March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Teachers, County Officials March For Education Funding in Annapolis

Thousands of teachers took buses to Annapolis Tuesday to march in support of increased education funding in the state of Maryland. County leaders including councilmembers, leaders from the Board of Education, and the county executive joined teachers in solidarity for the march. In a social media message to MCM, Councilmember Andrew Friedson said that his […]

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January 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Delegate: We Need To Be Hungry

The General Assembly opens at noon Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis. As always, the state budget will be a primary concern for lawmakers. Del. Shane Robinson, a Democrat whose District 39 includes Montgomery Village, and parts of Germantown and Clarksburg, is the chairman of the county’s delegation to the legislature. Here, he talks […]

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July 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elections Administrator Rejects Trump Administration Voter Data Request

State Board of Elections Administrator Linda Lamone has rejected a request for Maryland’s voter data by a Trump administration commission. Here is the link to our response to the Presidential Advisory Commission. — Maryland Elections (@md_sbe) July 3, 2017 Here’s her statement: In an earlier statement, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said he found […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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January 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Leaders Express Disappointment About Leggett’s Capital Budget Recommendation

The president of the Montgomery County Board of Education, Michael Durso, and Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers have released a joint statement following the release of Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s capital budget recommendation. In the statement, Durso and Bowers say that, “it is disappointing that County Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended capital budget leaves us more […]

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January 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which includes reports on the Montgomery Village Master Plan and the upcoming legislative session in Annapolis: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Montgomery County Delegation to Hold Hearing on Nov. 30 in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Delegation will hold a public hearing on local bills at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the Montgomery County Office Building in Rockville. State Delegate Bill Frick invites Montgomery County residents to attend this meeting to learn more about legislation he is sponsoring that would call for a referendum when it comes […]

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January 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

113th Congress (Photos)

Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these images as Congress was sworn in on Jan. 3. The new Congress includes a record number of women and other firsts. Learn more about this photo shoot in Fabrizio’s blog:

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