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April 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Make ‘Important’ Vaccine Announcement at 4 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide “an important vaccine update” at 4 p.m. on Monday. Hogan’s announcement will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Mike Ricci, the communication’s director for Hogan, tweeted, “Making some big vaccine announcements today at 4 p.m. @GoVaxMD” Related Post: Starting Tuesday, Marylanders 16+ Are Eligible for Vaccine at Mass […]

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February 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Sees Almost Zero Flu Activity This Season

During this influenza season, there is almost no flu activity present in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan’s Communications Director Mike Ricci said Friday morning. In a tweet, Ricci displayed a chart comparing clinical laboratory test positivity rates for flu seasons from 2017 until now. Positivity rates during the 2020-2021 flu season have remained below 5% so […]

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February 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes Instan al Estado a Crear un Sitio de Vacunación Masiva en Montgomery

Dado que los sitios de vacunación masiva de COVID-19 operan en el condado de Prince George y la ciudad de Baltimore, los líderes del condado de Montgomery quieren uno en su jurisdicción. Durante una reunión del concejo con funcionarios del departamento de salud estatal el martes, el oficial de salud del condado, el Dr. Travis […]

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February 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders Urge State for Mass Vaccination Site in Montgomery County

As COVID-19 mass vaccination sites operate in Prince George’s County and Baltimore City, Montgomery County leaders want one in their jurisdiction. During a council meeting with state health department officials Tuesday, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said he wanted to “publicly go on the record” to say Montgomery County has multiple locations that could […]

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January 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: State House Bulking Up Security as FBI Warns of Armed Demonstrations

Maryland State Police (MSP) is aware of online information about possible armed protests at state capitols, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. An internal FBI memo warns that armed demonstrations are being planned at all 50 state capitols and may begin this weekend, The Associated Press reported Monday. According to the AP, the memo reads: […]

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January 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Cardin to Hogan: ‘It’s Not Too Late to Pull’ Loeffler Endorsement

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) took aim at Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) on Twitter Tuesday evening after the governor’s press briefing updating Marylanders on the state’s vaccine distribution plan. Hogan was asked by a reporter during the briefing about the 13 Republican Senators who have gone on the record opposing counting some of President-elect Joe […]

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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Live Performances Now Allowed at Restaurants in Montgomery County

Shortly after most Maryland counties began Phase 3 of reopening, Montgomery County announced further reopenings as well.  As of Friday evening venues like indoor and outdoor restaurants can offer live performances along with dining. No dancing or congregating around performers is allowed, and people must wear masks (unless eating) and stay seated while eating. Prince George’s […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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