April 22

April 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Sponsors Several Activities For Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day Thursday, Montgomery County is providing opportunities for residents to help clean up a creek, learn to compost and improve their energy footprint. From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., residents will help clean up Cabin John Creek and the surrounding parkland in a naturalist-led program. The event at the Locust Grove […]

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April 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Nearly Half of County Residents Have Received First Vaccine Dose

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 22 Montgomery County health officials reported Thursday that 30.7% of the county residents are fully vaccinated which means they have either received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine. Also, 48.4% of the county residents have received their […]

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April 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, April 22, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, April 22, and here are five things to know for today in Montgomery County: 1.Montgomery County GreenFest: It’s Earth Day! Join the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection for a virtual hands-on workshop to learn how to compost certain food scraps in your backyard using rodent-proof compost bins. The event is happening today from […]

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April 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Voting for Student Member of the Board of Education This Week

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students will be able to vote for the next Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) this Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23. Henry Kaye and Hana O’Looney are this year’s finalists for the position. Both candidates are juniors at Richard Montgomery High School. Kaye is an eagle […]

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April 19, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Cicadas: They’re Loud, Gross and Harmless…and Coming to a Yard Near You

Warmer weather means longer days, cookouts and this year: cicadas. Those noisy, swarming bugs are expected to surface from their underground homes of 17 years as soon as it gets a little warmer. The cicadas should make an appearance as soon as ground temperatures reach around 64 degrees. Montgomery County residents probably can already notice […]

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April 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Surpass 600, Montgomery County Deaths Surpass 100

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics As of Wednesday morning, there are 2,868 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 100 cases from the 2,768 cases reported by the Maryland Department of Health Tuesday. The total number of deaths in the county due to COVID-19 is currently reported as 110, an increase of […]

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April 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery será el Anfitrión de la Celebración Virtual del Día de la Tierra

El Departamento de Protección Ambiental del Condado de Montgomery organizará un evento de transmisión en vivo durante todo el día el miércoles 22 de abril en honor del 50 aniversario del Día de la Tierra. La transmisión en vivo del Día de la Tierra se llevará a cabo de 9 a.m. a 9 p.m. en […]

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April 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Overnight Freeze Warning Issued for Montgomery County

Cover your outdoor plants. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for Montgomery County. The freeze warning is in effect from 2 until 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. The overnight temperature is expected to drop below 32 degrees. Freeze conditions can possibly kill crops and outdoor plants, as well as damage unprotected outdoor […]

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April 21, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Montgomery County to Host Virtual Earth Day Celebration

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting an all day livestream event on Wednesday, April 22 in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The Earth Day livestream will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Facebook. The event will include 20 presenters for 17 live sessions, according to […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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