oct. 7

October 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 7, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Foster Animals: The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center says they are currently most in need of fosters for large, adult dogs. Officials say there are also other animals in need. Click here to learn more about the animal […]

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June 25, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Teacher of the Year Accepts New Car: ‘I’ll Cherish this Moment Forever’

Joseph Bostic Jr., the Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School teacher named Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year for the 2021-2022 academic year, has officially picked up his final prize—a new car. Traditionally, Fitzgerald Auto Mall in Rockville provides the MCPS Teacher of the Year winner with a brand new car. For Bostic, […]

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June 9, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

2021-2022 Teachers of the Year Introduced By Maryland State Department of Education

24 teachers from counties across the state were recognized June 3 as Teachers of the Year during a virtual summit with Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon, Ph. D. According to a press release from the Maryland State Department of Education, the educators from grade levels pre-k through 12 that were chosen by […]

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October 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

COVID-19: 460 Nuevos Casos en Maryland, 59 en el Condado de Montgomery

El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 59 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el miércoles por la mañana. Desde que se confirmó el primer caso en marzo, el recuento acumulado de casos para el condado ha aumentado a 23,194. El condado tiene un promedio continuo de siete días de 2.46% […]

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October 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: 460 New State Cases, 59 in Montgomery County

The Maryland Department of Health reported 59 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. Since the first case confirmed in March, the cumulative case count for the county has climbed to 23,194. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.46% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s […]

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October 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 7, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 7, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Walk Maryland: It’s Walk Maryland Day! Find a scheduled walk in Montgomery County to celebrate our state’s official exercise. *Tomorrow* Walk Maryland Day is Wednesday, October 7 A day to promote walking for physical activity, recreation, transportation, and improved […]

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October 2, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

MCDOT Celebrates ‘Walktober’, Promoting Pedestrian Health, Safety

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has partnered with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to host “Walktober,” an event series that strolls on throughout October to help promote the State’s official exercise: walking. According to a press release, the event series coincides with the “celebration of the sixth annual […]

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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 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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