phase 2

June 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Bethesda Restaurant Gears Up for Phase 2 Reopening

Phase 2 of reopening in Montgomery County begins Friday at 5 p.m. Staff at Tommy Joe’s in Bethesda spoke with MyMCMedia about how they’re preparing to safely resume indoor seating. This is the lone Tommy Joe’s, after the Kentlands location closed. Montgomery County announced that Phase 2 of reopening includes indoor retail services and restaurant […]

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June 18, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Announces Plans for Resuming On-Site Services

As Montgomery County approaches Phase 2 of reopening, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has announced they will be resuming specific physical services, starting Monday, June 29. These services do not require patrons to enter MCPL facilities and some can be done online or by phone. All MCPL branches will be reopening their book drops so […]

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June 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Has Not Seen Uptick in COVID-19 Cases Since Protests Began, Gayles Says

Montgomery County has not seen an increase in COVID-19 cases due to large-scale Black Lives Matter protests, said County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. “What we have observed here is since that started within the county, we have not seen an uptick in cases,” he said at a county council meeting Tuesday. He emphasized that […]

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June 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Indoor Dining Can Resume on Friday, Hogan Announces

Indoor dining can resume at 50 percent capacity in Maryland beginning this Friday, June 12 at 5 p.m., Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday.  Outdoor graduation ceremonies and amusements like rides and miniature golf can also start again. Outdoor pools can increase capacity to 50 percent. All of these additional Phase 2 […]

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June 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Discuss Reopening Economy at Wednesday News Conference

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update residents on reopening Maryland’s economy and Stage 2 of the state’s coronavirus recovery plan. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Today at 5 p.m., I will hold a press conference to provide an update on the […]

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June 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg, White Oak MVA Branches to Open; No Road Test for Non-Commercial Drivers

The Gaithersburg and White Oak Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) branches will begin partially reopening on Monday, June 8, according to a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) MVA statement.  On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Stage 2 of Maryland’s reopening will start Friday at 5 p.m., and starting June 8 some MVA offices can begin […]

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June 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Announces Stage 2 of Reopening Begins Friday

  Stage 2 of Maryland’s reopening begins Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m., Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday.  Hogan is leaving it up to counties to decide whether to follow his plan or reopen more slowly. Montgomery County began Stage 1 of reopening on Monday, while most other counties began on […]

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