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June 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery College Grad Calls DACA Ruling ‘A Huge Victory’

Montgomery College alumni Luz Chavez called today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that blocked the Trump Administration from dismantling a program that continues to allow her to stay in this country “a huge victory.” The Obama-era program has protected about 700,000 young people who graduated from high school or were honorably discharged from the military from […]

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June 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Updates Public Health Benchmarks

Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics they are using to “make decisions regarding the three phases of reopening” the county. The county will move to Phase 2 of the reopening process Friday, June 19 at 5 p.m. The county is tracking three categories of information including hospital capacity, COVID-19 […]

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June 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery and Maryland Record Lowest Daily COVID-19 Cases Since March 31

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 13,862 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.3% increase from the 13,819 cases reported Wednesday. This is the lowest daily increase in cases since March 31. Since the first case in March, 667 county residents have died from COVID-19. This […]

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June 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, June 18. 1. COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses: Senator Ben Cardin is holding a virtual forum to discuss relief for at-risk small businesses. This will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on YouTube or Facebook live. 2. Vision Zero […]

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June 17, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Cardin Virtual Forum Will Address Small Business Relief in Wake of COVID-19

Senator Ben Cardin is holding a virtual forum on Thursday, June 18th to discuss relief for at risk small businesses. Cardin will be joined by Ashley Duckman, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, and Jamon Phenix, Coalition Manager of the Page 30 Coalition. The conversation will be focused on supporting […]

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June 16, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

White Oak Library to Host Speculative Writing Workshop

White Oak Library in Silver Spring will host a virtual sci-fi/fantasy/horror writing workshop on Thursday, June 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will be exclusive to speculative fiction writers and those who are interested in learning about the genre. To participate in this event, attendees will need to choose a prompt and […]

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June 11, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Elrich, Hucker to Discuss Eliminating Fatal Traffic Deaths by 2030 with Community

County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council Vice President Tom Hucker will meet June 18 to discuss a 10-year-plan to eliminate fatal traffic deaths and kickoff an online survey that offers residents an opportunity to share input on the project. “Our County is large and diverse, so achieving Vision Zero will look very different in […]

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June 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Regional ‘Move Over Law’ Enforcement Campaign Reminds Drivers to Switch Lanes

Maryland and Virginia Move Over Law Enforcement Campaign Maryland State Police, in partnership with Virginia, will participate in an education and enforcement campaign for the Move Over law from now through Saturday, June 23. The goal of the campaign is to inform the public about the importance of the Move Over law. All 50 states […]

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June 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, June 18, in Montgomery County: 1.  Rockville Welcomes New Police Chief:  Victor Brito will be sworn in as chief of the Rockville City Police Department during a special ceremony before the Mayor and Council meeting. The swearing-in ceremony begins at 6 p.m. and will take place at 111 […]

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June 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville’s New Police Chief to be Sworn in June 18

Rockville City Police Department has a new chief, Victor Brito, who will be sworn in Monday, June 18 at 6 p.m. The ceremony takes place in the Mayor and Council Chambers at Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue. Members of the community are invited to both the swearing-in ceremony and the following reception. The Mayor […]

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