April 11

April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery County Observes Autism Awareness Month

Montgomery Parks is celebrating Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month throughout April with engaging programs, activities and mini-events with the focus of “sharing positive, respectful and accurate information about autism while informing the community about the variety of resources available in Montgomery County.” “It is so important to provide inclusive parks and programming to welcome individuals […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookeville Brothers Produce Award-Winning Film on the Chesapeake Bay

What began as two brothers in a quarantine project evolved into an award-winning film addressing the number one challenge currently facing the Chesapeake Bay — water quality. Andrew and Eric Braker’s film “A Journey Upstream” takes an adventure through the Chesapeake Bay and tells the story of two fish species which assist in understanding the […]

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April 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Deaths 36, County Cases Top 1,500, State Cases Pass 7,000

The Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state each morning by 11 a.m. and on Thursday started including a breakdown of cases and deaths by race. The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,537 according to the statistics released Saturday morning by the […]

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March 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. has been canceled due to coronavirus precautions, the festival organization said in a statement.  “Our priority continues to be the health and safety of our staff, guests and all Festival supporters and as such we are following the recommendations of national and global health experts,” said […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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MCPS Hosts Boundary Assessment Community Conversations

Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting four community conversations to seek input about a systemwide school boundary analysis. The school board requested that MCPS’s superintendent use “external consultants to conduct an in-depth review an analysis of how existing school and cluster boundaries support or hinder the effective use of school facilities in MCPS.” The conversations […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chat Online with the County Executive on April 11

County residents can share their concerns with Marc Elrich without having to get out of their seats. The county executive is hosting a live online chat on April 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. Residents can submit questions before and during the chat on the county’s website. The county will publish a transcript of the […]

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April 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Epic Awards: In just two weeks, Montgomery Community Media will host its annual “EPIC Awards” (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content). This awards ceremony will recognize the creators of outstanding and innovative multimedia content distributed on broadcast and/or broadband platforms. You don’t want to […]

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April 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Schedules Public Hearings on Fiscal 2019 Budget Proposal

Five public hearings on County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget have been scheduled from April 10 through April 12, according to a  Montgomery County Council statement said Wednesday. More than 150 people are expected to express views about specific items and the general structure of the budget. Leggett presented his recommended operating budget […]

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April 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. The 2018 General Assembly session ended at midnight. You can expect to see a tide of post mortems flooding the news as bleary-eyed lawmakers stand in front of television cameras. 2. State’s Attorney John McCarthy said cell phone, hotel and financial records helped prove […]

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April 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Smart Campaign Kicks Off in Silver Spring (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker, who is a member of the Council’s Public Safety Committee, was one of the speakers on April 11 as representatives of police departments and planning agencies joined together in Silver Spring for the “Street Smart” campaign that aims to make roads safer for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists. The campaign kicks […]

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