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September 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: 614 New State Cases, 97 in Montgomery County Tuesday

The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday recorded 97 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic to 20,103. With a lower rate than 12 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.56% for positive COVID-19 tests. Montgomery County has […]

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September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County

We have officially entered the month of September. Here are five things for you to know on this Tuesday: 1. Montgomery Parks Expands Athletic Fields, Picnic Permits: Fields at regional and recreational parks are officially for low and medium risk sports. Also, Montgomery Parks is offering permits for picnic shelters. Click here for more information. […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Announces 10 Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

Montgomery County is running ten COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Aug. 31. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing is free, no doctor’s order is required, and no appointments are needed. The clinics are using tests provided by CIAN Diagnostic Laboratories in Frederick through a contract […]

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August 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Expands Athletic Field Access For ‘Low and Medium Risk Sports’

Montgomery Parks is expanding its access to athletic fields to allow youth and adult games for low- and medium-risk sports. Only groups of 50 people or less are permitted. According to a press release, fields at local parks are currently available. Fields at regional and recreational parks will be available starting Sept. 1. Meanwhile, tournaments […]

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August 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearings Planned For Toll Management Lanes On 495 and 270

Two in-person and four virtual public hearings concerning the widening and managed lanes plans on I-495 and I-270 will be held over the new few weeks. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will jointly host the public […]

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August 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Nonpublic Schools Deciding on Opening Options

As the start of the new school year approaches, some nonpublic schools are opting to begin virtually with the goal of opening up their classrooms as soon as possible. Other private and parochial schools in the county are opening their doors on the first day while still others are choosing a hybrid approach, allowing parents […]

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August 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 29-Sept 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 29 – Sept. 2. Flow-Verse Open Mic :  BlackRock presents a monthly open mic for performers under 25. Artists perform with professional equipment and technicians in front of a positive and supporting audience.  Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. Note: performance sign up opens […]

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August 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 31 – Sept. 3

Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 48th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s showcase of Irish music and dance. The popular Kentlands/Lakelands 5K race takes place Saturday. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and […]

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August 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Strathmore Names Monica Jeffries Hazangeles as New CEO

Monica Jeffries Hazangeles has been named Strathmore’s new CEO, succeeding Eliot Pfanstiehl who announced his retirement in January. Jeffries Hazangeles will continue to serve as president of Strathmore, a role she has held since 2011. Jeffries Hazangeles assumes her new role as CEO of Strathmore effective Sept. 1. A release announcing her appointment included this […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Landon Wins Season Opener Against Whitman in Nonconference Play (PHOTOS)

Two Bethesda high school varsity football teams began their season with a nonconference match this afternoon. It was the Walt Whitman Vikings against the Landon Bears, the game was played at Landon’s Triplett Field at Bordley Stadium. The final score was 34-0, Landon. The Bears returned the kickoff with a touchdown run in the first […]

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