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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 11., Christmas is in 14 days, and here’s five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Session: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a listening session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Poolesville High School. Watch the session live, here. 2. Toy Drive: The Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an […]

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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Elrich Met with Poolesville Residents Tuesday

County Executive Marc Elrich Visits Poolesville on Listening Tour County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. He wants to hear from residents about the most important issues. Tuesday, Elrich was in Poolesville to hear the communities’ concerns. Watch the meeting below:   In addition to Tuesday’s […]

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December 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 10. Hanukkah ends tonight, and there are 15 days till Christmas. 1. Gaithersburg Meets: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. The city will get annual reports from the Multicultural Affairs, Cultural Arts, Economic and Business Development and the Olde Towne Advisory committees. You can find the agenda […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Politicians Meet with Minority Business Leaders Over Breakfast

The Minority Legislative Breakfast brought together politicians throughout Maryland to hear the legislative priorities of minority business leaders. Indeed, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, the Asian American Political Alliance, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County hosted this event, which featured speeches from federal, state, and county level politicians. Above […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Dec. 7, and here are five things to know. 1. Minority Legislative Breakfast: African American, Asian, and Hispanic business leaders meet with elected officials to discuss legislative issues that have an impact on the minority business community of Montgomery County. 2. Museum After Hours: The Gaithersburg Community Museum’s new after hours program combines […]

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December 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Friday’s Annual Minority Breakfast Focuses on Common Priorities

The 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast takes place on Friday, Dec. 7. The African American, Asian and Hispanic business communities join together to host the meeting. The three host organizations include: The African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County The Asian American Political Alliance The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County The purpose […]

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December 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 6, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCM’s December Small Business Network: Host Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of small business leaders this morning at MCM’s studios. If you did not get a chance to register, just arrive by 8 or 8:30 to register at the door. 2. […]

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December 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Friedson Leads Walking Tour of Bethesda to Discuss Pedestrian Issues

Councilmember Andrew Friedson, on his third day on the job, led a group of residents and county officials Wednesday through chilly Bethesda to discuss challenges residents and shopowners face in the central business district. Among the top issues — pedestrian safety.  

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