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Streets Are For People in Montgomery County

Get outside and play…and eat.

For less than a month, Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has had a program in place that allows residents to close their streets to through traffic, allowing neighbors to use the street for walking, biking, visiting or just wandering about free of [most] traffic concerns.

Covid Week in Potomac

FIREWORKS? NEXT YEAR: Fourth of July celebrations; “Germantown Glory” and “Mid-County Sparkles” have been cancelled.

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Montgomery County Minimum Wage Increases on July 1

The minimum wage will increase in Montgomery County on Friday, July 1, in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Need to Intervene in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich presented his vision and plans to “Reimagine Public Safety.”

Opinion: Column: Mourning, Afternoon and Evening

We had to euthanize Biscuit, our oldest cat, on Saturday, June 20th. He would have been 14 on September 20th.