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June 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Data: Improvement in Hospital Capacity Continues

Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County updated 10 public health metrics being used to guide the county’s efforts to reopen businesses and lift the stay-at-home order. The public health data is categorized into hospital capacity, COVID-19 surveillance, and testing. The county’s COVID-19 Dashboard is updated daily with the current numbers for each metric. As of Tuesday, it […]

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June 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Metrics Show Improvement in Hospital Acute Bed Capacity

Monday afternoon, Montgomery County updated ten metrics that are guiding county efforts to reopen businesses and lift the stay-at-home order. 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 […]

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June 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, June 8. 1. Motor Vehicle Administration Reopens:  The Gaithersburg and White Oak MVA branches reopen with modified services. Face masks and social distancing are required. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. for a work session Here’s the agenda and […]

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June 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg, White Oak MVA Branches to Open; No Road Test for Non-Commercial Drivers

The Gaithersburg and White Oak Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) branches will begin partially reopening on Monday, June 8, according to a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) MVA statement.  On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Stage 2 of Maryland’s reopening will start Friday at 5 p.m., and starting June 8 some MVA offices can begin […]

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June 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Photos: Glenstone Museum Reopens Outdoor Exhibits

Glenstone Museum in Potomac reopened their outdoor exhibits on Thursday. Here are some photos of the museum’s outdoor trails from early Thursday morning: Visitors must reserve tickets in advance on the museum’s website. Tickets are free and will be made available Monday mornings at 10 a.m. beginning June 8. Previous post: Glenstone Museum to Reopen […]

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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Ride On Bus Routes to Ramp Up Services Beginning June 7

Additional bus services will restart early next week in an effort to accommodate Marc Elrich’s Phase 1 reopening plan and aid economic recovery in the county’s urban districts. Services were initially reduced back in March to limit the spread of COVID-19 and designated solely for essential workers. Beginning June 7, Ride On will open 53 […]

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June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

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June 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 7 – June 9

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 7 – June 9. Silver Spring Blues Week: The Silver Spring Blues Festival is set for Saturday, June 15 in downtown Silver Spring. Daryl Davis with guests Anita Hill and Deletta Gillespie perform a kickoff concert Thursday, June 6 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. […]

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May 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Seeks Organizations to Host Naloxone Training Sessions

Montgomery County’s Opioid Response Program provides training to the community on the use of Naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone is a nasal spray which is relatively simple to administer. In the past year, the County has trained more than 1,200 residents to use Naloxone to save someone’s life. The Opioid […]

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June 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 8 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Capitals for winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Thursday night against the Vegas Golden Knights. #ALLCAPS! Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Education Award: Councilmember Craig Rice will be recognized with the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and […]

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