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March 30, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Workers from Grocery Delivery Service Strike Over Lack of ‘Essential Protections’

Instacart workers across the country including Montgomery County have gone on strike due to Instacart’s lack of protective measures for workers, according to a press release from the Gig Workers Collective, a union helping to run the strike with Instacart employees. Instacart is a grocery delivery service similar to Uber Eats or DoorDash. Users can […]

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March 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre de Germantown Arrestado por Drogas y Actividad de Pandillas

La policía del condado de Montgomery arrestó a un sospechoso en relación con actividades relacionadas con drogas el 25 de marzo, menos de un mes después de un arresto en relación con actividades relacionadas con pandillas. El 28 de febrero, los oficiales de MCPD arrestaron a Shamauri Scott, de 19 años, con una orden de […]

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March 30, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Germantown Man Arrested in Connection to Drug, Gang Activity

Montgomery County Police arrested a suspect in connection to drug-related activity on March 25, less than a month after an arrest in connection to gang-related activity. On Feb. 28, MCPD officers arrested 19-year-old Shamauri Scott on a warrant for charges related to participation in a criminal gang, according to a press release from MCPD.  During […]

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March 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for March 26-29

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 26-29. Round House at Your House:  Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the digital programs Round House Theatre has planned in the video below. Friday, March 27, Round House will release a challenge for teens. Click here to learn more.   Discover Hip Hop […]

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March 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Cloudy early with a high temperature of 78 degrees and isolated showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon, check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know for March 20 in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Latest: Click here to see the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County. 2. Walter Johnson High School Fundraiser:  […]

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March 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for March 19-22

With all arts and entertainment venues currently closed in response to the coronavirus emergency, we decided to try and share virtual entertainment and a few great videos from Takoma Park City TV. Strathmore is working to provide a virtual guided tour of their current art exhibitions online. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in […]

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March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 19 and here are five things to be aware of in Montgomery County. 1. It’s The First Day of Spring: Despite the stress and anxiety caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there’s still a reason to smile 😊. Spring has arrived earlier this year making it the earliest in more than 100 […]

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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, March 18 and we Montgomery Community Media employees are on our third day working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s also Awkward Moments Day and because we are practicing social distancing, we are somewhat grateful we can keep our awkward moments to ourselves. 1. Maryland Primary Postponed: Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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March 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 17 in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s Tuesday, March 17 and today we are celebrating but in a socially distant fashion. Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Gyms Closed: On Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced executive action to close all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms in the state of […]

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March 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Alimentos Gratis en 20 Locaciones

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionan alimentos gratuitos a todos los niños en edad escolar (18 años y menores) en 20 locaciones, a partir del lunes 16 de marzo. Las comidas estarán disponibles de 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. Los niños de hasta 18 años pueden visitar cualquiera de las 20 locaciones […]

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