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November 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Friday’s COVID-19 Daily Case Numbers: Maryland 2,353, Montgomery 282

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday the Maryland Department of Health reported 282 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This is the eighth consecutive day the increase in daily cases is more than 200. The county’s cumulative case count is 30,580. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 5.62% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is […]

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November 20, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘Our Own Seem to Be Jealous of When We Try to Do Better’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked residents to join the conversation about racial equity. Here’s one of the experiences shared with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity.   […]

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November 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commission for Women Virtual Listening Tour: The Montgomery County Commission for Women Listening Tour will continue today via Zoom at 7:00 p.m. Key topics include the needs of women and families in Montgomery County. Register here. 🔊 We invite #MontgomeryCounty […]

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November 17, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

National Zoo Asks for Public’s Help to Name Baby Giant Panda

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington DC welcomed a panda cub on Aug. 21 and is now asking for help naming him. The public can select their favorite name from Nov. 16 to Nov. 20, here, on the zoo’s website with a maximum of one vote per day. The name that receives the most votes […]

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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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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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December 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich and Katz to Hold Second Business Forum Dec 9

County officials continue to work to improve the business climate in Montgomery County through the Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business initiative. County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Sidney Katz are holding a meeting with businesses Monday at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center. The initial phase of the initiative focused on engaging the business […]

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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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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

AMP by Strathmore Announces Fall Concert Series

AMP by Strathmore announced their fall opening lineup of concerts starting Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  Amp will be hosting plenty of lively, swinging concerts along with cabaret, live music, comedy, and a four-part lecture series. Featuring talented artists like the former lead singers of The Temptations, The Platters, The Drifters, Venezuelan singer Nella, Afro Cuban […]

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