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February 26, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Park Police Asking Residents for Feedback Regarding Performance, Safety Concerns

Montgomery County Park Police is requesting feedback regarding its performance in an effort to provide quality public safety services, police said. In a survey, residents are asked to evaluate their experiences with park police, indicate their safety concerns in parks and make recommendations for improvements. The survey is offered in both Spanish and English. As […]

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January 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

County Seeking Residents’ Feedback on COVID-19 Vaccine

Montgomery County has launched an online survey for residents to better understand the community’s concerns about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The county plans to use the feedback to answer questions and reach communities that have been hit hardest by the pandemic. The county will also use the feedback to create a communications plan to educate […]

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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

AAA: Vast Majority Of Marylanders Not Traveling This Thanksgiving

Early indications are that many people around the country are ignoring the CDC’s recommendation to not travel during the Thanksgiving holiday. But in Maryland, it’s a different story. A survey conducted by the Mid-Atlantic AAA indicates nearly 90% of Marylanders are staying home this Thanksgiving. 50% of those cited the COVID-19 pandemic as why they […]

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November 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County School Board Tentatively Approves In-Person Learning Plan

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously to tentatively approve a phased-in return to in-person learning beginning Jan. 12, 2021. A final vote is scheduled for Dec. 3. In-person learning will only begin if public health conditions allow it. On Friday, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials presented a matrix that shows […]

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November 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 6, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Nov. 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. (ICYMI) Gov. Hogan COVID-19 Briefing: Gov. Hogan held a briefing Thursday evening. Here’s our report: Hogan Urges COVID-19 Compliance: ‘Just Wear the Damn Masks’ 2. Free COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available at eight locations throughout Montgomery County today. […]

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August 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

National Survey Shows 55% Parents Favor Reopening Schools

With the new school year starting in a few weeks, there is still a debate about schools reopening. A recent national survey shows 55 percent of parents want schools to reopen for in-person learning. The financial website WalletHub asked more than 1,200 parents whether they prefer students to return to the classroom in the fall […]

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July 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Results Are In: 42% of Parents Want Kids at School, 25% of Staff Want to be at School

In June, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) launched parent and staff surveys asking for input about education for the fall semester.  On Tuesday, results were shared at a Board of Education meeting. 55,839 residents responded to the online parent survey, and about 7,000 responded to a phone survey targeted at zip codes with low online […]

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June 26, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Takoma Park City Council Seeks Feedback on New Library Design

The City Council of Takoma Park is encouraging their residents to take a survey to help choose the exterior design of a new library. In order to move forward with the project, the design and cost must be finalized. This project is a collaboration between city staff and RR/MM Lukmire Architects. According to a statement […]

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June 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pride Month Contemporary Conversation Series: Montgomery County Public Libraries will have a panel discussion about LGBTQ issues tonight at 7 p.m. during its Contemporary Conversation series. 2. Historic District Commission Meeting: The City of Gaithersburg will hold a Historic […]

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June 9, 2020 | Mira Varghese

MCPS Asking Parents, Guardians For Preferences on Summer School Programs

MCPS is seeking parents’ and guardians’ input on this year’s upcoming summer school programs through a recently released survey. Despite the school year having ended early due to COVID-19, MCPS is still planning to offer various summer school programs to elementary and secondary students. According to a statement by MCPS, students will be able to participate […]

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