Gaithersburg

September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 30 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD) and on Facebook and County […]

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September 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29 and it’s National Coffee Day. The election is also 35 days away… do you have a plan for voting? In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. […]

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September 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 28 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to observe Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Schools Closed:  There is no school for students or teachers today. […]

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September 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Encourages Residents to Prepare Emergency Kits for COVID-19

September is National Preparedness Month and Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is urging residents to prepare for the possibility of a second coronavirus wave. It was only a couple of months ago that people around Montgomery County were struggling to find basic household items like toilet, paper towels, bleach, and more. […]

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September 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 25, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 25, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Food Distribution:  A group of nonprofits, businesses and churches are distributing food every Friday from now through October in Bethesda at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad located at 5020 Battery Lane. The hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. 2. COVID-19 […]

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September 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Tours Vaccine Development Company Novavax in Gaithersburg

On Thursday, Gov. Larry Hogan toured Novavax, a Gaithersburg company that is developing a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine candidate is currently in Phase 2 of clinical trials in the U.S., and is expected to begin Phase 3 in a few weeks. Novavax CEO Stanley Erck hopes to see results by early 2021, but said it’s […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Testing Clinics Available Week of Sept. 28

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 28. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing clinics are free, and no doctor’s order is required. Online appointments are encouraged but are not required. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health […]

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September 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

Three Suspects Arrested for Stolen Vehicle, Gun, and Drug Offenses in Gaithersburg

According to the Gaithersburg Police Department, three suspects were arrested and charged for stolen vehicle, gun and drug offenses on Tuesday. 18-year-old Dewaun Matthew Jordan of Gaithersburg faces charges for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and conspiracy to commit auto theft. 17-year-old Jvar Rashad Allen and 16-year-old Tejion James Jones are both being charged […]

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September 23, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Bed Bath & Beyond in Gaithersburg Set To Close by the End of the Year

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bed Bath & Beyond in Gaithersburg will be closing before Dec. 31, the company announced. Located just off I-270 at the Montgomery Village Avenue exit, the Gaithersburg Bed Bath & Beyond is one of the first 63 locations named to be closing by the end of […]

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September 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 22 a frost advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. In the meantime, the 2020 General Election is 42 days away. Have you checked to make sure you’re registered to vote? 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:45 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. 2. School […]

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