Oct 14

October 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports Nine New COVID-19 Deaths, Three in Montgomery County

Wednesday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 109 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. The cumulative case count for the county has climbed to 23,926 since the first confirmed case in March. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.43% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 17 of Maryland’s […]

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October 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 14, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Free COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County offers free coronavirus testing at seven clinics today. Check here for a list of times and locations. 2. Bike Quick Check: The Washington Area Bicyclist Association wants to teach you how to do a […]

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October 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

FLASH Bus Begins Running Along Route 29 on Oct. 14

A modernistic 64-foot long neon blue and green bus will begin transporting riders along Route 29 between the Silver Spring Transit Center and the Burtonsville Park and Ride lot on Oct. 14. FLASH is Montgomery County’s newest bus rapid transit system that will operate in dedicated lanes and be able to keep a green light […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 12 – Oct. 14

The Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery and Studio Tours is a unique opportunity to take a self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries located on farms or barns in the scenic countryside. The tour includes 15 destinations that represent more than 50 fine visual, sculptural, textile and beverage (beer, wine and tea) artists. The popular Oktoberfest […]

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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registration and election worker recruitment drives Oct. 1 through Oct. 16 at local public libraries: Monday, Oct. 1 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Aspen Hill, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville Tuesday, Oct. 2 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Chevy Chase, 8005 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase Wednesday, Oct. 3 (5 p.m.-8 […]

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September 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Sponsored Flu Vaccination Clinics Taking Appointments

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times. Community Clinics Scheduled for Oct. 15 and 24 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove Building […]

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September 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Randolph Hills Shopping Center to Transform into Community Space

Better Block Announces the White Flint Placemaking Festival, celebrating Local Food, Arts, and Fitness In just a few weeks, Randolph Hills Shopping Center will transform into a community greenspace that will offer activities for everyone, no matter their age. Since May 2018, Better Block, an urban-based nonprofit in Dallas, has been working with residents in […]

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December 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Meet the Only Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby Team in the County (VIDEO)

The women of Free State Roller Derby may get knocked down, but they’re back up in no time. The team’s mission, however, is not just about physical fitness and endurance: it’s about empowerment. “It’s very physical but it’s also a great way for women to come together in a positive environment where we support each […]

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November 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville Residents Receive Dental Services Worth $15K Free

To address the increasing number of residents without dental insurance, staff from the Innovative Dentistry of Rockville gave dental services to 41 individuals free of charge. As a part of “Free Dentistry Day,” celebrated on Oct. 14, residents received cleanings, fillings and extractions from Dr. Rogan Schneider and Dr. Robert Caldwell totaling more than $15,000. “We […]

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October 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Planner, Oct. 13-15

UPDATED: Fall festivals are all over the county. Friday The 2017 Pacific Miss Asian American Pageant The Pacific Miss Asian American Beauty Pageant is the largest and most influential beauty pageant on the East Coast. Since its inception, the pageant has been dedicated to embracing Asian cultural heritage and encouraging cultural awareness and community pride. 7:30 […]

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