Nov. 3

November 3, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Update at 3 P.M.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that he will provide a COVID-19  vaccine update at 3 p.m. The briefing will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. The press briefing comes after the CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said she was endorsing the recommendation to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11. At this point no agenda for […]

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November 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Nov. 3, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 3 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County is under a Hypothermia Alert until 10 a.m. Emergency Management issues the alert when temperatures/wind chill is forecast below 32 degrees. Extreme cold is dangerous, the county warns. See hypothermia warning signs and what to […]

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November 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Se Esperan Temperaturas de Punto de Congelación para el Miércoles en la Mañana

El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional ha emitido una alerta de congelación para el 3 de noviembre desde las 2:00 am hasta las 10:00 am. Las bajas temperaturas podrían matar los cultivos, otra vegetación sensible y posiblemente dañar las tuberías exteriores desprotegidas. Freeze watch for Tuesday night expanded to include DC and Baltimore N&W suburbs and much […]

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November 1, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Freeze Watch Issued for Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze watch for Nov. 3 from  2:00 am until 10:00 am. Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Freeze watch for Tuesday night expanded to include DC and Baltimore N&W suburbs and much of central VA. The first freezing temperatures […]

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October 30, 2021 | Staff Writer

BREAKING: County Scheduled to Reinstate Indoor Mask Mandate Next Week

Montgomery County’s indoor mask mandate, which was lifted less than 72 hours ago, will now be reinstated at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday unless the County Council, acting as the Board of Health, votes on Tuesday to amend the regulation that dictated the decision to reinstate based on “substantial transmission.”  The County announced the decision Saturday night. […]

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October 25, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Park Closures Due to Deer Population Management Program Begin this Week

Starting this week, Montgomery Parks is urging visitors to plan their visits around scheduled closures, according to an August announcement. The reason? Annual deer population management programming — which utilizes “carefully screened, qualified, and licensed recreational hunters”  to maintain the County’s ecological balance. According to the announcement, the deer population in Montgomery County exceeds both […]

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October 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

SBA Loans Available for Residents and Businesses Affected by the Remains of Hurricane IDA

Residents of the state of Maryland, including Montgomery County, as well as business owners, who were affected by disasters caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “Montgomery County encountered deadly consequences last month following rain and […]

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November 10, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Fenton Street Bikeway Project in Silver Spring Pedals to Next Phase

Riding your bike along Fenton Street in Silver Spring might become easier and safer as early as 2021. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced on Nov. 3 that they will be holding a virtual meeting to present their findings from the Fenton Street Bikeway Study. The study initially kicked off in 2017, but […]

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November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

MCDOT Requests Public Input For Ride On Service Changes

Ride On proposes new service changes for the Watkins Mill and Black Hill Development areas, and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is looking for rider input. MCDOT announced the proposal Tuesday, Nov. 3, saying that the service changes would begin in January 2021. The proposed changes include: Watkins Mill Interchange: Route 61 – […]

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November 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Tuesday’s COVID-19 Numbers: 771 New Cases in Maryland, 121 in Montgomery

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 121 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 26,398. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 3.2.% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 16 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. There was one COVID-19 related […]

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