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August 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 3, in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Aug. 3, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1. County Council Recess:  The Montgomery County Council meets Tuesday, Aug. 4 and then is in summer recess through Friday, Sept. 11. There are numerous public hearings scheduled for September, here is the list at this time. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s […]

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July 28, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Classes For Seniors Through July 31

Senior Planet Montgomery, a technology training program created for those over the age of 60, is now offering free online classes that focus on different ways to “thrive” at home. Classes will center on Food Delivery Apps, Cloud Storage, and the Montgomery County Volunteer Center. Classes will end July 31. The program is supported by […]

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July 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Cases Near 85,000, Montgomery Cases Pass 17,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 17,164 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 144 from the 17,020 cases reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 748 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of three since Sunday. More Montgomery […]

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July 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, July 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1. County Council Committee Meetings:  Two committees meet virtually today and will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook. The Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. (Watch on YouTube here.) The Education and Culture Committee will receive […]

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July 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What to Expect at MCM’s Virtual Podcasting Camp Starting Monday

Montgomery Community Media’s annual youth summer camps have received a makeover this year because of the coronavirus. MCM is still offering youth podcasting camp and smartphone video production camp for children ages 12 and up, but this summer the camps for are virtual. We caught up with Krushae Starnes, the assistant teacher for podcasting camp. […]

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July 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Rep. Raskin Sponsors Homemade Mask Contest

To promote the wearing of masks in an effort to decrease the spread of COVID-19, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin is holding a Homemade Mask Contest for residents in his district. “We must all do our part to keep ourselves and other people safe by vigilantly adhering to public health guidance,” he said in a July […]

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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 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Residents, Business Owners Invited To Guide Downtown Future Plans

The Montgomery County Planning Department wants Silver Spring residents and business owners in the downtown area to participate in online listening session as a start to its review of that area. The plan, last updated in 2000, is used to guide future growth in the area and includes such topics as zoning, land use, community […]

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July 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

30th Annual Farm Tour Set for July 27-28

The county’s 30th annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale takes place Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. The Farm Tour offers opportunities to pick fresh flowers and produce, meet some farm animals, and simply enjoy the natural beauty of the Agricultural Reserve. The Agricultural Reserve includes approximately one third of the land area in […]

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July 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 25 – 28

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 25 – 28. Silver Spring Thursday Night Concert: Winners of the MoCo’s Got Talent contest for middle and high school students present their winning musical performances. Thursday, July 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring. Click here for more […]

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