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August 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan to School Boards Not Planning on in Class Instruction: ‘That is Not Acceptable’

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that thanks to improving COVID-19 metrics, all jurisdictions in Maryland are able to safely reopen schools for in-person learning. State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon agreed with Hogan and said school systems should re-evaluate their plans by the end of the first quarter, especially those that plan to stay virtual into […]

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August 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: Every Maryland County ‘Fully Authorized’ for In-Person Schooling

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that as a result of improving health metrics, every county in Maryland is now “fully authorized” to begin safely reopening schools for in-person learning. “Now nearly everyone agrees that there is no substitute for in-person instruction,” he said at a press conference Thursday. Hogan said he hears from parents every day […]

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July 30, 2020 | Tori Bergel

White Oak Bowling Lanes Angered by Forced Re-Closure

White Oak Bowling Lanes in Silver Spring is enlisting the public to help them overturn an executive order causing the business to close down despite continued reopening efforts throughout the county. On Tuesday, the bowling alley surprised customers when it posted to Facebook saying that it would be closing its doors again after over a […]

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July 14, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPS Answering Community Questions About Fall Reopening During Virtual Meeting Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be hosting a virtual conversation on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. about the drafted plan for the district’s reopening. Community members will have the opportunity to learn more about the recovery plan and have their questions answered during the live session. With the drafted plan for schooling this […]

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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 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hit Hard Economically, Taco Bar Owner Hopeful with Phase 1 Reopening

Taco Bar, a family-owned business in Olney, Gaithersburg, and Frederick, is one of the many small food businesses in Montgomery County hurting from the coronavirus. Now that Montgomery County is in phase 1 of the coronavirus reopening plan, Raul Valdivia, the owner, is feeling hopeful about having patrons dining patrons outside. Valdivia spoke to MyMCMedia at […]

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May 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch: Hogan News Conference on Easing COVID-19 Restrictions Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update Marylanders on a phased easing of restrictions in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.   Related Posts Hogan Lifts Stay at Home Order, But Montgomery County May Be Slow […]

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May 8, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Poolesville Parks Remain Closed

As various park amenities in Montgomery County reopen, the Poolesville parks will remain closed until May 18. According to a Facebook post on Thursday, the parks could be delayed if there is any significant increase in the hospitalization rates in the State of Maryland. The Town of Poolesville will make a decision the week of […]

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May 8, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery Parks Reopens Various Park Amenities

Montgomery Parks reopened various park amenities Thursday following Gov. Larry Hogan’s updated state order. The following amenities and programs will be reopened to the public: All outdoor tennis courts Campgrounds – located at Little Bennett Regional Park and Cabin John Regional Park The driving range at South Germantown Recreational Park Archery ranges – located at […]

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April 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: Maryland Could Begin Reopening in Early May

Maryland’s plan for reopening has three stages and could begin in early May, Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Friday.  “I’m optimistic that if Marylanders continue staying home and continue practicing physical distancing a little while longer, that our numbers could continue to plateau, and I’m hopeful that we could then be able […]

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