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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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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s Winter Storm Causes Closings in Montgomery County

The winter storm expected today is causing closings of many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, The Universities at Shady Grove, and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are all closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees should follow their agency’s policies. Maryland […]

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February 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Commission Established to Honor 19th-Century Lynching Victims

Almost 140 years after at least three black men were lynched in Montgomery County, the county council has called for a commission to memorialize the victims and promote a better understanding of the community’s racial history. Councilmembers Will Jawando, Craig Rice and Hans Riemer introduced a resolution on Jan. 22 to form the Remembrance and […]

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February 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Weeks After Government Re-Opens, Federal Workers Attend Potluck at Blair

Two weeks since the federal government re-opened Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services organized a potluck dinner for those community members who were hurt by the shutdown. The event took place Friday night at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Charles Bailey, division chief for the Fire and Rescue Services, said Lt. Irvin Smith, Capt. […]

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February 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

More Snow Could Mean a Longer School Year for MCPS

With temperatures hitting 70 degrees today, it feels like spring but don’t get fooled. It’s only early February which means more winter weather, including possible snow, over the next few weeks. Officials with Montgomery County Public Schools say they have used a total of three snow days so far in 2018-19, and at this time […]

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January 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools to Open Two Hours Late Thursday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will open two hours late on Jan. 31 due to forecasted subzero wind chills. An announcement will be made by 7 a.m. if schools will be closed. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are […]

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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday Weather Delays and Closings in Montgomery County

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Wednesday. The winter storm and extreme cold are resulting in delays at many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will open three hours late Wednesday morning. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework because of the weather conditions. […]

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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Schools Open on Time Tuesday Morning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are opening on time Tuesday morning. The school district posted the message on their website at 5 a.m. The National Weather Service expects 2 to 4 inches of snow Tuesday afternoon. MCPS canceled all field trips for the day. The school district will monitor the forecast and weather conditions and plan […]

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January 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Monday, Jan. 28, in Montgomery County. 1. Back to Work: Federal leaders passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through February 15. 2. No School for Students:  Students do not report to school today because the public school teachers have a professional day. 3. Council Committees Meet: The Public Safety […]

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January 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Friday, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Close Early:  Montgomery County Public Schools close early today as the second marking period comes to an end. 2. Assistance for Furloughed Workers: Montgomery County provides a web portal for federal employees and contractors to find assistance provided by organizations throughout the County. The web […]

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