September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Circuit Court Prepares to Resume Jury Trials for First Time Since March

On Monday, Oct. 5 Maryland courts will enter Phase 5 of reopening. This means all courts will be fully operational and for circuit courts, it means jury trials are back on for the first time since March. The Montgomery County Circuit Court has many COVID-19 precautions in place like plexiglass and physical distancing. Some jurors […]

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September 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29 and it’s National Coffee Day. The election is also 35 days away… do you have a plan for voting? In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. […]

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September 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

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

Today is Monday, Sept. 28 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to observe Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Schools Closed:  There is no school for students or teachers today. […]

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September 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Four County Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Title

Four schools in Montgomery County can proudly wave the National Blue Ribbon School flag as the newly-named 2020 winners of the award. The schools are Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School in Rockville, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Our Lady of Mercy School in Potomac and Saint Peter’s School in Olney. The U.S. […]

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September 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierran Dos Negocios en Montgomery por Violaciones de COVID-19

Los inspectores del condado de Montgomery visitaron cuatro negocios el fin de semana pasado, cerraron temporalmente uno y ordenaron a otro que cesara y desistiera. Se ordenó a Rockville Escape Room que cesara y desistiera y también recibirá una citación civil, según los documentos de inspección del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del condado […]

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September 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two County Businesses Shut Down for COVID-19 Violations

Montgomery County inspectors visited four businesses last weekend, temporarily closing one and ordering another to cease and desist.  Rockville Escape Room was ordered to cease and desist and will also receive a civil citation, according to inspection documents from the county Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Inspectors visited Friday and found the business […]

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September 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Rockville to Host Author of ‘Dopesick’—An Upcoming Hulu Series—for Virtual Discussion

The City of Rockville is hosting Beth Macy, author of the New York Times best-selling book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” for a virtual book discussion Thursday. In “Dopesick,” Macy investigates rural America’s struggle with the opioid epidemic for the last 20 years and what led the medical community to […]

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September 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Se Llevará a Cabo una Vigilia en Memoria de Ruth Bader Ginsburg en Rockville

Se planea una vigilia en memoria de la jueza adjunta de la Corte Suprema Ruth Bader Ginsburg, quien falleció el 18 de septiembre. La vigilia se llevará a cabo el miércoles a las 6:45 p.m. hasta las 8 p.m. en Courthouse Square Park, en Rockville. La vigilia está patrocinada por el Movimiento Sunrise de Silver […]

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September 22, 2020 | Staff Writer

Non-Verbal Autistic Man From Rockville Located Thanks to Helpful Resident

A missing man. A helpful resident. An uplifting ending. Montgomery County Police Department recently tweeted out a heartwarming photo that captures the story. A 60-year-old non-verbal autistic man was reported missing in Rockville from Greenspan Lane on Friday shortly after 2:30 p.m. Thanks to a helpful resident, he was found an hour later, authorities say. Montgomery County […]

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September 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Vigil For Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Be Held In Rockville

A vigil is planned in memory of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18. It will be held Wednesday from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Courthouse Square Park in Rockville. The vigil is sponsored by the Sunrise Movement of Silver Spring, which is part of the national Sunrise Movement. It […]

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