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June 16, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Wheaton Testing Site Now Open Twice a Week

Montgomery County Health and Human Services will now offer free COVID-19 testing at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center twice a week. The site has been operating on Wednesdays since it opened in May, but will now administer tests on Fridays as well to give residents additional opportunities to get checked. Tests are by appointment only. […]

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June 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, June 15. 1. Tree Removal:  Several trees along the Capital Crescent Trail near Bethesda Avenue will be removed from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19. The trail will remain open. 2. Council Committee Meetings:  Two committees meet virtually today and may be viewed […]

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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 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 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Kensington Man Connected to Crescent Trail Assault

Maryland-National Capital Park Police announced on Twitter they have arrested and charged a man in connection to the June 1 assault at the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda. Police have identified the man as 60-year-old Anthony Brennan of Kensington. Brennan faces three counts of second-degree assault. Second degree assault is punishable by a maximum of […]

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June 1, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Restaurants Now Allowed to Offer Outdoor Dining with Restrictions

Phase One of reopening Montgomery County went into effect Monday morning. This allows restaurants to offer outdoor seating with restrictions, including maintaining social distancing between patrons. Bassett’s Restaurant in Poolesville has opened outdoor dining in their parking lot and a Silver Diner in Rio Lakefront has expanded seating into a space that usually belongs to […]

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May 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Lightning Wear Apparel in Kensington Shifts from Jerseys to Masks

Lightning Wear Apparel in Kensington has been producing Maryland, USA, and Montgomery County flag masks that have become a “must have” fashion item during the coronavirus crisis. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy spoke to Dan Walsh, the owner of Lightning Wear, about how his business has gone from producing athletic apparel to thousands of masks […]

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May 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Kensington Family Makes Neighbors Smile with Daily ‘Bad Dad Jokes’

Neighbors get a laugh walking past the Schruben home in Kensington.  Tom Schruben began posting daily “bad dad jokes” outside his home to lift his spirits during the COVID-19 Stay at Home order, with the help of his wife, Ann, and 11-year-old daughter, Darcy. Now, cars slow down to get a look and people email […]

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May 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.County Will Remain on Stay at Home Order: County Executive and Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold a news conference today at noon to discuss what criteria must be met before additional openings and other activities can be allowed in Montgomery […]

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May 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 12 in Montgomery County

May 12 means we celebrate Limerick Day. We do it the MyMCMedia way. By sharing five things, this MoCo day brings, of information you may want to relay. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 1:15 p.m. There will be public hearings at 1:30 p.m. about special appropriation to Montgomery County Public […]

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