April 11

April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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MCPS Hosts Boundary Assessment Community Conversations

Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting four community conversations to seek input about a systemwide school boundary analysis. The school board requested that MCPS’s superintendent use “external consultants to conduct an in-depth review an analysis of how existing school and cluster boundaries support or hinder the effective use of school facilities in MCPS.” The conversations […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chat Online with the County Executive on April 11

County residents can share their concerns with Marc Elrich without having to get out of their seats. The county executive is hosting a live online chat on April 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. Residents can submit questions before and during the chat on the county’s website. The county will publish a transcript of the […]

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April 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Epic Awards: In just two weeks, Montgomery Community Media will host its annual “EPIC Awards” (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content). This awards ceremony will recognize the creators of outstanding and innovative multimedia content distributed on broadcast and/or broadband platforms. You don’t want to […]

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April 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Schedules Public Hearings on Fiscal 2019 Budget Proposal

Five public hearings on County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget have been scheduled from April 10 through April 12, according to a  Montgomery County Council statement said Wednesday. More than 150 people are expected to express views about specific items and the general structure of the budget. Leggett presented his recommended operating budget […]

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April 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. The 2018 General Assembly session ended at midnight. You can expect to see a tide of post mortems flooding the news as bleary-eyed lawmakers stand in front of television cameras. 2. State’s Attorney John McCarthy said cell phone, hotel and financial records helped prove […]

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April 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Smart Campaign Kicks Off in Silver Spring (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker, who is a member of the Council’s Public Safety Committee, was one of the speakers on April 11 as representatives of police departments and planning agencies joined together in Silver Spring for the “Street Smart” campaign that aims to make roads safer for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists. The campaign kicks […]

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April 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sam Ellis Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter

The teenage driver involved in a fatal crash last summer that killed two of his friends pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter on Friday. Sam Ellis, 19, was scheduled to face trial today, April 11. The fatal crash happened on June 25 in the 13800 block of Dufief Mill Road in North Potomac. […]

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April 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 11, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without the umbrella. Rain is in the forecast today. Here are five more things to know today, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s down to the wire for Noah’s Law. State lawmakers have until midnight to pass the legislation named for fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta. Police Chief […]

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April 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Construction to Close Lanes on East West Highway at Colesville Road For Seven Weeks

Starting Monday morning April 11, Clark Construction is scheduled to close lanes on East West Highway between Blair Mill Road and Colesville Road in downtown Silver Spring for underground utility and road work. The closures will continue daily, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to the State Highway Administration, one lane […]

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April 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

City of Gaithersburg to Host Arab American Heritage Month Celebration on April 11

The Gaithersburg Multicultural Affairs Committee will host a reception in honor of Arab Heritage American Month on Monday, April 11. The event will feature student presentations on culture from different Arab nations, Arabic art and demonstrations, dancing and more. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council declared April as Arab American Heritage Month during a […]

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