march 4

April 16, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Filipino Fast-Food Chain Jollibee Opens in Wheaton

Filipino fast-food chain Jollibee opened its first location in the Washington, D.C. area at the Westfield Wheaton mall on April 8. The chain, which is known for its “chickenjoy” bucket of dark meat fried chicken that is topped with brown gravy, was supposed to open its 2800 University Boulevard West location in Dec. 2020 but […]

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March 6, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Maryland Delays Standardized Tests Until Fall Semester

On March 4, the Maryland State Board of Education announced that all standardized testing will be postponed until the fall. The United States Department of Education has maintained that states must administer annual standardized tests this year, but has extended the deadline for when tests must be taken. The board agrees that the value of […]

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March 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers for Montgomery County and Maryland

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 4 The Maryland Department of Health reported 107 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is currently 63,702. Montgomery County recorded one new coronavirus-related fatality Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,376. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.83% for positive COVID-19 […]

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March 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold Vaccine Equity Briefing Thursday

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide an update on efforts by the state to ensure vaccine equity Thursday. He will be joined by Maryland National Guard Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead, who leads the Maryland Vaccine Equity Task Force. Watch the briefing live below: Today I’ll be joined by @MDNG Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead to hold a […]

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March 4, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, March 4, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Clinics are currently vaccinating  groups 1A (all tiers) and 1B (Tier 1: ages 75 and up). Preregistration is open for groups 1A,1B, and 1C. Click here for additional information. […]

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March 3, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month Virtually

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 will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of virtual lectures, discussions, and storytimes around the theme “Valliant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” The free programs, suitable for […]

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March 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Former CDC Director Redfield to Serve as Senior Health Adviser

Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield is joining Maryland’s coronavirus response team as a public health senior advisor. Gov. Larry Hogan made the announcement at a press briefing on Tuesday, where he was joined by Redfield. “[H]e will advise us on a wide range of immediate priorities, including planning our response to the coronavirus variants, […]

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March 1, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week With Virtual Events

Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will host a variety of virtual informative webinars from Feb. 28 to March 6 for National Consumer Protection Week. The free webinars aim to help community members understand their consumer rights and decide how to make well-informed decisions regarding their money.  The […]

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February 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Glenstone Museum Set to Reopen on March 4

The Glenstone Museum is set to reopen its grounds and outdoor dining on March 4, according to the museum’s official website. The museum, which closed back in November, will only feature an outdoor experience. This experience includes the Patio, which is their outdoor dining service as well as different outdoor sculptures found throughout the grounds. […]

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March 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 4-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 4-8. The Amateurs:  Written by Jordan Harrison and directed by Jason King Jones, this comedy is set in 14th Century Europe as a traveling troupe of actors struggle to put on a play of Noah’s flood while also trying to escape the Black Death. […]

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