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September 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 8, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 8, and MyMCMedia hopes that everyone had a relaxing Labor Day weekend. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Metro Stations Open:  For the first time since March 19, all Metro Stations are officially open. Here’s more information. 2. Gaithersburg City Council Meeting:  There’s a Gaithersburg Mayor and City […]

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September 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 4, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Recovery:  Maryland will move into the next phase of recovery Friday at 5 p.m., allowing all businesses to reopen, with restrictions. Montgomery County will not ease restrictions at this time, citing concerns with the COVID-19 public health metrics. 2. […]

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September 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Joel Turcios, 25, of Silver Spring was arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder, Takoma Park Police announced Sept. 3. According to Chief Antonio DeVaul, at 12:45 a.m. on Aug. 6, police responded to the IHOP restaurant in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue for reports of a shooting. A male victim was […]

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September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County

We have officially entered the month of September. Here are five things for you to know on this Tuesday: 1. Montgomery Parks Expands Athletic Fields, Picnic Permits: Fields at regional and recreational parks are officially for low and medium risk sports. Also, Montgomery Parks is offering permits for picnic shelters. Click here for more information. […]

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August 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

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

It’s Friday, Aug. 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. The Maskarena:  In an effort to encourage residents to wear face masks, Takoma Park City staff made this video: 2. GG-CC Public Safety Awards: A little thing like a pandemic could not stop the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce from honoring […]

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August 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Takoma Park City Presents the ‘Maskarena’ Dance

Takoma Park City wants to remind everyone of the importance of wearing a mask during the pandemic. Take a look at this short video to see a fun way to celebrate the face mask. Watch more from our PEG partner, Takoma Park City TV, here. Takoma Park City Manager, Suzanne Ludlow took to Twitter to […]

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August 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Lidl To Open Three Stores in Montgomery County by 2021

The grocery store Lidl announced plans to open 50 new stores throughout the country by the end of 2021, three of which will be in Montgomery County. The three new stores will be located on Montgomery Village Avenue in Montgomery Village, New Hampshire Avenue in Takoma Park and Randolph Road in Wheaton. Maryland will be […]

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August 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Will Stay Mostly Virtual Until Spring Break 2021

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard announced Monday that instruction will remain mostly virtual until at least the end of spring break in March 2021.  Pollard said in a statement that summer enrollment shows that students like the virtual model and the flexibility it offers. Spring classes will be seven weeks long instead of 15. […]

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August 26, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Young People Needed for Takoma Park Police Advisory Board

Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul is looking for two young people to sit on his advisory board. Applicants must be between 16 and 21 years of age. Police Chief’s Advisory Board members are briefed on police department activities and may bring up issues and community concerns to DeVaul. Members are involved in design and […]

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August 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Coronavirus Advisory Team Details Plan for Limited On-Campus Classes

Most classes at Montgomery College this fall will be taught online, however some programs like automotive technology and biotechnology may have very limited on-campus lab sessions. The semester begins Aug. 31 and ends Dec. 20. The college already announced that the winter session, which begins Dec. 21 and ends Jan. 22, 2021, will be virtual. […]

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