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January 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 474 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Deaths Thursday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 14, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 474 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning bringing the county’s cumulative case count is 52,842. Montgomery County recorded seven new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,167. The county reported Jan. 12 that 303 patients were hospitalized with […]

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January 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Hogan to Discuss Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Thursday at 5 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan Thursday at 5 p.m. According to the Maryland Department of Health, more than 178,000 people have received the first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and nearly 16,000 people have received the second dose. The state is currently in the phase […]

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January 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 14, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Jan. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. State Press Conference: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is holding a press conference today at 5:00 p.m. to provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan. View it here on YouTube. 2. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available […]

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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 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 14 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 14 and it is National Dress Up Your Pet Day. If you’re a cat owner and you’re choosing to celebrate, best of luck and keep some bandaids close by. Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets for the first time of the […]

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January 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Busca Empleo? Escuelas Públicas Abren sus Puertas

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) están organizando una jornada de “puertas abiertas” para profesionales interesados en enseñar sus oficios y profesiones a los estudiantes de MCPS. La jornada está programada para el martes 14 de enero de 4 p.m. a 7 p.m. en Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Blvd. Durante la reunión, […]

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January 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Schools to Hold Job Open House for Skilled Trades Professionals Tuesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding an open house for professionals interested in teaching their trades and professions to MCPS students.  The open house is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Blvd. During the meeting, staff from the Office of Human Resources and Development […]

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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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