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April 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Firefighter Dies, Governor Orders State Flag to Half Staff

UPDATED A Montgomery County firefighter died on duty Friday, according to a county fire spokesman. Charles “Rick” Gentilcore was found unresponsive about 3:30 p.m., said Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Gentilcore was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he died. “The MCFRS family has incurred a great loss,” Piringer said […]

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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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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed an Executive Order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Maryland in response to the winter storm which could bring significant amounts of snow to areas across the state. “Our state is taking every precaution and coordinating all available resources to respond to this winter storm,” said Hogan. “We […]

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March 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Counting Down to the Election of 2018: Ferleman is First Candidate to File in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election may be over a year away but several candidates are already off and running in Montgomery County. On Feb. 28, Germantown resident Tom Ferleman, a Republican, became the first candidate to file his paperwork for the election of 2018 in Montgomery County. Ferleman was at the Board of Elections offices […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Hogan Declares Acts of Hate at Jewish Schools as “Despicable and Unacceptable”

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan describes the recent threats and acts of hate directed at Jewish schools and community centers in Maryland as “despicable and unacceptable.” Our administration condemns all forms of racism and discrimination,” wrote Hogan on his Facebook page. “I offer my full support to the Jewish community, and the Maryland State Police stands […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks in Top 10 of Best States to Live in the Nation (VIDEO)

In a recent report by U.S. News & World Report, Maryland is ranked as eighth best state to live in the nation. The “Best State Ranking” analyzed all 50 states in the following key areas: health care, education, crimes and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. “I’m proud to point out that Maryland has beat out […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Hogan Talks Maryland’s Economy with Women in the Commercial Real Estate Industry (VIDEO)

In an effort to show support for women in commercial real estate, Governor Larry Hogan joined other Montgomery County leaders to discuss Maryland’s economy with Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Maryland Suburban. The event entitled, “2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland,” was held at Montgomery College Germantown campus. Organizers say the goal […]

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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan: ‘Road Conditions … Still Extremely Dangerous’

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has released a statement following multiple traffic fatalities and dangerous weather conditions on Saturday morning across the state: “I strongly urge all Marylanders to use common sense and put their safety first by heeding all travel warnings from state and local authorities. Road conditions in many areas of the state are […]

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November 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Larry Hogan Releases Statement About Presidential Election

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement on the 2016 presidential election results: “I offer my congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump and to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, and will work with the new administration on behalf of all Marylanders. Now is the time for all of us to come together to find real […]

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November 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff on Friday in Honor of Former Congresswoman

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland flag to be lowered to half on Friday, Nov. 4 in honor of former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley, who died on Aug. 6. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset. The Maryland Port Administration has scheduled a public memorial on Friday to celebrate […]

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