feb. 22

October 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Call for Entries in Gaithersburg Book Festival Poetry Contest

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is seeking entries for the annual poetry contest which is open to all high school students in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. The contest will recognize four poets for first through third place and a fan favorite poem at the Gaithersburg Book Festival […]

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July 7, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Eight Women Run for Montgomery County Council

*This article has been updated to include information on the candidacy of Laurie-Anne Sayles With nearly a year before voting begins, eight women have entered the Democratic Primary for one of the five seats opening up on the Montgomery County Council in 2022. According to the Washington Post, the women look to improve gender parity […]

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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Candidates for Maryland’s 2022 Gubernatorial Race: Who’s In? Who’s Out?

Candidates are starting to announce their candidacy for Maryland’s 2022 gubernatorial election. Maryland’s current governor, Larry Hogan (R), is ineligible to run for reelection due to term limits. Here’s a look at who is in, who is out, and who is up in the air when it comes to putting their hat in the ring […]

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February 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Garland Introduced by Fellow County Resident Van Hollen at Nomination Hearing

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen of Kensington introduced Judge Merrick Garland of Bethesda to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as proceedings began Monday morning on Garland’s nomination to the post of U.S. Attorney General. During his five minute introduction, Van Hollen referred to Garland as brilliant, kind and someone who “is respected by lawmakers, scholars […]

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February 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

La Tasa de Casos Positivos de Covid-19 en Montgomery se Mantiene por Debajo del 4%

Estadísticas de Covid-19 en el condado de Montgomery de Febrero 22 Desde el viernes 19 de febrero, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland ha informado 289 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery: 102 el sábado, 100 el domingo y 87 el lunes. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es 62,523. El […]

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February 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Continues Streak of Days With Sub-4% Positivity Rate

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 22 Since Friday, Feb. 19, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 289 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 102 Saturday, 100 Sunday and 87 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 62,523. Montgomery County recorded three new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, Feb. 19 — zero Saturday, […]

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February 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Until Monday Afternoon

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. on Monday. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Montgomery County is expected to see a rapid onset of snow with snow accumulating up to one inch. Residents may experience slippery road conditions into morning and evening commutes. Travelers are encouraged to slow down and […]

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February 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, In Montgomery County

There is a winter weather advisory until 3 p.m. today, Monday, Feb. 22. and here are five more things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at five testing sites today. 2. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Vice President Gabe Albornoz will hold […]

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February 21, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Monday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday. NWS is expecting an accumulation of around 1 to 3 inches of snow. In the afternoon, snow may mix with sleet before changing to rain as temperatures rise above freezing […]

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January 29, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Offer Online Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are offering online workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. All workshops are both free and virtual. An internet connection and a device (such […]

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