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July 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Washington D.C. Temple Will Open to the Public Next Year 

The Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensington — commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple —  announced it will open its temple to the public for the first time since 1974. The open house will take place April 28 to June 4, 2022. The temple closed for […]

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May 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers Including Montgomery County Schools

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 5 The Maryland Department of Health reported 69 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 70,075. Montgomery County recorded no new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, so the death toll remains at 1,477 which is the highest in the state. As of Tuesday, there were […]

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May 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, May 5, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 5 and it’s Cinco de Mayo. On this day in 1862, the Mexican Army was victorious over Napoleon III’s French forces at the Battle of Puebla. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency […]

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April 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Sardi’s Chicken Restaurants to Go Offline May 5 to Pay Tribute to CEO

Sardi’s Chicken — which has restaurants in Gaithersburg, Olney, and Takoma Park — will close on Wednesday, May 5 to honor the passing of its late CEO and co-founder, Philip Sardelis. The restaurants will reopen on May 6. Sardelis, who resided in Derwood, died from complications related to COVID-19. He was 48. A message on […]

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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Guide to the 2021 Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival (GBF). But for the second year in a row, the festival will operate virtually. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, the founder of the popular event, spoke to MyMCM about what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival begins Saturday, May 1 and there […]

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April 26, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Seven Museums to Reopen in May

The Smithsonian announced Friday that it will be reopening seven of its museums along with the National Zoo starting early May, a long-awaited and eagerly anticipated decision since the closing of all of its facilities in November 2020 due to COVID-19. The first facility to reopen will be the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven […]

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April 7, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

County’s 2021 Energy Summit Early Registration Ends April 9

From May 4 through May 6, The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) National Capital Region will be hosting the 2021 Montgomery County Energy Summit. The Summit’s annual purpose has been to offer education centered around green building, energy efficiency, renewable energy and related topics relevant to […]

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May 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland and Montgomery County COVID-19 Cases Continue to Climb

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics As of Tuesday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reports 5,541 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 157 cases from the 5,384 reported Monday. The health department reports that 292 county residents have died form COVID-19 in Montgomery County. This is an increase of 18 deaths […]

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May 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Long Branch Organizes Meaningful Cinco de Mayo Takeout Tuesday

The Long Branch neighborhood of Silver Spring has organized an effort to support restaurants on Cinco de Mayo as well as to assist residents in need during the COVID-19 health crisis. Maryland restaurants have been operating with only carryout and delivery services since dine-in service was banned throughout the State by order of Governor Larry […]

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May 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Board of Education Candidates’ Forum set for Tuesday

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and Lincoln Park Historical Foundation are co-hosting a virtual candidates forum on Tuesday, May 5 starting at 5:50 p.m. The forums include the three Board of Education races and the Montgomery County Circuit Judge race. There are three Board of Elections races in the November election, including one at-large seat, one […]

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