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July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

U.S. Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Victims of Annapolis Capital Shootings

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, U.S. flags will be flown at half staff until sunset to honor the five victims of the June 28 shooting at the Annapolis Capital offices. Gov. Larry Hogan had previously ordered the Maryland state flag to be flown at half staff. The President’s proclamation begins: “Our Nation shares […]

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May 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Green Jobs Apprentice Program: The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on creating and funding a green jobs apprentice program at its regular scheduled session today. Here’s the agenda 2. The Washington Capitals: The Capitals will battle the Tampa Bay […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff Tuesday from sunrise to sunset in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. The […]

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April 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Mariana Cordier hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Elaine Apter, José Luis Diaz, Debbie Ezrin, and Denise Fredericks. Cordier and the panel discuss the work of the League of Women Voters with Elaine Apter, improving health outcomes for minorities with José Luis Diaz, honoring the first responders who provide service to […]

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May 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 15, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 15, in Montgomery County: 1. School budget: The County Council has a 1:30 p.m. meeting set to go over the spending plan for Montgomery County Public Schools. The session takes place in the Third Floor Hearing room. 2. Meeting the press: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner meets […]

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May 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Assignment Education: RCES Principal Larry Chep Gets New Job

UPDATED Rachel Carson Elementary School, one of the most overcrowded elementary schools in Montgomery County, is getting a new principal. The Gaithersburg school’s current principal, Larry Chep, was appointed as the new principal of Clopper Mill Elementary School at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting. Chep said he has mixed emotions about the announcement. “I am excited about […]

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May 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help Identifying Three Credit Card Theft Suspects (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police have released surveillance photos of three suspects who used credit cards that were stolen from a vehicle in Derwood. According to police, on May 15th at approximately 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into six vehicles and stole a 2004 Dodge Dakota in the area of Hiwatha Lane, Buena Vista […]

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May 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday Night

Montgomery County police officers plan to conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday, May 14. According to a news release, this campaign is part of the department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police said, the exact location of the checkpoint will not be disclosed in advance. The checkpoint will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. […]

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May 12, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 13 – 15 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, May 13 Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present “Sax & Strings Live” featuring Phillip Doc Martin and Blake Aaron at 8 p.m. Socialize, dance and learn the newest dances at White Oak Senior Center in Silver Spring. Tonight’s Soul Line Dance Party begins at […]

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May 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Islamic Society of Germantown to Host Anti-Bullying Workshop on May 15

The Islamic Society of Germantown and Montgomery County’s Faith and Community Working Group (FCWG) will host a workshop to counter bullying in schools on Sunday, May 15. Families are invited to attend the event, which is open to the public. During the workshop, parents will receive helpful tips on how to report and deal with […]

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