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October 12, 2021 | Collin Riviello

City of Rockville Sets Deadline for Employees to Get Covid Vaccinations

The City of Rockville is requiring its current employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by November 15. Newly hired employees will need to have at least their first dose by the deadline and be fully vaccinated in accordance with the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidance. Employees who do not follow through with the […]

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October 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 6, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Walk to School Day: International Walk to School Day is the first Wednesday of October and aims to promote safer routes for students to walk and bike to school, according to a release from Montgomery County. 🆕 @MCDOTNow will […]

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October 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Elrich Seeks Residents’ Input During Series of Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of budget forums on the county’s next operating budget – Fiscal Year 23.  Residents are invited to attend the forums in person or view them virtually via the internet. The purpose of the forums is to gather input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year.  […]

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October 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Tuesday’s Montgomery COVID-19 Numbers: 56 New Cases, No New Deaths

Tuesday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 56 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. Since the first case confirmed in March, the cumulative case count for the county has climbed to 23,135. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.61% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 13 of Maryland’s 24 […]

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September 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Council Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually Tuesday

The Montgomery County Council will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month virtually Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 9:15 a.m. during the Council meeting. The event is hosted by Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Gabe Albornoz, and Council President Sidney Katz. The celebration will pay tribute to local residents for their service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Third Annual Active Aging Week Goes Virtual

Montgomery County’s Third Annual Active Aging Week takes place Monday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 11. The week is part of an international initiative to promote healthy lifestyles, specifically for those 50 years and older. Many programs and opportunities to participate are available throughout the week. Events are co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of […]

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September 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejo de Montgomery Celebra Virtualmente el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

El 6 de Octubre, el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery celebrará el Mes de la Herencia Hispana de manera virtual. El evento está organizado por la Concejal Nancy Navarro, el Concejal Gabe Albornoz y el Presidente del Concejo Sidney Katz. La celebración será un homenaje a los héroes locales por su servicio a la comunidad […]

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September 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Notifies Employees That Formal Reopening Planning is Underway

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) employees were notified on Friday that formal planning for some in-person instruction is beginning.  Last week Gov. Larry Hogan announced that all 24 Maryland jurisdictions have state-approved plans to bring at least some students back into school buildings this fall. In late August Hogan said eight school systems did not include […]

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September 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Condado de Montgomery Ofrece Servicios Gratuitos de Salud Mental

Los servicios de crisis gratuitos están disponibles las 24 horas del día, durante todo el año, para los residentes del condado de Montgomery que los necesiten. El Centro de Crisis del condado tiene el Equipo de Crisis Móvil, que proporciona evaluaciones de emergencia para las personas que experimentan problemas de salud mental. Según los funcionarios […]

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September 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Providing Free Emergency Mental Health Services

Free crisis services are available 24 hours a day, all year round for Montgomery County residents in need. The county’s Crisis Center has the Mobile Crisis Team, which provides emergency evaluations for individuals experiencing mental health distress. According to the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services officials, the program also has four crisis […]

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