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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: 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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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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February 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Washington DC Temple Opening to Public For First Time Since 1974

You’ve probably seen this majestic building while riding on the Beltway, and wondered what it was or what goes on inside there. For the first time since 1974, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Washington DC Temple in Kensington will open its doors to the public. An open house for the newly renovated […]

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September 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 24. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Voter Registration Day: Montgomery County is celebrating National Voter Registration Day at a number of different libraries in the county from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Take a look at all of the different voter registration events: Voter Registration […]

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September 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration Drives Take Place in Montgomery County Tuesday

National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, Sept. 24. and the Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) is encouraging residents to register to vote and to verify their voter registration information is current. BOE staff will be available at eight locations across the county to assist in registering individuals to vote, verify current voter registration, demonstrate […]

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September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Get to Know Candidates for Rockville’s 2019 Election

The City of Rockville is conducting a Vote by Mail election for mayor and four councilmembers on Tuesday, Nov. 5. City officials are inviting residents to attend three candidate forums. The forums with will be broadcast live on Rockville 11 (channel 11 on county cable systems) and live-streamed at Rockville 11’s website. Tuesday, Sept. 24: […]

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May 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Maryland Park Service Named Finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Award

The Maryland Park Service is a finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. The Gold Medal Awards program, founded in 1965, honors communities in the country that demonstrated excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental stewardship, program development, professional development, and agency […]

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