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November 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville to Reopen Saturday

Montgomery County Public Libraries announced that it’s reopening its Marilyn J. Praisner branch in Burtonsville on Saturday, Nov. 16. The branch had been closed since April for renovations. County officials say the refreshed library “includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation, information, and self-checkout desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new painting and flooring; replacement of ceiling […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Officially Signs On with DC Team in New Pro Swim League

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky will be representing her hometown for the DC Trident in the new International Swimming League. The ISL officially announced rosters for some of its teams and Ledecky was clearly the headliner for the DC […]

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November 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools to Open on Time Friday Morning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are opening on time Friday morning. The school district posted the message on their website at 4:36 a.m. the day after schools were closed due to the first November snowfall in 20 years. But the decision to close schools Thursday was problematic and upset many parents, who report their children […]

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 16 – Nov. 18

Glen Echo Holiday Art Show & Sale takes place from Saturday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Dec. 30.  The show features Glen Echo’s resident artists and instructors, as well as other invited guests, with works in glass, ceramics, photography, painting, and jewlery. Friday, Nov. 16 The 3 Redneck Tenors  The musical comedy trio feature classically-trained artists combine […]

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November 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor Slain Baltimore Police Officer

Governor Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Thursday Nov. 16 following the death of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter. Suiter was shot in the line of duty on Wednesday evening, according to the Baltimore City Police Department. One of our officers was shot this evening. Please say an […]

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November 16, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 16 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Planning Board meeting: The Planning Board meets today and on the agenda is the Hillandale Gateway Sketch Plan to allow a 430,175-square-foot multi-family residential building within the White Oak Science Gateway  Master Plan area. See the full agenda, here. 2. Online discussion: County Executive Ike Leggett holds […]

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November 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 2 – 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat.

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November 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bus Rapid Transit Is Coming to MoCo. Here’s What You Need to Know

Residents will have the opportunity to learn about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in three upcoming open houses hosted by the Montgomery County Department of Transportation. The BRT is a new transit option for commuters along a 13.5  mile stretch on U.S. Route 29 between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Burtonsville. Similar to […]

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October 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS Superintendent Recommends a $1.818 Billion Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2019

To address overcrowding and aging facilities, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith is recommending $1.818 billion for the Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget and the FY 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). His recommendation is $74 million more than the approved CIP. In a letter addressed to the Board of Education on Oct. 23, […]

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October 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Former Governor Martin O’Malley Named 2017 Champion Award Winner

Former Governor Martin O’Malley has been named the inaugural Maryland Champion Award Winner for 2017. This award will be presented by Sandy Spring Museum during its Maryland Champion Gala scheduled for Nov. 16, according to a news release. The gala will feature live music, fine dining, an open bar, a silent auction, an awards ceremony […]

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