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October 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Invites Public to Share Input for Superintendent Search

Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education announced that they have begun a national search for a new MCPS superintendent. The new superintendent would officially begin on July 1, 2022. The Board of Education will start reviewing a slate of candidates in January. The Board of Education is partnering with the search board Hazard, Young, Attea […]

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July 21, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

MCDOT Will Offer Free Bus Rides for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will enact a long-term ‘Ride Free Program’ for seniors and persons with disabilities. Have you heard❓ @MCDOTNow's Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Ride Free Program will be implemented long-term on all County buses including Ride On, Ride On extRa, Flex, and Flash buses. Details ➡ https://t.co/m0K4PojAib. pic.twitter.com/EKlC3xH1go — […]

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July 2, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Choudhury Officially Begins Tenure as New State Superintendent of Schools

Mohammed Choudhury was welcomed by the Maryland State Department of Education on Friday as he officially began his role as Maryland State Superintendent of Schools. It's State Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury's first day on the job. Join us in welcoming him to MSDE! #MarylandEducation #StrongStart #First100Days #EveryStudent @moh_choudhury pic.twitter.com/vHRWBpnRzc — MdPublicSchools (@MdPublicSchools) July 1, 2021 Following […]

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July 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Minimum Wage Increase: County Executive Marc Elrich will be joined by State and local officials, along with workers and community leaders, to celebrate the increase of the minimum wage that goes into effect today. At noon, the event will take place […]

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June 29, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Norman’s Farm Market to Open New Location at Westfield Montgomery Mall

Norman’s Farm Market is opening a new stand location at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda on Thursday. The stand will be located at a tent in the corner of the Westlake Terrace parking lot, near the entrance to the Cheesecake Factory, according to Store Reporter. Norman’s currently has three other locations in Montgomery County, […]

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June 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

County Animal Services Waives Fees for Cat Adoptions Throughout July

July may be the purrrfect time to adopt a feline friend in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood is waiving the fees for all its cats and kittens from July 1 through July 31. The initiative is part of MCASAC’s “Feline Freedom” campaign and is sponsored by the nonprofit […]

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June 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Minimum Wage Increase in County Takes Effect July 1

Some Montgomery County employees will receive bigger paychecks beginning July 1 when the minimum wage is raised here. Every year since 2017, the minimum wage has increased on July 1 and that will continue through 2022. The amount of the increase depends on how many employees work at a business. For companies with at least […]

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June 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

New Law Named After Raskin’s Son Provides Call-In Program for People Experiencing Mental Health Issues

Beginning July 1, people experiencing mental health issues can opt into a friendly call-in program to receive regular wellness calls or texts under a new Maryland law named in memory of the the son of U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, who died from suicide. The Thomas Bloom Raskin Act, which was signed into law April 13 […]

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June 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan to Lift Maryland’s State of Emergency for COVID-19 on July 1

Gov. Larry Hogan announced plans to lift Maryland’s state of emergency on July 1. The action would put an end to all the state’s mandates and restrictions related to COVID-19. Hogan declared the state of emergency on March 5, 2020—the same day he announced that three Montgomery County residents tested positive for coronavirus. Over the […]

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June 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Pike District Hosting ‘Thursdays in the Park’ Outdoor Concert Series

Series brings eight weeks of live music to North Bethesda Eight weeks of free outdoor concerts are coming to the North Bethesda Pike District in a pop-up park located at Grand Park Avenue and Market Street, by the Montgomery County Conference Center garage. The series titled “Thursdays in the Park” is scheduled to start June […]

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