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July 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Rep. David Trone Tours Novavax in Gaithersburg

Rep. David Trone (MD-06) toured Novavax, a biotechnology company in Gaithersburg this morning to learn more about the company’s vaccine trials and planned expansion. The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is currently in phase 3 of clinical trials, showing an efficacy rating of nearly 90%. The company plans to seek FDA approval soon. During his visit, Trone […]

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July 8, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

UPDATE: Yappy Hour Returns to Bethesda on July 15

Update (July 8, 10:15 a.m.): Montgomery Parks announced that its Yappy Hour scheduled for July 8 is canceled due to rain. The event will now take place on July 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Elm Street Urban Park in Bethesda. UPDATE Yappy Hour at Elm Street Urban Park in Bethesda is CANCELED for today, […]

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July 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Savor Bethesda Restaurant Week Continues Through July 18

“Savor Bethesda” Restaurant Week takes place from now through Sunday, July 18. Participating downtown Bethesda restaurants will offer specials and deals for $10, $20 or $35. All menu items are available for dine in and take-out. Take-out customers may also enjoy their meals at the Bethesda Streetery with locations on Norfolk, Cordell and Woodmont Avenues. […]

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July 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 8, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Affordable Housing Efforts: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will be joined by other elected officials and members of the community to celebrate the achievement of preserving and enhancing the availability of local affordable housing. The event will take place today at 11:00 […]

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July 2, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Live Theater and Concerts Begin In Person Performances in Montgomery County

Live theater productions and concert venues have begun to reopen with in person shows in Montgomery County. The Round House Theatre in Bethesda currently offers virtual performances of We’re Gonna Die, which will be their last online event, according to their box office. They will be reopening for in person performances in September, starting with […]

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June 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Bethesda Eighth Grader Tied for 12th Place in National Spelling Bee

Ananya Gautam, 14, was two correct spells away from making it to the finals in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. A student at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac, Gautam made it to the semifinal round. She aced her first two words and successfully chose the correct definition for abiogenesis before misspelling dissentience. Out of […]

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June 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Pike District Hosting ‘Thursdays in the Park’ Outdoor Concert Series

Series brings eight weeks of live music to North Bethesda Eight weeks of free outdoor concerts are coming to the North Bethesda Pike District in a pop-up park located at Grand Park Avenue and Market Street, by the Montgomery County Conference Center garage. The series titled “Thursdays in the Park” is scheduled to start June […]

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July 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Seven of Nine Montgomery County COVID-19 Metrics Show Improvement

Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics being used to guide the reopening timeline. The county entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on Friday, June 19 after spending 19 days in Phase 1. County Executive Marc Elrich said during a media briefing Wednesday, that the county will meet the goal of […]

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July 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

First Day Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations Fall Below 400, Montgomery Testing Positivity Rate at 5.15%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 15,400 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 68 from the 15,332 cases reported Tuesday. 714 county residents have died from COVID-19 since the first case in March. More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any […]

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July 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID-19 Testing: Free coronavirus testing with no referral requirement will be available from 2-6 p.m. in Chevy Chase. You must register in order to get an appointment. TOMORROW: Free COVID-19 testing with no referral required in Friendship Heights. Thank you […]

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