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November 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

photo of school children and school resource office in school hallway

Bill Introduced to Remove Police Officers from MCPS Schools Has Sparse Support

Councilmembers Will Jawando and Hans Riemer introduced a bill Nov. 17 to eliminate the school resource officers program and instead use the money to hire school counselors and pay for after-school activities and mental health-oriented programs. A public hearing to eliminate police officers in the school is set for Jan. 12, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. […]

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November 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program will close Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center for certain periods of November, December and January, the City of Rockville announced on Monday. The organized hunts will take place in John Hayes Memorial Forest, 852 Avery Road, which incorporates all of Civic Center […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Snow Expected to Fall Through Sunday

Update: The National Weather Service has extended the winter storm warning for Montgomery County through midnight Sunday. NWS forecasts 6 to 12 inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Montgomery County from 4 p.m. today to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. This will be a significant snowfall with up to […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 11-Jan. 13

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a community potluck to support federal employees and contractors impacted by the shutdown Friday, Jan. 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Blair High School cafeteria. Federal workers, contractors and their families may attend for free. Other supporters and neighbors should bring a dish to pass to attend. Live music […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

BlackRock Center for the Arts Offers Discount Tickets for Furloughed Employees

BlackRock Center for the Arts is offering furloughed federal employees discounted tickets to both the Jan. 11 Johnny Rawls concert and the Jan. 12 Potomac Fever and the Rock Creek Singers concert. Any guest that presents a federal employee or federal contractor ID may purchase a ticket for $5. BlackRock Center for the Arts is […]

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January 15, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Paint Branch Dominates Sherwood 77-40 Win Jan. 12

Sherwood High School, Friday January 12, Sandy Spring. The Panthers of Paint Branch were in control of Friday night’s basketball game from the very beginning and with in the first four minutes were ahead 16-4 over the Warriors of Sherwood. Paint Branch is certainly one of the basketball powers in Montgomery county this season and […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber and Launch Workplaces present a training session on sexual harassment in the workplace today at 8 a.m. The event is free to attend with advance registration at www.ggchamber.org. 2. Name That Park: The deadline to […]

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January 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 12-14: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s MLK Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back […]

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January 9, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber to Host Sexual Harassment Workshop

Sexual harassment in the workplace has been considered a form of discrimination on the basis of sex in the United States since the mid 1970’s, but it seems to have been a growing epidemic. Throughout 2017, women – and men – came forward bringing allegations of sexual harassment against their employers and co-workers. Among others, […]

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January 12, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 13 – Jan. 16 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Observe the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the MLK Celebration & Tribute at Strathmore Monday afternoon or at the City of Rockville’s celebration in the morning. Both events include performances and awards. Art: Take a guided tour of […]

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