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March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Coronavirus Cases up to 164 in Montgomery County, 580 in Maryland

The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases has increased to 164, according to figures the state Department of Health released Thursday morning. There were 93 cases on Monday morning, which increased to 107 on Tuesday and 127 on Wednesday. As of Thursday morning, there are 580 confirmed cases in Maryland, up from 423 on Wednesday. […]

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March 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Metro Cierra 17 Estaciones y Varias Entradas

Metro está cerrando 17 estaciones a partir del jueves por la mañana hasta nuevo aviso. Dos estaciones en la línea roja, Grosvenor-Strathmore en Bethesda y Cleveland Park en Northwest DC están entre las 17 estaciones. En un comunicado, Metro dijo que la baja cantidad de pasajeros y la necesidad de conservar los suministros de limpieza […]

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March 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 26 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.County Volunteer Opportunities: Here’s a list of some emergency response volunteer opportunities available throughout the county that will help others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. County Transportation Options for Vulnerable Residents: Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery […]

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Metro Closing 17 Stations, Several Entrances Thursday

Metro is closing 17 stations beginning Thursday morning until further notice. Two stations on the red line, Grosvenor-Strathmore in Bethesda and Cleveland Park in Northwest D.C. are among the 17 stations. In a statement, Metro said low ridership and the need to conserve critical cleaning supplies led Metro’s Pandemic Task Force to make this decision. […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Online Learning Starts March 30, Chromebook Distribution Begins Thursday

Montgomery County Public Schools is preparing its move to online learning on March 30. Jack Smith, superintendent of MCPS, said in a video following the statewide announcement that Maryland Public Schools will remain closed through April 24, MCPS will start distributing Chromebooks to students in need starting Thursday. In an email to families on Thursday, […]

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March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are bringing their education budget meeting to Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 […]

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March 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Maggie Rose Sings Live on NBC’s Today Show

Singer-songwriter Maggie Rose, from Potomac, made her national TV debut singling, “It’s You” live on NBC’s Today this morning. If you missed it, check it out:

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 26. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 1:15 p.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Community Meeting on Burial Sites: Montgomery Planning is holding a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. to discuss county burial sites inventory […]

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March 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Potomac’s Maggie Rose to Perform on the Today Show Tuesday

Singer Maggie Rose, a Potomac, Md native now living in Nashville, will perform on NBC’s Today Show on Tuesday in the 9 a.m. hour. Rose is in the midst of a national tour that brought her to Washington DC and Baltimore this month. On three dates of the tour, Rose warmed up for and sang […]

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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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