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November 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces Meetings for Districtwide Boundary Analysis

During his monthly press conference, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith announced upcoming meetings for families to weigh in on the MCPS’s Districtwide Boundary Analysis study. The first hearing takes place Monday evening in the Board of Education’s hearing room, located at 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. There are more meetings about the boundary […]

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January 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Jan. 7, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Orthodox Christmas: For Orthodox Christians, today is Christmas. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg, Rockville and Poolesville all have meetings of their town leaders. Here’s the Gaithersburg agenda. Here’s the Rockville agenda. And here’s Poolesville’s. 3. A Fond Farewell: Julie Palakovich Carr is leaving the Rockville […]

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Changes to Ride On to Take Effect on Jan. 7

Ride On will make schedule changes to 13 bus routes beginning Jan. 7, according to a news release. The changes being made are to more accurately reflect the time it takes for a bus to run its route. Routes to Change Schedules on Sunday, January 7, 2018 These routes will have time changes so that […]

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January 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Saturday Snow (PHOTOS)

A light dusting of snow fell across Montgomery County on Saturday morning as temperatures fell to well below freezing. Below are some photos of the wintry weather:

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January 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 6 – Jan. 8 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: Meet the resident artists at Sandy Spring Museum at Saturday’s open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Strathmore’s 26th annual juried exhibition opens Saturday with a theme of blue to accompany the season-long blues music festival, Shades of […]

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January 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: House Fire in Derwood Causes $300,000 in Damages

UPDATED Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters responded to a two-story house fire, before sunrise, at 5905 Willow Knoll Drive in Derwood on Thursday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the first firefighters to arrive at the scene encountered heavy flames coming from the first floor of the house. He said a […]

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January 6, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Safe Silver Spring to Host Annual Legislative Forum

Safe Silver Spring will host its annual legislative forum on Thursday, January 7th. The meeting will take place in the spring room at the Silver Spring Civic Center which is located at 1 Veterans Plaza. The major focus of the meeting will be gun safety legislative proposals that deal with domestic violence, police body cameras […]

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January 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 7, in Montgomery County

The word of the day? Cold! Here are five more things to know today, Jan. 7, in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County public schools are opening two hours late today. 2. Has your Montgomery County street been plowed? If not, Montgomery County officials want to hear from you. Call 3-1-1 after 7 a.m. today. You […]

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January 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Public Schools Open Two Hours Late on Jan. 7

Montgomery County public schools will open two hours late on Wednesday, January 7, due to emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:30 a.m. or earlier are canceled. […]

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January 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Inside MCPS’ Closure Decision and What About Tomorrow?

UPDATED Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students enjoyed their first snow day of the new year on Jan. 6. But the decision to close the county’s school district came after an earlier morning announcement of a two hour delay. We wanted to know how those decisions were made, so we turned to Dana Tofig, who […]

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