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July 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue to Rise

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 16,433 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 61 from the 16,373 cases reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 734 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four since Sunday. More Montgomery […]

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July 20, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Council Invites Residents To Participate In Discussion On Impact of COVID-19 and Mental Health

The Montgomery County Council announced in a July 16 press release that all County residents are invited to take part in a virtual conversation: The Impact of COVID-19 On Mental Health. The conference will take place on Monday, July 20, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The conversation will be led by Policy and Strategy […]

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July 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 20 in Montgomery County

The heat emergency continues through Tuesday as the county opens cooling centers. It’s Monday, July 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Test Options: Montgomery County offers testing to all county residents at clinics in Germantown, White Oak, Silver Spring, Wheaton, and Olney. The clinics are free, and you […]

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July 17, 2020 | Emma Shuster

County Pools to Offer Daily Admission Starting July 20

Beginning Monday, July 20, Montgomery County residents will have access to County pools under daily admission rates. Before you head out to our pools, here are five things you need to know: #MoCoRec #Aquatics #Pools pic.twitter.com/e560Sjyy4R — MoCo Rec (@MoCoRec) July 17, 2020 Entry rates for County residents will be $7 for adults, $6 for […]

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July 11, 2020 | Marsha Kerman

MCM’s Youth Camps Go Virtual

Although MCM facilities are closed to the public, the essence of summer camp at MCM will remain the same in the virtual space. Jasmine White, MCM’s Director of Education and Community Engagement, said “Learning from professional media makers and getting access to new equipment and tools will continue to be part of the core experience […]

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July 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Fourth Employee at Darnestown Liquor and Wine Tests Positive for COVID-19

A fourth employee at Darnestown Liquor and Wine has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the county. On Monday, Montgomery County announced that the store would be temporarily closed after three employees tested positive: one on June 30 and two others a few days later. The store is planned to reopen on […]

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July 22, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Sunday Evening Storms Leave Significant Damage

Severe thunderstorms in Montgomery County Sunday evening took down several trees along with power lines throughout the county. The thunderstorms followed an intense heatwave causing temperatures to rise into the high 90’s over the weekend. The heavy rain and high gusts of wind caused trees to crash into homes and roadways, leaving many residents without […]

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July 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Game Time for Saturday’s Spirit Game Moved Due to Extreme Heat

Continued extreme heat has caused the Spirit to move the start time of Saturday’s game from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. According to the Spirit, Gate D and the Fan Zone will open at 6:30 p.m. and Gate A will open at 7 p.m. Refillable water or water bottles will […]

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July 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Twilight Road Race Canceled Due to Heat Wave

The Rockville Rotary, in coordination with the city of Rockville, has canceled this Saturday’s Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest 8K and Family Fun Run, due to predictions of extreme heat. The safety of runners, staff, volunteers and spectators is the event organizers’ highest priority. Organizers hope to revise and reschedule the event for fall, if possible. […]

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July 18, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Canceled: Road Closures Planned for Saturday’s Twilight Road Race in Rockville

Update: The race and festival are canceled due to extreme heat. Rockville Twilight Road Race Canceled Due to Heat Wave The city of Rockville will be celebrating the 34th year of its Twilight Runfest this Saturday, causing roads to close for 13 hours. The Runfest includes a 8-kilometer road race and 1-mile family fun run. […]

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