nov. 18

November 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s COVID-19 Daily Case Numbers: Maryland 2,018, Montgomery 262

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 262 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning.  This is the sixth consecutive day the daily increase is greater than 200 cases. The county’s cumulative case count is 29,833. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 5.39% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is […]

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November 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Nov. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and […]

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November 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

County to Host Zoom Session on Transportation Options for Older Residents

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will hold an online Zoom session on Nov. 18 about the various transportation options that are available to older residents and adults with disabilities. According to a news release, the virtual meeting will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A. […]

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November 13, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

County Creates Program Providing Grants for Medical and Dentistry Practices

Independent primary care medical and general dentistry practices who have lost revenue due to the COVID-19 health crisis can now apply for a grant. The “Montgomery County Primary Care and Dental Grant Program,” created by the Montgomery County Council, will provide up to $60,000 to an eligible practice, according to a press release. The program […]

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November 10, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Fenton Street Bikeway Project in Silver Spring Pedals to Next Phase

Riding your bike along Fenton Street in Silver Spring might become easier and safer as early as 2021. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced on Nov. 3 that they will be holding a virtual meeting to present their findings from the Fenton Street Bikeway Study. The study initially kicked off in 2017, but […]

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November 18, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

¡HOY! Foro Comunitario sobre Transporte

Esta noche se llevará a cabo el foro comunitario que busca discutir lo que la Autoridad de Tránsito del Área Metropolitana de Washington está haciendo para abordar las preocupaciones de los residentes en materia de seguridad en el aparcamiento de la estación del metro de Wheaton, según informa el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery. Participe […]

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November 18, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Policía Investiga Tiroteo en Chevy Chase por Invasión de Propiedad

Actualización, 3:50 p.m .: Dos personas sufrieron heridas de bala la madrugada del lunes durante un robo de invasión de su casa, dijo un comunicado de la policía del condado de Montgomery. Alrededor de las 4 a.m., los oficiales del distrito de policía de Bethesda encontraron a un hombre y a una mujer en un […]

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November 18, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Update: Chevy Chase Shootings Followed Home Invasion Robbery

Update, 3:50 p.m.: Two people suffered gunshot wounds early Monday morning during a home invasion robbery, a Montgomery County police statement said. About 4 a.m., Bethesda police district officers found the man and a woman at an apartment building in the 8400 block of Chevy Chase Lake Terrace, police said. They were taken to local hospitals […]

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November 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 18 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Nov. 18. 1. Schools Boundary Analysis Hearing: The school Board holds its first hearing tonight on the boundary study completed by consultants. 2. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 111 […]

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November 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Safety at Wheaton Metro Garage Subject of Forum

Safety at the Wheaton Metro parking garage will be the subject of a community forum Monday, Nov. 18. The forum takes place at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center Social Hall, 11701 Georgia Ave. Metro customers have complained for years about safety issues and deteriorating conditions at the garage. The meeting will provide an opportunity for […]

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