June 11

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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June 5, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Montgomery County Police To Host Food Drive On June 11

The Montgomery County Police Department announced they will be hosting a food drive, No Empty Plates For People and Their Pets, on June 11 to provide members of the community with essential food items. Many of the area’s residents have struggled with food security due to the COVID-19 crisis. However, people are not the only […]

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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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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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May 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: US Women’s World Cup Roster Includes 2 Current, 3 Former Washington Spirit Players

The final 23 player U.S. Women’s World Cup roster is set and five current and former Washington Spirit players made the cut. Current players Mallory Pugh, 21, and Rose Lavelle, 23, were officially announced as part of the roster. As were veterans Ashlyn Harris, 33, Ali Krieger, 34, and Megan Rapinoe, 33, who played for […]

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June 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, June 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Kids Concert. The Thursday morning Kids Concert in Gaithersburg continues June 14. This week it’s Mark H. Rooney, an improvisational taiko artist, who teaches a dynamic form of full-body drumming based in Japanese tradition. 2. Cure for the Blues Downtown Silver […]

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