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January 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville Join in National COVID Memorial

The cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville are joining in a memorial Tuesday to remember and honor lives lost to COVID-19 by illuminating their City Halls starting at 5:30 p.m. The memorial is organized by the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC) that is encouraging cities and towns to join Washington, D.C. in illuminating buildings in amber light […]

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January 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Present Economic Recovery Budget Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Update:  Gov. Larry Hogan previewed his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 recovery budget at a Jan. 19 media briefing. The budget will be presented to the state legislature Wednesday, Jan. 20. Original: Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Tuesday at 2 p.m. Hogan is expected to present his proposed economic recovery budget for Fiscal […]

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January 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 310 New COVID-19 Cases, 6 Deaths Tuesday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Since Friday, Jan. 15, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 1,552 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County—540 Saturday, 409 Sunday, 284 Monday, and 310 Tuesday. The county’s cumulative case count is 54,836. Montgomery County recorded 23 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, Jan. 15—four Saturday, five Sunday, eight Monday, and […]

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January 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: County COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Town Hall Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Update: Over 2,300 community members register for the Council’s virtual town hall held Jan. 19 on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. County officials voiced frustrations about the insufficient number of COVID-19 vaccines the community has received and the lack of state and federal coordination surrounding vaccine rollout. Original: The Montgomery County Council will host a […]

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January 19, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 19, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. Here’s a full look at the meeting’s agenda. The meeting will be televised on County Cable Montgomery Channels Comcast HD 996 and SD6, RCN HD 1056 and SD 6, and […]

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January 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MLK Week of Volunteering Goes Virtual

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is once again sponsoring a full day of activities in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day but this year the events will be virtual and expanded to one week. The 2021 Volunteer Center’s MLK service event runs from Jan. 16 to 24. Some projects include creating toys for service […]

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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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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MLK Day of Service Offers Many Volunteer Opportunities

Montgomery County Volunteer Center Hosts Annual Event at Marriott Conference Center Thousands of residents are expected to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and teachings by taking part in Montgomery County’s MLK Day of Service event on Jan. 20. The annual event, organized by the Montgomery County Volunteer Center, takes place from 1 to […]

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January 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Less Likely Saturday

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has canceled the winter weather advisory in central and southeast Montgomery County. The advisory remains in effect in northwest Montgomery County.   The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County. The advisory is in effect from Saturday morning at 10 a.m. through 9 p.m. for central and […]

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January 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 18-Jan. 20

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s Martin Luther King, Jr Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back to […]

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