January 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Parents Raise Concerns at MCPS Boundary Study Meeting

More than 250 people attended Montgomery County Public Schools’ boundary analysis meeting at Northwest High School in Germantown on Tuesday. The project, led by contractors from WXY Architecture, is currently in its initial phase, which consists of gathering public opinion. MCPS officials say the analysis is intended to examine the school system’s current boundaries and […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 12, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. A Walter Johnson graduate, retired Captain Florent Groberg will receive the Medal of Honor today at the White House. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Board meets today and one of the items on the agenda is an annexation petition that is […]

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September 19, 2014 | Krista Brick

Andrews Participates in Gerrymander Meander

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews, a critic of the way the Maryland General Assembly re-drew Congressional boundary lines for political purposes, is expected to participate this weekend in a marathon three-day event Sept. 19-21 that will feature a 225-mile relay held by foot, bike, kayak and motorboat. The “Gerrymander Meander” will be held around Maryland’s […]

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July 17, 2014 | Krista Brick

MCPS: No Imminent Boundary Changes on Table

UPDATED, July 16, 2 p.m. The Montgomery County School board was quick to dispel  suggestions of any imminent plans for a boundary study as a way of eliminating the achievement gap after county council members on Monday suggested redistricting could be used in the effort. School officials and the council’s Education Committee got a briefing […]

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June 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

Rockville Mayor on Gaithersburg Annexation Plans (Video)

After a Montgomery County Council committee meeting to discuss a petition by the Sears company for Gaithersburg to annex the Great Indoors site (off Shady Grove Road and near 355), Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio said she was not disappointed as Rockville officials already knew there was nothing legally they could do to stop the petition. […]

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