout the month of May. This will be the second year the Gaithersburg Book Festival will be all virtual because of the coronavirus. The announcement was made on social media on Feb. 12: “Programming will start on May 1st and continue throughout the […]

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February 17, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Se Espera Mezcla Invernal de Nieve, Aguanieve y Lluvia Helada el Jueves

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología (NWS, por sus siglas en inglés) ha emitido una advertencia de tormenta invernal para el Condado de Montgomery y las zonas aledañas al norte y oeste. La advertencia está vigente desde las 3 a.m. el jueves hasta las 6 a.m. el viernes.  NWS dice que los residentes del área deberían […]

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February 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Wintry Mix of Heavy Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning for Montgomery County and surrounding areas to the north and west. The warning is in effect from Thursday morning at 3 a.m. through Friday morning at 6 a.m. The service says people should expect a wintry mix of heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain, […]

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