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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 1, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Crumbl Cookies Set To Open First Maryland Location in Rockville

Crumbl Cookies, a specialty cookie delivery company known on the West Coast, opens its first Maryland storefront in Rockville on Thursday, Oct. 1. The national bakery franchise is known for its rotating menu and features four gourmet cookies each week. Crumbl will also celebrate its opening with a Free Cookie Day for its customers on […]

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October 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 785 New Maryland Cases, 95 in Montgomery County

Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 95 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. Since the start of the pandemic, the cumulative case count for the county has climbed to 22,679. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.54% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 14 of Maryland’s 24 […]

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September 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Friedson: ‘Votes Are Starting to Be Counted Beginning October 1’

Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson spoke to MyMCMedia Friday in Bethesda about how Marylanders are starting to receive their ballots for the Nov. 3 General Election. Friedson said the county council has been pushing for secure ballot drop boxes throughout the county. He noted that voting is officially underway and, “for the first time ever,” […]

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September 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Condado de Montgomery Ofrece Servicios Gratuitos de Salud Mental

Los servicios de crisis gratuitos están disponibles las 24 horas del día, durante todo el año, para los residentes del condado de Montgomery que los necesiten. El Centro de Crisis del condado tiene el Equipo de Crisis Móvil, que proporciona evaluaciones de emergencia para las personas que experimentan problemas de salud mental. Según los funcionarios […]

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September 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Providing Free Emergency Mental Health Services

Free crisis services are available 24 hours a day, all year round for Montgomery County residents in need. The county’s Crisis Center has the Mobile Crisis Team, which provides emergency evaluations for individuals experiencing mental health distress. According to the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services officials, the program also has four crisis […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Testing Clinics Available Week of Sept. 28

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 28. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing clinics are free, and no doctor’s order is required. Online appointments are encouraged but are not required. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health […]

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September 17, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

County to Host Virtual Forum on Mental Health and Recovery, Oct. 1

Montgomery County’s Fall 2020 Forum: “Many Pathways to Family Recovery” will be held online on Thursday, Oct. 1. Speakers will discuss the various ways to address mental health care, substance misuse treatment, and current trends on these topics. Attend our Virtual Forum: Many Pathways to Family Recovery, is on Thurs Oct 1 from 6-8PM EST.Learn […]

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July 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Private Schools Directed to Stay Closed for Start of Academic Year

Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles issued a directive Friday ordering private and independent schools in the county to remain closed for in-person instruction through Oct. 1. The announcement was made Friday evening in a Montgomery County news release, explaining the decision intends to “protect the health and safety of Montgomery County residents as well as parents, students, […]

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October 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 1 in Montgomery County

And the countdown to Halloween has officially begun—30 more days! Today is Tuesday, Oct. 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 1 p.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Big Day for Sports Fans: The Washington Nationals host the Milwaukee […]

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