oct. 8

October 8, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Sweeteria, Thai Dessert and Coffee Café, Opens in Downtown Silver Spring

Sweeteria Dessert Café, a Thai food inspired café serving sweets and coffee, announced its soft opening Thursday in downtown Silver Spring. Sweeteria will sell a portion of their menu with specials for customers at their soft opening, which may last up to two weeks. According to staff, popular menu items are their homestyle Thai tea […]

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October 8, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Two Dates Added to North Bethesda’s Drive-In Movie Experience

Good news for movie fans who are tired of watching Netflix on their computers. Carpool Cinema, North Bethesda’s first drive-in movie experience, has added two dates on Oct. 8 and Oct. 10. After tickets sold out for Friday and Saturday, the event added an additional day for both of the Halloween themed movies. “Beetlejuice” will […]

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October 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery Positivity Rate Sets Pandemic Low

The Maryland Department of Health reported 99 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. Since the first case confirmed in March, the cumulative case count for the county is now 23,293. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.05% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 13 of Maryland’s 24 […]

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October 5, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Hundreds of Regal Cinemas to Close Across United States

All 536 Regal Cinemas in the United States will be temporarily suspending their operations as of Thursday, Oct. 8, the parent company Cineworld announced Monday in a press release. According to the press release, Cineworld cannot consider providing strong commercial films in their theaters “against the backdrop of COVID-19.” Major U.S. markets, like New York, […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Third Annual Active Aging Week Goes Virtual

Montgomery County’s Third Annual Active Aging Week takes place Monday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 11. The week is part of an international initiative to promote healthy lifestyles, specifically for those 50 years and older. Many programs and opportunities to participate are available throughout the week. Events are co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of […]

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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 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Looking for Residents’ Input, Elrich Holds Virtual Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of virtual budget forums to receive input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year. Most of the forums will be broken into regions and will cover the county’s capital budget and capital improvements program. Another two forums will be devoted to the county’s operating […]

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October 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 8, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: CANCELED 1. Meet the Media: Council President Hans Riemer has his regular meeting with he reporters starting at 11:30 a.m. Up for discussion will be legislation to streamline the approval of accessory apartments, which is an effort to increase the […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

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