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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 121 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths A Total Number of 6,432 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 121 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 15 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 6,432 cases and 581 deaths.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Five Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for June 2 Primary Election

Montgomery County officials announced that five secure ballot drop-off boxes have been installed throughout the County to help voters meet the deadline for the June 2 Primary Election. Completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots may be dropped off

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Consolidated Polling Places for June 2 Primary Election

Montgomery County officials announced the consolidation of its 352 polling locations for the June 2 primary election in response to poll worker and voter safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 149 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths A Total Number of 5,790 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 149 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,790 cases and 4741 deaths. Forty-nine of the

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Montgomery County Re-opens West Valley Green Bridge in Whitemarsh Township

Montgomery County officials announced today that interim safety repairs on the West Valley Green Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek in Whitemarsh Township were completed on May 14, 2020.

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 73 New COVID-19 Cases and Nine Deaths A Total Number of 5,010 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 73 additional individuals who tested positive and nine individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,010 cases and 414 deaths.

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program Issues Additional $5 Million in Grant Funds

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Montgomery County officials announced today that an additional $5 million in economic development funds would be made available to provide grants to eligible small businesses for the second round of the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program.

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 76 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 4,385 Cases and 306

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 76 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 4,385 cases and 306 deaths.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Partners With Pennsylvania Harm Reduction

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Offices of Drug & Alcohol and Public Health has partnered with the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition to provide Montgomery County residents access to naloxone during the...

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 129 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 3600 Cases and 207

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 129 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3600 cases and 207 deaths.

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 93 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 3474 Cases and 194

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 93 additional individuals who tested positive and five individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3474 cases and 194 deaths.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $212K to Nonprofits for Relief Efforts

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Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors today are announcing that $212,000 has been awarded to 63 nonprofit organizations through the MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Posted on: April 19, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 116 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 116 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2739 cases and 155 deaths.

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 201 New COVID-19 Cases and 12 Deaths A Total Number of 2623 Cases and 147

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 201 additional individuals who tested positive and 12 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2623 cases and 147 deaths.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

New Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Montgomery County

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On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 10am, a new drive-through Testing location will open on the Central Campus of the Montgomery County Community College in Whitpain Township. The site will provide self swab COVID-19 testing, by appointment only.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Montgomery County Partners with Real Time Medical Systems to Detect Nursing Facility COVID-19 Cases

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Montgomery County, PA, has teamed up with Real Time Medical Systems to provide 24/7 electronic Infectious Disease Surveillance of nursing facilities in the county, who have volunteered to share their data. The cloud-based software pulls data

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 120 New COVID-19 Cases Including Six Deaths A Total Number of 1815 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 120 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 1815 cases and 68 deaths.

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 101 New COVID-19 Cases Including Four Deaths A Total Number of 989 Cases H

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 101 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 989 cases.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 110 New COVID-19 Cases Including Three Deaths A Total Number of 888 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 110 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 888 cases.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases Total Number of Cases are 431

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 27 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 431 cases.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Fifth Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 404

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Montgomery County officials today reported the fifth death from COVID-19. The 61-year-old female, who resided in the Municipality of Norristown, died on March 27, 2020.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Montgomery County and Local Partners Announce COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Local Relief Efforts

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Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors announced today the launch of the MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund to support local relief efforts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Financial contributions will exclusively assist community

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

First Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 110

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Montgomery County officials today reported the first death from COVID-19. The 72-year-old male, who resided in Abington Township and had been hospitalized for several days, died on March 21, 2020.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Nine More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported nine additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 77 cases.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

PA CareerLink® Montgomery County Closed In Response to COVID-19 Concerns

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Due to the COVID-19 recommended response protocol of social distancing, PA CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, will be closed to the public with plans to reopen Monday, March 30.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Four More Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County Total Number of Montgome

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported four additional individuals diagnosed presumptive positive with COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 24 cases.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Announces Two Additional Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials announced two additional presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montgomery County today. There are now a total number of four COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Issues Emergency Declaration and Update on Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) provided an update on the two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and signed a Declaration of Disaster Emergency.

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Montco Commerce Cancels Manu-Fest Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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Norristown, PA (February 7, 2020) – The Montgomery County Commerce Department has determined that in light of events that are rapidly evolving related to COVID-19, Manu-Fest and More 2020 will not go ahead as planned on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Montco Health and Human Services To Host Town Hall Meetings on Draft Strategic Plan

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host six Town Hall Meetings facilitated by Public Consulting Group (PCG) to present the draft Health and Human Services Strategic Plan and gather feedback.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Cash Bail Reform Statement from Montgomery County

We have received questions from individuals and organizations regarding Montgomery County's commitment to cash bail reform and to the Public Defender's office.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Commerce Department Launches New Montco Site Select Initiative

The Montgomery County Commerce Department is proud to announce the launch of Montco Site Select, a new initiative to help businesses looking for locations connect with those that have available buildings and land for sale or lease in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 27 through March 1

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 9 p.m. and ending on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at 9 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the wind chill is expected to be

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Montgomery County Announces New Leadership at Public Defender's Office

Effective immediately, the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office will be led by Carol Sweeney and Greg Nester, who will serve as co-chief deputy public defenders going forward.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Montgomery County Celebrates Accomplishments of African-Americans During Black History Program

Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program hosted by the Montgomery County Black History Month Committee on Wed., Feb. 26, 2020 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 20 through February 22

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

ManuFest & More 2020 - Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers and Trades

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Students, parents and educators from across Bucks and Montgomery counties will gather at ManuFest and More 2020 on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to learn about in-demand employment sectors for the next workforce generation in manufacturing and trades.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Montgomery County Coronavirus Preparations and Activities

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is working closely with the Philadelphia and state Departments of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor developments surrounding the respiratory outbreak first detected in

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 23, 2020

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, are extending the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency issued last week for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Census Hiring Event in Norristown on Jan. 23 - Positions pay up to $27 per hour

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Looking for part-time work with flexible hours and a way to help your community? The Norristown Area Census Office will conduct a recruitment event on January 23, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Montgomery County OIC, 1101 Arch Street, Norristown, PA

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 16, 2020

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Montco HHS Announces Grand Opening of Montco Recovery Community Center

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The open house will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 601 DeKalb St., Suite 1, Norristown, PA 19401, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place at 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 8, 2020

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 4 p.m. and ending on Friday, January 10, 2020, at 8 a.m.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Montco Commissioners, Row Officers Sworn In

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The three Montgomery County Commissioners and Row Officers were sworn in on January 6, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., with President Judge Thomas M. DelRiccci presiding. The ceremony took place at the Kaleidoscope Theatre at Ursinus College in Collegeville.

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to December 21, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, is extending a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Montgomery County Launches Census 2020 Complete Count Campaign, Training, and Events

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Montco officials and community leaders announced today a partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to maximize participation in the 2020 Census and the formation of the Montgomery County Complete Count Committee (CCC) in support of census efforts.

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 18, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

MontCo Adopts $428.4 Million Budget with No Tax Increase

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The Montgomery County Commissioners adopted a $428.4 Million budget for 2020 at today's Commissioners meeting. There is no tax increase for Montgomery County residents for the third year in a row...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 11, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Receives $1.8 Million HUD Grant to Combat Lead Poisoning

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has received a first-time award of $1.8 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes to address lead and other hazards...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Dog Law Enforcement Office Warns Pennsylvania Dog Owners of Fraudulent Dog License Website

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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement warned Pennsylvania dog owners looking to purchase new or renewal licenses of a fraudulent website selling dog licenses online.

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Proposed 2020 Budget Presentation

The Montco 2020 Proposed Budget was presented today at the Commissioners meeting. Annual budget expenditures are $428 million, with half of the revenue coming from real estate taxes, 36% coming from grants and 14% coming from departmental earnings.

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

MontCo Issues "CODE BLUE" Cold Weather Alert for November 15, 2019

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Friday, November, 15 at 10 p.m. and ending on Sunday, November 17, at 10 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the wind chill is expected to be below 20

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

2019 Montgomery Awards Go to Five Outstanding Planning and Preservation Projects

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Five outstanding projects and their creators and a dedicated advocate were honored today at the Montgomery Awards celebration sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission and the Montgomery County Conservation District.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for November 12, 2019

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Tuesday, November, 12 at 2 p.m. and ending on Thursday, November 14, at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

RELEASE: Controlled Deer Hunt Scheduled for the Norristown Farm Park

The Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites is now accepting applications to participate in a one day controlled antlerless deer hunt at the Norristown Farm Park on January 15, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Ribbon-Cutting Launches Completion of Lafayette Street Extension Project in Norristown

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Federal, state, and local officials celebrated today the opening of the Lafayette Street Extension, considered to be the largest local infrastructure project in the Commonwealth.

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Six Municipal Projects Receive Montco Transportation Program Grants

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced at their meeting Thursday that six projects across the county will receive just over $1 million in Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for 2019.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Power Restored to One Montgomery Plaza

NORRISTOWN, PA (October 17, 2019) -- Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede are open for business Friday, October 18th. Power to the building has been fully restored.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

One Montgomery Plaza Closed Due to a Power Outage - UPDATED

Offices in One Montgomery Plaza, Montgomery County's office building at 425 Swede Street in Norristown will be closed through Thursday, October 17 due to a power outage that is affecting the entire building.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Montco Senior Services Presents "A Senior's Story of Opioid Addiction, Recover, and Hope"

The Montgomery County Office of Senior Services is sponsoring three free programs that will focus on one senior’s story of opioid addiction, recovery, and hope. The keynote speaker is Don Tollefson, a former Philadelphia sportscaster.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Maple Acres Farm Preservation Celebrated in Plymouth Township

Maple Acres Farm, the last farm in Plymouth Township, was permanently preserved today thanks to a coordinated effort among the Commonwealth, Montgomery County and Plymouth Township.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Montco Releases Voting System Feedback Report

Montco has issued a report detailing the feedback received from poll workers, voters, the public, and employees on their experience with the new voting system first used in the May Primary Election and the actions being taken to address their concerns.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Montco Department of HHS Hosts Second Naloxone Give Away Day

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with STOP OVERDOSES IN PA: GET HELP NOW WEEK will host a second naloxone giveaway day on September 25, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3. p.m.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Montgomery County Celebrates PARK(ing) Day in Norristown

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Montgomery County will celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2019 on Fri., Sept. 20 from 9 AM to 2 PM in front of the county courthouse on Swede Street. Come see how an ordinary metered parking spot can be transformed into a great public space.

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

9th Annual MY Fest Pennsylvania Event in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Managed Care Solutions announced today the 9th annual MY Fest Pennsylvania will be at White’s Road Park (400 Whites Road, Lansdale, PA) on Sat., Sept. 21 from noon-4 p.m.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Montco HHS Hosts Naloxone Distribution and Education Event in Ambler

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Offices of Drug & Alcohol and Public Health are sponsoring a free Naloxone distribution and education event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Ambler.

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Code Red Hot Weather Warning Extended

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The Montgomery County Commissioners have extended the Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning based on the forecasts from the National Weather Service to Thursday, Aug. 22nd.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning

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The Montgomery County Commissioners have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County beginning Sunday, August 18, 2019 until Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Reports on Housing In Montco Indicate a Vibrant Real Estate Market

The number of housing units built and nonresidential square footage completed in Montgomery County in 2018 shows a hot suburban real estate market, according to two new reports issued by the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC).

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Montco Office of Aging & Adult Services Announces Name Change

Norristown, PA (July 15, 2019) - The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the Office of Aging and Adult Services will begin operating under the name Office of Senior Services, effective immediately.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Montgomery County Announces 100% Wind Power Purchase & Commitment to Sustainable Operations

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a wind energy purchase that will power all of the county’s electrical accounts with emission-free renewable power.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fifteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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The Montgomery County Commissioners announced Thursday that fifteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue a program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Montco & Chesco to Hold Public Meeting on Keim Street Bridge

Montgomery and Chester counties will conduct a public meeting and plans display on Wednesday, May 22nd for the public to give input on the Keim Street Road Bridge Replacement.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Montco Commerce Department Launches Enhanced Economic Development Initiative

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The Montgomery County Commerce Department announced enhancements to MontcoForward, its economic development initiative and campaign, during a kick-off event at Montgomery County Community College on May 3 at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners open Pottstown section of Schuylkill River Trail

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Montgomery County recently completed the construction of 1.1 miles of multi-use trail and the installation of 1.0 mile of shared bicycle lanes along Industrial Highway and Hanover Streets in Pottstown and Lower Pottsgrove Townships.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Montco Housing Market Surges on 3.4 Percent Median Price Increase in 2018

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The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County indicates that the housing market in the county has moved beyond recovery and is in a state of growth following the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Saving Our Bees and What You Can do to Help

Come to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, May 11, from 10 am to 12 pm in the Classroom Building to hear a special presentation on how you can help bees survive.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Department of Public Safety Telecommunicator Hiring Marathon

An Open Testing/Hiring Marathon, including tours of the 9-1-1 Center, for interested applicants will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Montgomery County Emergency Operations Center. No appointment is necessary.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Montco Sells $116.9 Million in Bonds, Yields $5 Million in Future Savings

Montgomery County announced the results of competitive bidding on a series of three bond offerings totaling $116.9 million at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

New Voting System Demos and 'Conversations with the Commissioners'

Montgomery County has scheduled a series of demos of the new voter-marked paper ballot system with a verifiable paper trail. The main demo is scheduled for this Sat. April 6 from 9 am to noon at Ambler Borough Hall, 131 Rosemary Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002.

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Montgomery County Maintains Aaa Bond Rating

The Montgomery County Commissioners have received confirmation to the county's coveted Aaa bond rating from Moody's Investors Service.

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Four Farms Permanently Preserved in Montco

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Montgomery County has added four more farms to its growing list of farms permanently preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program, which is administered by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeks Nomination for 2019 Montgomery Awards

The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is looking for projects and people that represent the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County and invites the public to submit nominations for ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

"Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

A "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration has been declared for Montgomery County starting Monday, March 4th at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday, March 9th at 8 p.m.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Montco HHS Will Host Naloxone Distribution and Education Event in Pottstown

Montco HHS will host a free Naloxone distribution and education event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5th at the Montgomery County Community College West Campus, 101 College Dr., Pottstown, South Building, Community Room.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Youth - Law Enforcement Forum

Montgomery County's Disproportionate Minority Contact Working Group will host a Youth-Law Enforcement Forum from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday March 5th at Eagleville Hospital, 100 Eagleville Road, Eagleville, PA 19403.

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Monday, February 25th at 6:00 pm and ending on Wednesday, February 27th at 11:00 am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Montgomery County's Annual Black History Program

Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Montgomery County Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown.

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

State of the County Address

The Montgomery County Commissioners delivered their State of the County Address at today's Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

All Montgomery County Courts and Offices Closed

All Montgomery County Courts and offices will be closed today, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service is predicting snow throughout the day, changing to freezing rain in the afternoon.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Power Restored To One Montgomery Plaza Normal Operation Thursday, Feb. 14th

– Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will return to normal operations on Thursday, Feb. 14th. Power to the building has been fully restored.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

One Montgomery County Closed Due to a Power Outage

Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 13th, due to a power outage that is affecting the entire building.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

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The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County through Wednesday, February 13th at 8:00 am. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued beginning Friday, February 8th at 9:00 pm and ending on Monday, February 11th at 9:00 am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Shining A Light On The Opioid Crisis

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, through its contracted provider, Be a Part of the Conversation, is hosting free community forums about the opioid crisis.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, in partnership with the Montgomery County Overdose Task Force, hosted its annual Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition for high school students ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners Announce New Paid Parental Leave Policy

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a new parental leave policy for eligible county employees that will provide up to six weeks of paid parental leave during the 12 months immediately following the birth, adoption, guardianship or ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Montgomery County Now Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2019

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is seeking applications for the 2019 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

ManuFest 2019 Invites Students and Parents to Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers

For the past five years MontcoWorks, the workforce development board for Montgomery County, has gathered regional employers to showcase for our future workforce the in-demand, high paying opportunities that a career in manufacturing can offer.

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