dec. 13

December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 13, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and has their final work session on the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan, as well as other items. The meeting agenda may be found, here. 2. Takoma Park Police Active Shooter Training: The police will be conducting active shooter […]

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December 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Santa Rides Again: Montgomery County Police will escort Santa as he rides his Harley Davidson motorcycle through the county for a benefit for The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. For more information, including the parade route, visit here. […]

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December 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Superintendent Jack Smith Recommends $2.52 Billion Operating Budget for FY 2018 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith presented his FY 2018 Operating Budget goals for the school system on Monday, including a 2.5 percent budget increase over current funding. Smith recommends a total of $2,519,848,012 for 2018. This is an increase of $62,374,251 compared to the FY 2017 Operating Budget. The spending increase will be used to […]

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December 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Durso and Docca Reelected President and Vice President of School Board (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) members elected officers at today’s meeting and Michael Durso was re-elected president, while Judith Docca was elected vice president. Congrats to @mocoboe President Mike Durso & Vice President Dr. Judy Docca on their election as board officers! — MCPS (@MCPS) December 13, 2016 Congratulations to #Dr.Docca on election […]

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December 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for GlaxoSmithKline Global Vaccines U.S. Research & Development Center today in Rockville. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will be holding an all-day business meeting today. Superintendent Jack Smith […]

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December 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Evans Prepares for First All Day BOE Meeting (VIDEO)

Newly elected school board member Shebra Evans was sworn into office on Dec. 1st for a four-year term. Evans replaces Christopher Barclay, who did not seek reelection, on the Board of Education (BOE). In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Evans says she has been attending a lot of training classes and community meetings in preparation […]

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December 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Newly Elected BOE Members to be Sworn in Today (PHOTOS)

Newly elected Board of Education members Shebra Evans and Jeanette Dixon, and incumbent Rebecca Smondrowski will be sworn in during a ceremony tonight at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The event begins at 7 p.m. Evans and Dixon were elected to their first four-year terms on the Board on November […]

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November 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Students Will Start School After Labor Day Next Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools students will start school after Labor Day next year. That’s the latest from school board members who approved the start and end dates for the 2017-2018 school year calendar at a board meeting on Tuesday. According to the calendar, students will report to class on Sept. 5 and the last day […]

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November 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Public Hearing on Kentlands Apartments Plan Delayed Until Next Year (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A public hearing to discuss the Kentlands Apartments plan has been postponed until next year. Gaithersburg Planning and Code Administration Director John Schlichting said the joint public hearing has been postponed to Jan. 17. According to Schlichting, the deferral was requested by the Colonnade Community Association and the developer agreed. The item will remain […]

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December 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

Emergency Response Drill Takes Place at Forest Glen Metro Station (VIDEO)

UPDATED The Forest Glen Metro station was the site of an emergency response drill on Sunday. The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service and the Metro Transit Police conducted a dual exercise from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The station was closed to the public during the exercise. According to a news release from Metro, […]

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