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October 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Introduce Maryland’s First Bus Rapid Transit Service

Montgomery County Department of Transportation officially debuted its Flash bus rapid transit system Wednesday, the first of its kind in the state of Maryland. MCDOT’s Flash buses operate on U.S. Route 29 from Burtonsville to Silver Spring. Buses arrive at stations every 7.5 minutes during rush hour. There’s 80 seat capacity aboard the 62 feet […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Montgomery County Pups Honored for International Dog Day

We asked our social media followers to send us photos of their dogs in honor of International Dog Day. Here’s a look at the good boys and girls of Montgomery County, all of whom deserve a treat: Here’s more Montgomery County dogs celebrating: View this post on Instagram We have even more pictures of #DogsOfMoCo […]

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August 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Otorga más de $1 Millón a Proveedores de Alimentos sin Fines de Lucro

El condado de Montgomery otorgó $1.126,100 a 28 proveedores de asistencia alimentaria para expandir su trabajo a comunidades de difícil acceso durante la pandemia. Estas subvenciones están diseñadas para apoyar las compras de refrigeradores y congeladores, estanterías y mejoras de espacio, vehículos, montacargas, carretillas de mano, computadoras y software, así como reparaciones de la infraestructura […]

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August 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Awards $1.1 Million to Non-Profit Food Providers

Montgomery County awarded $1,126,100 to 28 local food assistance providers to expand their work into hard-to-reach communities during the global pandemic. These grants are designed to support community nonprofit purchases of refrigerators and freezers, shelving and space enhancements, vehicles, forklifts, hand trucks, computers and software, as well as repairs to existing infrastructure. These purchases will […]

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August 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Approves $3 Million for African American Communities Facing Disparities During COVID-19

Montgomery County councilmembers unanimously approved the special appropriation for the African American Health Program Executive Committee Targeted COVID-19 Response during a session on Tuesday, With this comprehensive strategy, more than $3 million would go towards continuous coronavirus response efforts that will focus on county zip codes with high numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases and where African […]

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June 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Proyecto de Ley Busca Contratar a un Civil que Asista al Jefe de Policía

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery presentó un proyecto de ley, el 16 de junio, que crearía un nuevo puesto de asistente al jefe de policía, el cual sería ocupado por un civil. El trabajo del quinto asistente del jefe de policía será “centrarse en las relaciones con la comunidad y la vigilancia basada en […]

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June 2, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Katz, Rockville Mayor to Host Virtual Coffee and Conversation Meeting Wednesday

Local residents and elected officials will have the opportunity to discuss important community issues with Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz and the mayor of Rockville, Bridget Newton, Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. through a virtual meeting. Tomorrow morning I will be joined by the mayor of Rockville @Bridget4Mayor for a virtual Coffee & Conversation meeting […]

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April 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Flags Lowered for Ride On Bus Fleet Manager Who Died of COVID-19

Montgomery County flags have been lowered to half staff to honor Michael Miller, a Montgomery County Department of Transportation employee who died Wednesday evening from the coronavirus. He is the first county employee who has died of COVID-19. Miller, who was 60 years old, helped manage the MCDOT Transit Services Division’s Ride On bus fleet […]

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