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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

AAA: Vast Majority Of Marylanders Not Traveling This Thanksgiving

Early indications are that many people around the country are ignoring the CDC’s recommendation to not travel during the Thanksgiving holiday. But in Maryland, it’s a different story. A survey conducted by the Mid-Atlantic AAA indicates nearly 90% of Marylanders are staying home this Thanksgiving. 50% of those cited the COVID-19 pandemic as why they […]

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November 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Monday’s COVID-19 Daily Case Numbers: Maryland 1,658, Montgomery 213

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 213 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. This is the 11th consecutive day the increase in daily cases is more than 200. The county’s cumulative case count is 31,389. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 5.08% for positive COVID-19 tests, which […]

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November 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Governor Hogan to Provide Update on COVID-19 Surge Monday at 4 p.m.

Gov. Hogan will provide his fifth update on the COVID-19 pandemic in less than three weeks Monday at 4 p.m. He is expected to provide an update on the COVID-19 surge. Watch the briefing here: Gov. Hogan’s address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Today at 4 p.m., I will hold a […]

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November 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Nov. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Museums and Zoo Close:  Due to the COVID-19 surge, the Smithsonian museums, including the National Zoo, will temporarily close to the public starting today.  The National Zoo will announce the name of the baby cub born on Aug. 21. […]

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November 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Where to Order Thanksgiving Meals in Montgomery County

Thanksgiving is shaping up to be a little different this year with COVID-19 cases rising and health officials warning against Thanksgiving travel. However, you can still enjoy Thanksgiving without having to put all the work into making the turkey, sides, and desserts. Smaller Thanksgiving gatherings mean fewer people to contribute to the feast. Let us […]

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November 19, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

All Smithsonian Museums, National Zoo Announce ‘Temporarily Closure’

The Smithsonian Institution will close all its museums and the National Zoo to the public starting Monday, Nov. 23. No reopening date has been announced. The decision for a temporary closure was based on the national and regional rise in Covid-19 cases, according to an official statement. Eight Smithsonian facilities in the D.C. area will […]

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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 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program will close Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center for certain periods of November, December and January, the City of Rockville announced on Monday. The organized hunts will take place in John Hayes Memorial Forest, 852 Avery Road, which incorporates all of Civic Center […]

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November 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Marching Bands, Floats and Dancers Headline Annual Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring

The holiday season officially gets underway on Saturday, November 23 when the annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade begins at 10 a.m. from Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street in Downtown Silver Spring. Traveling the same route as last year, the parade will proceed south on Georgia Avenue, ending at Silver Spring Avenue. The parade features live […]

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November 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cantante Venezolano se Presenta este Sábado en BlackRock Center

El sábado 23 de noviembre a las 8pm se presentará con su música el cantautor venezolano Jonathan Acosta en el emblemático BlackRock Centro de Artes en Germantown, Maryland. Esta presentación es parte del Tour #VamosPaisano, una maravillosa producción musical que se hace para enaltecer el gentilicio del Continente americano, en reconocimiento pleno de encontrarnos en […]

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