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July 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Washington D.C. Temple Will Open to the Public Next Year 

The Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensington — commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple —  announced it will open its temple to the public for the first time since 1974. The open house will take place April 28 to June 4, 2022. The temple closed for […]

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June 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

First Day of June Marks Fewest New COVID-19 Cases Since March 2020

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for June 1 The Maryland Department of Health reported nine new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 70,930. This is the lowest number of new cases in a 24 hour period since March 19, 2020, when two cases were confirmed in Montgomery County. There were […]

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June 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, June 1, in Montgomery County

After a long weekend, it is the first week of June. Summer is getting closer and many high school students are already out of school. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Superintendent Retires: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith has officially retired. Starting today Deputy Superintendent Monifa McKnight serves […]

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May 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County to Reopen 13 Libraries by June 14

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announced May 10 they would begin reopening branches to the public. On June 1, six of the 22 county libraries will reopen after being closed for more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Tuesday, MCPL announced that seven additional branches are scheduled to reopen June 14. When the […]

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May 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘You Have Done Us A Great Service’: Council Lauds Retiring School Superintendent Smith

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith was praised for his leadership through the pandemic and his push for equity for all students as his June 1 retirement date nears. Members of the Montgomery County Council May 19 gave their reluctant goodbyes and issued a proclamation in Smith’s honor. Smith has been superintendent since July […]

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January 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Superintendente de MCPS Jack Smith se Jubilará el 1 de Junio

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) anunciaron el jueves que el Superintendente Jack Smith se jubilará a partir del 1 de junio. Smith se ha desempeñado como superintendente de MCPS desde julio de 2016 y actualmente lleva un año en su segundo mandato. Antes de unirse a la comunidad de MCPS, había trabajado […]

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January 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith to Retire June 1

Montgomery County Public Schools announced Thursday that Superintendent Jack Smith will retire effective June 1. Smith has served as superintendent for MCPS since July 2016 and is currently one year into his second term. Before joining the MCPS community he had worked as a lifelong educator as a teacher, principal, and former interim state superintendent […]

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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Police Search for Cyclist in Connection to Assault in Bethesda

Police are investigating an assault involving a cyclist on Capital Crescent Trail. The incident occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Monday near the Dalecarlia Tunnel in Bethesda. According to police, the suspect began arguing with three young adults posting flyers in support of Black Lives Matter before grabbing the flyers from a young girl and pushing […]

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June 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations at Lowest Point in Weeks

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 11,476 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 115 cases from the 11,361 reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 576 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four deaths since Sunday, according to […]

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June 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, June 1. 1. Reopening Phase One: Today at 6 a.m. Montgomery County began the first phase to reopen businesses and lift restrictions on daily life. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay Friday talked with Recreations Department Division Chief Adriane Clutter and Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater […]

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