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December 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 17, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Listening Tour Continues: County Executive Marc Elrich continues his series of listening sessions at Churchill High School, 11300 Gainsborough Road, Potomac. The session starts at 7:30 p.m. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg, Poolesville and the Upcountry Citizens Advisory Board meet. Gaithersburg’s Mayor […]

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December 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Bethesda Church Providing Sanctuary for El Salvador Mother

Rosa Gutierrez Lopez remains at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, finding sanctuary from federal agents who want to deport her to her native El Salvador. “We are approaching it both as an act of faith and as an act of faithful resistance,” said the Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, senior minister at the church. […]

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December 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Dec. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Tour: County Executive Marc Elrich’s listening tour will make three more stops; his next session takes place Saturday, Dec. 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. 2. Montgomery Talk:  For the second edition of the new […]

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December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 14 – Dec. 16

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal shows for this weekend. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the VisArts Handmade Holiday sale on Dec. 15 and […]

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December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 13, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and has their final work session on the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan, as well as other items. The meeting agenda may be found, here. 2. Takoma Park Police Active Shooter Training: The police will be conducting active shooter […]

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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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