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June 3, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Senior Centers Will Reopen Throughout Montgomery County Starting June 14

Senior centers throughout Montgomery County will reopen starting June 14. Of the seven county senior centers, the Wheaton and White Oak locations will remain COVID-19 vaccination sites for now. County Executive Marc Elrich breaks down which facilities will provide in-person senior services.   According to a Montgomery County Recreation Department press release: The Holiday Park […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Announces Pride Month Events in Montgomery County

For the third year in a row, Councilmember Evan Glass is hosting several events to celebrate Pride Month in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at the schedule of upcoming events: June 12 at noon — Puppy Pride at Bark Social in North Bethesda; June 16 at 7 p.m. — LGBTQ+ Housing and Homelessness Conversation (Zoom); […]

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June 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Rockville’s RedGate Park to Host Four Days of Live Music

The city of Rockville is hosting four days of live concerts at the RedGate Park from Wednesday, June 23 through Saturday, June 26. The event, Live at RedGate, features live music, family entertainment and food and will be the first live music hosted by the city in more than a year. Rockville returns to live […]

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May 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Host Juneteenth Celebration at BlackRock in Germantown

Montgomery County announced that it’s holding its 24th Juneteenth Celebration at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown on June 19 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is coordinated by Montgomery County Office of Human Rights and the County Executive’s African American Advisory Group, with support from BlackRock Center for the Arts, […]

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February 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Fall Sports Season to Begin Feb. 27

Montgomery County Public Schools announced on Friday that its fall sports season will begin on Feb. 27 and will last through April 17. MCPS lays out its plan for resuming its  athletics program in its seven page long Return to R.A.I.S.E., Second Semester Plan document. MCPS announced on its website, “all in-person programming will be […]

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June 23, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

With Some Restrictions Still in Place, Gaithersburg’s Playgrounds Now Open

With Montgomery County in Phase 2 of reopening, Gaithersburg has relaxed its restrictions on public playgrounds. Since Friday at 5 p.m., visitors are free to use the facilities as long as they follow public health guidelines. The playground equipment is not sanitized according to Gaithersburg city’s website. They recommend washing hands before and after playing […]

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June 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

En Reunión Virtual Elrich Abordará Desafíos para el Cuidado Infantil

El Ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery Marc Elrich está organizando una reunión virtual el lunes por la noche para proveedores de cuidado infantil. Elrich planea responder preguntas y proporcionar información sobre cómo apoyar la educación temprana de cuidado infantil, mientras el condado se prepara para reabrir sus más de 1,300 programas de cuidado infantil. La […]

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June 22, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Elrich Town Hall Will Address Reopening Challenges for Child Care

County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a virtual town hall Monday night for child care providers. Elrich is planning on answering questions and providing information about supporting early child care education as the county prepares to reopen its over 1,300 child care programs. The town hall comes in the wake of the Montgomery County Council’s […]

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June 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘That’s the Sad Part About the Education System’: Residents Discuss Juneteenth’s Importance

Residents at Lake Needwood in Derwood spoke to MyMCMedia about the importance of Juneteenth, the day commemorating the official emancipation of all enslaved Black people in the U.S. On June 19, 1865, enslaved people in Texas were pronounced free, about two-and-a-half years after Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. The proclamation was not enforced in Texas, which […]

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June 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Cases Near 64,000; Montgomery Cases Near 14,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 13,928 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.5% increase from the 13,862 cases reported Thursday. Since the first case in March, 670 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of three deaths since Thursday, according to the […]

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