Sept. 11

September 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 100 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death Friday

Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 100 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic to 20,993. With a lower rate than 14 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 3.17% for positive COVID-19 tests. Montgomery County has […]

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September 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Septiembre 11, Banderas a Media Asta en Montgomery

El presidente Donald Trump ordenó que la bandera de Estados Unidos ondee a media asta el viernes 11 de septiembre de 2020 desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer. Esto es en honor al Día del Patriota y Día Nacional de Servicio y Recuerdo, en respeto y memoria de las víctimas que murieron como resultado de […]

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September 11, 2020 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff Friday for Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag flown at half-staff on Friday, September 11, 2020 from sunrise to sunset. The Maryland flag is lowered to half-staf as no flag may fly higher than the United States flag. This is in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, in […]

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September 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. 19th Anniversary Memorial of 9/11 Attacks:  Rockville City Mayor Newton will deliver remarks that will be broadcast on Rockville Channel 11, and the city’s Facebook page and YouTube channel at 9 a.m. to mark the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 […]

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September 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Anuncia Locaciones Gratuitas para Pruebas COVID-19

El condado de Montgomery ofrece siete clínicas de prueba de COVID-19 la semana del 7 de septiembre. Las clínicas brindan pruebas gratuitas sin cita previa y no tiene que salir de su vehículos, en múltiples locaciones en todo el condado. La prueba es gratis, no se requiere orden médica ni cita previa. Las clínicas utilizan […]

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September 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Announces 7 Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

Montgomery County is running seven COVID-19 testing clinics the week of September 7. 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 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Food Distribution Scheduled for Fridays Through October

A group of nonprofits, businesses and churches are distributing food every Friday from now through October in Bethesda. Anyone in need may participate at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad which is located at 5020 Battery Lane. Participants in cars should enter the fire station from the Battery Lane entrance and remain in their car. The […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 6, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 11, 2020. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business & play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf […]

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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Adds Plaque Honoring Shanksville Victims for 9/11 Memorial

It’s been 18 years since the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, killed 2,977 people. For Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD), the tragedy is especially personal because it was one of the fire departments to respond to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon. In 2009, Steven Semler—KVFD’s past president and now life member—was instrumental in beginning […]

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