montgomery county

April 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 12, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Congressman Anthony Brown will hold a media briefing today at 11:30 a.m. to discuss Montgomery County’s infrastructure and transportation priorities, followed by a discussion of the Council’s ongoing review of the […]

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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview: COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility, Window Guards Required

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Latest Covid-19 Numbers: More Than 38% of County Residents Have Received First Dose

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 9 According to the Montgomery County Department of Health of Health, 22.1% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated and 38.8% have received the first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Preregistration, which is the first step to obtain a vaccine at county clinics, is currently open […]

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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 9, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today, and 11 sites this weekend. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2. COVID-19 […]

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April 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims Continue to Decline

Initial claims for unemployment filed by Montgomery County residents continued to decrease during the week that ended April 3. That week, only 141 residents filed initial unemployment claims. The prior week, which ended March 27, 1,307 residents filed unemployment claims. One week earlier, county residents filed 2,401 initial claims, according to the Maryland Department of Labor […]

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April 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Local Jewish Schools Read Names of Victims During Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday is Holocaust Memorial Day which commemorates the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Students at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and Berman Hebrew Academy, both in Rockville, as well as students from Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital and Gesher Jewish Day School in Northern Virginia are reciting the […]

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April 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, April 8, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Information: The COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus will transition to a State mass vaccination site starting today. According to county health officials, vaccinations will be available to all Marylanders; however, about 25% of the appointments will […]

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April 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, April 7, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 7, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Budget Public Hearings: The county council will hold a public hearing on County Executive Marc Elrich’s proposed fiscal 2022 budget at 7 p.m. (register by 5 p.m.). See more information here. County Council to Hold Budget Public Hearings April 6-8 2. […]

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April 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Unanimously Votes to Restrict Undetectable Ghost Guns

Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to restrict the possession, use, sale and transfer of undetectable guns to minors Tuesday afternoon. The legislation is designed to stop what are known as ghost guns, whose parts easily can be purchased on the Internet, according to Police Chief Marcus Jones. They are basically do it yourself guns. The […]

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April 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, April 6, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 6, and it is National Library Workers Day. To celebrate, thank a Montgomery County librarian for forgiving nearly $700,000 worth of library late fees and fines. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually today at 9 […]

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