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January 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s What You Probably Don’t Know About Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul

The first thing you notice when walking into Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul’s office is his collection of police car models. Some of his replicas date back to the early 1940s. “It’s always been a hobby of mine since I was a kid,” DeVaul said jokingly. And speaking of his childhood, DeVaul said he […]

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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Elects Officers, Appoints Committee Members

At its recent meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education has elected Michael Durso to serve his third team as the Board’s president and Shebra Evans has been elected as Vice President. In addition to board officers, committee members were appointed. Below is the list of appointments to Board Committees: Fiscal Management Committee: Jeanette Dixon […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two MCPS Schools Receive Top Honors from U.S. Department of Education

Two schools from Montgomery County Public Schools system received national recognition for their academic excellence and progress in closing the achievement gap. Farmland and Ronald McNair Elementary Schools received the National Blue Ribbon School award from the U.S. Department of Education. Every year, the U. S. Department of Education honors public and private elementary, middle […]

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February 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Education has selected Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. 2. Brookeville resident Craig Zucker is Maryland’s newest State Senator. Zucker, a state delegate, was sworn in on Thursday, and he replaces District […]

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