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June 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County COVID-19 Data Shows Six of Ten Benchmarks Met

County officials continue to monitor the number of new cases, deaths, hospitalizations, and hospital capacity. Officials have said public-health criteria must be met or show substantial progress to support a gradual reopening of businesses and relaxing of restrictions. Based on the data released Wednesday, six of the 10 benchmarks included in the dashboard have been […]

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June 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Cases Near 12,000, State Cases Approach 55,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 11,924 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 193 cases from the 11,731 reported Tuesday. Since the first case in March, 593 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of nine deaths since Tuesday, according to […]

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June 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, June 3. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID-19 Testing: Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro is offering free COVID-19 testing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment necessary! As part of our state’s long-term testing strategy, and after the record volume of #COVID19 testing completed Friday […]

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June 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Coronavirus Testing Expands to Two Days a Week at Six Flags America

The Maryland Department of Health set a new record Friday for the most tests at a community-based site. They conducted 1,686 COVID-19 tests at the new Six Flags America site. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that the state is expanding testing to two days a week at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro. State health […]

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May 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

Short Term Rental Assistance Program Available

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program aims to assist tenants who meet eligibility requirements. The program administered by the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) will accept applications with supporting documents beginning Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m. until Friday, June 5 at 2 p.m. Applications will be reviewed using a random selection method […]

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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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April 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summit Elementary Fourth Grader, Diego Flores-Cerezo, Selected as Gaithersburg Junior Mayor

Fourth grader Diego Flores-Cerezo, a student at Summit Hall Elementary School, has been chosen as the 2019 Gaithersburg Junior Mayor. He will join Mayor Jud Ashman and members of the City Council at public ceremonies and events around the city this year. His first appearance is at the State of the City address on April […]

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June 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Taste of Wheaton Festival Set for Sunday

Taste of Wheaton Festival Spotlights Area Restaurants The 23rd annual Taste of Wheaton Festival is scheduled for Sunday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival takes place on Parking Lot 17, 2320 Price Avenue (Price Avenue & Fern Street), one block east of the Wheaton Metro station. The day will include food […]

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May 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ten Summer Festivals in Montgomery County

After too much winter and too little spring, summer is finally here! The towns of Montgomery County are welcoming the season with festivals over the months of May and June. Beallsville  MudFest, 12 -4 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Woodstock Equestrian Special Park will feature Mud Holes, Mud Slides, Mud Pies, music, food and drinks. Pre-register here. Town of Chevy Chase Centennial […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Taste of Wheaton Festival to Take Place in New Location

Taste of Wheaton Moved to County Parking Lot 17 For the last two decades, the Taste of Wheaton Festival was held in the Wheaton Traingle Business District, but this year’s venue has changed due to ongoing construction on the Wheaton Revitalization Project. This year’s event will be held in County Parking Lot 17 located at 2320 […]

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