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AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is 70% effective on average, data show

Plus: Company prepares to help ship, store coronavirus vaccine; Dewey Local Park makeover features new street hockey rink

Conflicting messages about COVID-19 confuse Montgomery County school leaders

County health officer says community spread rate too high; CDC director does not recommend closures

County has about 22,000 ballots left to count

Updated election results align with early returns

School board approves new boundary study for Bethesda-area elementary schools

Board finalizes capital improvement plan, sends to County Council for review


Despite concerns, no problems so far with alcohol in parks

Plus: Number of residents using victim services nearly doubled; Police encourage extra caution for online holiday shopping

UPDATED: County health officer asks private schools to halt in-person classes as COVID-19 cases rise

In letter, Gayles says Montgomery is ‘experiencing a surge’

School Notes: COVID-19 ‘outbreaks’ at four Montgomery County private schools

Plus: MCPS launches gift card campaign to help families purchase groceries


Franchot plans to campaign for governor ‘like a tiger’

Plus: Maryland will seek new Purple Line concessionaire if talks fail; Governor to allow early release for prisoners to curb COVID-19 spread

County renews commitment to expanding pre-K as COVID-19 creates challenges

County has added nearly 400 full-day pre-K slots in past year


County offers guidance on Thanksgiving gatherings, travel 

Plus: Gaithersburg seeks ideas for name of new park; Officers arrest Silver Spring man linked to suspected domestic violence

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