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March 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

The Latest Numbers: 68 of Maryland’s 190 Coronavirus Cases in Montgomery County

The Maryland Health Department (MDH) released the latest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Maryland Saturday morning. There are currently 190 cases confirmed in Maryland, 68 patients live in Montgomery County.  Therefore 36% of COVID-19 patients in Maryland live in Montgomery County. The MDH recently started to provide a breakdown of the numbers by […]

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March 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Performances, Author Talks

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries and the Commission for Women celebrate with author talks, lectures, arts and crafts, story times and more throughout the month of March. The free programs will take place as follows: Saturday, […]

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March 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registrations and election worker recruitment drives March 7 through March 28 at local public libraries: Saturday, March 7 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Damascus, 9701 Main Street, Damascus Gaithersburg, 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg Silver Spring, 900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring Saturday, March 14 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Bethesda […]

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March 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Thursday

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County for Thursday from 10 a.m. to midnight.  Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. The NWS expects around 1 to 2 inches of rain to fall. Some localized areas may receive 3 […]

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March 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s March Small Business Network Examines Leveraging Podcasts to Generate Revenue

Montgomery Community Media presented the March Small Business Network (SBN) session March 21st from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in Rockville. The March topic was “Leveraging podcasts to Generate Revenue.” Kelly Leonard moderated a panel of three podcast experts, including Charlie Birney co-founder of Podcast Village, Debbie DeChambeau of Select Business Marketing, and Stephen Hart of […]

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March 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Potomac’s Maggie Rose To Open for Kelly Clarkson, Kick Off Her Own Tour

Country singer/songwriter Maggie Rose is going places. All over the country to be exact including right here, back home, where it all started. The Potomac, Md native kicks off her spring tour Thursday, March 7 in Lexington, Ky and comes to this area for shows on March 16 at DC’s U Street Music Hall and […]

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February 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hosts ‘Safety and Security Conversations’ Series

Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) announced that it is hosting a series called “Safety and Security Conversations.” The first meeting was Thursday evening at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. It featured Ed Clarke, the chief safety officer for MCPS, and Dr. Christina Conolly, the director of […]

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January 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Award-Winning Folk Singer Beth Wood Headlines BlackRock’s Studio Theater Thursday

BlackRock Center for the Arts singer-songwriter series continues with award-winning folk singer Beth Wood Thursday, Jan 17 at 7:30 p.m. With the release of her new album and over 20 years in the music industry, Wood is as experienced as they come, and always striving to improve upon her songwriting. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Wood’s […]

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March 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Officials Announce Schools and Offices Closed Wednesday, March 21

Update: Administrative offices are also closed; all activities in school buildings are canceled. Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21 because of the winter snow storm, according to a note posted on the district’s website. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled. Day care programs that are located in […]

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March 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Plans Open Houses for U.S. 29 BRT

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is hosting three upcoming open houses to keep the public informed regarding the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line being developed along a 13.5-mile stretch of U.S. 29 between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Burtonsville. The new line is expected to begin service in 2020 and will be […]

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