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November 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

216 Nuevos Casos de Covid-19 en un sólo día en Montgomery

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del Condado de Montgomery El lunes por la mañana, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 216 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery. Este es el cuarto día consecutivo en el que el aumento diario es superior a 200 casos. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es […]

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November 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Monday’s COVID-19 Daily Case Numbers: Maryland 1,726, Montgomery 216

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Monday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 216 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This is the fourth consecutive day the daily increase is greater than 200 cases.  The county’s cumulative case count is 29,205. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 5.09% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is […]

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November 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Nov. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding eight free testing clinics today. The schedule of clinics may be found here. 2. Maryland Courts Postpone Jury Trials:   Starting today all jury trials will be postponed until 2021. 3. Municipal Monday:  Gaithersburg’s […]

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November 13, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Spiking COVID-19 Cases Forces University of Maryland to Jumpstart Virtual Learning

With spiking COVID-19 cases in the State of Maryland and Prince George’s County, the University of Maryland early Friday afternoon sent an urgent email notifying students, faculty, and staff of changes to the planned virtual start date. University of Maryland President Darryll Pines and University Heath Center Interim Director Sacared Bodison said the decision was […]

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November 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Liquor Store in Olney Closed Due to COVID-19

The Olney Liquor and Wine store, which is part of Montgomery County’s Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS), temporarily shut down after a store employee tested positive for COVID-19 virus. ABS learned of the positive test Nov. 4. The employee most recently worked at the store on Oct. 31. Other employees at the store on Georgia Avenue […]

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November 5, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Commission for Women to Host Covid-19 Listening Tours

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will host a series of virtual listening sessions during the month of November. According to a press release, these virtual sessions will allow women in the county to share how they’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tours will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with […]

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October 16, 2020 | Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Ed.D.

Blog: Choreographer Turned Arts Administrator C. Lorenzo Evans III Talks Dance and Pivoting as an Artist During COVID-19

C. Lorenzo “goLo” Evans III is a dancer/choreographer from the Washington DC metropolitan area. He is best known for his work with Fantasia Barrino and the iconic Godfather of Soul, go-go artist Chuck Brown. Following many years of training in Philadelphia at Temple University, Koresh Dance and Freedom Theatre, Evans began goLoworld Dance Company in […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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November 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville to Reopen Saturday

Montgomery County Public Libraries announced that it’s reopening its Marilyn J. Praisner branch in Burtonsville on Saturday, Nov. 16. The branch had been closed since April for renovations. County officials say the refreshed library “includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation, information, and self-checkout desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new painting and flooring; replacement of ceiling […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Officially Signs On with DC Team in New Pro Swim League

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky will be representing her hometown for the DC Trident in the new International Swimming League. The ISL officially announced rosters for some of its teams and Ledecky was clearly the headliner for the DC […]

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