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October 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s COVID-19 Numbers for Montgomery: 124 New Cases, One Death

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 124 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 25,562. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.95% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. There was one COVID-19 related […]

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October 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting Day 3: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents who are eligible but not yet registered to vote […]

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October 27, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery Parks Celebrates Maryland Emancipation Day

Montgomery Parks and the Prince George’s County Parks and Recreation Department are celebrating Maryland Emancipation Day with nearly a week of virtual events and in-person events leading up to the 156th anniversary of the abolishment of slavery in the state. The abolishment of slavery in Maryland was established on Nov. 1, 1864, just six months […]

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October 26, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

County Announces COVID-19 Testing Schedule for Week of Oct. 26

Montgomery County health officials have published this week’s schedule for COVID-19 free walk-in and drive-thru testing sites. Health officials are urging all residents to get tested for COVID-19. According to Montgomery County’s press release, “Testing is important for everyone so that health officials can track the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Some individuals with […]

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October 26, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

County Council Virtual Youth Town Hall Planned for Oct. 28

The Montgomery County Council will host a virtual Youth Town Hall meeting on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. with Montgomery County School Board President Shebra Evans and Student Member of the Board Nick Asante. They would like to learn more about the issues currently impacting young people across the county. The virtual Youth Town Hall […]

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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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October 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

MCPS Shares New Interactive Tool for Districtwide Boundary Analysis

Montgomery County Public School officials say the second phase of the Districtwide Boundary Analysis will focus on engagement with a new Interactive Boundary Explorer tool. The tool will offer a more in-depth look at MCPS school boundaries and was designed to provide a comprehensive assessment by analyzing various data points. The interactive tool will be […]

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October 15, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

County Health Officials Announce Flu Clinic Schedule

Montgomery County health officials urge residents to get a flu vaccination this year and announced the dates to four free clinics. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will include free clinics for residents over the age of 14 and two free clinics specifically for children between the ages of six months to 18-years-old. This year there […]

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September 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Public Safety Task Force Will Focus Work in Five Areas

Montgomery County’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will break up much of its work into five categories before presenting recommendations next year. In late June, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced he was creating the task force. Members will discuss racism in policing and examine how to fix policies that impact certain groups disproportionately in […]

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