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June 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 8%; Montgomery’s at 10.3%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 12,818 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 84 cases from the 12,734 cases reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 620 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of three deaths since Sunday, according […]

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June 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Flood Warning for Northwestern Areas of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for portions of Montgomery County until 8:30 p.m. Friday. The warning includes Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Damascus, Poolesville, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Mount Airy, and Boyds. According to the warning, more than one inch of rain fell Friday with additional rain of one inch expected during […]

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June 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Seven of Ten Montgomery County COVID-19 Criteria Met

County officials developed criteria and conditions to consider regarding reopening of businesses, public amenities and relaxing of restrictions. The county’s goals include a decrease in new cases, deaths, and hospitalizations; as well as an increase in the capacity of both county hospitals and COVID-19 testing. The county’s interactive COVID-19 dashboard reports ten metrics daily and […]

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June 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Increase by 208, State Cases Pass 56,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 12,434 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 208 cases from the 12,226 reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 606 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of ten deaths since Thursday, according to […]

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June 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, June 5, also known as National Donut Day. Here are five more things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID-19 Testing: Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro is offering free COVID-19 testing today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is necessary. 2. Traffic Advisory: A demonstration is planned for Rockville […]

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June 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Friday is National Donut Day

National Donut Day is celebrated on the first Friday of June, and many local doughnut shops are handing out freebies on June 5th. Take a look: #NationalDoughnutDay is coming! And this year we're celebrating for 5 days not 1! 🎉 Any #doughnut, any day…FREE June 1-5. 🙌 #KrispyKreme Visit us for #NationalDoughnutWEEK & get ANY […]

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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 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

What to Expect at the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival. The coronavirus can’t stop the city’s book worms and writers from coming together, even if they won’t be gathering in Bohrer Park. Mayor Jud Ashman discusses what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival launches Saturday and there there will be activities […]

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May 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Eight Finalists for Bethesda Painting Awards Announced

Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District selected eight painters as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the 15th annual juried competition that honors regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5 through June 29 at Gallery B […]

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