OCP Administrator: Beware of Certain Scams

Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection Administrator Tracy Rezvani appeared this week on County Cable Montgomery’s “What’s Happening MoCo” podcast to discuss scams that have been circulating in the area.

Design Excellence Awards Return for 2021

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Awards have returned for 2021, according to an announcement on the department’s website. “The Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking to recognize exceptional architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism that makes a difference in people’s lives and represents the county’s highest quality of design to the region, state and nation. This year, Montgomery Planning will hold its fifth Design Excellence Awards competition to honor this work.”

Hyperthermia Alert Issued for Montgomery County

A Hyperthermia Alert has been issued for Montgomery County for Tuesday, July 6 from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. The County issues a Hyperthermia Alert when temperatures and/or heat indices are forecast to reach 95 degrees or higher.

County Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Montgomery County will pause the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, according to a press release issued today.

Restaurants, Diners Invited to Participate in MoCo Eats Week

Restaurants and diners in Montgomery County, as well as local craft beverage and food producers, are invited to participate in the upcoming MoCo Eats Week event, which runs from April 23 to May 3. The promotion, organized by Visit Montgomery and the county’s Department of Alcohol Beverage Services, allows diners to enjoy food and drinks at discounted prices. In addition to discounts for diners, restaurants will gain exposure from the event’s promotion by the county.