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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Coronavirus Update: 10 Nursing Homes with Cases, 6 Deaths

Montgomery County released a statement Thursday with an update on the spread of covid-19 in the County. At this time, there are six confirmed deaths due to the virus and multiple nursing homes have confirmed cases of covid-19. Deaths reported Thursday by the Maryland Department of Health included two men in their 70s, one man […]

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April 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, April 2 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Community Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host a virtual community briefing from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. He will be joined by MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Director of Emergency Management Dr. Earl […]

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April 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 1 in Montgomery County

Happy April Fools Day! It’s Wednesday, April 1 and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Complete the Census: It’s National Census Day! Complete the census at http://my2020census.gov/. Gov. Larry Hogan has received permission to extend the deadline of the census. 2. Hogan, Whitmer Pen Joint Op-Ed: Gov. Hogan and Michigan Gov. Gretchen […]

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March 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 31, and it is Equal Pay Day. Here are five things worthy of your knowledge in Montgomery County. 1. Stay at Home: Gov. Larry Hogan, along with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), have enacted “Stay at Home” orders in the DMV area. So, stay at home […]

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March 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 30 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. First Day of Remote School: Montgomery County Public Schools launches the first phase of remote learning today. 2. Online Theatre Classes:  Olney Theatre Center is offering six weeks of free Zoom classes starting today. There will be classes every […]

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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio Desplaza a Residentes de Aspen Hill

Un incendio en Aspen Hill, el martes por la tarde, desplazó al menos a 16 personas de sus hogares, según el Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS). Las autoridades dijeron que el incendio ocurrió alrededor de las 3 p.m. en los condominios Grand Bel II en la cuadra 3900 de Bell […]

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Fire Caused by Improperly Discarded Cigarettes Displaces Aspen Hill Residents

A fire in Aspen Hill Tuesday afternoon displaced at least 16 people from their homes, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS). Officials said the fire happened around 3 p.m. at the Grand Bel II Condos in the 3900 block of Bell Pre Rd in Aspen Hill. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer […]

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March 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Motorcyclist Dies in Silver Spring Crash

A 31-year old motorcyclist died Sunday afternoon after his vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole. Rajawhn Eric Clary of Greenbelt was driving on Colesville Road at Southwood Avenue in the Four Corners section of Silver Spring at 1:55 p.m. when the collision occurred, according to Montgomery County Police Department. Police said that […]

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March 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Restaurant Donates Meals to Vulnerable Residents During Outbreak

El Sapo Cuban Social Club in Silver Spring is feeding seniors citizens in need. Life as we know it has changed since the recent coronavirus outbreak, and senior citizens are more at risk than the general population. Health officials have asked everyone including the vulnerable population to stay home, and limit social interactions. That’s why […]

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March 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Cloudy early with a high temperature of 78 degrees and isolated showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon, check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know for March 20 in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Latest: Click here to see the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County. 2. Walter Johnson High School Fundraiser:  […]

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