jan. 11

January 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases on Sunday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Since Friday, Jan. 8, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 1,721 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County—622 Saturday, 639 Sunday and 460 Monday. Sunday’s number is the highest number of daily cases since the start of the pandemic. The county’s cumulative case count is 51,527. Montgomery County recorded 14 […]

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January 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Announce New COVID-19 Economic Relief Monday at 11 a.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Monday at 11 a.m. when he is expected to announce an economic relief package to assist Marylanders and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the briefing below: Hogan’s address will be streamed live Monday at 11 a.m. on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Today at 11 […]

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December 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Proposes Decreased Budget for FY 2022 as Enrollment Drops

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith announced in a prerecorded video Thursday that he’s recommending a $2.7 billion operating budget for the fiscal year 2022. The budget is a 1.5% decrease and a $42.6 million decrease from the FY 2021 budget. Smith said the budget was developed recognizing the “profound” impact the coronavirus has had […]

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November 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program will close Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center for certain periods of November, December and January, the City of Rockville announced on Monday. The organized hunts will take place in John Hayes Memorial Forest, 852 Avery Road, which incorporates all of Civic Center […]

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January 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Ride On Changes Start Jan. 5 for Purple Line Construction

Ride On changes are coming to downtown Silver Spring starting Sunday, Jan. 5. Temporary bus route modifications in downtown Silver Spring are necessary for the construction of the Purple Line and Capital Crescent Trail. Starting Sunday, Jan. 5, these temporary changes will impact some Ride On bus passengers. Several Ride On bus stops in the […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis Meetings Announced

Montgomery County Public Schools is holding six meetings to present the Districtwide Boundary Analysis. The districtwide boundary analysis project is designed to provide an assessment of school boundaries by analyzing factors including school facility utilization and capacity, student demographics, school assignment, and travel patterns. The study should provide a summary of the community engagement process. […]

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November 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces Meetings for Districtwide Boundary Analysis

During his monthly press conference, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith announced upcoming meetings for families to weigh in on the MCPS’s Districtwide Boundary Analysis study. The first hearing takes place Monday evening in the Board of Education’s hearing room, located at 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. There are more meetings about the boundary […]

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January 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 11, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Social: Federal workers, contractors and their families, and the community are invited to a dinner organized by Councilmember Tom Hucker tonight at Blair High School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here and RSVP here. 2. Antonio Salazar Meeting: […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 11-Jan. 13

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a community potluck to support federal employees and contractors impacted by the shutdown Friday, Jan. 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Blair High School cafeteria. Federal workers, contractors and their families may attend for free. Other supporters and neighbors should bring a dish to pass to attend. Live music […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

BlackRock Center for the Arts Offers Discount Tickets for Furloughed Employees

BlackRock Center for the Arts is offering furloughed federal employees discounted tickets to both the Jan. 11 Johnny Rawls concert and the Jan. 12 Potomac Fever and the Rock Creek Singers concert. Any guest that presents a federal employee or federal contractor ID may purchase a ticket for $5. BlackRock Center for the Arts is […]

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