March 28

March 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Coronavirus Cases Increase to 255 in Montgomery County, 992 in Maryland

The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases has increased to 255, according to figures the state Department of Health released Saturday morning. There were 127 cases on Wednesday, which increased to 164 on Thursday and 208 on Friday.  Montgomery County cases have doubled since Wednesday. As of Saturday morning, there are 992 confirmed cases in […]

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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 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 4, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Cherry Blossoms Predicted to Reach Full Bloom in Late March

The National Park Service (NPS) announced that the cherry blossoms will mostly likely reach peak bloom between March 27 to 30. This initial bloom prediction indicates that the blossoms will reach the final stage of bloom progression much earlier than in 2019. This early bloom is due to a warmer-than-typical winter, according to NPS. Last year, […]

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March 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Damascus Woman Dies in Wreck

A Damascus woman died Thursday morning after a collision on Hawkes Road. A police statement said Nancy Soraya Moreno, 49, of the 10800 block of Sir Barton Circle in Damascus, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She died her injuries at the hospital, police said. Police said a 2013 Honda Accord was […]

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March 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 28. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Play Ball: Today is the first day of major league baseball and all 30 teams will play. The Nats host the New York Mets at National Park. The Orioles play the Yankees in New York.  Both games start at 1:05 […]

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March 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg’s “Council in the Community” meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Watkins Mill Elementary School. Among the presentations will be crime prevention programs, code enforcement, public works projects and services, community and youth services, and recreational opportunities. 2. The second public […]

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March 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 28, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a fatal, officer-involved shooting that occurred last night in Montgomery Village. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a proclamation recognizing Equal Pay Day and a special appropriation for Council Office […]

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March 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Find Missing North Bethesda Man (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to find a missing 52-year-old man from North Bethesda. Police said Steven Todd Katze was last seen on March 28 at approximately 11 p.m. in a restaurant in the 7900 block of Norfolk Avenue in Bethesda. Katze’s vehicle was located in front of his residence on […]

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