march 9

March 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Reports Fewest Daily COVID-19 Cases Since October

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 9 The Maryland Department of Health reported 85 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. This is the fewest number of new cases since Oct. 19, 2020 when 71 new cases were reported. The county’s cumulative case count is 64,166. The county most recently reported on March 5 that […]

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March 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold 3:30 p.m. News Briefing Tuesday

Update: Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Tuesday that the state will start easing capacity limits at bars, restaurants, and other establishments. Original: Gov. Larry Hogan announced an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and recovery Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Check back here for the live stream. According to the […]

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March 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, March 9, In Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, March 9, and today is a holiday that Marylanders might be the best at celebrating… it’s National Crab Meat Day! Go all out with your crab meat, Marylanders, and in the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county […]

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March 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Campus of The Universities at Shady Grove

The Universities at Shady Grove Hold Virtual Sessions for Undergraduates

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) will hold a series of virtual events for prospective students to learn more about the USG campus and the wide variety of undergraduate degree programs offered by its nine university partners on March 8-10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. each night on Zoom. The event is beneficial for prospective […]

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March 3, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Offers Free Financial Seminars for Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are offering free financial health and wellness seminars for women.  The seminars are designed to help women strengthen their knowledge on financial matters. Though the seminars are tailored for women, they are open to all county residents.  […]

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March 3, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MCPS Proposes Calendar Options for 2021-22 School Year

Montgomery County Public Schools’ Policy Management Committee has proposed three calendar options for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. The first two scenarios would require students to return to school before Labor Day and the third would begin the school year after the holiday weekend. If either of the first two options are approved, classes will […]

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March 3, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

With Ridership Still Way Down, Metro Hosts Public Hearings on Proposed Budget Cuts

Despite receiving federal stimulus dollars, Metrorail and Metrobus may still curtail their services. Metro’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget eliminates 22 stations with low ridership or are located close to other stations. Three of those stations are on the Red Line. They are Grosvenor-Strathmore, Judiciary Square and Cleveland Park. Turnbacks would return at the Silver Spring and […]

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March 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Cancels Monday’s Transportation Public Forum

The Transportation and Environment (T&E) Committee has canceled Monday night’s public forum that was scheduled for 7 p.m. at the County Council Office Building in Rockville. At Monday morning’s media briefing, Council President Sidney Katz announced that two the public forum had been canceled given the coronavirus situation. “Transportation and Environment Chair Tom Hucker has […]

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March 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for March 9. 1. Coronavirus Updates:  Governor Hogan announced Sunday that two more Maryland residents tested positive for coronavirus; both residents contracted the virus while traveling overseas. County schools announce they are open today despite misinformation on social media. Gov. Hogan and NIH NIAID Director Dr. […]

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March 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Detour on ICC for Tolling System Work: March 6-9

Crews will shut down a stretch of the ICC at Columbia Pike The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is implementing new electronic tolling systems along the Intercounty Connector (ICC). As a result, a section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed March 6-9. Part of those upgrades, which will continue through early […]

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