Nov. 13

November 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Sets Record for New COVID-19 Cases, Montgomery Sees Highest Numbers Since June

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 239 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. This is the highest daily increase in more than five months since June 4 when the county recorded 302 new cases. The county’s cumulative case count is now 28,385. The county has a rolling seven-day average […]

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November 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

The day will start cloudy in the morning and then become sunny in the afternoon with a high temperature of 62 degrees, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free testing is available today in Silver […]

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November 12, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

UPDATE: Pop Up Beer Garden is Now Cancelled

Update (Nov. 12): The Pike District Pop Up Beer Garden is now cancelled, according to the event’s website. The cancellation is for the concern of the safety and health of the community. Also, it is in accordance with the State of Maryland’s code red status and Montgomery County’s rollback on Phase 2 COVID restrictions, according […]

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September 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

photo of Great Uncle Harvey by Gabi Mendick at Sandy Spring Museum Makers Among Us Exhibit

Sandy Spring Museum to Reopen Friday, Oct. 9

Sandy Spring Museum Reopens With Makers Among Us Art Exhibit Sandy Spring Museum will reopen on Friday, Oct. 9 after the pandemic closed the museum to visitors for six months. The museum reopens with the art exhibit “Makers Among Us” featuring the works of emerging visual artists. The exhibit will be on display Fridays from […]

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November 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Magruder High Closed Because of Water Main Break

Magruder High School is closed today, Nov. 13, because of a water main break in the area. Montgomery County Publics Schools announced the closing on their website at 6:10 a.m.   Important Message: Due to a water main break, Magruder High School will be closed today, November 13, 2019. @MagruderHS — MCPS (@MCPS) November 13, […]

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November 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, Nov. 13 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pedestrian Master Plan Community Meeting: Montgomery Planning is beginning work on the county’s first Pedestrian Master Plan. Staff will discuss the purpose and timeline for the plan and gather feedback from attendees about local walking conditions, challenges and […]

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November 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Elrich Adds Sixth Fiscal 2021 Forum at Leisure World

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich has added a sixth budget forum about fiscal 2021 (FY21) Operating Budget priorities. The forum takes place Monday, December 9 and will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Leisure World’s Maryland Room in Clubhouse One, located at 3700 Rossmoor Boulevard in Silver Spring. The remaining fiscal 2021 operating budget forums will […]

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November 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s Campaign Aims to Alert Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicyclists About Decreased Daylight

Montgomery County officials have launched what they call one of the most aggressive campaigns in County history. The campaign is aimed towards making drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists aware of the added perils that come with time changes and decreased hours of afternoon daylight. “Be Safe, Be Seen” includes 20 events as part of the one-month […]

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October 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

State Holding Workshops on Reducing I-270 Congestion

Commuters and other motorists will get a chance to voice its opinions at a series of workshops focused on reducing congestion on Interstate 270 between I-370 in Gaithersburg and I-70 in Frederick. Multiple studies over the last decade have shown that the National Capital Region is one of the most congested in the nation, and […]

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October 18, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Council

Montgomery County Council to Host Youth Town Halls

The Montgomery County Council will be hosting two youth town halls in the upcoming weeks. The County wants to learn more about the issues that are impacting young people in the area. The two town halls will be taking place on Oct. 30 at Clarksburg High School and Nov. 13 at Wheaton High School. Each […]

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