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October 3, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Tip Line Created to Report Threats in Md. Schools

There’s a new tip line in Maryland that aims to enhance school safety. Governor Larry Hogan joined students, education leaders, and local law enforcement agencies early Wednesday to announce the launch of “Safe Schools Maryland,” a tip line and mobile app designed for residents to report possible threats in schools. “Incidents of targeted violence at […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Administration Breaks Ground for Brookeville Bypass

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Transportation Secretary Peter Rahn to announce the reconstruction of the Brookville bypass Tuesday afternoon. Officials said this new road project will mean less time in the car for commuters. “Drivers consistently face delays and congestion when navigating the current narrow, and two-lane roadway through this historic Maryland town,” said […]

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July 12, 2018 | Marisa Fried

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Peace Day Party in Rockville

Rockville will celebrate late teen poet and peace activist Mattie J.T. Stepanek’s birthday with cake, activities, crafts and entertainment to honor his life and legacy. The Mayor and Council declared July 14 Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peace Day in Rockville at their meeting Monday, July 2 with a proclamation presented to Jeni Stepanek, Mattie’s mother. Born Matthew Joseph […]

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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Makes E-ZPass Devices Free

If you are traveling this weekend to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, it just might cost you less to get there. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Wednesday, May 23, that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will permanently eliminate the E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for new customers. Toll fees at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge are reduced […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Local officials from Montgomery and Frederick Counties send a joint letter to Governor Larry Hogan not to postpone the northern I-270 study; Maryland Larry Hogan signs the Free College Tuition bill; Executive […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Signs Legislation Aimed to Provide Tax Relief

Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill into law Tuesday that aims to provide “tax relief” for Marylanders, according to a news release. In response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that eliminates the federal personal exemptions individuals could claim, Maryland State lawmakers passed the Income Tax-Personal Exemptions bill during the 2018 legislative […]

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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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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Releases Statement Following Death of 16-Year-Old Shooting Victim

A 16-year-old girl who was shot at a high school in St. Mary’s County has died. In a statement released by the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office, officials confirmed that “on March 22, 2018, at 11:34 p.m., Jaelynn Rose Willey died, surrounded by her family.” Willey was one of two victims shot Tuesday morning at Great […]

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March 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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Wednesday’s School Closure Pushes Summer Vacation Back

Wednesday weather-related school closure means summer vacation will start later than anticipated for Montgomery County Public School students. Weather permitting, June 15 will be the last day of classes for students which is the last day under Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order school districts can hold classes. This latest extension in the school-year comes just […]

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March 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Mar. 7 in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert Tuesday that will continue until 6 p.m. today. 2. Winter Weather Advisory: Speaking of cold temperatures, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Maryland, Virginia and the […]

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