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June 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, June 29, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 29, and it is National Hug Holiday Day. Just think, this time last year, this holiday would be impossible to celebrate. Now, if you’re vaccinated, be sure to hug all your vaccinated friends to celebrate. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery […]

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June 24, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Charter Schools Apply to Open in Montgomery County

Two charter schools have applied to open in Montgomery County. Their applications will be reviewed by the Montgomery County Public School’s Board of Education at its June 29 meeting. The Mentoring Business Learning Institute is hoping to open its first school, which will focus on business education for students in middle through high school, although […]

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June 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Tuskegee Airman McGee has Kansas City Airport Terminal Renamed in his Honor

Brigadier General Charles McGee of Bethesda earns honors on June 29 when the General Aviation terminal at Kansas City, Missouri’s Charles B. Wheeler Airport will bear his name. The Bronze Star recipient who is 101 years old was a Tuskegee Airman with the U.S. Air Force. He was part of the 332nd Fighter Group and […]

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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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March 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Children’s Book on Dr. Fauci, ‘America’s Doctor,’ Will Debut in June

A new children’s book about Dr. Anthony Fauci, who County Executive Marc Elrich dubbed on Twitter, ‘the most famous employee in Montgomery County,” will debut June 29. Written by Kate Messner, whose award winning books include “All the Answers,” “Breakout” and “Tracking Pythons, the book is entitled “Dr. Fauci: How a Boy From Brooklyn Became […]

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June 30, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Topgolf Reopens With New Safety Measures

Topgolf Germantown reopened on June 29 with new safety protocols in place.  According to the Topgolf website, “In order to make sure your visit is a safe one, we need a little help from a very important person: you. Please help us by abiding by these new safety measures and respecting other guests’ space throughout […]

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June 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Update: Most Metrics Improving Except for Emergency Room Visits

Monday afternoon, 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. The county is tracking three categories of information including surveillance of cases and deaths, hospital capacity, […]

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June 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Update: State Hospitalizations Below 500, County Positive Testing Rate Below 7%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics On Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,675 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 68 from the 14,607 cases reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 697 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of one death since Sunday. More […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Playgrounds Begin Reopening: Montgomery Parks will begin gradually reopening playgrounds today. Parks reminds residents to wear a face covering, stay six feet apart, and clean your hands before and after using playground equipment. Beginning Monday, June 29, we begin […]

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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Hosting Online Meet-the-Author Event with Pulitzer Prize Winner Thomas Friedman

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting a virtual meet-the-author event with New York Times columnist, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author, Thomas Friedman. This event is scheduled for Monday June, 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. During this event, attendees will, “Listen and engage with Thomas Friedman about our current societal challenges […]

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