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March 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Reptile Rescues: Two Lizards Saved in Fire, Car Wreck

We’ve heard the old trope about firefighters rescuing cats from trees, but did anyone know that they also rescued lizards? Cousins? I’m not sure, but today @mcfrs assisted an injured Bearded Dragon lizard (pictured at Vet on left) involved in a collision (Seneca Rd & Esworthy Dr) while this afternoon another Bearded Dragon lizard (pictured […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

B-CC Barons Girls’ Season Ends in State Semifinals

The 20th ranked B-CC girls’ basketball team had a chance to send their state semifinal game against Old Mill to overtime but their last second shot missed sparking a celebration for the Patriots. Old Mill held on for a 57-55 win at the SECU Arena at Towson University. The Barons fall to Old Mill 55-57. Even […]

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March 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Elrich Online Thursday, March 14

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Elrich before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich. Questions and answers will be […]

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March 10, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Richard Montgomery Defeats Walter Johnson 55-51 to win 4A West Regional Championship

Rockville Maryland, Richard Montgomery High School, March 10th 2019 The Rockets of Richard Montgomery are a tenacious resilient team and I have seen them face and overcome hurdles three times this week.  After receiving a first round bye in the MPSSAA 4A West region the Rockets easily defeated Northwest 63-47.  Next up the only team […]

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March 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Women of the World Art Exhibit in Takoma Park Celebrates Women’s History Month

“Women of the World” Exhibit Celebrates Women’s History Month Takoma Park’s new art exhibit, Women of the World celebrates Women’s History Month with the works by five local artists. The exhibit explores the enduring power and ongoing struggles of women around the world.  The exhibit runs through May 8, at the Galleries at Takoma Park, […]

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March 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, March 14 in Montgomery County: 1. National Protests: Exactly one month after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people, students from across the country are planning to walkout of school to stand in solidarity with the victims. 2. Town Hall:  Join us tomorrow evening (March […]

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March 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Releases Statement on March 14 Student Demonstrations

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith released a statement Monday regarding student demonstrations planned for March 14. Students from across the county are planning to join other school districts in the region for a student walkout in support of gun policy and reform.  This comes exactly one month following the deadly shooting at […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council to Host Town Hall Meeting in White Oak March 14

The Montgomery County Council will host a Town Hall Meeting in White Oak on Wednesday, March 14. The nine-member Council includes President Hans Riemer, Vice President Nancy Navarro and Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, Nancy Floreen, Tom Hucker, Sidney Katz, George Leventhal and Craig Rice. According to a news release, the meeting will be held […]

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March 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Addresses Student Walkout on Gun Violence Planned for March 14

Students from Montgomery County Public Schools will join other school districts from across the region for a student march on Washington next Wednesday. According to tweets, students are marching down to Washington D.C. to remember the 17 people killed during a school shooting in Parkland, Florida and to demand stricter gun control regulations. School administrators […]

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February 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Five Education Forums Scheduled Around Montgomery County Begin Feb. 21

Residents will have the chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 21, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will host […]

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