June 11

June 11, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 11, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Economic Recovery Town Hall: Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Economic Revitalization and Recovery program continues its series of virtual town hall meetings to keep local businesses informed on strategies for recovery. Today, “Pandemic Fallout: How to Address the Alarming Reduction in the Number […]

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June 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Joining Area Colleges to Give Students Research Experience in Science

Montgomery County is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding Friday with Maryland colleges to create the Montgomery/Maryland Life Sciences Education and Innovation Partnership. The goal of the partnership is to connect industry and area colleges to grant Maryland students opportunities to do cutting-edge research and gain work experience. The signing will be held June […]

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June 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Hosts Town Hall on Women in the Workforce After COVID-19

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a virtual town hall at noon on June 11 on “the alarming reduction in the number of women in the U.S. workforce” due to the pandemic. This is part of a series of town hall meetings concerning the effects of COVID-19. Judy Stephenson, the county’s small business navigator, […]

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June 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

FBI Agent from Gaithersburg Accused of Shooting Metro Passenger Released on Own Recognizance

Eduardo Valdivia, a supervising specialist FBI agent, was released on his own recognizance Tuesday in connection with a shooting on the Red Line Dec. 15 which left a passenger hospitalized with gunshot wounds. Valdivia, 37, of Gaithersburg, is charged with attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, use of a firearm during a felony and […]

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May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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June 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Latest Metrics Show Little Change

Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County updated 10 public health metrics being used to guide the county’s efforts to reopen businesses and relax restrictions related to 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 […]

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June 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Stays Below 8%; Montgomery’s Under 10%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 13,276  cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 1.2% increase from the 13,124 cases reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 635 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of two deaths since Wednesday, according to the […]

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June 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, June 11. 1.Congratulations Class of 2020: Individual MCPS virtual commencement ceremonies are happening all week, and some are taking place today. Click here to view the schedule. Individual school virtual commencement ceremonies are taking place this week! Check out the schedule and learn how […]

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June 10, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

County Police Chiefs to Discuss Relationship With the Community Thursday

Police chiefs from around the county will come together Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a virtual town hall to discuss the relationship between law enforcement and the community. This discussion was inspired by the peaceful protests around the county. They will answer questions and discuss the recent death of George Floyd, a man […]

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June 8, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Planning Department Welcomes Feedback on Updates to Pivotal Infrastructure Policy

Residents can voice their opinions on recommendations for an updated policy in determining how the county balances its growth with both schools and transportation. Every four years, the county planning department updates the Subdivision Staging Policy. “Simply put, this policy is a monitoring system that ensures new development can be supported by public infrastructure, rather […]

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