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November 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Friday’s COVID-19 Numbers: 1,541 New Cases in Maryland, 219 in Montgomery

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 219 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. This is the second straight day the number of new cases was more than 200. The county has not experienced this since May. The county’s cumulative case count now stands at 26,996. The county has a […]

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November 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 6, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Nov. 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. (ICYMI) Gov. Hogan COVID-19 Briefing: Gov. Hogan held a briefing Thursday evening. Here’s our report: Hogan Urges COVID-19 Compliance: ‘Just Wear the Damn Masks’ 2. Free COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available at eight locations throughout Montgomery County today. […]

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October 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Planning Commission Sends Its Concerns on I-270, 495 Road Widening to State

During the Oct. 21 Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission meeting, board members reiterated their “major concerns” with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration’s Managed Lanes Study for I-495 and I-270. Its final comments, including a long list of what M-NCPPC considers “serious deficiencies,” will be sent to the SHA by Nov. 6, […]

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October 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

City of Gaithersburg Seeks Public’s Input on Lakeforest Redevelopment

The City of Gaithersburg is holding six virtual public forums to hear what the community would prefer to see at the Lakeforest property where a thriving mall once stood. To assist with its update of the Lakeforest Master Plan, Gaithersburg has established an online survey that closes Nov. 6. It also will hold six public […]

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October 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Gaithersburg Seeking Input on Future Plans for Lakeforest Mall Property

The City of Gaithersburg is conducting a survey to see what residents would like to see at Lakeforest. The once vibrant mall area is vitually empty and building at the property is in moratorum while an amendment to the Lakeforest Master Plan Amendement is conducted. The 20-question survey is designed to learn what residents would […]

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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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November 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 6 and it’s National Nachos Day! As you eat melted cheese on chips, here are five things worth noting in Montgomery County. 1. Public Forum for Kirwan Commission Funding:  Tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., Montgomery County’s Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Forum takes place at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. […]

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November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Tribute to Amerca’s Veterans Concert Set for Wednesday

The 11th Annual Tribute to America’s Veterans takes place Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall of the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring. Chou Chou and the Imperial Palms Orchestra provide a variety of big band music. This is a free concert open to all. The theme of […]

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November 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Election Day Sights and Scenes Around Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters took to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, despite the rain. Here are photos and videos from Gaithersburg, Olney, Quince Orchard, and Sandy Spring. Photos by Phil Fabrizio   Voters spoke with MCM’s Deirdre Byrne this morning. Christopher & Philippa Channer (Olney) brought their kids to the polls this morning. Philippa says it’s […]

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November 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Election Day! Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, Nov. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Election Guide: Everything you need to know about the local and state races can be found in Montgomery Community Media’s comprehensive election guide. 2. Election Night Live Coverage: Montgomery Community Media will broadcast live election results of local races […]

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