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March 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers in Montgomery County and Maryland

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 22 Since Friday, March 19, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 307 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 119 Saturday, 97 Sunday and 91 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 65,596. The county most recently reported on March 21 that 101 people were hospitalized with […]

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March 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Feed the Fridge Program Launches Second Location

A second Feed the Fridge location launched Monday at the Takoma Park Community Center. The Feed the Fridge program aims to decrease food insecurity by providing free meals from high quality restaurants throughout the Washington, D.C. area, according to a press release. Medium Rare restaurant owner Mark Bucher first launched the program in Takoma Park […]

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March 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, March 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. North Bethesda Road Closure:  The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be completely closed to traffic for five months starting today. 2. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Maryland Senator Chris […]

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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road Intersection Will Close for Several Months

The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be closed beginning Monday for an estimated five months due to construction work, according to a release from Montgomery County. The intersection will be completely closed off to vehicle traffic. The project, called “White Flint West Workaround” is part of the county’s […]

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March 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Flags Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Lives Lost in Atlanta Shooting Spree

President Joe Biden has ordered the United States flag flown at half-staff following the March 16 shooting spree in the Atlanta area. The Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as no flag may fly higher than the United States flag. This is to pay respect to the victims of Tuesday’s shooting spree in the Atlanta […]

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March 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Most Library Materials Will Now Be Automatically Renewed

The Montgomery County Public Libraries eliminated fines for overdue materials on Feb. 1. And beginning March 22, it will automatically renew most items without users even having to access their online accounts. While most materials automatically will be renewed, there are exceptions, including express books, Go! Kits, Mobile hotspots, online interlibrary loans, eBooks, e-Audiobooks, Library of […]

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March 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

More Than One-Third of COVID-19 Cases are in Montgomery County

  As of Sunday morning, there are 244 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Maryland. Montgomery County residents accounted for 83 of those cases, or 34 percent of all cases in the state. The Montgomery County cases jumped by 15 from Saturday. On Saturday evening, the MDH announced that a Montgomery County woman in her 40s […]

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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 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 22-March 24

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 22-24. Friday, March 22 Rockville International Night: The city of Rockville hosts a night of fun and entertainment to celebrate the difference cultures that make up the city. The evening will include dance performances and traditional clothing displays. Also, unique and traditional foods will […]

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March 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Poolesville. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages may […]

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