May 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

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MCPS to Graduate 10,000 Students

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are expected to receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies that begin May 22 and continue through June 17. The ceremonies will include a wide array of commencement speakers, including local, state and national political leaders, educators, musicians and others representing a variety of professions and interests. […]

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May 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Renaming Ceremony Scheduled at JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres

A renaming event is scheduled on Thursday to celebrate the new name for Broad Acres Elementary School as the JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres, named for the former principal’s leadership and commitment to that school’s community. In September, the Montgomery County Board of Education renamed Broad Acres Elementary School in honor of Leleck, […]

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May 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

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USG To Celebrate Record Number of Graduates

A record number of students from the The Universities at Shady Grove’s nine participating universities graduated this year and will be honored at a celebration Thursday. The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) – a University System of Maryland campus in Montgomery County that offers students more than 80 degree programs from nine different state universities […]

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April 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Honors Environmental Leaders (VIDEO)

Rockville city leaders honored a community member and a local business with Environmental Excellence Awards recognizing their contributions to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability earlier this week. • Kris Dighe received the Carl Henn Outstanding Individual Environmental Stewardship award in recognition of his leadership on the Environment Commission. Dighe chaired the commission when it helped […]

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December 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

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School Board To Take Oath Today

One newly elected member of the Montgomery County Board of Education and three returning members are scheduled to be sworn in to office tonight. Incoming At-large member Jill Ortman-Fouse and three incumbents—Judith Docca (District 1), Michael Durso (District 5) and Patricia O’Neill (District 3)—will be sworn in during a ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Carver Educational […]

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December 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County

It’s Giving Tuesday. Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Traffic may be impacted this afternoon when President Obama visits NIH in Bethesda. 2. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced a new six point economic plan during his Inaugural Address. Watch him take the Oath of Office here. […]

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November 14, 2014 | Staff Writer

Memorial Plaza Dedication (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials dedicated Memorial Plaza in Rockville on Nov. 10. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.   Related:

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April 30, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Celebrates Opening of Travilah Fire Station (Video)

After an event complete with bagpipes and a ceremonial ribbon cutting, the Travilah Fire Station in Rockville is now officially open. “To the citizens and residents of this area, you’ve waited long enough,” said Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett. “I think what we’ve delivered is a first class fire rescue station.” The station has been […]

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April 15, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Montgomery Housing Partnership Builds Community Garden

Inspired by Michelle Obama’s healthy eating and community gardens initiative, Bruce Adams, Director of Montgomery County’s Office of Community Partnerships, had an idea that would help bring the community together this Spring. Adams, along with Jose Gonzalez, a community organizer at the Montgomery Housing Partnership, decided to dig through the County to find an area […]

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December 4, 2012 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Ceremony

  Newly elected member of the Board of Education, Rebecca Smondrowski (District 2), and two returning members of the Board, Christopher Barclay (District 4) and Philip Kauffman (At-large), will be sworn in during a ceremony December 4, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The event will begin at 7 p.m.Mrs. […]

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