sept. 29

September 29, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Medical Center Metro Construction Continues Tuesday; Portions of Rockville Pike Will Close

Street level and underground construction continues between Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the National Institute of Health with plans to close portions of Rockville Pike Tuesday evening. Starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, construction workers will begin a double northbound lane closure from Wilson Drive to Woodmont Corner, where they will be installing lane […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 431 New Maryland Cases, 91 in Montgomery County

Tuesday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 91 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,512 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.46% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 11 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County […]

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September 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29 and it’s National Coffee Day. The election is also 35 days away… do you have a plan for voting? In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. […]

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September 28, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

National Coffee Day Deals

National Coffee Day is this Tuesday, Sept. 29, and, sometimes, a cup of coffee is just what you need to get through the day. Here is a list of National Coffee Day deals and specials in Montgomery County. Dunkin’: any purchase will guarantee customers a free medium hot or iced coffee. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: all […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Testing Clinics Available Week of Sept. 28

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 28. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing clinics are free, and no doctor’s order is required. Online appointments are encouraged but are not required. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health […]

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September 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Council Appears United In Naming Madaleno As Next Chief Administrative Officer

Members of the Montgomery County Council spent about an hour Sept. 22 alternately praising Richard Madaleno and pressing him to improve relations between the council and County Executive Marc Elrich should he become the county’s chief administrative officer. A vote to confirm Madaleno is expected on Sept. 29. Madaleno, a lifelong county resident, was the […]

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September 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Supports Allocating $7.7 Million for Low-Income Families To Access In-School Childcare

Montgomery County Councilmembers expressed their unanimous support of a $7.7 million appropriation to fund school-age childcare in public schools for students whose parents are working and cannot supervise them during virtual learning. A public hearing will be held Sept. 29 at 1:30 p.m. Council President Sidney Katz called it “critical” to financially assist licensed childcare […]

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September 28, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 28 – Sept. 30

The Then & Wow family festival at Glen Echo Park takes place Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This annual event revisits the history of Glen Echo when it was an amusement park and celebrates its revitalization as an arts center. The event features kiddie rides, arcade games, videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history. The […]

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September 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with Tuesday’s  public hearing on the Council’s proposed legislation to raise the minimum wage.  Moving to transportation, Governor Hogan announces major projects to add lanes to I-270, the beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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September 29, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. First things, first: It’s National Coffee Day. 2. Arts & Entertainment: Check our Weekend Planner for the latest information about concerts, festivals and local theater in Montgomery County. 3. Birthday Cake and Composting: Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton will cut Dawson Market’s birthday cake at 12:30 […]

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