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May 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County and Maryland COVID-19 Cases See Largest Daily Increase

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics As of Friday, the Maryland Department of Health reports 4,754 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 454 cases from 4,300 reported Thursday. This is the largest increase in cases in a 24 hour period since the start of the outbreak. The health department reports that 236 […]

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May 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 1 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts a discussion about the County’s response to COVID-19 and the impact on businesses at 12:30 p.m. Email Councilmember.Katz@montgomerycountymd.gov to register and submit questions. 2. Funding for Small Businesses:  The Montgomery County Economic […]

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April 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Sections of Three Roadways Open to Walkers, Bikers-Only Friday to Sunday

Montgomery Parks will once again open sections of three roads for people to walk, jog and bike this weekend. About seven miles of roadway will be closed down to vehicles between Friday at 9 a.m. through Sunday evening at 6 p.m. The open streets program’s goal is to allow pedestrians and bicyclists to use parkways […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Announce Changes to Digital Services

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will make changes to its digital services beginning May 1. At that time, MCPL will launch Hoopla, a web and mobile library media streaming platform to provide cardholders with immediate access to digital movies, music, e-books, audiobooks and television. MCPL will also add The New York Times giving customers electronic access […]

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April 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Funding Available for Montgomery County Small Businesses to Make PPE

Applications for $200,000 Local Production Fund Accepted April 22-May 1 The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) is accepting applications from local businesses for funding to change or enhance their operating models to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE). MCEDC’s Local Production Fund was created to provide small and medium-sized businesses with the working capital to […]

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May 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 1. It’s the Jewish holiday Yom Ha’Shoah, which translates in English to Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park City Council Meeting: Takoma Park’s City Council meets tonight from &:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Takoma Park Community Center. For more information, check out […]

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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Give and Ride Food Drive Continues Through Saturday

Ride On bus passengers can help needy families and receive a free bus ride by donating canned or nonperishable food during Ride On’s 32nd annual food drive. The drive, started by a group of bus drivers over 30 years ago, runs from Sunday, April 28, through Saturday, May 4. During the week, food collection bags […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Swim and Fitness Center Main Entrance to Close for Renovations

The city of Rockville is in the process of modernizing and expanding the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s locker room and lobby. The project will increase the size of the locker rooms and the lobby area. Between May and September the front entrance and parking lot will be closed. All visitors will enter through the […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Transportation Issues Dominate Berliner’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning for his weekly briefing about local issues and the Council’s upcoming agenda. “Today is the first day of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, it is the month of May, and tomorrow we will be having a special session that really recognizes how […]

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May 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 1, in Montgomery County: 1. County government: Council President Roger Berliner has his regular news briefing at 11:30 a.m. And the Montgomery College budget gets scrutinized by the County Council’s Education Committee at 2 p.m. as part of the council’s review of County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal […]

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