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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Newly Elected Council In Session: Today is the first day the new County Council will convene in session. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. Read the agenda for the meeting here. 2. Chanukah Fire Truck Events: It’s the third day of Chanukah […]

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October 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1.Crime Prevention Basics: The Montgomery County Police Third District will host a training seminar to discuss current crime trends and best practices on preventing crime at the Third Police Precinct, 1002 Milestone Drive in Silver Spring. Seminar begins at 7 p.m. 2. Open […]

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October 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 10, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Governor Celebrates Fitness: Governor Larry Hogan is expected to attend National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils ribbon cutting and pep rally at Newport Mill Middle School in Kensington today at noon. 2. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council is expected to discuss gun […]

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September 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs  and the  NAACP (Montgomery County, MD Branch Parents’ Council) are hosting a Board of Education candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School. 2. A public meeting on the […]

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September 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 27th, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to be briefed on issues related to the Flower Branch Apartments explosion that occurred in Silver Spring last month. The council will also issue a proclamation honoring Hispanic Heritage month. 2. Election Events: It’s […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Discusses Snow, Superintendent, Westbard and Airbnb at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters on Feb. 8th for her weekly briefing, and she began the discussion by announcing some changes to the County Council’s schedule on Tuesday because of the wintry weather headed this way. According to Floreen, a special session on the blizzard has been rescheduled from Feb. 9th […]

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June 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council Agenda Includes Towing Laws, Radon Tests, Food Truck Hours

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to hold a public hearing on proposed Bill 17-15 at 7:30 p.m. on June 16th that would update the County’s towing laws. Among the changes that the bill would make include tightening regulations that currently lead to predatory towing—towing without the car owner’s permission. The public […]

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