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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

County Imposes Immediate New Restrictions on Gathering Sizes, Mask Mandates

Update (Nov. 25): After receiving many questions from residents about Tuesday’s announcement of a new face covering directive, Montgomery County clarified its position. Masks are required anytime residents are likely to come within six feet of someone else. For example, if a resident is walking outside and is likely to come into contact with someone […]

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November 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Tuesday’s COVID-19 Daily Case Numbers: Maryland 1,667, Montgomery 233

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 233 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. This is the 12th consecutive day the increase in daily cases is more than 200. The county’s cumulative case count is 31,622. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 4.64% for positive COVID-19 tests, which […]

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November 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 24, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 24 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Exposure Alerts: Help contain the spread of Covid-19 by turning on exposure alerts on your iPhone or Android device. Do you know how to download or opt-in to MD COVID Alert? It’s easy: 1. If you have an Android, […]

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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 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 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Offers Assistance to Residents During Open Enrollment Period

Open enrollment for people getting their health and dental insurance through Maryland Health Connection (MHC) began Friday, Nov. 1. MHC is Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace. Residents may visit  online to browse plans, compare coverage and costs, and enroll for coverage that begins Jan. 1, 2020. Enrollment is open until Sunday, Dec. 15, for […]

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November 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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November 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, Lorna Virgili reports on County Executive Ike Leggett’s request for more funding for a program that connects frequent 9-1-1 users with services. Next, Susan Kenedy reports on the retirement of Delegate Shiela Hixson (District 20), the […]

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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Garden of Lights Display Opens Nov. 24 at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton

The Garden of Lights returns to Brookside Gardens for its 19th season. This walk-through holiday light display features more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. In addition to the lights, train enthusiasts will enjoy the G-Scale model trains that wind through a […]

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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Thanksgiving Weather Outlook

Thanksgiving is shaping up to be chilly, especially in the morning, with temperatures predicted to be as low as 29 degrees, according to You may want to bundle up if your Thanksgiving tradition includes an early morning walk, or possibly Bethesda’s annual Turkey Chase. The day will warm up to the mid 40s, according […]

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