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April 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: 20.3% of County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 6 The Maryland Department of Health reported 72 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 67,375. As of April 5, the county reported that 109 people were hospitalized with COVID-19. Montgomery County recorded three new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday, bringing the death toll in […]

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April 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, April 6, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 6, and it is National Library Workers Day. To celebrate, thank a Montgomery County librarian for forgiving nearly $700,000 worth of library late fees and fines. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually today at 9 […]

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April 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Starting Tuesday, Marylanders 16+ Are Eligible for Vaccine at Mass Vaccination Sites

Beginning Tuesday, all Marylanders ages 16+ will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at the state’s mass vaccination sites, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Monday. Hogan said that by April 12, residents 16+ will be eligible through all vaccine providers in the state. He noted that those ages 16-17 can only be […]

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March 31, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Council to Hold Budget Public Hearings April 6-8

The Montgomery County Council will hold four public hearings on County Executive Marc Elrich’s proposed fiscal 2022 budget from April 6 through April 8. Elrich presented his recommended operating budget to the council on March 15. Over the next two months, the council and its six committees will analyze the recommendations and will take action […]

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March 31, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Maryland Offers COVID-19 Relief Grant for Small Businesses

In an effort to support small businesses in Maryland that have been impacted by the pandemic, the state has established the Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program. The grant program includes $10 million in state RELIEF Act funding and offers working capital to provide assistance to Maryland small businesses that halted operations due to COVID- […]

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April 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Poolesville Commissioner President Stripped of His Title

Jerome Klobukowski was ousted from the presidency of the Poolesville commissioners April 6 but will remain a commissioner. Commissioner Kerri Cook was chosen as the next president during the April 6 town meeting, which the commissioners conducted via video conferencing. Valaree Dickerson, vice president of the commissioners, called for his removal as president after what […]

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April 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Deaths Now 19, County Cases 793, State Cases Pass 4,000

Each morning by 11 a.m., the Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, cases in the state and the number of deaths. The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases are now 793, according to the health departments statistics released Monday morning. The cases in Montgomery County continue to climb […]

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April 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Week Two Remote Learning for MCPS:  County school officials held a virtual conversation Saturday with information about the second week of remote learning.  Also, the schools share information on the technology needed for remote learning in this video: 2. […]

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April 1, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Silver Diner Providing Free Meals for Children and Families in Need

Silver Diner has partnered with Real Food For Kids to provide free meals for children and families in need. Beginning Wednesday, families may stop by the Silver Diner located at Rio in Gaithersburg to receive a free grab-and-go meal Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No ID or proof of need is […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge, Landon Announce Move to Virtual Learning

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart—the all-girls kindergarten through 12th grade Catholic school in Bethesda—and Landon, the all-boys private school (grades kindergarten through 12) in Bethesda announced they are temporarily closing school starting Friday and moving learning to a virtual platform. Connie Mitchell, a spokesperson for Stone Ridge, said the virtual learning education model […]

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