June 9

June 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10%; Maryland’s at 7.15%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 12,968 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 150 cases from the 12,818 cases reported Monday. Since the first case in March, 628 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of eight deaths since Monday, according […]

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June 9, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Tuesday, June 9. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 10 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. During the meeting the council will introduce a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis. 2. MCPS Graduations: Several MCPS students are […]

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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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January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Poolesville High, Eastern Middle Students Honored at Maryland State House

The Maryland State House honored 10 high school and middle school students from Poolesville High School and Eastern Middle School on Monday. The students were recognized for awards and honors they received at the 2018 National History Day competition in June 2018. Last year, over 3,000 students from around the world competed in the academic competition […]

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June 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Photos from Laytonia Park Grand Opening

County residents gathered Sunday to celebrate the grand opening of Laytonia Recreational Park. There were speeches, cake, sports games, and a ribbon-cutting. Laytonia Recreational Park is located at 7300 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg. Learn more about the park at Montgomery Parks website. Below is a slideshow of photos from the opening, courtesy of  Marilyn Sklar […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gallery B Showcases Works From Art Competition; Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann Wins ‘Best in Show’ (PHOTO)

Paintings from the annual Bethesda Paintings Awards are on exhibit from now through July 1 at Gallery B, Bethesda. A public opening reception will be held Friday, June 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Katherine Tzu-Lin Mann, a painter from the District won $10,000 for the best in show prize during the exhibition’s opening Wednesday. Carolyn […]

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June 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 9, in Montgomery County: 1. It was EPIC: MCM celebrated all forms of community media Thursday night at a gala at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. Read about it in our blog. 2.  Peddling pedaling: Capital Bikeshare holds its Start of Summer event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 […]

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June 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 9 – June 11 (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Blues Festival kicks off Sunday, June 11 at El Golfo Restaurant, continues Monday through Friday with nightly performances at Veterans Plaza, and culminates in a day of entertainment on two-stages Saturday, June 17. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion hosts two new exhibits […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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