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July 10, 2020

Water Rescue Crews Doubling Efforts to Remind People About Dangers Of Potomac River

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Swift Water Rescue Crews are doubling community outreach and education efforts about hazardous conditions in the Potomac River. MCFRS Swift Water anglers launched two boats to engage the public with the Potomac River and area of Great Falls on Friday. They say they will continue outreach efforts through the […]

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July 10, 2020

Novavax in Gaithersburg Awarded 1.6 Billion Grant for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

The Federal government recently awarded Gaithersburg-based biotech company Novavax 1.6 billion in funding to develop and distribute 100 million COVID-19 vaccines as early as the end of this year. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy spoke with Jim Young, the Novavax Chairman of the Board, about the work being done at Novavax. He explained why the […]

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July 10, 2020

Featured - Phase 2

County Leaders Address Businesses That Ignore Phase Re-Opening Guidelines

Montgomery County leaders have made it clear that any business that ignores public health orders faces potential citations and closures. Currently, the county is in Phase 2 of re-opening. Local health leaders say they want to see a continuous decrease in COVID-19 cases before moving into Phase 3. During a virtual media briefing on Wednesday, […]

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July 10, 2020

Así se Verían las Escuelas Públicas de Montgomery de Abrir sus Puertas en el Otoño

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS por sus siglas en inglés) están imaginando formas de implementar nuevas pautas de seguridad mientras se preparan para posiblemente reabrir sus escuelas en medio de la pandemia COVID-19. El primer día para el año académico 2020-2021 de MCPS, independientemente de si los estudiantes se reúnen virtualmente o […]

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July 10, 2020

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘Racism is Intolerance and Indignity’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity. […]

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July 9, 2020

MCPS Offers Preview of How Schools Could Operate if Students Return to Classrooms

Montgomery County Public Schools is envisioning ways to implement new safety guidelines as they prepare to possibly re-open schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The first day for the 2020-2021 MCPS academic year—regardless of whether students meet virtually or in-person—is August 31. During a media tour at College Gardens Elementary School in Rockville on Thursday, MCPS […]

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July 9, 2020

Pollard on ICE Restrictions: ‘Instead of Deporting Foreign Students, Montgomery College Embraces Them’

Montgomery College released a statement Tuesday against recent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) restrictions for international students taking online classes in the fall due to the coronavirus. ICE announced Monday that international students only taking online classes in the fall will need to leave the country. “It is disappointing that U.S. Immigration and Customs […]

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July 9, 2020

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘Because People Wanted to Avoid the Topic’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Council Vice President Sidney Katz shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race […]

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July 8, 2020

ICE: Estudiantes Extranjeros que Sólo Reciban Clases Virtuales Deberán Salir del País

El lunes 6 de julio la Oficina de Servicios de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE por sus siglas en inglés), determinó a través de un comunicado, publicado en su página web, que los estudiantes amparados con la visa de estudiantes para extranjeros, deberán salir del país si en el otoño reciben clases de manera virtual y […]

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July 8, 2020

Elrich ‘We’re Going to Stay In Phase 2 For The Time Being’

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says the county will continue to stay in Phase 2 of re-opening in the hope of a continuous decrease in coronavirus cases. “We’re going to stay in Phase 2 for the time being,” he said during his during his weekly virtual media briefing. Elrich added that when the county gets to […]

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