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May 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts the third in a series of business and economic development briefings at 12:30 p.m.  Email Councilmember.Katz@montgomerycountymd.gov to register for the zoom meeting and submit questions. 2. CARES Act Programs to Help Small […]

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May 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Friday for Peace Officers Memorial Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 15 for Peace Officers Memorial Day. Also on Friday, the White House will be lit in blue. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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May 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Council President Katz Set to Host Third Weekly Business Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host the third in a series of online business briefings on the economic challenges the County faces due to the Covid-19 public health emergency. The next online briefing takes place Friday, May 15 at 12:30 p.m. Benjamin Wu, president and CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, […]

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May 13, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Rehoboth Beach and Boardwalk Will Open on Friday

The city of Rehoboth will open its beaches and boardwalk on Friday, May 15. In order to maintain social distancing expectations, the city has put in place several guidelines for the different activities that visitors can engage in. The beach and boardwalk are only opened for walking and exercising from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. […]

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May 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Harriet’ Star Cynthia Erivo to Join Jawando for Virtual Storytime Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando announced a special guest for his daily virtual storytime Friday: Academy Award nominee Cynthia Erivo. Erivo starred in the 2019 biographical film “Harriet,” about abolitionist Harriet Tubman. In 2016, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Celie Harris in The Color Purple. She […]

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May 8, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

MCPS Producing Video to Help Students with College Admissions Process

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will present a pre-recorded video to help navigate the process of college admissions on May 15. Counselors and college representatives will answer questions regarding the college admissions process and how it may be affected by COVID-19 during the upcoming MCPS-TV program geared toward juniors and their families. Juniors and their […]

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April 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Board of Education Discusses Phase II of Online Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) began Phase II of its continuity of learning plan on Monday.  Monday marked the first day of the fourth quarter. Phase I of learning was from March 30 to April 17. Phase II ends on May 15, which is the day Gov. Larry Hogan extended statewide public school closures to […]

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April 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Public Schools to Continue Online Learning Through May 15

Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced during a news conference with Gov. Larry Hogan that Maryland public schools will continue to remain closed through May 15. Therefore, all Maryland public schools will proceed with online learning and students will not return to their school buildings during this time frame. The decision was made to continue […]

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May 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 15. 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 a look at today’s agenda. 2. Peace Officers Memorial Day: Flags have been lowered to half staff today, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. 3. Senior Housing […]

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May 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Seeks Organizations to Host Naloxone Training Sessions

Montgomery County’s Opioid Response Program provides training to the community on the use of Naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone is a nasal spray which is relatively simple to administer. In the past year, the County has trained more than 1,200 residents to use Naloxone to save someone’s life. The Opioid […]

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