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April 16, 2021

County Working to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

County leaders are working to make sure all communities have equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Local and national data shows that communities of color are among those who are at a higher risk during the pandemic. Data also shows that there’s been continuous progress in Montgomery County towards increasing access to lifesaving resources in […]

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April 16, 2021

Leaders Announce Additional COVID-19 Rent Relief, Urge Residents to Help Others

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other county leaders held a press conference Friday to announce additional rent relief for eligible residents. Phase 3 of the county’s COVID-19 rent relief program is open for applications, with $59 million in federal funding available to help low-income households that have lost income due to the pandemic. Tenants […]

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April 16, 2021

Shepherd’s Table: A Local Non-Profit Provides Food, Vaccines and Hope

For nearly four decades, the non-profit organization Shepherd’s Table located in the heart of Silver Spring has offered food, clothes and basic services to low-income and homeless people in Montgomery County. In recent months, with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately hit vulnerable communities, the work of this organization became more imperative […]

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April 15, 2021

Elrich on J&J Vaccine Pause: ‘Pfizer is Helping Make Up For The Loss of Doses’

County leaders say Pfizer vaccine doses will help make up for the loss of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine. Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday, Montgomery County paused the use of the J&J vaccine after six nationwide recipients developed rare […]

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April 15, 2021

Shepherd’s Table: Más allá de Alimentos en Medio de la Crisis

Desde hace 37 años la organización sin fines de lucro Shepherd’s Table establecida en el corazón de Silver Spring, ofrece alimentos, ropa y servicios básicos a las personas de bajos recursos y personas sin hogar del condado de Montgomery. Ahora, con la llegada de la pandemia Covid-19, que ha golpeado de manera desproporcionada a las […]

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April 15, 2021

Franchot Reminds Marylanders that Tax Filing Deadline Moved from April 15 to July 15

A reminder that April 15 is not tax day this year. That’s because Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot extended the state income tax filing deadline by three months until July 15, 2021. “You won’t have any interest applied, you won’t have any penalties, you simply keep for 90 says the money that you owe the state of […]

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April 14, 2021

Captado en Video: Detectives Investigan Intento de Robo en una Gasolinera de Gaithersburg

La policía del condado de Montgomery continúa investigando un intento de robo en la gasolinera BP ubicada en la cuadra 19000 de Woodfield Road, en Gaithersburg. Los detectives dicen que el 19 de marzo, poco antes de las 4 a.m., los sospechosos intentaron forzar su entrada a la gasolinera pero no tuvieron éxito. Los sospechosos […]

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April 14, 2021

Detectives Investigate Attempted Burglary of Gaithersburg Gas Station; Surveillance Video Released

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate an attempted burglary of the BP gas station located on the 19000 block of Woodfield Road in Gaithersburg. Detectives say that on March 19, shortly before 4:00 am, the suspects attempted to force entry into the gas station but were unsuccessful. The suspects fled the area on foot and […]

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April 14, 2021

Jawando Plans to Continue Virtual Stories Throughout Term on Council

Since the start of the coronavirus closures in March 2020, Councilmember Will Jawando has been live streaming videos of himself and guests reading children’s books. “Virtual Storytime with Councilmember Jawando” launched in March 2020 after schools were abruptly closed and families were adjusting to virtual learning. One year into the pandemic, Jawando has filmed more […]

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April 13, 2021

Montgomery County Residents 16+ Can Now Sign Up for Vaccine

Since Monday, Montgomery County residents older than 16 have been able to preregister to receive the coronavirus vaccine at all state and county operated vaccine clinics. This news comes as coronavirus cases for children have been on the rise across the country—particularly in the state of Michigan, which currently is experiencing the worst outbreak in […]

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