June 10

December 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Proposes Decreased Budget for FY 2022 as Enrollment Drops

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith announced in a prerecorded video Thursday that he’s recommending a $2.7 billion operating budget for the fiscal year 2022. The budget is a 1.5% decrease and a $42.6 million decrease from the FY 2021 budget. Smith said the budget was developed recognizing the “profound” impact the coronavirus has had […]

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June 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

In Latest Metrics, County Has Met Only 6 of 10 COVID-19 Criteria

Wednesday afternoon, Montgomery County updated 10 public health metrics being used to guide the county’s efforts to reopen businesses and lift the stay-at-home order. The public health data is categorized into hospital capacity, COVID-19 surveillance, and testing. The county’s COVID-19 Dashboard is updated daily with the current numbers for each metric. As of Wednesday, it […]

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June 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Discuss Reopening Economy at Wednesday News Conference

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update residents on reopening Maryland’s economy and Stage 2 of the state’s coronavirus recovery plan. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Today at 5 p.m., I will hold a press conference to provide an update on the […]

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June 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Continues Dropping; Maryland Cases Near 60,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 13,124 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 1.2% increase from the 12,968 cases reported Tuesday. Since the first case in March, 633 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of five deaths since Tuesday, according to the […]

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June 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Wednesday, June 10. 1. Bethesda Streetery:  Several streets in Downtown Bethesda will be closed to traffic starting today for the “Bethesda Streetery,” an outdoor seating and curbside retail initiative. 2. Microenterprise Stabilization Program: The county’s Microenterprise Stabilization Program will begin taking applications today. It’s meant […]

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June 9, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Montgomery College to Host Virtual Race-Based Trauma Event

Montgomery College will host a virtual event, “Race-Based Trauma and Its Impact on Student College Persistence,” on Wednesday, June 10 from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Throughout the event, students will have the opportunity to engage in a discussion with one another. The conversation will be led by African American students who will discuss their […]

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June 8, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Program Offers Support for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

A new Montgomery County program can help small for-profit businesses in the community that have been hurt economically by the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning at 10 a.m. on June 10, applications will open for the Microenterprise Stabilization Program.  The program helps for-profit businesses with five or fewer employees and includes businesses with no employees, such as […]

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June 8, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Downtown Bethesda is Opening Outdoor ‘Streetery’

Downtown Bethesda is taking advantage of the warm weather and is opening a “streetery” which will create added outdoor seating for restaurants. The “Streetery” will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily starting on Wednesday, June 10th, and will cause temporary street closures. “Bethesda Streetery not only gives the community a safe dining […]

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June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

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June 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff June 20th in Honor of Fallen Maryland Soldier

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Tuesday, June 20 in honor of Army Sergeant Eric Houck, who died on June 10 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan while serving in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. According to a press release and an Army Times article, Houck was […]

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