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March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s International Women’s Day as well as “A Day Without a Woman.” Prince George’s County has closed schools, but Montgomery County Public Schools are open. 2. For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, distinguished social theorist Patricia Hill Collins presents “Black Feminism, […]

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February 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Health Department to Assist Families Facing Deportation

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services will provide support services to families who have a family member facing deportation, according to participants in a closed meeting Tuesday of county officials. Councilmember Nancy Navarro said the HHS presentation contained “well thought-out protocols,” which would include, for example, establishing shelters for children who may […]

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February 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

School Board Adopts Fiscal 2018 Operating Budget Request (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education adopted a $2.52 billion operating budget request for fiscal 2018 on Tuesday, $64.24 million more than the previous year. Fiscal year 2018 begins July 1. The board will submit its budget request to County Executive Isiah Leggett and the County Council by March 1. Leggett is expected to release […]

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