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September 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

More than 800 Students Still Without Necessary Vaccinations

More than 800 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are not compliant with Maryland immunization requirements and may be excluded from school starting Monday, Sept. 23. Maryland school students must show proof of one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson Mary Anderson said 834 […]

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September 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Over a Thousand MCPS Students Still Need Vaccinations; Deadline is Sept. 23

About 1,100 MCPS students in 7th through 12th grades are not compliant with Maryland immunization requirements. All Maryland school students in the 7th through 12th grades must show proof of one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Those students who do not provide proof will be excluded from attending school starting September 23. […]

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September 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton Arts Festival Blooms in the Rain Sunday

Artists and community members took to the streets of Wheaton Sunday for the second annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival despite the rainy weather. The parade marched north on  Georgia Avenue from Prichard street to Price Avenue and was followed by the Arts Festival which took place in the Wheaton Veterans Park on Fern Street. MyMCMedia […]

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September 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 21 – Sept. 23

The sixth annual KIDfest family festival takes place Sept. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center. The event focuses on creativity and innovation. Children and adults can explore over 90 interactive exhibits, participate in code jams, and hear kid talks from local innovators. The AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival continues this […]

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September 19, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Arts Parade to March Through Wheaton Sunday

Entertainment Features Strathmore and Olney Theatre The Second Annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival will take place on Sunday, Sept. 23. The parade, with masters of ceremonies from Adventure Theatre, starts at 10 a.m. on Georgia Avenue in Wheaton, followed by the festival, which runs until 5 p.m. at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park on Fern […]

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September 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Friendship Picnic Set for Sept. 23 in Wheaton

The sixth annual Montgomery County Friendship Picnic will be held on Sept. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. at Wheaton Regional Park, located at 2000 Shorefield Road in Wheaton. The picnic brings together people of diverse cultures and faiths to make new friends and to discuss ways to build a stronger community. This free picnic […]

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August 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

MedStar NRH 5K Run Raises Funds for Adaptive Sports Programs

Too often children and adults with a disability are relegated to the sidelines when it comes to athletic activities. A sports wheelchair and other adaptive equipment can cost thousands of dollars. The annual Super H 5K Run, Walk and Wheel raises funds to help support athletes who participate in adaptive sports. The Super H 5K […]

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September 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Volunteers Are Collecting Items For Hurricane Maria Victims (VIDEO)

In response to the devastation that Hurricane Maria left in the Caribbean, residents in Montgomery County are rallying together to help those in need. A group of people have coordinated two drop off donation events in Frederick and Montgomery Counties. The first two events will be held on Sept. 23 and 24 at the Friends […]

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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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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, and the second day of fall. Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Human Trafficking: A regional conference about preventing and prosecuting human trafficking takes place today at the Universities at Shady Grove. 2. Fatal Overdoses on the Rise:  The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene […]

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