March 13

March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge, Landon Announce Move to Virtual Learning

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart—the all-girls kindergarten through 12th grade Catholic school in Bethesda—and Landon, the all-boys private school (grades kindergarten through 12) in Bethesda announced they are temporarily closing school starting Friday and moving learning to a virtual platform. Connie Mitchell, a spokesperson for Stone Ridge, said the virtual learning education model […]

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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: 3 More Maryland Coronavirus Cases, Including MoCo Man in 20s

Gov. Larry Hogan announced three more coronavirus cases in Maryland Wednesday evening, bringing the total number of cases in the state up to 12. One of the patients is a Montgomery County man in his twenties who recently traveled to Spain. He’s not hospitalized, Hogan said. This case is the sixth coronavirus case in Montgomery […]

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March 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 11-15

Update, March 13: Check before you go to any shows this weekend. Since Governor Hogan’s announcement Thursday regarding the coronavirus pandemic, many shows, particularly those at larger venues have been canceled. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 11-15. Christian Douglas:  Christian Douglas’ original music carries pop, jazz, and soul influence, […]

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February 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two MCPS Students Charged with Rape of Minors

Two Montgomery County high school students are in jail after being charged with raping young girls. Both incidents are unrelated and occurred off school property. Arrested were Jonathan Coreas-Salamanca, 20, a resident of Silver Spring and a student at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring; and Ivan Reyes Lopez, 19, who lives in Silver […]

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March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 13. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation on Racial Equity Begins: Montgomery County Council is doing more to address systemic racism in the county. This morning at 10 a.m., County Executive Marc Elrich, the County Council, the Montgomery County Planning Board, and student representatives from Montgomery College and […]

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March 6, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

County Council Addresses Systemic Racism in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro announced an initiative to introduce racial equity and social justice policy in county government. County Executive Marc Elrich joins Navarro and the council to create policies that will address systemic racism. The council will hold a town hall meeting to allow community members to share their concerns. The feedback will […]

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February 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hosts ‘Safety and Security Conversations’ Series

Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) announced that it is hosting a series called “Safety and Security Conversations.” The first meeting was Thursday evening at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. It featured Ed Clarke, the chief safety officer for MCPS, and Dr. Christina Conolly, the director of […]

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March 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, March 13 in Montgomery County: 1. Student Town Hall: Student Member of the Board of Education, Matt Post, will host a student town hall with Board of Education members, the Superintendent, and MCPS executive staff. Topics will include: mental health, the achievement gap, school safety, and technology. […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County

UPDATED 3.14.17 The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain until 2 p.m. for Montgomery County. The Winter Storm Warning has been canceled. Winter Storm Warning downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory in the immediate DC Metro and points south. @ABC7News pic.twitter.com/xIeML0tWR0 — Alex Liggitt (@ABC7Alex) March 14, […]

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March 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Leggett Says Montgomery Institutes Snow Plan (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said the county had begun to institute its snow-removal plan as the region braces for a big nor’easter heading toward the mid-Atlantic. “Unfortunately over the last few years I now know more about snow removal than I ever wanted to know in my lifetime,” Leggett said Monday morning. In January […]

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