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July 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Put Your Mask On’: Raskin On Anti-Mask Culture on Capitol Hill, House Chamber Mask Mandate

“Put your mask on,” Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) was heard calling at Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), who was speaking out of turn during a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday. “Put your mask on,” he repeated. The hearing featured the CEOs of big tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon. It also came the same […]

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July 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Months into Pandemic, County Residents Share Their Greatest Concerns

The COVID-19 pandemic is global and has impacted everyone. The consequences of the virus have raised many questions and concerns. MyMCMedia asked county residents what issues are foremost on their minds.

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July 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Survey Says: Pull That Mask Up Over Your Nose

The vast majority of county residents who filled out a survey on masks that was created by the county believe wearing a mask is “very important to slow down the spread of COVID-19.” More than 2,700 people answered the flash survey. Ninety-one percent of the respondents believe wearing a mask is very important, and 78 […]

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June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Potomac Bridal Shop One of 25 Awarded in Second Round of PPE Grants

Love Couture Bridal, a Potomac bridal boutique, was announced Tuesday as one of 25 Maryland businesses set to receive grants totaling $1.6 million to aid in the production of personal protective equipment (PPE). The recipients, announced by Governor Larry Hogan, are part of a second round of grants being awarded by the Department of Commerce […]

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May 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Baseball Team Turns Caps Into Masks for First Responders

Over the last few weeks, many groups have begun making masks for others to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. This story has a slightly different spin. You could call it a whole new ballgame. There’s a new group of masks makers in Montgomery County and they’re not making masks with sewing machines or […]

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April 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Volunteers Sew More than 1,400 Masks for Montgomery County Firefighters

An “army of sewers” is at it again making masks in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation coordinated an effort to donate masks to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services’ firefighters at stations throughout the county. The effort was intended to keep firefighters safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Fire Capt. Laura Murdock […]

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April 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Encourages Wearing Face Masks When Around Others

During a virtual media briefing Wednesday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich suggested wearing a face mask if you’re out where other people are to slow the spread of COVID-19. He said we should do whatever we can to help ourselves until vaccines and treatments are created.

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland to Provide Racial Breakdowns for Coronavirus Data

Hogan’s Latest Coronavirus Action: Racial Data, Baltimore-Washington Corridor Deemed COVID-19 Hotspot, Strike Teams for Nursing Homes Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference in Baltimore Tuesday that he’s directed Maryland Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to start offering racial and ethnic breakdowns for all of the state’s coronavirus cases. […]

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July 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Release Surveillance Video of Armed Robbery at CVS in Montgomery Village (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police released surveillance video of a Montgomery Village robbery at a CVS on July 12 in hopes the public can help identify the robbers. About 8:42 p.m. Montgomery Village District police responded to the CVS at 9140 Rothbury Drive for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred. In a statement, police […]

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