June 16, 2015 | Aline Barros

New Citizens Take Oath At Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Cyrus Kamara lives in Germantown. He has been a Montgomery County residents for more than 10 years. On June 14, he watched his mother, Matilda Kamara, become an American citizen during a naturalization ceremony for 43 people at the Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival. Naturalization candidates were from Brazil, Cameroon, China, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, […]

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June 13, 2015 | Aline Barros

UPDATED: Naturalization Ceremony at Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival (PHOTOS)

The grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall was the setting for a naturalization ceremony for 43 new American citizens from 23 countries on June 14th at the Celebrate Gaithersburg festival. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Councilmembers presented the new citizens with American Citizenship certificates. The new citizens were also encouraged to register to vote after the […]

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May 22, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery College Graduation Held Friday (PHOTOS)

Montgomery College recognized the class of 2015 in commencement ceremonies May 22 at 10 a.m. on the Rockville Campus. Graduates from the College’s three campuses, along with apprenticeship graduates in the Workforce Development and Continuing Education programs, will be honored. In addition, the Board of Trustees paid tribute to community leaders and College benefactors. Honorary degrees […]

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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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