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July 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Wednesday COVID-19 Update

Montgomery County established a number of public health criteria with associated goals to guide the reopening of businesses and services amidst the pandemic. The information is updated daily on the County’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard. The values or metrics are grouped into three categories including the number of cases and deaths, hospital capacity to handle current […]

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July 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Positivity Rate Nears 4%, Maryland Rate and Hospitalizations on the Rise

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 17,305 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 75 from the 17,230 cases reported Tuesday. Since the first case in March, 748 county residents have died from COVID-19. No new deaths have been reported since Sunday.  More Montgomery […]

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July 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Governor Hogan Provides Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic Wednesday

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will provide an update on Maryland’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts today at 3:30 p.m. The address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Today at 3:30 p.m., I will provide an update on Maryland’s ongoing #COVID19 response and recovery efforts. Watch live on Twitter, Facebook (@GovLarryHogan), or YouTube […]

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July 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Youth Sports Discussion: Three council committees will meet jointly at 9:30 a.m. to discuss youth sports in Montgomery County. 2. COVID-19 Update from Dr. Gayles: At 1:30 p.m. the Montgomery County Council will hear its weekly COVID-19 update from County […]

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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 23, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Featured - Phase 2

Small Business Grant Program to Launch July 29

Small businesses that have updated their establishments to adhere to safety protocols could be eligible for a grant program slated to launch July 29. The $14 million initiative, formally known as the ‘Reopen Montgomery’ Small Business Grant Program, will offer subsidies of $5,000 or less to cover reopening costs incurred to comply with health and […]

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July 16, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Applications Open for New Racial and Social Justice Policy Analyst Position

The Montgomery County Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) is looking to fill their newest position: Racial and Social Justice Policy Analyst. The county signed the Racial Justice and Social Equity Act in December. In doing so, OLO must now conduct Racial Equity and Social Justice Impact Assessments (REIAs), starting August 1, for any new legislative […]

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July 15, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Silver Spring Hosting Three Grab and Go Food Distributions in July

A grab and go boxed groceries and meal distribution will take place Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 31 Norwood Road, Silver Spring.  Grab & Go Pop-Up on 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 in Silver Spring. Please share! @NourishNow pic.twitter.com/n1BNlQ5GB4 — MoCoFoodCouncil (@MoCoFoodCouncil) July 14, 2020 The food distribution will also take place on July […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Virtual Book Tour Ahead of Release of ‘Still Standing’ Memoir

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media the release of his upcoming memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic, and the Toxic Politics that Divide America.” The memoir is cowritten by Ellis Henican, a political analyst on Fox News. Amazon describes the memoir as detailing Hogan’s time as Maryland Governor and his unexpected […]

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July 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, July 29. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Committees: The County Council’s planning committee meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Seventh Floor Hearing Room. Topics include a report on housing, population and employment trends since 1990. The Public Safety and Education and Culture committees meet at 2 p.m. […]

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