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July 27, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, July 27, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 27, and it is National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day. Today we honor those who served in the Korean War. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Tokyo Olympics – Day 4: It is Day 4 of the Tokyo Olympics and MyMCM continues to offer […]

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July 26, 2021 | Fran Murphy

County Council Meets Tuesday – Preview

The Montgomery County Council will meet tomorrow for the last time before September 14. Key items on the agenda include approval of increased availability of 5G technology in the county and a proposed change of rules about lifeguards at indoor pools in health clubs. Data from a study about traffic stop management will also be […]

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July 20, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Montgomery County Recreation Hosts In-Person Seniors on the Go Day Camp in Germantown

Montgomery County Recreation will host its Seniors-on-the-Go Day Camp in person from July 26-30 in Germantown. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Germantown Community Recreation Center and will include activities, short trips and themed days.  The event is open to Montgomery County residents ages 55 and older and aims […]

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July 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Set to Vote on 5g Cell Antennas

Montgomery County Councilmembers are expected to vote July 27 to pave the way to bring 5G small cell antennas to the entire county, bringing it up to date with Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. “5G provides increased capacity and speed for end users and that requires lower power antennas that service smaller areas with higher […]

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July 14, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

MCPL Launches Northstar Digital Literacy Services

Montgomery County Public Libraries now offers online digital literacy resources using Northstar. .@ricepolitics Understanding your Digital Footprint! @MCPL_Libraries Residents who take proctored assessment tests can earn certificates & badges to show to employers or add to resumes to prove proficiency in key digital skills. #DigitalTransformation https://t.co/Vk3sfWxYcR pic.twitter.com/7kMzYuNCsn — Craig Rice (@RicePolitics) July 13, 2021 County […]

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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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