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July 7, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Eight Women Run for Montgomery County Council

*This article has been updated to include information on the candidacy of Laurie-Anne Sayles With nearly a year before voting begins, eight women have entered the Democratic Primary for one of the five seats opening up on the Montgomery County Council in 2022. According to the Washington Post, the women look to improve gender parity […]

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March 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Politicians Begin Declaring Re-Election Decisions for Nov. 2022 Race

Six of the nine council seats as well as the county executive position are up for grabs at the November 2022 election. Already, several council members and County Executive Marc Elrich said they will seek re-election. Because of term limits, three councilmembers cannot run again. They are Hans Riemer, Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice. Elrich […]

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November 13, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Motor Vehicle Thieves Arrested After Fleeing Scene, Crash

Montgomery County Police arrested three suspects Sunday, Nov. 8 after the driver of a stolen Toyota Camry fled an attempted traffic stop and collided with a parked vehicle. Just after midnight on Sunday, officers responded to a call for a stolen vehicle. The owner of the stolen vehicle told police that he had located the […]

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November 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Cooler temperatures today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Nov. 8. 1. Manufacturing Business Networking Forum: Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz will attend this outreach and networking forum today in Rockville. The event is designed to connect local manufacturing companies in Montgomery County with manufacturing executives […]

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November 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Extreme Cold Plan Activated for Friday Morning in Montgomery County

Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a hypothermia alert from 2 until 10 a.m. Friday morning. A hypothermia alerts is issued when forecasted temperatures, and or wind chill, fall below 32 degrees. Hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur. People can call the police non-emergency number to report animals and homeless individuals […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Kick off Holiday Shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market. More than sixteen dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can get your holiday shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Safety:  The fall kickoff for the Council of Government’s Street Smart campaign takes place at Veteran’s Plaza in Silver Spring. The event highlights the region’s efforts to increase pedestrian safety and commence the fall education and enforcement campaign. 2. Council […]

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November 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Annual Snow Summit: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will hold a press conference for its annual winter preparedness “snow show” to demonstrate the latest technologies they’re using to combat winter weather. 2. Blast in Bethesda: Weather permitting, single controlled blasts […]

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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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December 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New School Board Members are Sworn in, Two Others Say Goodbye (VIDEO)

There are some new faces on the Montgomery County school board. Newly elected school board members Jeanette Dixon and Shebra Evans were sworn into office, alongside incumbent member Rebecca Smondrowski, on Dec. 1st at a Board of Education (BOE) meeting in Rockville. They join Michael Durso, Judith Docca, Patricia O’Neill, Jill Ortman-Fouse and student member […]

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