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October 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Restaurant Declared ‘Unsafe Facility’ After COVID-19 Violations

The Society Restaurant & Lounge in Silver Spring has been declared an “Unsafe Facility” by Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles after repeated COVID-19 violations. The Georgia Avenue establishment was ordered to close on Tuesday following an inspection on Saturday. It must remain closed for 30 days or until Gayles approves reopening. Society previously […]

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October 1, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

Fall Into the Taste of Fenton Village

More than 40 local restaurants show off their wares all October to celebrate Montgomery County’s rich food culture for the fall Taste of the World in Fenton Village. The Taste of the World resumes this month since the usual festivities in May were impacted by the pandemic. Unfortunately in May diners were limited to carry […]

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October 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, October 1, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, October 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Investigate Four Carjackings in Under a Week in Downtown Silver Spring

Four armed carjackings have occurred in the downtown Silver Spring area since Sept. 19, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Detectives continue to investigate the crimes and said in three incidents the victim’s car was left running and/or unattended. All four victims’ cars were later found abandoned in Washington, D.C. The carjackings occurred as […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Council President Katz Hosting Business Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host his next business briefing Friday, Oct. 2 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. The virtual briefing will take place on Zoom. Katz will be accompanied by Kelly Leonard, host for Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network, as well as Katheryn Hoerster, owner and operator of Nothing Bundt Cakes […]

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September 29, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Eggspectation’s Silver Spring Location Permanently Closes

Eggspectation, a sit-down restaurant chain, cafe and bar known for its all-day breakfast food, is expected to permanently close its downtown Silver Spring location. Eggspectation’s Silver Spring location announced their closure Monday on Facebook. “While we would love nothing more than to be here each day, it is with a heavy heart that we have […]

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September 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29 and it’s National Coffee Day. The election is also 35 days away… do you have a plan for voting? In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. […]

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September 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 28 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to observe Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Schools Closed:  There is no school for students or teachers today. […]

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September 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 25, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 25, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Food Distribution:  A group of nonprofits, businesses and churches are distributing food every Friday from now through October in Bethesda at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad located at 5020 Battery Lane. The hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. 2. COVID-19 […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Testing Clinics Available Week of Sept. 28

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 28. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing clinics are free, and no doctor’s order is required. Online appointments are encouraged but are not required. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health […]

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