march 16

April 2, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Surveillance Video Shows 3 Suspected of Assault, Robbery in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department is currently investigating an assault and robbery that took place in a parking garage in downtown Silver Spring on March 16. MCPD released surveillance footage showing three individuals suspected of the robbery and assault; they are asking the public to come forward if they recognize anyone in the video. According to […]

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March 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers for Montgomery County and Maryland

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 16 The Maryland Department of Health reported 77 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. This is the fewest number of new cases since Oct. 19, 2020. The county’s cumulative case count is 64,934. The county most recently reported on March 15 that 100 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 […]

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March 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, March 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 16, and it is National Panda Day. To celebrate, click here to watch a video of Xiao Qi Ji—the National Zoo’s 6-month-old panda cub —wrestling with a log. And as you enjoy the cuteness, here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council […]

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March 12, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

A Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Montgomery County

St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday where you could normally find Montgomery County residents celebrating at favorite local pubs such as McGinty’s or Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle, will undoubtedly look very different this year. Luckily, the community can look forward to a range of both in-person and virtual events planned to celebrate with family and friends […]

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March 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Lifts State Capacity Limits for Dining; Montgomery County Leaders Express Opposition

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Tuesday that the state will start easing capacity limits at bars, restaurants, and other establishments. Hogan’s updated executive order means that starting Friday at 5 p.m., capacity limits for indoor and outdoor restaurants and foodservice establishments will be lifted. The order notes that restaurants and bars can […]

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March 3, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Offers Free Financial Seminars for Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are offering free financial health and wellness seminars for women.  The seminars are designed to help women strengthen their knowledge on financial matters. Though the seminars are tailored for women, they are open to all county residents.  […]

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February 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés to Appear on Michelle Obama’s Upcoming Kids Cooking Show

Celebrity chef, humanitarian and Bethesda resident José Andrés announced on Twitter that he’ll be appearing on Michelle Obama’s upcoming children’s cooking show on Netflix. “People of America! My friend @MichelleObama is launching a show about the magic of exploring new foods…and I’m excited to be coming along! You’re going to love my new best friends, […]

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July 23, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Featured - Phase 2

Small Business Grant Program to Launch July 29

Small businesses that have updated their establishments to adhere to safety protocols could be eligible for a grant program slated to launch July 29. The $14 million initiative, formally known as the ‘Reopen Montgomery’ Small Business Grant Program, will offer subsidies of $5,000 or less to cover reopening costs incurred to comply with health and […]

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg Announces Changes in Services and Programs to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

The City of Gaithersburg announced Monday they would remain open for essential business only in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The city stressed they are committed to following the stringent guidelines to help slow the spread of infection in a news release. Gaithersburg officials urge residents to rely on trusted sources for the most up-to-date […]

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

White House Cancels Easter Egg Roll

The White House announced Monday that the annual Easter Egg Roll was canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection that grips the nation. The 142nd egg roll, originally scheduled for Monday, April 13, is an annual celebration for families hosted by the President and the First Lady. The egg roll, held on the South […]

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