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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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April 1, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Second Montgomery County Death from COVID-19

A man in his sixties died at a local hospital on Friday after being admitted for experiencing symptoms for COVID-19, according to a Montgomery County government press release. This is the second COVID-19-related death in Montgomery County. There have been 31 related deaths in Maryland as of April 1. Upon investigation, it was determined the […]

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March 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Sigue las Pautas de Hogan ante Coronavirus

El jueves, el ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, el oficial de salud del condado, Dr. Travis Gayles, y el superintendente de MCPS, el Dr. Jack Smith, proporcionaron una actualización sobre el impacto local del coronavirus [COVID-19]. Los funcionarios locales dieron una actualización a los eventos recientes después del anuncio del gobernador de Maryland […]

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March 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County to Follow Hogan’s Guidelines on Schools, Large Events and Teleworking

On Thursday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles, and MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith provided an update on the local impact of the coronavirus [COVID-19]. Local officials gave an update to recent events after Maryland Governor Hogan’s announcement earlier in the day. Important new actions announced by Hogan include all […]

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March 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Presidente del Concejo se Dirige a la Prensa ante Casos de Coronavirus

Las medidas de precaución de COVID-19 estuvieron entre los temas clave en la conferencia de prensa mensual del presidente del Concejo del Condado, Sidney Katz, el lunes. Maryland tiene actualmente un total de cinco casos confirmados y 62 pruebas negativas para COVID-19. Cuatro de esos casos están en el Condado de Montgomery (uno está en […]

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March 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council President Katz Addresses Coronavirus Preparedness

COVID-19 precaution measures were among the key topics at County Council President Sidney Katz’s monthly press conference on Monday. Maryland currently has five total confirmed cases and 62 negative tests for COVID-19. Four of those cases are in Montgomery County (one is in Harford County). On Monday, Governor Larry Hogan announced that he signed emergency […]

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February 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Good morning! Today is Thursday February 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Town Hall Meeting: Montgomery County Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz and Gabe Albornoz are hosting a town hall called “A Discussion of Security for Our Faith Communities” to discuss safety and security issues in the local community. The […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Albornoz Emotionally Denounces Supreme Court Immigration Decision

Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz led an emotional press conference denouncing the Supreme Court’s Jan. 27 “public charge” immigration decision. The 5-4 decision was voted on along party lines—the four judges appointed by Democratic presidents all voted “no.” It will make it more difficult for immigrants, who have used benefits like Medicaid and food stamps, […]

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January 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Elrich and Katz Offer Words of Encouragement for Local Small Businesses

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Sidney Katz participated in a Small Business Network panel discussion at Montgomery Community Media’s studios Tuesday morning. The topic for this month’s episode of SBN focused on economic development. “Open for Business” included discussions on efforts to make Montgomery County more business friendly and “4 Business […]

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM’s January SBN Features County Executive Elrich and Council President Katz

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Sidney Katz joined Kelly Leonard for Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network (SBN) session on Tuesday, January 21 at our studios in Rockville. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. The January topic […]

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