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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, effective from midnight tonight to 4 p.m. Saturday. According to the advisory, accumulations of snow are expected from one to three inches. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibility, […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Signs Letter Opposing FCC’s ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proposal

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman joined more than 50 other mayors from across the country in signing a letter addressed to the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Ajit Pai, opposing the FCC’s recent Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order proposal. The FCC’s proposal would eliminate current Net Neutrality protections adopted in 2015 titled the “Open Internet Order.” In […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County Council elects its new President and Vice-President; Executive Ike Leggett takes on the airwaves on “Montgomery al Dia” Radio show; Montgomery County Council hosts its 7th annual youth town […]

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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Elects Officers, Appoints Committee Members

At its recent meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education has elected Michael Durso to serve his third team as the Board’s president and Shebra Evans has been elected as Vice President. In addition to board officers, committee members were appointed. Below is the list of appointments to Board Committees: Fiscal Management Committee: Jeanette Dixon […]

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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

MoCo Recreation Department Releases Holiday Event Guide

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation has released its holiday event guide for the month of December.  Events are free unless otherwise noted, according to a news release. For events with an activity number, register online at ActiveMontgomery.org with the registration number. Dec. 8: Holiday Puppet Show 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Holiday puppet show […]

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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Bonnie Casper, Jane de Winter, Stuart Rosenthal, and Tom Thomson. Mooers and the panel discuss the impact of the GOP tax plan(s) on Montgomery County with Bonnie Casper, teen suicide and the public schools with Jane de Winter, the current issue of The […]

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December 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Chevy Chase Supermaket Announces it Will Close in April

Chevy Chase Supermarket announced Tuesday that it will close the end of April. The grocery, located at 8531 Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase, is a third-generation, family-owned store that has been serving the community for more than 50 years. Co-owners Jason and Kevin Kirsch posted their plan to close the store on Facebook. According to […]

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December 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Is Snow in the Forecast this Weekend?

There is a small chance we may see some snow over the weekend. But don’t panic, Capital Weather Gang is only predicting flurries Friday night and again Saturday night. D.C.-area forecast: Colder weather takes control as we watch for season’s first flakes https://t.co/a7fX02T14x — Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) December 6, 2017 Mon, 12/4: 57🌤Tue, 12/5: 60🌦Wed, […]

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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Howard County State’s Attorney To Review Shooting Involving Montgomery Officer

The Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office now will review the shooting of a man by a Montgomery County police officer, said a police statement released Tuesday. Based on an existing agreement between Montgomery and Howard counties, the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office will determine if the Montgomery officer acted within the law or if this […]

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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bannockburn and Luxmanor Named State Blue Ribbon Schools

Two of the six elementary schools selected as 2017-2018 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are located in Montgomery County. The two Montgomery County schools are Bannockburn Elementary School in Bethesda and Luxmanor Elementary School in North Bethesda. The four other schools recognized as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are West Towson Elementary School in Baltimore County, Urbana […]

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