sept. 9

September 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

New COVID-19 Cases in Maryland Hits Three Month Low

Wednesday the Maryland Department of Health reported 72 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, bringing the total to 20,838 since the first case was reported in March. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 3.09% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is lower than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County has led the state […]

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September 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Announces 7 Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

Montgomery County is running seven COVID-19 testing clinics the week of September 7. 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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September 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 9, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Trash Collection: Tuesday’s recycling and trash pick-up will be done today due to Labor Day. Get those bins to the curb before it’s too late! 2. Free COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County’s free coronavirus testing clinic runs from 9 a.m. to 1 […]

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June 16, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Frosh Files Charges Against Cricket Wireless, AT&T for ‘Deceptive Marketing Practices’

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Monday that his Consumer Protection Division has filed charges against Cricket Wireless and AT&T for violating the Maryland Consumer Protection Act, according to a press release. The Consumer Protection Division alleges that in the year before its merger with AT&T, Cricket failed to inform its customers that […]

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September 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday and cloudy. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, Sept. 9. 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council has a drop-in session at 5:30 p.m. with Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and Councilmember Mark Pierzchala. The Mayor and Council session begins at 7 p.m. at […]

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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the Residents Trying to Save Chevy Chase Village’s Dog Park

Some Chevy Chase Village neighbors have been complaining about all of the bark in Brookville Road Park these days. Prior to being a dog park, the area was owned by the State of Maryland and Chevy Chase Village and was a grassy, muddy area where owners would bring their dogs to socialize. However, the drainage […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dog Park Drama: Chevy Chase Village Tries to Settle Canine Conundrum

Chevy Chase Village residents will have a chance to sound off on a controversial dog park located at Brookville Road Park. The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers already held public hearings in May, June, and July, where community members voiced concerns about noise, traffic, and aggressive dogs in the park. During the July 8 […]

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September 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 7 – Sept. 9

The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 8 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 15th year. Dianne Reeves, five-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters award headlines the Festival. Additional performances by Akua Allrich and the Tribe, Marcus Johnson, and more. Below […]

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September 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 4

Many of Silver Spring and Takoma Park’s top restaurants will be joining efforts Sept. 4 – 9 for “Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week.” Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around the county to dine in Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom […]

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September 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 8 – 10

Silver Spring Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, providing an opportunity to explore great food in Silver Spring from more than 30 participating restaurants. The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 9 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 14th year. Marcus Johnson performs at 7 p.m. followed by the headliner Lao Tizer […]

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