sept. 15

September 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 599 New Maryland Cases, 94 in Montgomery County

Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 94 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,375 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 3.04% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 14 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County […]

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September 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. It runs through October 15 each year and is a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions, culture and history of the Latin American community in the United States. During the month-long celebration, many activities take place such as festivals, art shows, conferences, community meetings, and […]

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September 15, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Montgomery Parks Hosts Virtual Meeting About Gaithersburg Playground Renovation

Montgomery Parks is hosting a virtual community meeting about Centerway Local Park, Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. According to the press release, Montgomery Parks plans to renovate outdated playground equipment and increase accessibility of the picnic shelter and parking lot at Centerway Local Park. This project is involved with the Playground Renovation Program, a […]

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September 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

El Mes de la Herencia Hispana empieza el 15 de Septiembre hasta el 15 de Octubre cada año. Es un periodo para reconocer y celebrar las contribuciones, cultura e historia de la comunidad Latinoamericana. Durante este mes se celebra a escala nacional con festivales, muestras de arte, conferencias, reuniones comunitarias, y mucho más; sin embargo, […]

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September 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 15, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually today at 8:40 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda which includes a briefing on the Purple Line at 9:05 a.m. and an update on the pandemic at 11 a.m. Watch the […]

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September 11, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Montgomery County Council Has Full Plate Upon Return Tuesday

The Montgomery County Council will be back in session Tuesday, holding public hearings on bills and the county’s operating budget for the next fiscal year. A large portion of the public hearings will focus on the special appropriations to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) operating budget, according to the county’s agenda. MCPS has requested […]

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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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August 7, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Germantown Man Pleads Guilty to 2015 Murder of Transgender Woman

A Germantown man has pleaded guilty to the 2015 killing of a transgender woman. The plea comes nearly five years after Deandre Smith, 21, who had been living as Zella Ziona, was shot in the head in an alleyway in Gaithersburg. Rico LeBlond, 25, was twice charged in connection with the shooting. In the first […]

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September 18, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Man Charged in Connection With Germantown Killing

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged 27-year-old Kyle Martin Noble with murder in the death of 31-year-old Efrain Arias on Sept. 17. UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Germantown Homicide – Kyle Martin Noble, age 27, of an unconfirmed address. Charged with first-degree murder: https://t.co/zk2UA0DOK3 — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) September 18, 2019 Noble […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Ride On Schedule Changes Coming Sept. 15

The Montgomery County Ride On bus system is adjusting schedule times on Sunday, September 15 for numerous routes. Ridership for three routes has decreased, so the service has been adjusted, according to a news release. The following changes will be implemented Sunday: Route 26 – 20 minutes between buses during rush hours (from 15 minutes) Route […]

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