feb. 8

February 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Council work: The Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Government Operations (GO) committees meet today to receive updates on the county employee wellness program, capital improvement program, ethics regulations, and the Cable Television and Communications Plan . Watch live, here. 2. Coffee […]

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February 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Asserts County Will Make No Changes to Immigration Policies (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said Wednesday the county would press a legal challenge if the federal government tried to force changes in county immigration policy by withholding federal funds. “Those at the federal level have decided they want to punish some of the communities and we’ll fight the issue once we get to it,” […]

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February 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. to discuss the next steps for immigration in Montgomery County. 2. In Gaithersburg, city leaders are swearing-in Yvette Monroe as the newest Council […]

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students to Discuss Public Policy Issues at Emerging Leaders Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 & Feb. 8

Staff from the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) are inviting residents and school leaders to the Student Emerging Leaders Program (SELP) Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. More than 70 sophomores across Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will discuss proposed solutions during the two-day event. “The Student Emerging Leaders Program […]

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February 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Provide Input on BRT Planning Study on Feb. 7, Feb.8

Officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) are inviting residents to attend two open houses for input on a study for developing the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along a portion of the MD 355 corridor, according to a news release. The open houses, in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Hall

Gaithersburg Council Expected to Announce New Councilmember Appointment Today (VIDEO)

The Gaithersburg City Council has narrowed the selection of candidates for the open Council seat left vacant by the passing of Henry Marraffa from 12 candidates to five finalists and the elected leaders are expected to announce their choice for the appointment today in a news release, according to City Attorney Lynn Board. The five […]

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January 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Hogan Names Lourdes Padilla as DHR Secretary, DoIT Secretary Resigns

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is appointing Lourdes Padilla as secretary of the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR), effective Feb. 8th. “I am honored to join the Hogan-Rutherford administration and continue the tremendous work the department has done improving and reforming Maryland’s human services delivery system over the past two years,” said Padilla. According to […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Council Narrows Pool for Vacant Council Seat

The Gaithersburg City Council has narrowed the selection of candidates for the Council seat left vacant by the passing of Henry Marraffa from 12 candidates to five. The five candidates are Jose Contreras, James McNulty, Yvette Monroe, James Rolfes and Laurie-Ann Sayles. These candidates are expected to deliver a three minute statement at the Mayor […]

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog

Feb. 9, 1:55 p.m. According to the National Weather Service’s preliminary snowfall map, Damascus reported the most snow in Montgomery County. Feb. 9, 1:45 p.m. The Winter Weather Advisory has been canceled for all of Montgomery County. Winter Weather Advisory has been cancelled for all of Montgomery County. Snow is expected to taper off to […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Long Branch Center sign

Water Main Break Closes Long Branch Community Center

Montgomery County Recreation closes the Long Branch Community Center today due to a water main break. All programs and activities are canceled. FYI! Due to a water main break, Long Branch Community Center in Silver Spring is closed for the day. All activities, programs canceled #MoCo — Montgomery Rec (@MoCoRec) February 8, 2016

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