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September 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Rockville to Host Author of ‘Dopesick’—An Upcoming Hulu Series—for Virtual Discussion

The City of Rockville is hosting Beth Macy, author of the New York Times best-selling book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” for a virtual book discussion Thursday. In “Dopesick,” Macy investigates rural America’s struggle with the opioid epidemic for the last 20 years and what led the medical community to […]

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September 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Seven-Day COVID-19 Positivity Averages: 2.6% Statewide, 2.22% in Montgomery County

Seven-Day Positivity Average Continues Downward Trend for the Seventh Day The Maryland Department of Health reported 69 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,002 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average […]

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September 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

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

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 23 and here are five things to know today in Montgomery County. 1. County Weekly Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD) and Facebook and County […]

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September 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Vigil For Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Be Held In Rockville

A vigil is planned in memory of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18. It will be held Wednesday from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Courthouse Square Park in Rockville. The vigil is sponsored by the Sunrise Movement of Silver Spring, which is part of the national Sunrise Movement. It […]

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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 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County to Hold 12 Free COVID-19 Testing Clinics

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 21. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing is free, no doctor’s order is required, and no appointments are needed but are encouraged. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health officials […]

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September 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 23. Possibly a rain-free week ahead. Here’s the forecast. 1. Long Branch Festival Week: The Long Branch festival continues through Friday at Flower Avenue Urban Park. The festival will help to highlight local businesses. For more information, click here. 2. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City […]

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September 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Meets Monday

Montgomery County Board of Education will meet Monday, September 23 at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m., with public agenda items beginning at 5:30 p.m. The public portion of the meeting will be broadcast live on the Montgomery County Public Schools website and on […]

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September 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Más de 800 Estudiantes Aún No Tienen las Vacunas Necesarias

Más de 800 estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) no cumplen con los requisitos de vacunación de Maryland y pueden ser excluidos de la escuela a partir del lunes 23 de septiembre. Los estudiantes de las escuelas de Maryland deben mostrar prueba de una vacuna Tdap (tétanos-difteria atenuada) y una vacuna […]

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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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