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February 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Board of Elections to Ramp Up Voter Outreach at Local High Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) is working to get out the youth vote in Montgomery County this election season.  Ahead of the primary election on April 26th, the BOE is aiming to register as many young voters as possible. Gilberto Zelaya is the Outreach and Early Voting Coordinator for the Montgomery County Board […]

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January 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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County Education Officials to Hold Second Annual Budget Forum Series in February (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, Education Committee chair, will hold a series of five public forums to discuss programs and budgets for the County’s public school system and community college. Councilmember Rice is hosting the event along with MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers, and Montgomery County College President DeRionne Pollard. According to a news release, the […]

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February 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

SHA Crews to Shift Lanes on Rockville Pike in Bethesda This Month

UPDATED State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are shifting traffic lanes on MD 355 (Rockville Pike) for a new traffic pattern at the West Cedar Lane intersection beginning this month. Traffic on MD 355 between North Drive and Locust Hill Road is scheduled to shift to the west side of the road where widening of MD […]

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February 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fire at Orchard Pond Apartments in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters responded to an electrical fire in the third floor ceiling of a building at Orchard Pond Apartments at 975 Clopper Road in Gaithersburg on Feb. 17. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the blaze caused $25,000 in damage and residents were temporarily displaced because of the fire. He said there […]

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February 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County

There are lots of closures and delays today because of the snow. Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Snow Day: Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today and so are most local government offices and courts. 2. A snow emergency plan has been issued for Montgomery County […]

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February 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

It’s Presidents Day. Here are five things to know today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Prepare for more snow. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Montgomery County from 6 p.m. tonight thru Tuesday at noon. 2.  An ambulance crew struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning while responding to […]

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February 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Warning, Prepare for Snow

UPDATED 1:45 p.m. Prepare for more snow! The National Weather Service has updated its Winter Storm Warning for Montgomery County from Monday evening through Tuesday morning. According to the latest NWS advisory, there is a potential for six to ten inches of snow. So what is the timing of this storm? The snowstorm is expected to develop […]

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February 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow from 10 p.m. tonight (Feb. 17) until 6 a.m. on Feb. 18. According to the advisory, snow may end as a brief period of sleet and freezing rain. Here’s what you should know: Accumulations: 1-2 inches, little or no ice accumulation from freezing […]

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