Sept. 14

September 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for Maryland, Montgomery County

The Maryland Department of Health reported 114 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,281 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.97% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County’s […]

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September 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 14, in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Sept. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Bethesda Repaving Project:  Multiple lanes of Wisconsin Avenue at Old Georgetown Road will close Monday from 8 p.m. through Tuesday at 5 a.m. Montgomery Avenue will also be closed to thru traffic during this time. 2. Municipal Monday:  Gaithersburg’s Mayor […]

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September 11, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Thursday Downpours Force Rescheduling of Bethesda Repaving Project

Inclement weather Thursday left the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) and M.T. Laney Company, Inc. no choice but to postpone the partial closure of Wisconsin Avenue at Montgomery Avenue/Old Georgetown Road. According to an MCDOT press release, M.T. Laney Company, Inc. will now close two northbound and southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue beginning at […]

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September 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

WSSC Holds Hearings on $4 Billion Capital Improvements Program

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is hosting two virtual public hearings on its proposed capital improvements program that will take place between 2022 and 2027. The six-year plan covers projects in both Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties and comes with a $3.9 billion price tag. The projects involve upgrading older pipes, plants and pumps involved with […]

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July 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Gaithersburg Appoints New City Manager

Tanisha Briley is the new City of Gaithersburg manager. She was was appointed unanimously by members of the city council during its July 20 meeting. She replaces Tony Tomasello, who retired in May after 24 years with the city. Briley, who was the city manager of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, will begin work on Sept. 14. View […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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August 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Playground Honoring Gemmell Family to Open in September

The city of Gaithersburg is joining the Where Angels Play Foundation to build a new tot lot play area at Griffith Park to honor and celebrate the lives of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell. The Gemmells were tragically killed in 2014 when a private plane crashed into their family home in Gaithersburg. Marie’s husband Ken […]

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September 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM Game of the Week: Churchill Bulldogs at Gaithersburg Trojans Highlights

MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Sept. 14 is Churchill at Gaithersburg. Gaithersburg Trojans, coming off a 19-14 win against Seneca Valley, hosted Churchill Bulldogs (2-0). Here are video highlights from the game. The final score was 49-27, Churchill. Next up for Churchill (3-0) is a home game against Walt Whitman Sept. […]

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September 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: New affordable senior housing opens in Silver Spring; The first veterans clinic in Montgomery County opens in Gaithersburg; The Leggett Legacy Forward event will be held on Sept. 23 to help send underrepresented […]

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September 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, Sept. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Hurricane Florence: The hurricane is making landfall near Wilmington and Morehead City in North Carolina according to the National Hurricane Center at 5 a.m. 2. Firefighter Funeral: A memorial service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral at 10 […]

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