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May 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Surpass 9,400; Hospitalizations on Decline

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 9,432 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 172 cases from the 9,260 reported Thursday. According to the health department, 502 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of 11 deaths since Thursday. The number of […]

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May 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch: Fauci, General Powell to Speak at Montgomery College Commencement Ceremony

Montgomery College will celebrate the graduating class of 2020 with a virtual commencement ceremony Friday, May 22 at 10 a.m. College President DeRionne Pollard and Board of Trustees Chair Gloria Aparicio Blackwell will provide remarks. General Colin Powell, Dr. Anthony Fauci and NBA star Jerome Williams will offer their congratulations to the graduates. The commencement […]

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May 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. County Council Approves Budget:  The Council unanimously approved the $5.8 billion operating budget Thursday. 2. Montgomery College Commencement Ceremony:  Nearly three thousand Montgomery College students graduate today at 10 a.m. Watch the virtual ceremony streamed live on Facebook or […]

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May 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

17 Maryland CVS Stores to Offer Coronavirus Testing Starting Friday

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that CVS drugstores will offer drive-thru testing for COVID-19 starting Friday. CVS will open 17 locations in Maryland, including three in Montgomery County, according to a news release from the Governor’s office. Earlier this week, Gov. Hogan authorized pharmacies to order and administer COVID-19 tests to support Maryland’s long-term testing […]

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May 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

What to Expect at the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival. The coronavirus can’t stop the city’s book worms and writers from coming together, even if they won’t be gathering in Bohrer Park. Mayor Jud Ashman discusses what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival launches Saturday and there there will be activities […]

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April 20, 2020 | Grace Mottley

University of Maryland Announces Virtual Commencement Plans

The University of Maryland announced Monday that spring commencement will be held virtually due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. In an email to the community, UMD President Wallace Loh detailed steps to provide the class of 2020 with recognition for their graduation. The university will be holding virtual commencement on May 22. The ceremony […]

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July 2, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Release Video of Eyeglass Store Robbery Suspects

Police have released a video of three suspects in a string of robberies at an eyeglass store in Cloverly. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. According to police, the three robberies occurred on May 22, 31, and June 25 at the I Care Doctor store at 15426 New Hampshire Avenue. Each […]

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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Schedules Public Hearings to Review Draft Comprehensive Master Plan

As part of Rockville 2040, the Rockville Planning Commission will hold information sessions and public hearings on the draft comprehensive plan. Rockville 2040, the city’s initiative to update the 2002 comprehensive master plan, began with a kickoff meeting May 2015. Since that time, the city held listening sessions, citywide forums, open houses and other meetings. […]

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May 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session:  The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a special appropriation to the County Government’s Fiscal Year 18 Operating Budget on  funding legal representation for residents detained for deportation proceedings. 2. Congressional Forum on Election Security: U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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May 18, 2017 | Michelle Queen

UPDATED Weekend Planner, May 19 – May 21 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion currently has two exhibits on display through this weekend, the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between. Admission is free; hours are posted, here. The Rockville Art League Juried Members’ Show is on exhibit at Glenview Mansion from […]

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