May 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Choudhury Replacing Retiring Salmon as State Superintendent of Schools 

The Maryland Board of Education unanimously approved Mohammed Choudhury as the state’s next Superintendent of Schools on Thursday. Currently, Choudhury is Associate Superintendent and Chief Strategy, Talent and Innovation Officer for the San Antonio Independent School District in Texas. His new role is effective July 1. Current State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon will retire June […]

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August 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Board of Education Tables Discussion About Live Instruction Requirement Until Sept. 1

The Maryland State Board of Education is tabling a discussion about live instruction requirements for the fall semester until Sept. 1, one day after the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).  On Monday, Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon recommended that the board approve a requirement that schools offer an average […]

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December 11, 2019 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2020 Board of Directors Inducted

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce its 2020 Board of Directors. They are the leaders of the business community. “We have a great group of business leaders at the helm of the Chamber,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. “They are ready to help create a vibrant local economy. We […]

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February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Veirs Mill Corridor Plan Meeting Takes Place Tonight in Silver Spring

A community meeting to discuss the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan takes place tonight from 7-9 p.m. at Sargent Shriver Elementary School in Silver Spring. According to a news release, the Montgomery County Planning Department’s discussion will focus on the purpose and goals of the plan, and major planning topics that will be analyzed in […]

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March 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. A fire watch has been issued for our area, according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson, because of low humidity and windy weather conditions. 2. Brush fires are responsible for limited service on the MARC’s Campden Line today, according to […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Board of Education to Announce Selection of New MCPS Superintendent at Special Meeting

The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) has called a special meeting on Feb. 4th to take action on the conditional appointment of the new superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools. According to a news release, the appointment, effective July 1, 2016 thru June 30, 2020 – will be contingent upon final written approval of […]

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January 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the 300th episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the budget, a day of service, the need for election judges and more. Watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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September 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Van Hollen Calls on State Board to Reject Proposal to Change Early Voting Sites in MoCo

Congressman Chris Van Hollen sent a letter to the Maryland Board of Elections this week urging the rejection of a proposal to change early voting sites in Montgomery County. The Board is considering a proposal to eliminate early voting at the Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center in Bethesda and the Marilyn J. Praisner Community […]

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June 25, 2015 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Names Huntley & Olenick to Board

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that Liz Huntley of MedImmune  and John Olenick of M&T Bank, have been elected to the GGCC Board of Directors. “It’s great to have people willing to volunteer their time and serve the business community. We are very happy to have Liz and John join […]

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April 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Governor, Lt. Gov. Release Joint Statement on Health Board Vote

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown issued the following joint statement on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board’s recommendation to upgrade the exchange’s IT system:  “Thanks to the incredible hard work and commitment of hundreds of consumer assistance workers, brokers, carriers, Exchange staff, and many other stakeholders — Maryland exceeded our goal […]

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