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September 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Grants Awarded for Bethesda Trolley Trail, Other Paths in County

Maryland awarded $16.8 million in grants to improve bicycle, pedestrian and trail improvements throughout the state, including at the Bethesda Trolley Trail and a shared use path on Clarksburg Road. “Over the last year and a half, more and more Marylanders have been walking, riding bikes, and using trails for transportation, recreation, and exercise,” said […]

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August 31, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Fire and Rescue ‘Actively Engaged’ in Rescue Operations in Louisiana

43 area fire and rescue personnel are searching for Louisiana residents who were displaced due to the fierce Hurricane Ida. Most of the crew members are from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue with others from Howard and Prince Georges’ County as well as a few civilians, said MCFR Battalion Chief Kelvin Thomas, Deputy Training Officer Command […]

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August 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Board of Public Works Votes to Keep Road Widening Project Moving Along

The Maryland Board of Public Works voted 2-1 Wednesday to award a public-private partnership to Accelerate Maryland Partners of Tysons, Va., to ease traffic congestion along Routes 270 and 495. Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot approved the plans that include replacing the American Legion Bridge and adding two high occupancy toll lanes […]

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July 20, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Politicians, Activists Rally Against Road Widening Before Crucial Vote Wednesday

With I-270 in the background, state, county and local politicians as well as several activists rallied at Woodley Gardens Park in Rockville in opposition to the I-495, I-270 road widening project that will go before the Washington Council of Government for a second vote on Wednesday. In mid-June, The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board […]

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May 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery se Prepara para Poner fin a las Restricciones de COVID el 28 de Mayo

Se espera que el condado de Montgomery siga al estado respecto a las restricciones relacionadas con Covid-19, el 28 de mayo, ahora que más del 50% de sus residentes están completamente vacunados. Según un memorando del Dr. Travis Gayles, oficial de salud del condado, el 14 de mayo marcó el día en que al menos […]

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May 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

With 50% of Residents Fully Vaccinated, County Prepares to End COVID Restrictions on May 28

Montgomery County is expected to follow the state’s lifting of Covid-19-related restrictions on May 28 now that more than 50% of its residents are fully vaccinated. According to a memo from County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles, May 14 marked the day when at least half the residents were fully vaccinated. That means those people […]

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May 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Scales Back Beltway Widening; No Work on 495 East of 270 Spur

Maryland Department of Transportation announced today that plans to widen the Beltway will end at the 270-495 spur and will not continue east through Chevy Chase and Silver Spring. “After several months of continuous collaboration and listening to agency partners, public officials and stakeholders,” the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Maryland Department of Transportation […]

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March 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Concerned Residents Show Solidarity for Asian American, Pacific Islander Community

A crowd of Asian American residents and supporters marched from Sligo Creek Parkway to the Silver Spring Civic Center Friday night, carrying signs against racism – in particular anti-Asian hate and violence. Meghana Narayan, whose family is from Southern India, was still reeling after learning that a man with a gun had killed eight people, […]

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January 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Approves Relief Grants for Hotels, Restaurants

The Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to give $6.2 million to hotels and $5 million for restaurants in the county to help them recover from the impact of the coronavirus. The relief grants are needed for hotels because both vacation and business travel have dropped precipitously since Maryland’s stay at home order went into […]

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January 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Entra en la Fase 1B de Vacunación para Personas Mayores de 75 Años

Los funcionarios del condado de Montgomery están vacunando a los residentes y empleados de atención médica de primera línea que trabajan en el condado, tanto como sea posible, pero podrían vacunar a más personas contra el COVID-19 si tuvieran dosis adicionales, dijeron los funcionarios el 25 de enero durante una conferencia de prensa. Please join […]

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