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September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Issue 30 Citations at ‘Car Gathering’ in Effort to Stop Street Racing

In a joint operation with the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD), the Maryland State Police (MSP) Rockville Barrack responded to complaints of a “car gathering” in the MD-124 and I-270 area Tuesday.  The operation is part of an ongoing effort to address street racing and aggressive driving in Montgomery County. According to an MSP statement, police […]

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September 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía de Montgomery Detuvo 228 Vehículos Durante Fin de Semana Feriado

La policía detuvo a 228 vehículos durante el fin de semana del Día del Trabajo en el condado de Montgomery. La Policía Estatal de Maryland (MSP) se asoció con el Departamento de Policía de Gaithersburg y la Policía de la Autoridad de Transporte de Maryland (MDTA), durante el fin de semana, para tomar medidas enérgicas […]

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September 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Made 228 Traffic Stops in Montgomery County Over Labor Day Weekend

Police made 228 traffic stops over Labor Day weekend in Montgomery County.  Maryland State Police (MSP) teamed up with the Gaithersburg Police Department and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police over the weekend to crack down on aggressive driving in the county. The MSP Rockville Barrack focused on Route 270, Gaithersburg Police focused on Gaithersburg and […]

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August 12, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

City of Gaithersburg’s Labor Day Parade Canceled for First Time Since WWII

The City of Gaithersburg has moved its Labor Day celebration online, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The virtual celebrations will include a retrospective video celebrating the history of the parade and “Salute to Everyday Working Heroes” messages throughout the weekend. These messages and the video will be available on the Gaithersburg Special Events Facebook […]

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January 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Presenta Legislación sobre Inicio de Clases

El Gobernador de Maryland, Larry Hogan (R), anunció el miércoles que presentará una legislación para exigir que todos los sistemas de escuelas públicas de Maryland comiencen las clases después del Día del Trabajo. Hogan firmó una orden ejecutiva en 2016 que requiere que todos los distritos escolares comiencen la escuela después del Día del Trabajo, […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Hogan Introduces Legislation to Require Post-Labor Day School Start

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced Wednesday that he will introduce legislation to require all Maryland public school systems to start classes after Labor Day. Hogan signed an executive order in 2016 requiring all school districts to start school after Labor Day, but last year lawmakers overturned that executive order. “The Universal School Start Act […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Debate Continues Over Post-Labor Day School Start

Gov. Larry Hogan held a press conference Thursday, pushing back against Maryland Senate Democrats, who started a debate on overturning the mandate that requires schools to begin the academic year after Labor Day. In 2017, Hogan’s executive order to start Maryland public schools after Labor Day went into effect. Since then, Montgomery County Board of […]

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September 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Sept. 1-7

Our stories Top 10 stories over the past week ran the gamut: From Dr. Jack Smith’s salary increase to a political story involving Republican county executive candidate Robin Ficker and the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce.

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Considers a Run for Governor (VIDEO)

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said he is considering a run for governor in 2018. Kamenetz is touting his record of service in Baltimore County and said he may enter the race because there is a lot of work to get done statewide. He said his experience in Baltimore County on issues such as school […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Responds to Durso’s Request About Extending School Calendar End Date

When it comes to the school calendar, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has some advice for the president of the Montgomery County school board. “Considering the series of recent troubling incidents reported in Montgomery County schools, I suggest you and your colleagues consider shifting your focus from arguing over which 180 days class is in session […]

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