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August 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Animal Services Reduces Fees to ‘Clear the Shelter’

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will participate in the nationwide Clear the Shelters event from now through Sept. 19. During the event, fees to adopt a pet will be cut by at least 50 percent and will be entirely waived for animals who have been in the shelter for more than […]

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September 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: 819 New State Cases, 118 in Montgomery County On Friday

Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 118 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, bringing the total to 20,399 since the first case was reported in March. With a lower rate than 16 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.82% for positive COVID-19 tests. County Health Officer Dr. […]

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September 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo Art Galleries Reopen Friday for September Exhibits, Opening Receptions

Glen Echo Park is home to many art studios and galleries which have all been closed to the public since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture curates and manages three galleries in the park including the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery and Park View Gallery.  All […]

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September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne and Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Moves to Phase 3 Recovery Stage Friday Allowing All Businesses to Reopen

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that Maryland will move to phase three of its recovery plan starting at 5 p.m. Friday. This means indoor movie theaters can reopen at 50% capacity and retail and religious facilities can increase capacity from 50% to 75%. However, Montgomery County officials have the final say when the county will […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Food Distribution Scheduled for Fridays Through October

A group of nonprofits, businesses and churches are distributing food every Friday from now through October in Bethesda. Anyone in need may participate at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad which is located at 5020 Battery Lane. Participants in cars should enter the fire station from the Battery Lane entrance and remain in their car. The […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Announces 10 Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

Montgomery County is running ten COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Aug. 31. 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. The clinics are using tests provided by CIAN Diagnostic Laboratories in Frederick through a contract […]

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August 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Finalists for Bethesda’s 18th Annual Contemporary Art Awards

The jurors for the Bethesda Contemporary Arts Awards have selected eight regional artists in this year’s competition. More than 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the 18th annual competition. The 2020 Trawick Prize finalists: Erick Antonio Benitez, Baltimore Cindy Cheng, Baltimore Elliot Doughtie, Baltimore Danni O’Brien, Baltimore Nara Park, Washington, […]

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September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 4, which means Beyoncé is celebrating her 38th birthday. Make sure to celebrate in Montgomery County by drinking lemonade, listening to  “Single Ladies,” or taking kids to see “The Lion King.” Here are five other important things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Meets Today: The Montgomery County Council is in […]

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September 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Jury Selection Begins in Tessier Trial

Jury selection will continue Wednesday in the trial of Tyler Tessier, accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend, Laura Wallen a year ago. Public defender Allen Wolf has 20 strikes from the jury pool. Prosecutors have 10. Jury selection is expected to be completed Wednesday, and opening statements could begin Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning. Tessier […]

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September 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Tuesday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from noon until 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 4. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid-90’s, and it will feel even hotter. Heat values may reach up to 105 degrees, according to the NWS. A Heat Advisory means that a period […]

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