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August 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Hearing Cancelled, But Lawsuit By Nonpublic Schools Is Not Withdrawn

A hearing on a lawsuit that was filed by several parents and private schools concerning whether Montgomery County has the right to tell them if their students may be allowed into the classroom when school starts later this month has been cancelled. The preliminary injunction hearing that was scheduled for Aug. 14 was cancelled by […]

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July 21, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Council Passes Resolution Supporting the Renaming of Washington Football Team

One week after the Washington’s NFL team announced they will officially retire their name and logo, the Montgomery County Council passed a resolution that displays their support of renaming the team. The Council today passed a Resolution Supporting the Renaming of the Washington Football Team. We recognize that renaming the Washington Football Team has been […]

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July 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council President Katz Remembers Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Representative John Lewis (D-Ga) died Friday, July 17 of pancreatic cancer leaving behind a powerful legacy as one of the game-changers in American Civil Rights history. Lewis was one of the organizers of the 1963 March on Washington and spoke – at the age of 23 – to the huge crowd on the Mall shortly […]

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June 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, June 18. 1. COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses: Senator Ben Cardin is holding a virtual forum to discuss relief for at-risk small businesses. This will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on YouTube or Facebook live. 2. Vision Zero […]

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May 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 18. 1. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Virtual meeting information may be found here.  Poolesville’s Town Commissioners meet at 7 p.m. Here’s the agenda. 2. Gaithersburg Road Repairs:  Repairs to the curb and sidewalk along West Deer Park Road […]

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May 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 11. 1. Graduation Goes Virtual:  The Class of 2020 will celebrate graduation with a virtual ceremony in early June, MCPS announced Sunday. 2. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 10:45 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. 3. Municipal […]

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May 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 5 in Montgomery County

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Today we commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 4. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. […]

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May 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 4. 1. Virtual Safety Week:  Elementary and middle school students are invited to the county’s first virtual safety week. The event emphasizes safety in all forms of travel. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Virtual […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, April 27. 1. Dance and Laughter for Total Wellness: Montgomery County Public Libraries offer numerous virtual programs for all ages. Find a list of the programs here. This zoom event at 11 a.m. is led by Kumud Mathur is intended for adults and seniors. […]

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April 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, April 20. 1. Schools Remain Closed Four More Weeks: Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon announced that Maryland public schools will be closed until May 15 in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. The fourth marking period begins […]

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