nov. 9

November 10, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Gaithersburg on Tuesday

A 75-year-old man in Gaithersburg is dead after a water-delivery truck struck and killed him as he was crossing the street. Montgomery County Police say the incident happened at around 3 p.m. at Fellowship Circle in Asbury Methodist Village on Tuesday. According to police, the water-truck driver was turning left onto Odendhal Avenue from Fellowship […]

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November 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Sostendrá un Foro sobre el Presupuesto en Español el Martes 9 de Noviembre a las 7 pm

Por primera vez el Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, organizará un Foro sobre el Presupuesto Operativo del Año Fiscal 2023 en español, para buscar opiniones y escuchar las prioridades de los residentes latinos del condado, según informa la oficina del Ejecutivo. El foro se llevará a cabo el martes 9 de noviembre de […]

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November 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Nov. 9, In Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 9 and it’s World Freedom Day. Former President George W. Bush declared World Freedom Day as a federal observance to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The meeting starts with […]

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November 3, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Announces Unofficial Election Results; Ashman Reelected Mayor

The City of Gaithersburg has announced the unofficial results for its municipal election for mayor and two council member seats. The races show that incumbent Jud Ashman will be reelected as the city’s mayor, a position he’s held since 2014; Jim McNulty, creative director at Gigawatt Group, and Lisa Henderson, program director for Montgomery County […]

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November 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Mask Mandate Will Resume if County Hits 7 Straight Days of Substantial Transmission

Montgomery County’s indoor mask mandate will be reinstated if the jurisdiction reaches seven straight days of CDC-defined substantial coronavirus transmission, rather than one day as a previous regulation required. The Montgomery County Council, sitting as the Board of Health, unanimously voted for the amended regulation Tuesday afternoon. If substantial COVID-19 transmission continues through Friday, Nov. […]

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October 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

New Bill Would Establish Property Tax Credit for First Responders

County Council President Tom Hucker and Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz introduced a bill Tuesday that would create a property tax credit for full-time first responders in Montgomery County. Eligible Montgomery County sworn police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and public safety emergency communications specialists could receive up to $2,500 in annual credit, according to […]

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October 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejo del Condado Prepara un Proyecto de Ley que Regula las Patinetas Eléctricas

El condado de Montgomery presentó un proyecto de ley el miércoles que regularía la velocidad de las patinetas eléctricas, y cómo deben almacenarse después de su uso. El concejo intentó regular los patinetes eléctricos el año pasado, pero el proyecto de ley expiró antes de que se tomaran medidas, ya que no se estaban utilizando […]

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October 20, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Council Prepares Bill Regulating E-Scooters

Montgomery County introduced a bill Wednesday that would regulate the speed of electric scooters and how they must be stored after use. The council attempted to regulate e-scooters last year but the bill expired before any action was taken as they weren’t being used as often during the pandemic, explained Councilmember Sidney Katz. A public […]

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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect in Gaithersburg Home Invasion Robbery

Surveillance video released Monday shows a suspect in a home invasion robbery in Gaithersburg, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said. Police are asking residents for help identifying the suspect in the following video: MCPD said detectives do not think the November robbery was random. Close to midnight on Nov. 9, police said, officers responded […]

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November 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Tuesday’s COVID-19 Numbers: 1,338 New Cases in Maryland, 185 in Montgomery

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 185 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is now 27,731. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 4.48% for positive COVID-19 tests, up from 4.05 Monday. Montgomery County’s death toll rose to 855 with four new fatalities […]

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