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September 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 18, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Road Closure:  Montgomery Parks is closing two sections of Sligo Creek Parkway for repairs today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two sections will be closed to all traffic, including cars, pedestrians, and bikes. Sligo Creek Parkway from Kennebec Avenue […]

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September 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Arcola Teacher on Virtual Learning: ‘You Wish You Could Give Them a Hug’

“This is just something that was thrust upon us, and we are doing the best we can,” said Arcola Elementary School kindergarten teacher Margaret Norris about her experiences with virtual learning. Despite the technology glitches and remembering to take herself off mute, Norris said she believes her students are learning and still getting the chance […]

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September 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 14, in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Sept. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Bethesda Repaving Project:  Multiple lanes of Wisconsin Avenue at Old Georgetown Road will close Monday from 8 p.m. through Tuesday at 5 a.m. Montgomery Avenue will also be closed to thru traffic during this time. 2. Municipal Monday:  Gaithersburg’s Mayor […]

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September 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. 19th Anniversary Memorial of 9/11 Attacks:  Rockville City Mayor Newton will deliver remarks that will be broadcast on Rockville Channel 11, and the city’s Facebook page and YouTube channel at 9 a.m. to mark the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 […]

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September 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Anuncia Locaciones Gratuitas para Pruebas COVID-19

El condado de Montgomery ofrece siete clínicas de prueba de COVID-19 la semana del 7 de septiembre. Las clínicas brindan pruebas gratuitas sin cita previa y no tiene que salir de su vehículos, en múltiples locaciones en todo el condado. La prueba es gratis, no se requiere orden médica ni cita previa. Las clínicas utilizan […]

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September 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Announces 7 Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

Montgomery County is running seven COVID-19 testing clinics the week of September 7. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing is free, no doctor’s order is required, and no appointments are needed. The clinics are using tests provided by CIAN Diagnostic Laboratories in Frederick through a contract […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Aug. 31, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Back to School: Montgomery County Public Schools welcome back students virtually today for the first day of the new school year. Check out our back to school stories, here. 2. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding three free testing clinics today, […]

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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 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Arresta a Hispano por Disparar un Arma en el Centro de Wheaton

Agentes de policía del condado de Montgomery del distrito de Wheaton, arrestaron a un hombre de Silver Spring por disparar una pistola en el centro de Wheaton, el 21 de agosto. La policía identificó al hombre como José Canales, de 32 años. Una declaración del MCPD dice que Canales ha sido acusado de “posesión de […]

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August 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Silver Spring Man for Firing Handgun in Downtown Wheaton

Montgomery County police officers from the Wheaton district have arrested a Silver Spring man for firing a handgun in downtown Wheaton on Aug. 21. Police identified the man as 32-year-old Jose Canales. An MCPD statement says Canales has been charged with “possession of a handgun, discharging a gun in an urban area, and reckless endangerment […]

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