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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Brew Belly Employee Spat on by Customer Refusing to Wear Mask

An employee of Brew Belly in Olney was spat on July 31 by a disgruntled customer refusing to wear a mask. “Never did we think we would be making a post like this,” Brew Belly wrote on its Facebook page Aug. 1. “We appreciate the patrons that were around at the time that stepped in […]

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August 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Private School Parent: ‘I’m Disheartened That Our Children Are Being Used in This Tug of War’

On Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced a new order that stripped local jurisdictions of their authority to prohibit local schools and school systems from reopening with in-person instruction. On Wednesday, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles doubled down on the county’s directive ordering nonpublic schools in Montgomery County to remain closed for in-person instruction until at least […]

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July 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

In ‘Still Standing,’ Hogan’s Goes From Personal Loss to Becoming ‘Consoler-in-Chief’

Gov. Larry Hogan’s memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic and the Toxic Politics that Divide America” was released Tuesday. In the memoir, Hogan details his life from his childhood growing up in Maryland with a father who worked in politics to his experience battling the coronavirus pandemic as the governor of Maryland. […]

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July 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

State Will Assist, But Not Dictate, When Students Can Return To Classroom

State Superintendent of schools Karen Salmon announced July 22 that local school districts have the power to decide whether to begin school virtually, in classrooms or a combination of the two. Montgomery County School District Superintendent Jack Smith announced July 21 that for at least the first semester, schools will operate virtually here. When students […]

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June 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gayles and Hogan Encourage Protesters to Get Tested for COVID-19

Montgomery County Health Officer and Chief of Public Health Services Dr. Travis Gayles encourages residents who have attended Black Lives Matter protests to get tested for COVID-19 if they are concerned about exposure. “I think we do see folks going to the protests who may be disproportionately impacted if they do contract it,” he said […]

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June 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Discuss Reopening Economy at Wednesday News Conference

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update residents on reopening Maryland’s economy and Stage 2 of the state’s coronavirus recovery plan. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Today at 5 p.m., I will hold a press conference to provide an update on the […]

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May 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch: Hogan News Conference on Easing COVID-19 Restrictions Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update Marylanders on a phased easing of restrictions in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.   Related Posts Hogan Lifts Stay at Home Order, But Montgomery County May Be Slow […]

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May 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Public Schools to Stay Closed Remainder of Academic Year

Maryland Public Schools will remain closed for the remainder of the academic 2019-2020 school year. Online learning will continue and students will not return to campuses because of the coronavirus. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference with Gov. Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon. Salmon said, “After extensive discussions with […]

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April 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan: Maryland Podría Comenzar a Reabrir a Principios de Mayo

El plan de reapertura de Maryland tiene tres etapas y podría comenzar a principios de mayo, anunció el gobernador Larry Hogan en una conferencia de prensa, el viernes. “Soy optimista de que si los Marylanders continúa en casa y siguen practicando el distanciamiento físico un poco más, nuestros números podrían continuar estabilizándose, y espero que […]

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April 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: Maryland Could Begin Reopening in Early May

Maryland’s plan for reopening has three stages and could begin in early May, Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Friday.  “I’m optimistic that if Marylanders continue staying home and continue practicing physical distancing a little while longer, that our numbers could continue to plateau, and I’m hopeful that we could then be able […]

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