feb. 11

November 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Hosts Public Forums to Discuss High School College and Career Readiness

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)  is holding a series of public community meetings with Chief Academic Officer Maria Navarro to discuss the future of high school programs. The focus of the meetings is to discuss what high school programs the schools should offer to best support college and career readiness. Staff, students, parents and community members […]

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February 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Detectives Investigate Gaithersburg Teen’s Death

Update, 6 p.m.: Montgomery County police said Monday evening that detectives are investigating the death of Tyler Steven Terry, 17, of Gaithersburg. About 7:48 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a community basketball court located in the area of Hillstone Road and Timber Rock Road in Gaithersburg for the […]

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February 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 9-11: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the month, visitors learn first hand the process of making maple syrup. Sap is collected into a bucket through a spile used to tap the tree, then boiled down to create maple syrup. Enjoy samples of the sap and finished […]

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February 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 10 – Feb. 12 (VIDEOS)

Check out our Guide on How You Can Celebrate Black History Month in the County to find great events and activities. If you are looking for a Valentine’s Day suggestion, the New Orchestra of Washington presents Seasons of Love on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Amp by Strathmore. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment […]

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February 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Remembering Child Safety Advocate Emilie Crown, Memorial Service Planned for Saturday in Damascus

Local officials are mourning the loss of Emilie Crown, the program manager of Montgomery County’s nationally acclaimed car seat program, who died suddenly on Monday. In an online blog post headlined, “Loss of a Champion,” Fire Chief Scott Goldstein announced Crown’s sudden passing. According to the chief, Crown was a tireless advocate for child safety. She […]

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February 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of Germantown Swim Center

Germantown Indoor Swim Center Hosts College Meet Today thru Sunday

The Germantown Indoor Swim Center is hosting the Landmark Swim and Dive Championships Feb. 11 – 14, and that means significant changes to the facility’s operating hours this weekend. You can review schedule changes on the Swim Center’s website, here. Read more about the college championships, here. #Germantown Indoor Swim Center is hosting a college […]

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February 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee, Education Committee and  Public Safety Committee will hold a joint worksession on the impact of children fleeing from violence on the County today at 2 p.m. The worksession will be live-streamed on the […]

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February 9, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery College to Host Discussion on Legacy of Malcolm X with Ilyasah Shabazz

Montgomery College will host an event to discuss the legacy of Malcolm X on Thursday February 11 at 2 p.m. The event will take place at the Cultural Arts Center in Theater One on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus of Montgomery College which is located at 7955 Georgia Avenue.  The theme, “Education, Activism & The Legacy […]

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February 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s a hot topic, that’s for sure: Montgomery County school board members have voted to push back school start times beginning next year. 2. There could be a big change in the way Montgomery County sells alcohol if Montgomery County leaders agree […]

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February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

It Takes a Village (Photos)

Robert Hydorn, who has served seven consecutive terms as president of the board of directors of Montgomery Village Foundation, was honored on Feb. 11 by the Montgomery County Council for his many contributions to the one of the nation’s first planned communities. He will not be seeking another term heading the board. At the ceremonies […]

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