Leggett Recognizes Local Program’s Initiative in Helping Students

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined leaders from Linkages to Learning during a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the organization’s 25 years of working with the community and to recognize its volunteers, donors, and...

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Marijuana Positions Divide Democrats Who Want to Be Governor

Seven Democrats who want to face Gov. Larry Hogan in November discussed issues at a candidate forum in Silver Spring on Tuesday night. One of the questions concerned their positions on marijuana decriminalization and...

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2020 Vision: Golden Temple on the Capital Beltway Will Open to the Public

The golden temple that stretches toward the sky on I-495 is an iconic monument that bears a conundrum for residents. But not for long. For the first time since it was built in 1974, the mysteries behind the golden spires near the...

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County Council Honors Gold-Medal Winner Haley Skarupa

Haley Skarupa, who graduated from Wootton High School, received a proclamation from the Montgomery County Council for being part of the gold-medal winning women’s Olympic hockey team....

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PTA Embezzler Gets Jail Time, Must Pay Restitution

A Silver Spring woman was sentenced to five years, all but nine months suspended, for embezzling about $71,000 from Montgomery County PTAs. “The damage is widespread. You don’t have to recover from it. They do,” Judge David...

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Candidate Blames Parents for Achievement Gap

At a forum Monday night for Montgomery County Board of Education candidates, Brandon Rippeon said parents were to blame for the county’s persistent achievement gap, with white and Asian students outperforming African...

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