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March 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Former CDC Director Redfield to Serve as Senior Health Adviser

Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield is joining Maryland’s coronavirus response team as a public health senior advisor. Gov. Larry Hogan made the announcement at a press briefing on Tuesday, where he was joined by Redfield. “[H]e will advise us on a wide range of immediate priorities, including planning our response to the coronavirus variants, […]

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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen to Host Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is hosting a Telephone Town Hall on the coronavirus Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. with Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore Health Commissioner. “We will update you on the situation in Maryland, discuss congressional action, and take your questions,” Van Hollen tweeted. People can join the Telephone Town Hall by calling […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge, Landon Announce Move to Virtual Learning

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart—the all-girls kindergarten through 12th grade Catholic school in Bethesda—and Landon, the all-boys private school (grades kindergarten through 12) in Bethesda announced they are temporarily closing school starting Friday and moving learning to a virtual platform. Connie Mitchell, a spokesperson for Stone Ridge, said the virtual learning education model […]

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March 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

Rockville Seeks Community Comments for Police Department Review

Wanted: Community’s Comments for Rockville City Police Department Re-Accreditation The city of Rockville asks the community to offer comments about the Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) at a public hearing, in writing or by phone, as part of the department’s reaccreditation process. A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, […]

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March 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 25. Cool week, some rain, but warm this weekend. Here’s the forecast. 1. Meet the Media: Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro meets members of the media at 11:30 a.m. in the Council Office Building. She expects to discuss the fiscal 2020 budget, the racial equity and social justice policy, the […]

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March 18, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 18. We might get a spring-like week to herald the arrival of spring. Here’s the forecast. 1. Kentlands Abloom: An exhibition continues of 50 fine art photography floral images. Details at the Gaithersburg website and on Facebook. 2. County Council: The Transportation and Environment Committee meets at 10 a.m. in the […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Identify Resident Found in House After Explosion (VIDEOS)

UPDATED 4.20.17 3:30 p.m. Montgomery County police have identified the resident found in the Ashley Drive house following an explosion last Friday as 61-year-old Steven Beck. According to a police news release, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that Beck died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said a dog found near […]

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March 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, March 17 – March 19 (VIDEOS)

We found a few St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend. Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and his band  O’Malley’s March perform at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club Friday at 8 p.m. Rockville Town Square is the place to be for an Irish Festival hosted by Finnnegan’s Wake Irish Pub Friday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a showcase […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Crane Removal Closes Lanes in Bethesda on Saturday and Sunday

UPDATED The removal of a construction crane is underway on Old Georgetown Road between Wisconsin Avenue and Commerce Lane in Bethesda. There are lane closures. Passersby should expect delays. All lanes are expected to reopen by late Sunday night. ORIGINAL The Maryland State Highway Administration has announced that there will be some lane closures on […]

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March 18, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, March 18 – 20 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 18 The fourth annual Bethesda Film Fest returns to Imagination Stage and features five short documentaries made by local filmmakers. Screenings tonight are at 7 and 9 p.m. The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s production of Becoming Sugar Plum is tonight at 7 p.m. at […]

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