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November 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

School Superintendent: MCPS Prepping for Potential Return to In-Person Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith held a virtual media briefing on Monday to discuss plans for students’ phased return to in-person learning starting in January of 2021. MCPS officials say they will only move forward with plans if key health metrics are met. A virtual option will be available for families who choose not to return […]

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November 9, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

County Seeks Community Input with Public Safety Survey

In response to the many incidents of police using excessive force across the country, County Executive Mark Elrich created the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force. The County Executive is asking residents to complete a survey about public safety in the county. The function of the survey, which is open until Nov. 14,  is to gather […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Elrich’s Public Safety Task Force Meets Thursday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s public safety task force is scheduled to meet Thursday at 6 p.m. The virtual meeting will be streamed live via Facebook and will be broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The group, known as the Reimagining Public Safety task force, was established to develop recommendations for changes to the […]

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December 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Magruder High Closing Due to Water Main Break

Magruder High School in Rockville will be closing today at 10:19 a.m. according to a message on the school district’s website. A water main break has left the school without water. School buses will arrive at 10:15 a.m. to transport students home. Transportation for special programs is included. The school closed last month due when […]

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December 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 3, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 9:30 a.m. in Rockville and begins the session with the election new officers to serve a one-year term. Take a look at the agenda here. 2. School Board Meets: The Board of […]

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August 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Trial Set for MCPD Officer Charged in Aspen Hill Arrest Incident

A trial date for the Montgomery County Police Officer who has been charged for aggressively kneeing a man during an arrest on July 3 at a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill has been set. Officials with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office say Officer Kevin Moris had a scheduling hearing on Friday. The trial is set […]

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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Council Take Oaths of Office

Marc Elrich pledged not to raise taxes, improve early childhood education and told Gov. Larry Hogan he opposed widening the Capital Beltway in his remarks Monday morning shortly after being sworn in as the county’s seventh county executive. Elrich and the nine County Council members took the oaths of office Monday morning inside the Music […]

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December 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Inaugurates County Executive Marc Elrich and 19th Council

The inauguration of County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council took place Monday morning. The ceremony was broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 in the standard format, Channels 996 and 1056 in high definition on Comcast and RCN; Channel 30 on Verizon) and streamed live on County Cable Montgomery Facebook […]

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December 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Inaugural Ball Benefits Arts Programs

Montgomery County Executive’s Ball is set for Monday, Dec. 3 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda. In its 33rd year, this year’s Executive Ball also celebrates Monday’s inauguration of Marc Elrich as County Executive and the 19th  Council. The ball is a volunteer-run event, this year chaired by […]

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December 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive and Council Inauguration Set For Dec. 3 at Strathmore

The inaugural ceremony for Montgomery County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council is set for Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Music Hall at Strathmore. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entrance. Tickets will be provided immediately before the event starting at 9:30 […]

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