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October 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard and other county officials will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable […]

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October 18, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Comisión de Redistribución de Distritos Votará sobre Recomendaciones Finales el Miércoles

La Comisión de Redistribución de Distritos redujo sus opciones a tres formas de dividir el condado de Montgomery en nuevos distritos, a medida que el condado pasa de cinco a siete escaños del concejo. En su reunión del 20 de octubre, los comisionados elegirán un mapa para que el concejo del condado lo revise. Los […]

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October 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Redistricting Commission Votes on Final Recommendation Wednesday

The Commission on Redistricting narrowed its choices down to three ways to divide Montgomery County into new districts as the county moves from five to seven council seats. At its Oct. 20 meeting, the commissioners will choose one map for the county council to review. The 11 members of the redistricting commission broke into three […]

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October 12, 2021 | Travis Chase

Redistricting Process Enters Next Phase

The Commission on Redistricting is moving forward in creating maps for the ongoing redistricting plans. County officials will meet once again on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Redistricting is required by the county charter every 10 years. The last time redistricting was approved occurred in 2011. Because voters elected to increase the number […]

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October 12, 2021 | Rosa Pyo

County Seeks Community Input on Future of Chevy Chase Library

The Montgomery County Department of General Services’ Office of Planning and Development and Montgomery Public Libraries are offering office hours to discuss the future of the Chevy Chase Library. The two options proposed are a full renovation of the existing library or the construction of a completely new library on site. However, to construct the […]

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October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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October 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

Tuesday’s COVID-19 Numbers for Montgomery: 94 New Cases, One Death

The Maryland Department of Health reported 94 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The cumulative case count is now 24,560. There was one COVID-19 related fatality reported Tuesday, bringing the pandemic death toll in the county to 821. This is the first death reported since Oct. 15. Prince George’s County leads the state […]

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September 29, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Voters Urged to Request Mail-In Ballots as Deadline Approaches

The Montgomery County Board of Elections has encouraged all eligible voters to cast mail-in ballots due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The deadline to submit a completed application of the ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. Registered voters can either vote by mail or in person. The Board stated in a press release that voting by […]

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September 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Emphasize Important Deadlines for Voters

The 2020 U.S. Presidential General Election is less than 60 days away. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say two important deadlines are approaching that voters need to be mindful of: Voter Registration Postmark Deadline – Tuesday, October 13 Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline– Tuesday, October 20 “Montgomery County voters [should] be cognizant of that little nuance that could […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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