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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Latest Covid-19 Numbers: More Than 38% of County Residents Have Received First Dose

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 9 According to the Montgomery County Department of Health of Health, 22.1% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated and 38.8% have received the first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Preregistration, which is the first step to obtain a vaccine at county clinics, is currently open […]

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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 9, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today, and 11 sites this weekend. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2. COVID-19 […]

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April 7, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

County’s 2021 Energy Summit Early Registration Ends April 9

From May 4 through May 6, The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) National Capital Region will be hosting the 2021 Montgomery County Energy Summit. The Summit’s annual purpose has been to offer education centered around green building, energy efficiency, renewable energy and related topics relevant to […]

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April 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Katz Hosts Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. Anthony Featherstone, executive director of Worksource Montgomery, Inc. (WSM), and Brad Stewart, senior vice-president of business development for Montgomery County […]

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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 15, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Sections of Beach Drive, Sligo Creek Parkway Will be Closed This Weekend

Montgomery Parks announced some areas of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive and Little Falls Parkway will be closed this weekend. Sections will close from Friday 9 a.m. to Sunday 6 p.m. The sections will be closed to vehicles but open for pedestrians and cyclists, as part of an effort to allow residents to engage in […]

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April 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Deaths Now 29, County Cases 1,214, State Cases 6,185

The Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state each morning. The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases are now 1,214, according to the statistics released Wednesday morning by the health department. The cases in Montgomery County increased by 126 or 12% from Wednesday. The number of […]

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April 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 9 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Town Hall: The topic is “Faith Communities Responding to COVID-19”. This virtual town hall will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Grants for faith communities, and safe volunteer opportunities are among the topics that will be discussed. […]

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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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April 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates Free Cone Day Today

Ben & Jerry’s is hosting its annual Free Cone Day at scoop shops around the world today. From humble beginnings in a renovated Vermont gas station in 1979 to giving away more than a million scoops worldwide in recent years, the company wants to thank its customers for another year of support during its 40th […]

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