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October 25, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Park Closures Due to Deer Population Management Program Begin this Week

Starting this week, Montgomery Parks is urging visitors to plan their visits around scheduled closures, according to an August announcement. The reason? Annual deer population management programming — which utilizes “carefully screened, qualified, and licensed recreational hunters”  to maintain the County’s ecological balance. According to the announcement, the deer population in Montgomery County exceeds both […]

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November 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Aumento Diario de Casos de Covid-19 en Montgomery Supera los 200

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery El martes por la mañana, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland  reportó 366 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery. Este es el tercer mayor número de casos nuevos desde marzo y el quinto día consecutivo en el que el aumento diario es superior a 200 […]

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November 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Number of New Daily COVID-19 Cases Hits New High in Montgomery and Maryland

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Tuesday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 366 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County.  This is the third-highest number of new cases since March and the fifth consecutive day the daily increase is greater than 200 cases. The county’s cumulative case count is 29,571. The county has a rolling seven-day […]

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November 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Governor Hogan to Provide Update on COVID-19 Surge Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide his fourth update on the COVID-19 pandemic since Nov. 5 as the state’s cases, deaths, and hospitalizations continue to surge. Hogan’s briefing is scheduled for Tuesday at 2 p.m. and he is expected to “announce additional actions” the state will take to combat the surge in cases. Watch the briefing […]

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November 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 17, in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Nov. 17, and it is National Transgender Awareness Week. The week aims to raise awareness of the issues faced by the transgender community. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. The agenda includes recognizing NIH researcher Dr. […]

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November 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando, Riemer to Discuss Legislation on Tuesday to Remove School Resource Officers

Councilmembers Will Jawando and Hans Riemer will speak to members of the media at noon Tuesday about their legislation proposing the removal of school resource officers from Montgomery County Public Schools. The media briefing will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County Council’s Facebook page. It will feature comments from former MCPS students; Avery Smedley, an […]

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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 9, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

Registration Now Open for 2020 Montgomery County Energy Summit

There is still time to register for the seventh annual Montgomery County Energy Summit. The three-day event runs from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19. Previously, the summit was an in-person conference. However, it transitioned to online networking sessions because of COVID-19. Still offered are in-depth workshops to educate people about innovative renewable and sustainable energy […]

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November 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dickerson Man Dies in Single-Car Wreck

It happened shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday.  A 46-year-old Dickerson man died in a single-car wreck Sunday night, according to a statement from the Montgomery County police. Jerry Lee Ray Thompson Sr. died after his southbound 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 struck several trees, according to preliminary findings of the police investigation. The incident occurred before […]

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November 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Certifies Election Results, Inauguration Set for Nov. 17

On Tuesday, Rockville’s Board of Supervisors of Elections certified results from last week’s vote by mail city election, confirming preliminary results that return Bridget Donnell Newton to the mayor’s seat for a third term. A total of 12,287 votes were cast in the Nov. 5 election, which is an increase of 89.96% over the 6,468 […]

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