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September 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Grants Available for Non-Profits to Improve Security Against Hate Crimes

Montgomery County has approved $700,000 to support nonprofits that have experienced or are at high risk of experiencing hate crimes. These grants are available to help with the costs of security personnel or other security planning measures for non-profit organizations located in Montgomery County. The funds are administered by the Office of Emergency Management and […]

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September 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 24, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 24 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Book Festival:  The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival continues through Sept 27. Events will take place in person and virtually. The full schedule can be viewed here. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight singer/songwriter Eric Scott performs […]

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September 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Ayuda Financiera Enfocada a la Seguridad de las Organizaciones Sin Fines de Lucro

El Condado de Montgomery comenzará a aceptar solicitudes, de organizaciones sin fines de lucro que estén buscando subsidios, el viernes 24 de septiembre de 2021 y el período de solicitud se cerrará el 22 de octubre. El Condado de Montgomery ha aprobado $700,000 para apoyar a las organizaciones sin fines de lucro que han experimentado, […]

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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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July 19, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Parks Host Return of ‘Movies in the Parks’

“Movies in the Parks” makes a comeback this summer.  Here’s the schedule: “Remember the Titans” – Jesup Blair Local Park, July 23, at 8 p.m. on the sports field behind the historic building “Coco” – South Germantown Recreational Park, Aug. 27, at 7:15 p.m. on the lawn next to the Adventure playground “Enchanted” – Fairland […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 503 New Maryland Cases, 76 in Montgomery County

Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 76 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,078 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 of 2.26% for positive COVID-19 tests. Since Tuesday, no […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Elrich’s Public Safety Task Force Meets Thursday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s public safety task force is scheduled to meet Thursday at 6 p.m. The virtual meeting will be streamed live via Facebook and will be broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The group, known as the Reimagining Public Safety task force, was established to develop recommendations for changes to the […]

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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: 🍴 — 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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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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