2021 | News

Elrich’s son contracts ‘very mild’ breakthrough case of COVID-19

Plus: Median sale price of home in county jumps nearly 15% in one year; Montgomery County giving out $700,000 to combat hate crimes

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Elrich’s son contracts ‘very mild’ breakthrough case of COVID-19

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said his son came down with a “very mild” case of COVID-19.

Elrich said his son, who lives in Medellín, Colombia, and was fully vaccinated, fell ill more than a month after visiting family between late August and early September. [WTOP]

Median sale price of home in county jumps nearly 15% in one year

The median sale price of a home in Montgomery County rose 14.6% from August of 2020 to August of 2021.

From July through August of this year, the median sale price rose 2.8%, according to the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors. [Montgomery Community Media]

Montgomery County giving out $700,000 to combat hate crimes

Montgomery County has approved $700,000 for nonprofit organizations and facilities that have faced hate crimes.

The grants are available to augment costs for security personnel or other security planning measures for nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County. [Montgomery County]

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