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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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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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