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May 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Legislation That Offers Free College Tuition

Hogan Signs Community College Promise Scholarship Legislation  A bill signed by Gov. Larry Hogan Tuesday aims to make college more affordable for residents. Dozens of lawmakers gathered in Annapolis as Hogan signed the Near Completers and Maryland Community College Scholarships bill into law, which allocates $15 million per year in need based tuition aid for […]

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January 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Governor Hogan Delivers State of the State Address Jan. 31

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan delivered his 2018 State of the State address at noon on Wednesday from the House of Delegates Chamber at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. His remarks were live streamed on Maryland Public Television, here, and on his Facebook page. Watch a video of the address below:

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January 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Super Blue Blood Moon: After 166 years, a lunar event called a “Super Blue Blood Moon,” will take place between 6:30 and 7:15 in the morning. 2. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has extended the hypothermia alert until noon. The Hypothermia Alert for Montgomery County has been […]

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January 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Rapist-Parental Rights Appears Headed to Passage in General Assembly

The General Assembly is expected to do something they haven’t been able to do for 10 years: Pass legislation that would strip the parental rights of rapists. The measure has failed to pass each time it has come up over the past decade. This year, Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. […]

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January 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Delegate: We Need To Be Hungry

The General Assembly opens at noon Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis. As always, the state budget will be a primary concern for lawmakers. Del. Shane Robinson, a Democrat whose District 39 includes Montgomery Village, and parts of Germantown and Clarksburg, is the chairman of the county’s delegation to the legislature. Here, he talks […]

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December 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, Dec. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Government Stuff: Council President Roger Berliner, who gives up the “President” mantle on Tuesday, holds his last meeting with the media at 11:30 a.m. The council’s planning commission discusses regulations on vacant buildings at 2 p.m. Also at 2 p.m, the […]

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December 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets Win State Football Championship Game Three Years in a Row (PHOTOS)

For the third year in a row, the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets have won the Maryland state championship in football. They defeated the Gwynn Park Yellow Jackets, 31-7, Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Damascus stretches their win record to 42 straight games. The Swarmin’ Hornets received the kickoff and scored with a […]

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December 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Wise Wins 4A State Championship, 38 – 20, Over Quince Orchard (PHOTOS)

The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 38-20 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Friday night. The football game was played on the first night of December at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. From the start, it was a hard fought game. With just seconds left in the […]

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December 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Hoggle Case: It’s been over three years since siblings Sarah (7) and Jacob (5) Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in Sept. of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, was charged with their murder in September. A status hearing is scheduled for a […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Two Montgomery County High Schools in State Football Championship; Where to Buy Tickets

Two Montgomery County high schools will be competing for the state football championship title. The Quince Orchard Cougars are scheduled to face off against the Wise Pumas on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. for the Class 4A state title. The Damascus Swarmin Hornets are scheduled to take on the Gwynn Park Yellow Jackets Dec. 2 at 7 […]

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