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March 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 23, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 23, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students before they start their Spring Break. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are hosting the last of […]

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March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

President Obama Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor Brussels Victims

President Barack Obama has ordered flags to half staff from now thru Saturday to honor the victims in the Brussels attacks. “The American people stand with the people of Brussels,” President Obama said in a proclamation. “We will do whatever it takes, working with nations and peoples around the world, to bring the perpetrators of […]

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February 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Governor Larry Hogan Orders Maryland State Flag to Half Staff

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half staff from now thru sunset on Feb. 20. This order is in honor of two Harford County Sheriff’s Deputies, Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy Mark Logsdon, who died in the line of duty on Feb. 10. Today flags are flying at half-staff […]

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February 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Fly at Half Staff, Releases Statement on Harford Deputies

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered flags to fly at half staff following the deaths of two Harford County sheriff’s deputies today. Hogan also released the following statement in response to the violence that resulted in the deaths of two deputies this afternoon in Abingdon: “Anytime law enforcement or first responders lose their lives in […]

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December 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

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President and Governor Order Flags to Half Staff on Dec. 7

President Barack Obama and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan have ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Monday, December 7 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. This is to honor those American patriots who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor.

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November 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Recognizes Veterans Day at Mission BBQ (PHOTOS)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan honored the nation’s veterans at a Veterans Day ceremony at Mission BBQ in Annapolis on Nov. 11th. The Maryland-born food chain is known for its support of veterans and active duty service members, according to a news release from the governor’s office. While at the restaurant, Governor Hogan participated in the […]

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July 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 22nd, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Comptroller Visits MoCo: Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to visit businesses in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring today. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates. 2. Metro Forum in Rockville: The County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) […]

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May 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Memorial Day

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 25. This action is in honor of Memorial Day, in memory of the brave Americans who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom and security of our Nation. […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Volunteers Work in Rain to Set Up Flag Display (PHOTOS)

The rain didn’t stop volunteers from setting up the Flags for Our Heroes Display at Bohrer Park Thursday. In all 750 flags will adorn the lawn at Bohrer Park. They will be put in place by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg. Each flag will be sponsored by a firm or individual to […]

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January 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Orders Flags to Half Staff on Jan. 5

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Monday, January 5. This is in memory of Sergeant Major Wardell Turner, of Nanticoke, MD, who died on November, 24th, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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