Region’s leaders fear virus surge after protests, but Md. suburbs still inch toward reopening

Washington-area leaders are wary of erasing progress made against the virus as Montgomery and Prince George’s counties prepare to gradually reopen their economies on Monday.

In the wreckage of Richmond, one small miracle — and anticipation of more protests

Sunday was marked by peaceful rallies and cleanups as the mayor set a curfew and the governor declared a state of emergency.
Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai load groceries they bought in Potomac to deliver for seniors through Teens Helping Seniors. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai load groceries they bought in Potomac to deliver for seniors through Teens Helping Seniors. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Ellen Caruso chats with Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai last week after thanking them for her food delivery. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Ellen Caruso chats with Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai last week after thanking them for her food delivery. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Marie Cavill thanked Matt Casertano and Dhruv Pai for delivering her groceries. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Marie Cavill thanked Matt Casertano and Dhruv Pai for delivering her groceries. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)

Two Montgomery County teens grocery shopped for their grandparents. Soon it became a national volunteer effort.

Most teens who deliver groceries through Teens Helping Seniors have a driver’s license, but founders Matt Casertano and Dhruv Pai don’t, so they walk, bike or carpool with their parents. They have expanded their delivery service to 14 chapters nationwide.
Across the city, cleanup was beginning after a third night of protests over the killing of a black man by police in Minneapolis.
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Rioters and looters smash windows, set fires and ransack stores from Shaw to Tenleytown
“It was the elephant in the room,” one teacher said. “I don’t want them to see masks as a negative.”
See the latest coronavirus news and developments Monday in the Washington region.

Our first 90-degree day of 2020 is likely on Wednesday.
The victim was fatally wounded in the Barry Farm area of the District, according to police.
A man jumped into water in Great Falls area, Montgomery rescue spokesman said.
Five people were arrested and seven injured after a protest turned violent Saturday in Manassas.
The shooting occurred on Memorial Day, D.C. police said.
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