March 13

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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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 13, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Winter Storm Warning: Are you ready for some snow? The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for snow in Montgomery County beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. 2. Berliner’s Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is meeting with […]

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March 11, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, March 10 – March 12 (VIDEOS)

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 12 at 2 a.m. It is also a good time to check your smoke and gas alarms. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Betty […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Farmland and Ronald McNair Named State Blue Ribbon Elementary Schools

Two of the six elementary schools selected as 2016-2017 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are located in Montgomery County. The two Montgomery County schools are Farmland Elementary School in Rockville and Ronald McNair Elementary School in Germantown. Both schools have a diverse population. The four other schools recognized as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools on Monday are Shipley’s […]

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March 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Briggs Chaney Homicide

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old Washington, D.C. found in the Briggs Chaney area on the night of March 11. Police have released new information and say that the man, identified as Sheldon Williams, died because of a gunshot wound to the upper body. According to police, […]

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