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May 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Ervin to Run for Governor

Update, 7:30 p.m.: Former Montgomery County Council member Valerie Ervin entered the governor’s race Thursday, taking the place of her deceased running mate, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. Kamenetz died of a heart attack last week. With Ervin running for governor, her lieutenant governor would be former Baltimore County school board member, Marisol Johnson, the […]

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May 17, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Bike Lanes Flourishing Around Montgomery County

Protected and improved bike lanes have been popping up all over Montgomery County the past two years, and the county is rolling out plans for even more.   When bike advocate Casey Anderson was first appointed Montgomery County Planning Board chair, trying to make biking safer and easier “was like beating my head against the wall,” he said.  But […]

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May 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Larry Hogan, First Lady Yumi Hogan Adopt Rescue Dogs

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan added two family members Thursday after visiting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) in Baltimore City. The Hogan family adopted two rescued shih tzus, a mother and one of her four puppies. The shih tzus are no stranger to the Hogan family. The rescued dogs visited […]

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May 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Restaurant to Host Royal Watch Party in the Other Kensington

American Actress Meghan Markle is expected to marry Britain’s Prince Harry Saturday May 19 and if your invitation to the royal wedding was either lost in the mail or in cyberspace, The Dish & Dram Restaurant in Kensington has you covered.  Staff is hosting a royal wedding watch party Saturday where customers can dress in […]

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May 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro to Extend Night Services for Washington Capitals Game 4

Metro announced Thursday that the metrorail will remain open an additional hour tonight for fans attending the Washington Capitals Game 4 at CapitalOne Arena. The Capitals will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 8 p.m.  Washington is leading the series 2-1. The total cost in keeping the metrorail system is $100,000 and is being […]

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May 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Gas Leak Forces College Evacuation, Halts Trains

Update: Montgomery College students could return to campus about 11 a.m. and rail service was restarted about 1 p.m. ICYMI (~945a) Suburban Propane (SP), Derwood Circle, Rockville, valve on 1K gallon tank ‘sheared off’ during maintenance process, no fire, nearby rail traffic stopped til 1p, SP technicians ‘plugged’ leak w/ assistance of HazMat & FF […]

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May 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Thursday’s Small Business Network Series at MCM Features Panel of Women Business Leaders

The May 17 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on woman-owned businesses and the reasons companies commit to support diverse, woman-owned businesses. SBN’s Kelly Leonard facilitated a panel of business women who lead diversity strategies at their large corporations. Topic: “Women Mean Business” The panel discussion was streamed live. You may watch it here: The […]

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May 17, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Churchill Repeats as Regional Lacrosse Champion

Churchill Boys lacrosse repeated as the 4A West Regional Champions by defeating Quince Orchard 20-5, Wednesday at Wootton High School.  The Bulldogs are headed to the final four playoffs scheduled to begin on Friday, May 18th hosted at Gaithersburg High School.  Churchill will play Howard while Eleanor Roosevelt will face Severna Park.  The potential for […]

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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 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Chris Van Hollen Visits Newport-Mill Middle School To Talk About Nutrition. Featured on County Report This Week on Montgomery Community Media.

Newport Mill Middle School Receives Green Ribbon Award

Newport Mill Middle School was one out of two schools selected in the state of Maryland to receive the 2018 Green Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education.   Manchester Valley High School in Carroll County was the other school selected among the 46 schools in the nation to receive the prestigious honor. The […]

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