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January 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 Deaths Thursday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 21, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 328 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning bringing the county’s cumulative case count is 55,531. Montgomery County recorded 11 new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,212. The county reported Jan. 19 that 279 patients were hospitalized with […]

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January 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold 2:30 P.M. Press Briefing with State Superintendent

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with Maryland Public Schools State Superintendent Karen Salmon. Watch here: Hogan’s address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. I’ll hold a press conference today at 2:30 p.m. with @MdPublicSchools Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon. Watch live here on Twitter, Facebook, or […]

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January 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Jan. 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Jan. 21 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Powerball Winner:  The winning $731.1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Maryland. This is the fifth-largest in Powerball history. 2. Planning Board Meets:  The Planning Board meets today starting a 9 a.m. The agenda includes a work session for […]

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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 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM’s January SBN Features County Executive Elrich and Council President Katz

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Sidney Katz joined Kelly Leonard for Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network (SBN) session on Tuesday, January 21 at our studios in Rockville. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. The January topic […]

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 21 and the long weekend is over. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 10:30 a.m. in the council hearing room in Rockville. Here’s a look at the agenda. 2. Gaithersburg Reads: Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has started a community-wide book club […]

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January 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Mayor Selects ‘American Dirt’ for City-Wide Book Club

City of Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has announced that “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins is the first selection for “Gaithersburg Reads,” a new city-wide book club that leads to a large community discussion with the author. Cummins, a graduate of Gaithersburg High School and a former guest at the Gaithersburg Book Festival, is the author […]

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January 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute: Women of the Dream

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host the 2019 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday and Tribute Celebration scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The event is produced by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights. The annual celebration spotlights Rev. […]

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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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