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January 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan to Deliver State of the State Address on Feb. 1

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to deliver his 2017 State of the State address at noon on Wednesday from the House of Delegates Chamber at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. The title of Hogan’s third, State of the State, address is “Real and Lasting Change.” His remarks will be live streamed on Maryland […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Proposes Rate Hike, Public Hearing Set for Feb. 1 in Rockville

Montgomery County residents are invited to a Feb. 1st public hearing to weigh in on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Operating and Capital Budget of $1.4 billion. The proposed budget is $10.8 million more than the utility’s FY17 Approved Budget, and includes a combined 3.5 percent average increase in water […]

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County public schools are opening on time on Monday morning, according to the district’s website. That’s big news because MCPS students have not been in school for over a week now because of weather and road conditions. 2. WSSC crews are […]

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January 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Schools Opening on Time on Monday Morning

Make no doubt about it: Montgomery County public schools are opening on time on Monday morning. That’s the latest message from MCPS administrators on the district’s website. It will be the first time that MCPS students have been in class in over a week because of weather and road conditions following the Blizzard of 2016. […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Johnson Property Annexation Petition Draws Opposition from Community Members

UPDATED The owners of the Johnson property, which is located at the corner of Darnestown Road and Quince Orchard Road, are proposing to annex the 23-acre property from Montgomery County into the city limits of Gaithersburg. The item is on the Nov. 12th Montgomery County Planning Board agenda and the topic is generating immense interest […]

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February 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

BOE Issues Statement on Superintendent’s Contract

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill released the following statement on Feb. 1 regarding discussions about Superintendent Joshua Starr’s contract: “The Montgomery County Board of Education and Dr. Joshua P. Starr continue to discuss his future as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. Those conversations will continue tomorrow and we […]

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January 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Uncertainty About Starr’s Future

UPDATED As questions are raised about the future of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr, Councilmember Craig Rice and County Executive Isiah Leggett are sharing their thoughts on the superintendent’s future. Starr’s contract expires June 30, but school board policy requires the superintendent to indicate whether he wants his contract to be renewed […]

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