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October 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

SBA Loans Available for Residents and Businesses Affected by the Remains of Hurricane IDA

Residents of the state of Maryland, including Montgomery County, as well as business owners, who were affected by disasters caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “Montgomery County encountered deadly consequences last month following rain and […]

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October 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Setting Fire to Potomac Home

John Joseph Odonnell Jr. of Bensalem was sentenced to 12 years in prison for burning down a home in Potomac that he believed was the residence of the head of the CIA. On Monday, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Fogleman sentenced Odonnell, 35, to 30 years in prison but suspended all but 12 years. […]

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October 18, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Grammy-Winning Artist Teaches Zoom Workshops with Montgomery College

Montgomery College’s Arts Institute will partner with Grammy Award-winning artist, producer and sound engineer Larry Mitchell to offer two Zoom workshop/master classes on Oct. 26. The first session, Tips for Livestreaming Music, will be at noon and the second session, Guitar Master Class, will happen at 4 p.m. The classes are free and anyone may […]

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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 30, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Arsonist Arrested in Connection with Potomac House Fire

A Pennsylvania man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a house fire that left one Potomac woman and her cats displaced Monday, Oct. 26. Johh O’Donnell, 34, of Bensalem, PA was taken into custody and charged with first-degree arson and attempted first-degree murder. Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said […]

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October 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

157 Nuevos Casos de Covid-19 en Montgomery y Dos Muertes

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 157 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery el martes por la mañana. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es 25,438. El condado tiene un promedio continuo de siete días de 2.89% sobre pruebas positivas de COVID-19, […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Residents Eager to Cast Ballots in Wheaton on Day 1 of Early Voting

Early voting began Monday in Maryland. The Wheaton Library and Recreation Center is one of 11 early voting locations in Montgomery County. Residents were eager to get to the polls and MyMCMedia spoke to voters about their experiences around this election and ongoing political climate. The last day for early in-person voting in Maryland is […]

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October 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Reports No New COVID-Related Deaths, Rolling Seven-Day Average of 2.75%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 134 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 25,281. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.75% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 22 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. There were no COVID-19 related […]

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October 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó este Lunes la Votación Anticipada en Montgomery

Los votantes del condado de Montgomery pueden emitir su voto para las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre de 2020 en once centros de votación anticipada desde el 26 de octubre hasta el 2 de noviembre. El horario de atención de cada centro de votación anticipada es de 7 a.m. a 8 p.m. Cualquier votante […]

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October 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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