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February 1, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Northwest Defeats Rival Quince Orchard 61-53 Jan. 29

Monday night saw a clash between rivals Quince Orchard and Northwest High Schools.  The contest can be best described as closely contested but low scoring for the first three quarters of the game.  Each team seemed as though they faced an invisible barrier on the basket which led to missed shots that normally fall.  The […]

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January 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Monday, Jan. 29, in Montgomery County

Monday’s rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Homelessness Meeting: Councilmember George Leventhal, the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, service providers and others will hold a community dialogue on homelessness starting at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 2. Budget Forum: County Executive Ike Leggett holds a budget forum starting […]

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Invites Residents to Budget Forums This Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold five forums on the the fiscal year 2019 operating budget this month. The meetings will let residents voice opinions on county spending. The first budget forum is scheduled for Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. “Public forums are […]

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January 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Parts of Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for central and southeast portions of Montgomery County, effective until 7 a.m. Monday. According to the advisory, the steadiest snow is expected between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. and snow should end by 6 a.m. across most locations. Accumulations are expected to range from […]

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January 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Investigate Blaze at Gym at Old Farquhar Middle School in Olney (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a blaze that occurred overnight at the old Farquhar Middle School gym in Olney. It happened around 1:15 a.m. at 17017 Batchellors Forest Road. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters encountered heavy fire conditions at the two-alarm fire. He said about 75 firefighters battled the […]

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January 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 27 – Jan. 29 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown […]

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January 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women’s Legislative Briefing Set for Jan. 29 in Rockville

It’s an event that organizers say attracts hundreds of people including visitors from neighboring counties and states. The Montgomery County Commission for Women will host its 37th Annual Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 29 at the University at Shady Grove. “This event is an opportunity for people to learn about policy that pertains to women,” said […]

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January 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog: Blizzard 2016

This is your source for the latest blizzard news from across Montgomery County. For more snow news, visit our MoCo Snow page. We hope you will contribute your updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #Snow. You can also follow us […]

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January 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

GO Committee Discusses OLO Report on Change Orders (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy committee met on Jan. 29 and one of the items on the agenda was a follow up to the Office of Legislative Oversight report on change orders in county construction projects. The background information is posted online here.

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January 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Uncertainty About Starr’s Future

UPDATED As questions are raised about the future of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr, Councilmember Craig Rice and County Executive Isiah Leggett are sharing their thoughts on the superintendent’s future. Starr’s contract expires June 30, but school board policy requires the superintendent to indicate whether he wants his contract to be renewed […]

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