Dr. Travis Gayles officially informed the County Council yesterday that the county had reached the mark of 60% of the population with a least one dose of vaccine, triggering the second phase of reopening the county. The County Council will today consider and vote on a Sixth Amended Board of Health Regulation to formalize the changes in pandemic restrictions
The YMCA in Silver Spring will be one of the first branches of the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington to add pickleball to its programs, according to a press release. The Y plans to add more than 20 courts in Silver Spring, YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and YMCA Arlington Tennis and Squash Center, with twice as many added by the end of 2022.
Construction has begun for an educational childcare facility in the building that formerly housed Ambassador Animal Hospital at 811 Sligo Ave. The plans for Kiddie Academy® of Silver Spring were originally presented to the community in March 2019. The local franchise, part of Kiddie Academy, an Abingdon, Md. company that provides educational childcare at more than 270 locations around the country, will be owned and operated by Rakhi and Parnab De.