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September 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Sept. 1-7

Our stories Top 10 stories over the past week ran the gamut: From Dr. Jack Smith’s salary increase to a political story involving Republican county executive candidate Robin Ficker and the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce.

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Considers a Run for Governor (VIDEO)

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said he is considering a run for governor in 2018. Kamenetz is touting his record of service in Baltimore County and said he may enter the race because there is a lot of work to get done statewide. He said his experience in Baltimore County on issues such as school […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Responds to Durso’s Request About Extending School Calendar End Date

When it comes to the school calendar, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has some advice for the president of the Montgomery County school board. “Considering the series of recent troubling incidents reported in Montgomery County schools, I suggest you and your colleagues consider shifting your focus from arguing over which 180 days class is in session […]

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March 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories for March 10-16

Snow, if you had any doubt, was big news in Montgomery County last week, at least according to our web traffic data. Five stories — six if you include the downed traffic pole during Tuesday’s storm — covered the snow covering our county. Two Men Arrested for Montgomery Village Homicide UPDATED: MCPS Close for Snow […]

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December 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2017-18 School Year

The Board of Education adopted the calendar for the 2017-18 school year at its Dec. 13 meeting, according to a press release. School will begin on Tuesday Sept. 5 and the last day is scheduled for Thursday June 14. “We understand how important it is for out families to have a calendar as soon as […]

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November 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Students Will Start School After Labor Day Next Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools students will start school after Labor Day next year. That’s the latest from school board members who approved the start and end dates for the 2017-2018 school year calendar at a board meeting on Tuesday. According to the calendar, students will report to class on Sept. 5 and the last day […]

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October 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Starting School After Labor Day (VIDEO)

During a conversation with Comptroller Peter Franchot at a Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce event on Friday morning in North Bethesda, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan did not mince any words when he was asked about the controversy surrounding his executive order mandating a post Labor Day school start. “This is one of the most ridiculous […]

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October 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County’s Board of Education has voted to seek a waiver from the state of Maryland to start the 2017-2018 school year before Labor Day. 2. Now is the time to get your flu shot. Maryland health officials have confirmed the first […]

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September 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

BOE At-Large Candidate Dixon on Gov. Hogan’s Executive Order to Start Schools After Labor Day (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large candidate Jeanette Dixon addresses Governor Larry Hogan’s executive order to start Maryland Public Schools after Labor Day. “My preference would have been that he consulted the School Board and the Superintendent…in each of the counties,” she said.

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September 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Rep. John Delaney on Hogan’s Executive Order to Open MD Public Schools After Labor Day (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, U.S. Rep. John Delaney discusses Governor Larry Hogan’s executive order to open Maryland Public Schools after Labor Day. Delaney says that the decision should be left to local jurisdictions.

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