march 2

March 5, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Rōti Modern Mediterranean Opens in Chevy Chase

Rōti Modern Mediterranean opened a new location in Chevy Chase this week. The fast-casual restaurant, which is located at 4461 Willard Avenue, features Mediterranean food with sustainably sourced ingredients. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) “We can’t wait for the Chevy Chase community to experience Rōti,” Nico Nieto, Rōti’s head […]

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March 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council ‘Stands in Solidarity’ with Navarro Following ‘Unacceptable’ Comments

Montgomery County Council issued a statement saying it “stands in solidarity with Councilmember Nancy Navarro,” following an incident during its March 2 meeting in which two people could be heard in the background apparently making fun and giggling at her accent. In its statement, the council called it “a troubling and unacceptable incident,” especially in […]

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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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March 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

On ‘Read Across America’ Day, Parents Advised to Make Reading Fun

Create a poem with your children, turn it into a cheer when they play sports and draw a picture about it. This was just one of the many ways panelists at Read Across Montgomery County cited to get children not just to read, but to love reading. Sponsored by the Children’s Opportunity Fund in Washington, […]

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March 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID Update: 7.4 % of County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 2 The Maryland Department of Health reported 104 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 63,499. The county most recently reported on Feb. 24 that 158 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Montgomery County. Montgomery County recorded six new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday. The […]

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March 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold 1 p.m. News Briefing Tuesday

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 response Tuesday at 1 p.m. According to the Maryland Department of Health, more than 898,000 people have received the first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and more than 678,000 people have received the second dose. The state is currently in phase 1C […]

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March 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, March 2, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 2 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at eight testing sites today. 2. Council in Virtual Session: The Montgomery County Council meets at 9 a.m. and here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. The meeting will […]

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March 1, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Dr. Fauci Says He ‘Would Definitely Take the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that he “would definitely take the Johnson & Johnson vaccine” in a recent Q&A video on Twitter. There’s now a third safe COVID-19 vaccine, so we asked Dr. Fauci to walk us through the […]

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February 24, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

County Board of Education Declares March to be Observed as Women’s History Month

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Montgomery County Board of Education declared the month of March 2021 to be observed as Women’s History Month. “Throughout our country’s history, women have contributed to the values of the United States by advocating for equity, justice, and equal opportunity for all citizens…” Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith stated, in a […]

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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Layhill Road and Georgia Ave

Latest Detour Planned Between Layhill Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Work began in January and will continue into April. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of the upgrades. […]

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