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June 30, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Topgolf Reopens With New Safety Measures

Topgolf Germantown reopened on June 29 with new safety protocols in place.  According to the Topgolf website, “In order to make sure your visit is a safe one, we need a little help from a very important person: you. Please help us by abiding by these new safety measures and respecting other guests’ space throughout […]

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June 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Update: Most Metrics Improving Except for Emergency Room Visits

Monday afternoon, Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics being used to guide the reopening timeline. The county entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on Friday, June 19 after spending 19 days in Phase 1. The county is tracking three categories of information including surveillance of cases and deaths, hospital capacity, […]

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June 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Update: State Hospitalizations Below 500, County Positive Testing Rate Below 7%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics On Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,675 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 68 from the 14,607 cases reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 697 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of one death since Sunday. More […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Playgrounds Begin Reopening: Montgomery Parks will begin gradually reopening playgrounds today. Parks reminds residents to wear a face covering, stay six feet apart, and clean your hands before and after using playground equipment. Beginning Monday, June 29, we begin […]

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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Hosting Online Meet-the-Author Event with Pulitzer Prize Winner Thomas Friedman

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting a virtual meet-the-author event with New York Times columnist, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author, Thomas Friedman. This event is scheduled for Monday June, 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. During this event, attendees will, “Listen and engage with Thomas Friedman about our current societal challenges […]

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June 23, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Technology Classes

With COVID-19 turning internet knowledge into a necessity, Senior Planet Montgomery is offering online technology classes for residents sixty and older. These courses are free and will focus on topics such as Google Maps, accessing online library resources and using messaging apps. “Sessions concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed to enable older […]

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June 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Announces 15 Stations Opening, 14 Bus Lines Increasing Service

15 Metrorail stations will reopen on Sunday, June 28 and Metrobus service will be increased on the 14 busiest bus lines on Monday, June 29. The following stops will reopen, per a statement from Metro: Federal Center SW Federal Triangle Mt. Vernon Sq. Judiciary Sq. Archives Smithsonian  Eisenhower Ave. Virginia Sq. Van Dorn St. Clarendon […]

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June 22, 2020 | Alex Argiris

MCPL Book Drops Resuming on June 29

The Montgomery County Public Libraries announced Monday that book drops are opening on June 29. The libraries also announced that branch telephone services will be resuming on June 29 as well. Book drops will be available to return any books and materials that residents have been holding since March, except for the Noyes and Long […]

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June 18, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Announces Plans for Resuming On-Site Services

As Montgomery County approaches Phase 2 of reopening, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has announced they will be resuming specific physical services, starting Monday, June 29. These services do not require patrons to enter MCPL facilities and some can be done online or by phone. All MCPL branches will be reopening their book drops so […]

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June 17, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Shepherd’s Table Distributing Free Food Throughout June

Free prepared meals will be distributed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the rest of June at North Gate Local Park in Aspen Hill. The Shepherd’s Table organization, in partnership with Casa De Maryland and the Office of Councilmember Evan Glass, will distribute cooked meals to those in need during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Beyond the […]

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