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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS: Damascus Athletic Director, JV Coaching Staff Are Out

Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Jack Smith held a press conference Tuesday, where Smith answered questions about the letter mailed to the Damascus community detailing an update into MCPS’s internal investigation into the alleged locker room rapes. (Video courtesy of Facebook/Fox 5 DC) Athletic Director, JV Football Coach Out at Damascus MCPS is making major […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Warrior Canine Connection Restores Barn to Help More Veterans

Since moving to Boyds in 2016, the Warrior Canine Connection has continued helping military veterans and their families heal their wounds, both visible and invisible. The nonprofit organization breeds yellow and black labs, as well as golden retrievers. Immediately from birth, every puppy undergoes extensive training, preparing to work as a service dog for veterans. […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Students Now Required to Attend School June 5

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith said at a press conference Tuesday that, as of now, the last day of school is still June 14. Last Wednesday, schools were closed because of inclement weather for the fourth time during the academic calendar. Because MCPS has already used its three free snow days, the […]

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May 14, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Governor Will Not Release Additional Money to Fully Fund Education (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will allocate $68 million dollars into the pension fund, and he will not fully fund education in the state of Maryland. Hogan said he was elected to “provide the fiscal discipline that Maryland taxpayers expect” on a news conference in Annapolis on May 14. “Here are the facts,” Hogan said adding […]

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January 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leventhal Talks Pepco, the State Budget and Silver Spring Transit Center at News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal held a briefing on Monday where he discussed the Large County Caucus, the Pepco merger and the vote on the Silver Spring Transit Center. Watch the full news conference here.

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May 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Council President Rice Meets with Media on May 5

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice will meet with members of the media on Monday, May 5, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. At the briefing, he will provide an update on Council committee recommendations regarding County Executive Isiah Leggett’s proposed Fiscal […]

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March 9, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council President Craig Rice Meets with Media on March 10

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice will meet with members of the media on March 10, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the issues Rice is expected to talk about is the possibility of the Maryland General Assembly providing additional funding […]

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February 23, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council President Rice to Brief Media Feb. 24

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice will meet with members of the media on Monday, Feb. 24, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the issues he will talk about are the Council’s priorities during the ongoing Maryland General Assembly session. Members […]

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February 3, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council President Rice News Conference (Photos & Video)

UPDATED Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice met with members of the media on Feb. 3 to discuss key items facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. This was his third meeting with the media since he became Council President. There were a variety of topics addressed at the meeting […]

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December 9, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Council President Press Conference (Video & Photos)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice met with the media on Dec. 9 to discuss his goals and objectives for the year ahead. During the nearly 20-minute briefing he stressed his top priorities for small businesses and the agricultural community. He talked about “growing” farming and said he has been in talks with Montgomery County […]

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