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January 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 23-26

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 23-26. Paul Galbraith and Antonio Meneses:  Strathmore’s Inspired Pairings concerts continue with master classical guitarist Paul Galbraith paired with master cellist Anotnio Meneses for a concert in The Mansion. Enjoy an evening of Brazilian and classical music performed with breathtaking skill. Thursday, January 23 […]

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January 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Superintendent Addresses Boundary Analysis ‘Misinformation’

During his monthly press conference on Jan. 7, Superintendent Jack Smith responded to recent questions and concerns regarding the District Wide Boundary Analysis. He said the analysis will examine the utilization of the 208 school buildings throughout the county. That includes the geographic configuration of schools, racial and cultural socioeconomic diversity of schools, and overall […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Postponed Boundary Analysis Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 23

The MCPS districtwide boundary analysis meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 7 at Walter Johnson High School (WJHS), but postponed by snow, has a new date. The re-scheduled meeting will now take place on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 7-9 pm at WJHS. The boundary analysis is meant to assess MCPS’ geographic boundaries by evaluating student demographics, […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Announces Five Operating Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich has announced that he is holding five budget forums seeking feedback from Montgomery County residents about the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Operating Budget priorities. “This is the citizens’ opportunity to lay out priorities,” said Elrich. “So even if it’s not on my list, I want to hear it.” Elrich will announce […]

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January 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 23 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Prescription Drug Affordability: The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a resolution to support prescription drug affordability in the county at its regular scheduled session. 2. Closing Early: The County’s Health and Human Services Office of Eligibility and Support Services’ (OESS) programs […]

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January 31, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Boys Basketball: Seneca Valley Over Gaithersburg, 84-57

Today, I am providing my reader/followers a preview to the newest MCM Community Blogger, Daryl Schultz.  Daryl, a good friend of many years, is a former MCPS teacher and high school athletic coach who among his many interests has a fondness for photography.  Over the past few months I have been mentoring Daryl on how […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Hall

Gaithersburg Council Expected to Announce New Councilmember Appointment Today (VIDEO)

The Gaithersburg City Council has narrowed the selection of candidates for the open Council seat left vacant by the passing of Henry Marraffa from 12 candidates to five finalists and the elected leaders are expected to announce their choice for the appointment today in a news release, according to City Attorney Lynn Board. The five […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Talks Minimum Wage, Bethesda Plans, E-Permit Parking Problems, Marriott, DLC, Metro and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner told reporters today that he believes Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is going to veto the Council’s legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. You may remember the Council voted 5-4 last week to pass the legislation. Berliner was one of the four Councilmembers (Nancy […]

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January 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Investigate Hyattstown House Fire (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a house fire in Hyattstown. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said one person was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. According to Piringer, the fire occurred on Haines Road after 2 a.m. on Monday. He said damages are estimated at $500,000. According to […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Council Narrows Pool for Vacant Council Seat

The Gaithersburg City Council has narrowed the selection of candidates for the Council seat left vacant by the passing of Henry Marraffa from 12 candidates to five. The five candidates are Jose Contreras, James McNulty, Yvette Monroe, James Rolfes and Laurie-Ann Sayles. These candidates are expected to deliver a three minute statement at the Mayor […]

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