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July 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Monday Webinar Answers Questions About Child Tax Credit

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) invites community members to a webinar about the new child tax credit on Monday, July 19 at 4 p.m. The webinar will explain who is eligible for the tax credit, any actions a tax-payer must take to obtain the credit, and the tax credit a tax-payer should expect. On […]

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July 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, July 19, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, July 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Teacher Headed to the Olympics:  John F. Kennedy High School teacher Thea LaFond is headed to the Tokyo Olympics to compete for the Caribbean nation of Dominica. LaFond holds the Maryland record in the women’s triple jump. This […]

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July 15, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Flex Rides Back Starting Monday July 19

Ride On Flex, a unique on-demand transit service, will be back on the road starting Monday, July 19, according to the Montgomery County Department of Transportation. Eleven passenger buses will provide rides in the Rockville Zone from 9am – 3:30pm. In the Glenmont-Wheaton area you can book a ride from 6am – 9am and again […]

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July 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Ride On Buses Change Schedules July 18

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will adjust Ride On bus schedules on Sunday, July 18 to “increase overall service and improve efficiency” as the county continues to reopen following the coronavirus pandemic. Ride On planners monitored ridership data and on-time performance feedback in order to identify routes that would be more efficient with schedule […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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June 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

County Animal Services Waives Fees for Cat Adoptions Throughout July

July may be the purrrfect time to adopt a feline friend in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood is waiving the fees for all its cats and kittens from July 1 through July 31. The initiative is part of MCASAC’s “Feline Freedom” campaign and is sponsored by the nonprofit […]

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June 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Ride On Flex Service to Start Up Again in July

Montgomery County’s on-demand bus service that was suspended during the pandemic will start up again beginning July 19. Ride On Flex began as a pilot program in 2019 in the Rockville and the Glenmont-Wheaton areas. An 11-passenger bus operated by the county Department of Transportation will not have a fixed route. Instead, riders can request […]

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July 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Reopening Criteria for County COVID-19 Average New Cases, Deaths, and ER Visits Not Met

Montgomery County established a number of public health criteria to guide the reopening of businesses and services. The county updates the information daily on their COVID-19 Data Dashboard. The criteria are grouped into three categories including the number of cases and deaths, hospital capacity to handle current cases and a surge in cases, and testing […]

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July 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 19 in Montgomery County

Update: The rabies clinic on July 21st is canceled due to the extremely high temperatures in the forecast. Today is Friday, July 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Dangerous Weather Continues: The temperatures are expected to hit triple digits today through Sunday evening. The National Weather Service issued a […]

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July 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Friday

Pepco is asking its customers to conserve energy Friday as an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. Pepco Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. It rewards customers by […]

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