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January 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 393 New COVID-19 Cases, 5 Deaths Thursday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 393 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 49,257. Montgomery County recorded five new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,119. The county has a rate of 8.19% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of […]

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January 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Discuss U.S. Capitol Violence Thursday at 1 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Thursday at 1 p.m. where he is expected to discuss Wednesday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol and the resources Maryland provided to assist the D.C. Police and the U.S. Capitol Police. Maryland National Guard General Timothy Gowen and Maryland State Police Superintendent Jerry Jones will join Hogan […]

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January 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 7, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Jan. 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Metro Rail and Bus Service:  After closing early Wednesday due to the chaos at the Capitol Monday, Metro will operate regular, weekday service today. Tomorrow, January 7, Metro will operate regular, weekday rail & bus service. 🚇 hours: 5a-11p; […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Elrich’s Public Safety Task Force Meets Thursday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s public safety task force is scheduled to meet Thursday at 6 p.m. The virtual meeting will be streamed live via Facebook and will be broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The group, known as the Reimagining Public Safety task force, was established to develop recommendations for changes to the […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Federal Agencies, County Programs Closing Early Tuesday Before Snow Falls

As the region readies for the first snowfall of the new year, government facilities and programs are announcing closings and cancellations. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will close early on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Montgomery County Government offices and departments are staying open Tuesday with nonessential employees given the opportunity to use “liberal leave” […]

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January 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas Cierran Hoy Temprano por Nieve

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery anunciaron que las escuelas cerrarán “dos horas y media antes del horario de cierre regular”. La salida anticipada se produce anticipando las condiciones climáticas de emergencia, esta tarde. Según MCPS, cualquier estudiante inscrito en programas matutinos de pre-kinder y Head Start saldrá  a las 10:30 a.m. y los […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Schools Dismiss Early Tuesday for Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools announced that schools are going to dismiss “two and one-half hours earlier than the regular closing time.” The early dismissal comes in anticipation of emergency weather conditions this afternoon. According to MCPS, any students enrolled in “morning pre-kindergarten programs and morning half-day Head Start will be dismissed at 10:30 a.m.” Any […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday in Montgomery County from noon to 7 p.m. NWS says that Tuesday afternoon, snow is expected as early as noon with the heaviest snowfall happening between 3 and 6 p.m. Snow accumulations between one to three inches is possible. Winter Weather Advisory has […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 7. Will we get the first snow of the year today? Tune in. Find out. 1. MCPS Superintendent Meets with Media: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is meeting with members of the media this morning at 10:30 a.m. to answer questions. According […]

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January 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

Possible Snow in the Forecast for Tuesday

It’s been cold out, but the National Weather Service forecast has a reminder that it’s still winter. The meteorologists are predicting snow for Tuesday. The NWS says rain and snow are likely, mostly after 4 p.m., just in time for rush hour. It’s expected to be mostly cloudy, with a high near a snow-melting 38 […]

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