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February 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Senior Planet Montgomery Offers Free Virtual Classes Through Feb. 26

Senior Planet Montgomery, a technology training program designed for residents ages 60 and older, is offering free online classes from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26. The courses will focus on ways to thrive at home and enhance individuals’ life skills, according to a press release. Examples of courses include Make Your Home Comfortable and Digital […]

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February 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Navarro Raises Spanish Translation Concerns with State Vaccine Scheduling System

During a Montgomery County Council meeting with state health department officials Tuesday, Councilmember Nancy Navarro highlighted Spanish-language translation concerns regarding PrepMod, the state’s COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduling system. The county has received feedback about translation errors which lead to “basically, a complete barrier,” Navarro told state officials. When asking for an address, Navarro said PrepMod […]

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December 1, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Classes Through Dec. 4

Senior Planet Montgomery is offering another set of online classes for elderly residents that focuses on how to “thrive” at home. The sessions, which are being offered from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, include “Virtual Activism Against Racism and Police Brutality” and “Cloud Storage.” These classes concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed […]

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September 21, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Se Estima que 20,000 Viviendas Están Atrasadas en el Pago del Alquiler

El Departamento de Vivienda y Asuntos Comunitarios del condado de Montgomery estima que aproximadamente el 15% de los hogares que alquilan una propiedad, o lo que significa unas 20,000 unidades, no han pagado el alquiler. Hay 130,000 unidades de alquiler en el condado, dijo Aseem Nigam, director del DHCA. En junio y julio se realizaron […]

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May 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich to Host Spanish Virtual Forum On Facebook Live Friday

On Friday, May 22 at 7:00 pm, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, accompanied by expert panelists, will hold a virtual forum in Spanish on Facebook to connect with the county’s Hispanic community and answer questions related to COVID-19. The topics to be discussed will be: Maintaining Your Health During the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Payment Program […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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September 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Community Police Academy for Spanish-Speaking Residents Begins on Sept. 8th

Save the date! The Montgomery County Police Department’s Community Police Academy for Spanish-speaking residents begins on Sept. 8th. Classes meet on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with graduation planned for December 15th (a 15-week academy).  This program is free of charge, and classes are taught in Spanish. More information about the Community Police […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Dozens of Students Experience Spanish Culture at Rockville Restaurant (VIDEO)

Nearly 50 high school students turned out to learn the art of the Flamenco dance at a special show and lesson held at La Tasca restaurant in Rockville Town Square. Students from Bowie High School who are enrolled in Spanish class practiced their Spanish ordering from La Tasca’s menu while learning about the Spanish culture from […]

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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

BOE Future Vote Program Needs High School Election Judges

The Montgomery County Board of Elections “Future Vote” Program is seeking high school juniors/seniors to serve as paid election judges at polling places for the Presidential Primary Election, which is scheduled on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. In accordance with the Maryland Election Code, individuals serving as election judges must be registered to vote in the […]

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December 7, 2015 | Willie James Inman

One-Third of Montgomery County Residents Were Born Outside the United States (PHOTOS)

In a news conference on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen stated that one-third of the county’s residents were born outside the United States. Floreen cited a report compiled by the CountyStat office that uses U.S. Census data from 2013. “We had a diversity briefing last week. Our CountyStat people have been looking at […]

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