jan. 12

January 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 488 New COVID-19 Cases, 6 Deaths Tuesday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 488 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 52,015. Hospitalizations continue to increase and are at the highest level since May. The county reported on Jan. 8 that 317 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Montgomery County. Montgomery County […]

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January 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Make Redistricting Announcement at 1 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Tuesday at 1 p.m. where he will make an announcement about redistricting reform. “Maryland is notorious for having some of the most gerrymandered districts in the nation, but we believe that voters should choose their representatives—not the other way around,” Hogan tweeted. Watch the briefing here: Hogan’s […]

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January 12, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at nine testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here. 2. Virtual Employment Expo: If you are over 50-years-old and looking for employment, a virtual Employment Expo […]

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November 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

photo of school children and school resource office in school hallway

Bill Introduced to Remove Police Officers from MCPS Schools Has Sparse Support

Councilmembers Will Jawando and Hans Riemer introduced a bill Nov. 17 to eliminate the school resource officers program and instead use the money to hire school counselors and pay for after-school activities and mental health-oriented programs. A public hearing to eliminate police officers in the school is set for Jan. 12, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. […]

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November 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program will close Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center for certain periods of November, December and January, the City of Rockville announced on Monday. The organized hunts will take place in John Hayes Memorial Forest, 852 Avery Road, which incorporates all of Civic Center […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Snow Expected to Fall Through Sunday

Update: The National Weather Service has extended the winter storm warning for Montgomery County through midnight Sunday. NWS forecasts 6 to 12 inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Montgomery County from 4 p.m. today to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. This will be a significant snowfall with up to […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 11-Jan. 13

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a community potluck to support federal employees and contractors impacted by the shutdown Friday, Jan. 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Blair High School cafeteria. Federal workers, contractors and their families may attend for free. Other supporters and neighbors should bring a dish to pass to attend. Live music […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

BlackRock Center for the Arts Offers Discount Tickets for Furloughed Employees

BlackRock Center for the Arts is offering furloughed federal employees discounted tickets to both the Jan. 11 Johnny Rawls concert and the Jan. 12 Potomac Fever and the Rock Creek Singers concert. Any guest that presents a federal employee or federal contractor ID may purchase a ticket for $5. BlackRock Center for the Arts is […]

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January 15, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Paint Branch Dominates Sherwood 77-40 Win Jan. 12

Sherwood High School, Friday January 12, Sandy Spring. The Panthers of Paint Branch were in control of Friday night’s basketball game from the very beginning and with in the first four minutes were ahead 16-4 over the Warriors of Sherwood. Paint Branch is certainly one of the basketball powers in Montgomery county this season and […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber and Launch Workplaces present a training session on sexual harassment in the workplace today at 8 a.m. The event is free to attend with advance registration at www.ggchamber.org. 2. Name That Park: The deadline to […]

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