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By Roy Kelley
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Maryland Unemployment Claims Process  Maryland unemployment claims process goes (voluntarily) alphabetical, extends Claim Center hours to 7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday. https://dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml…    

By Roy Kelley
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Following Members of ActiveRain I have made it a habit to follow several new ActiveRain members each day for several years. It is an easy way to pay it forward and every now and then one of the members will follow my blog. You will earn a few points for following five members each day. Think of t...

By Roy Kelley
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It is Easy to Love Kentlands in Montgomery County, Maryland   ActiveRain Ambassador Jeff Dowler has asked member bloggers to write about the perks of their home communities. Those have have followed my blog posts over the years are familiar with Kentlands, our home community, since I have posted...

By Roy Kelley
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Gaithersburg Book Festival Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of the annual Gaithersburg Book Festival which was scheduled for May 16, 2020. Click on the above link to reach the website and follow the event on Facebook for further notices. Friend...

By Roy Kelley
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 Stay At Home Order in Maryland Effective 8 p.m., March 30 Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday due to what he called a "rapidly escalating emergency situation." The order takes effect at 8 p.m. Monday, March 30."This is a deadly public health crisis," Hogan said. "We are ...

By Roy Kelley
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Book Recommendation: Telling Tales by Ann Cleeves Telling Tales (2005) is the second book in the Vera Stanhope mystery series by international award winning English author Ann Cleeves. Dolores and I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about t...

By Roy Kelley
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Ride On Bus Service Reductions in Montgomery County, MarylandThe Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will further reduce service for Ride On buses beginning Sunday, March 29. This reduced Essential Service Plan includes 35 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On for ...

By Roy Kelley
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Instacart Shoppers Planning to Strike Chef Dolores placed an order with Wegmans for groceries to be delivered on Monday. There is much confusion relating to the order and it impossible to reach Instacart by telephone. By the way, the customer service people at the store can not help you with an I...

By Roy Kelley
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Poppy Flowered Anemone, Mona Lisa, Longwood Gardens This photograph, by Dolores, was well received when I posted it in Facebook groups this morning. I hope you like it. Stay at home and have a very special weekend. Poppy Flowered Anemone, Mona Lisa, Longwood Gardens,Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 150...

By Roy Kelley
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Have you tried the Jordan's Skinny Syrups? During normal times, Chef Dolores has picked up a bottle or two or Jordan's Skinny Syrups when shopping at Bed Bath and Beyond. That store is now closed and we are staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic. So, Dolores went to Amazon Prime and orde...

By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery County, Maryland - Playgrounds Use Prohibited Use of playgrounds in our parks is prohibited. Some of our playgrounds will be closed off with fencing because visitors are ignoring signs and messages. We know the importance of parks and trails during this difficult time. Please, be smart...

By Roy Kelley
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Gaithersburg Bulk Pick Up and Loose Leaf Collection Cancelled Reminder! With limited public works crews focusing on essential tasks, bulk pick up & loose leaf collection are suspended.While we know many of you are using this time to spring clean, please do not put bulk items out and do NOT rake l...

By Roy Kelley
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Chromebooks for Students in Montgomery County, Maryland MCPS is providing laptops to students with a need to ensure they can access instruction from home. Laptopchromebook distribution will begin Thursday, March 26. Devices are in limited supply and are reserved for students who do not have acces...

By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery County, MD Schools and Libraries Closures Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon announced today, March 25, that they are extending the closure of all Maryland public schools until April 24, 2020. All Montgomery County Public Schools buildings will be clo...

By Roy Kelley
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Happy Maryland Day! Maryland Day is a legal holiday in the U.S. state of Maryland. It is observed on the anniversary of the March 25, 1634, landing of the first European settlers in the Province of Maryland, the third English colony to be settled in British North America. On this day settlers fro...

By Roy Kelley
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Book Recommendation: The Bookseller by Mark Pryor  The Bookseller (2012) is the first book in the Hugo Marston series of crime fiction novels by Mark Pryor. The author was raised in England and educated in the United States at the University of North Carolina and the law school at Duke University...

By Roy Kelley
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Pedestrian Bridge from AstraZeneca to Kentlands Soon it will be even easier for AstraZeneca employees to head over to the Kentlands for lunch or dinner, as design of a new pedestrian bridge is expected to begin next month.Per the City of Gaithersburg:Earlier this week, Deputy City Manager Dennis ...

By Roy Kelley
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Book Recommendation: The Terminal List by Jack Carr  The Terminal List (2018) is a story of revenge featuring Navy Seal Lieutenant Commander James Reece and was the first novel by American author Jack Carr. I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn mo...

By Roy Kelley
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Non-essential businesses and facilities to close in Maryland: Today at 5 p.m. An executive order has been enacted by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, which closes all non-essential businesses, organizations, and facilities in Maryland effective at 5 p.m. today. This is NOT a shelter-in-place direct...

By Roy Kelley
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Mynd Spa & Salon has Closed in Kentlands Mynd Spa & Salon, a national chain of beauty and wellness centers with locations in North Bethesda and Gaithersburg, has closed after filing for bankruptcy this week.The chain, formerly known as Red Door Salon & Spa, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the S...

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