June 15

June 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Latest Metrics Show Drop in Positivity Rate, Acute Bed Utilization Rate

Monday afternoon, Montgomery County updated 10 public health metrics used to guide the county’s efforts to reopen businesses and relax restrictions due to the public health emergency. The data is grouped into three categories — hospital capacity, COVID-19 surveillance, and testing. The county’s COVID-19 Dashboard is updated daily with the current numbers for each metric. […]

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June 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Pass 13,650; Maryland Cases Top 62,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 13,657 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.4% increase from the 13,607 cases reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 655 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four deaths since Sunday, according to the […]

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June 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, June 15. 1. Tree Removal:  Several trees along the Capital Crescent Trail near Bethesda Avenue will be removed from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19. The trail will remain open. 2. Council Committee Meetings:  Two committees meet virtually today and may be viewed […]

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June 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Part of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring To Close for Outdoor Dining

At 5 p.m. Friday, the northbound right lane of Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring will be closed to make room for expanded dining. The closure is temporary and is expected to last through at least June 21. Council Vice President Tom Hucker worked with the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Silver Spring Urban […]

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June 11, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery Parks Department to Remove Trees along Capital Crescent Trail

The Montgomery County Department of Parks will oversee the removal of several trees along the Capital Crescent Trail near Bethesda Avenue beginning June 15. The project will remove approximately 22 dead, diseased, damaged and defective trees along the trail from Bethesda Avenue until the D.C. line, said urban forester Ryan Jones. Some removals include trees […]

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June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Roadways in Aspen Hill, Silver Spring Will Transform as Part of Covid-19 Response

Montgomery County plans to transform two streets in Aspen Hill and Silver Spring into neighborhood greenways more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists. The plan is the first phase of the new “Shared Streets” initiative in light of increased foot traffic in the wake of the coronavirus. As part of the pilot program, Holdridge Road from […]

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June 9, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Lakeforest Mall Opening for Outdoor Dining Starting Monday

Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg is still on its feet, even with the economic hardship brought by the coronavirus. On Twitter, Lakeforest announced it will be open for takeout and outdoor dining from food vendors like Pollo Campero, Charleys Philly Steaks and more starting June 15. It will remain open Monday through Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. […]

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June 9, 2020 | Marian Merewitz

BLOG: Know Your Resources to Prevent Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th. Do you understand what elder abuse is? Do you know where to go if you suspect abuse? Do you know where to go for help is you or someone you love is being abused? If you suspect abuse but are not sure, don’t wonder if you should call for […]

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June 16, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

NFL Players Highlight Good Counsel’s Pro Day Football Camp

Our Lady of Good Counsel hosted a Pro Day Football Camp Saturday and invited back some of their notable alumni to participate.  On the field, Saturday helping with the camp drills were four of those alumni, Kendall Fuller (Kansas City Chiefs, ex Washington Redskins), Darian O’Daniel (Kansas City Chiefs), Andre Levrone (Carolina Panthers) and Jesse […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 14 – June 16

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 14 – June 16. Silver Spring Blues: The Silver Spring Blues Festival is set for Saturday, June 15 in downtown Silver Spring. Enjoy free blues concerts leading up to the festival. The Red Castle Blues Band performs Wednesday, June 12 and the US Blues […]

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