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September 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Committee Meetings:  The Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee (PHED) and the Public Safety Committee (PS) meet Monday. The morning PHED meeting starts at 9:15 a.m. may be watched live here. Find the agenda and staff reports here. […]

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September 15, 2021 | Collin Riviello

2021 National Book Festival Goes Hybrid-Virtual

The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place from Sept. 17-26 with events being held both in person at the library and virtually. The festival, which celebrates the achievements of numerous authors and encourages readers to explore their own literary interests, will feature 35 video-on-demand programs and 38 live virtual author conversations […]

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August 18, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hospital, Nursing Home Employees in Maryland Must Get COVID-19 Vaccine or Frequent Testing

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday that all hospital and nursing home employees in the state of Maryland will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo frequent testing. Workers at such facilities will be required to get their first shot by Sept. 1. The news was announced shortly before the […]

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August 16, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Condado Ofrecerá Vacunas Gratuitas Para el Regreso a Clases

Los niños menores de 12 años aún no pueden vacunarse contra el COVID-19, pero todavía necesitan las vacunas estándares para ir a la escuela este otoño. Si su hijo/a aún no ha recibido las vacunas requeridas, el personal de salud del condado de Montgomery se las administrará de forma gratuita. MSDE & @MDHealthDept are partnering […]

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August 13, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Offers Free Back to School Immunizations

Children 12 and under cannot yet get vaccinated against Covid 19. But they still need the standard immunizations to go to school this fall. If your child has not yet received the required shots, Montgomery County health staff will give them for free. MSDE & @MDHealthDept are partnering to encourage parents to get children caught […]

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September 18, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Maryland Restaurant Week Kicks Off Friday: ‘They Still Need Our Support’

Starting Friday, The Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) kicks off its first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week. It’s finally here! #mdrestaurantweek begins TODAY! Restaurants across the state will be serving up special menus, deals, and featured specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Find a restaurant participating near you: https://t.co/uw7hpCJWY3. 🍴 pic.twitter.com/c7doS4fIAJ — MD Restaurant Assoc (@RestaurantsinMD) September […]

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September 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Recreation’s Outdoor Pool Season to Continue Through Oct. 4

Montgomery County Recreation Department announced that its outdoor pool season will continue through Oct. 4. Normally Montgomery County opens its seven outdoor pools over Memorial Day Weekend and they close after Labor Day Weekend. This summer, however, pools weren’t allowed to open until Montgomery County entered its second coronavirus reopening phase. So, Montgomery County’s pools […]

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August 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Requires Updated Immunizations for Fall Semester

Students attending Maryland schools must have up-to-date immunization records County public schools welcome back students with virtual-only learning on Monday, Aug. 31. Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents that the Maryland Department of  Health requires students to have up-to-date immunizations.  Parents must submit their student’s immunization records by the first day of school. If […]

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September 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Brush Fire Continues to Burn on Hermit Island Near Great Falls

A brush fire on Hermit Island, located south of Great Falls Park in the Potomac River, has been burning since last week. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) responded to the fire on Hermit Island on Friday, according to MCFRS spokesman Pete Piringer. Fifteen firefighters were on the island while others assisted nearby on […]

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September 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 26-29

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 26-29. Cabaret: Based on the play by John Van Druten and music by John Kander, this musical is set in 1929 Berlin. The main character Cliff arrives in Berlin to work on his novel but is swept up in the life of the cabaret. […]

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