Sept. 18

September 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 66 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Deaths Friday

Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 66 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,640 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.71% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 14 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Since Thursday […]

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September 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 18, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Road Closure:  Montgomery Parks is closing two sections of Sligo Creek Parkway for repairs today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two sections will be closed to all traffic, including cars, pedestrians, and bikes. Sligo Creek Parkway from Kennebec Avenue […]

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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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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 18. and we are halfway through another week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. School Immunization Clinic: Students in 7th through 12th grade need to show proof of immunization records by Sept. 23 or they’ll be excluded from attending MCPS schools. Today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., […]

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September 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Introduction of  Bills: Four new bills are expected to be introduced during the Montgomery County Council’s session today. 2. Coffee with a Cop: Montgomery County Police Department’s First District will host “coffee with a cop” from 9 a.m. until 11 […]

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September 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 19 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 19, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Public Hearing on Discharge of Bows: The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing today at 1:30 p.m. regarding Expedited Bill 30-17, Weapons – Discharge of Bows – Amendments. This would reduce the safety zone for archery hunters in […]

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September 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 18 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 18, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Municipal Monday 1: On the agenda for the Gaithersburg Mayor and Council is a resolution to provide a $500 pay raise for council members, a raise that continues for every year city employees receive a raise. The meeting starts at […]

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August 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Early Voting Centers for 2018

Montgomery County Board of Elections will hold a public hearing to receive testimony from residents about the list of early voting centers for the upcoming gubernatorial election. Local Board of Elections across the state of Maryland are required to review its list of early voting sites every two years and make recommendations to the state. […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Early Voting Centers Under Review in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is now reviewing proposed recommendations for early voting centers in the 2018 gubernatorial election and your input is wanted. The BOE is planning to add an 11th early voting location for next year’s election. Right now, all the proposed early voting sites are under review, including: the Activity Center […]

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September 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Principal Wants to Keep the Conversation Going Following Watkins Mill Players’ Silent Protest (VIDEO)

The principal of Damascus High School, Jennifer Webster, has written another letter to Damascus High School parents and students about the National Anthem and local silent protests at high school football games, and she wants to keep that conversation going. On Sept. 14, she addressed the Damascus community in an open letter where she encouraged […]

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