march 5

March 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID Update: 8.1% of County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 5 According to Montgomery health officials, 8.1% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated with two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, 16.4% have received the first dose. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services clinics are currently vaccinating 1A (all tiers) and 1B (all tiers) […]

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March 2, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Friday Town Hall to Detail New Legal Advice Program for County’s Small Businesses

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Economic Revitalization and Recovery program is hosting a virtual town hall meeting at noon on Friday to discuss a new, county-sponsored initiative that will offer legal advice to local businesses amid the pandemic. At the event, the county small business navigator Judy Stephenson and the Latino Economic Development Center’s executive director and […]

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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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March 1, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Nonprofit Seeks Nominations for ‘Sheroes of Montgomery County’ Award

The Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is accepting nominations for their Sheroes of Montgomery County Award. Candidates must be female and Montgomery County residents who are business leaders in the private, public and non-profit industries. They must also be involved in activities “promoting economic empowerHERment in the community.” Awardees will participate in the […]

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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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March 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 5. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s today’s agenda. 2. Safety and Security: Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations is hosting a conversation on safety and security tonight at 7 p.m. […]

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February 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Media Literacy Skills on the Rise at Albert Einstein HS

Albert Einstein High School Freshmen Present Media Literacy Exhibit Stanford University recently published a study to evaluate student civic online reasoning or the ability to identify credible information found on the Internet. The study concluded that “when it comes to evaluating information that flows through social media channels, they are easily duped.” Albert Einstein ninth […]

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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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February 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Duncan, Pollard Sit Down for Talk at Montgomery College

Former education secretary Arne Duncan will take part in a “presidential dialogue” with Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard next month. Pollard and Duncan, who served under President Barack Obama, will discuss the “Politics of Radical Inclusion.” The event takes place 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center on the Rockville campus. […]

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March 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 5

Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, March 5 happening in Montgomery County: 1. Weather: It’s still astronomical winter, so expect cold temperatures but diminished winds. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. 3. Gun Safety […]

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