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May 7, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

After Hogan’s Green Light, Residents Take the Bait

Shortly after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Governor Larry Hogan gave the go ahead for Maryland residents to partake in popular outdoor activities such as golf, tennis, boating, camping and fishing – all of which had been forbidden under the governor’s stay-at-home orders. It didn’t take long for cooped-up residents to take advantage of the opportunity […]

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May 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Cases Pass 29,000; Montgomery County Cases Top 6,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics As of Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reports 6,032 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 242 cases from the 5,790 reported Wednesday. The health department reports that 315 county residents have died form COVID-19 in Montgomery County. This is an increase of 11 deaths […]

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May 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, May 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Relief for Maryland Small Business: Senator Ben Cardin will be joined by Small Business Administration (SBA) Washington Region District Director Antonio Doss and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Executive Director Cindy Stewart to answer questions from Maryland small businesses and nonprofits about […]

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April 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

MCDOT and MCPS Host First ‘Virtual Safety Week’ for Students and Families

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation and Montgomery County Public Schools will be hosting the first “Virtual Safety Week” for elementary and middle school students and their families next week. The weeklong free event is from Monday, May 4 at 8 a.m. to Friday, May 8 at 5 p.m. The event was developed to emphasize safety […]

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May 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, May 8. Today is known as Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day. V-E Day marks 74 years since the Holocaust ended. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Bike to School Day: It’s National Bike to School Day. Children should wear a helmet, follow traffic signs, and enjoy a […]

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May 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 7. Make sure you thank a teacher today because it’s National Teacher Appreciation Day! 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 the agenda for the meeting. 2. Jawando Press Conference: Councilmember Will Jawando is […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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May 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 5 – May 7 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: The fifth annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Fine Art Festival takes place this weekend with hours on Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival includes the works of 165 jury-selected artists and live music. Strathmore Mansion […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Registration Open For Takoma Park’s Safe Routes to School 5k Challenge

Registration is now open for Takoma Park’s 9th Annual Safe Routes to School 5k Challenge on May 7, according to a news release. The goal of this challenge is to promote safety for pedestrians and bicyclists. The run also promotes a healthy and active lifestyle for residents. Money raised from the race will support the […]

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May 7, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Five Things to Know Today, May 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 7th, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Police apprehended 62-year-old Eulalio Tordil after he allegedly shot four people at two area shopping centers on Friday. All County schools were briefly placed on lockdown due to the incident. 2. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld laid out a plan to improve […]

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