February 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

BLOG: Saying Goodbye to the Sentinel

With a circulation that dwindled from a high of 200,000 in the 1990s to the current 5,000 – although now more readers peruse the free online version – the Montgomery and Prince George’s Sentinels officially closed their doors Jan. 30. With little fanfare, staff received Sentinel coffee mugs, folders and good wishes along with the […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Sentinel Papers Going Out of Business

The Montgomery County Sentinel and Prince George’s Sentinel are going out of business after 57 and 42 years respectively under current ownership. The Sentinel was founded in 1855. The publisher announced to today that their last issue will be on January 30. In a letter to employees, publisher Lynn Kapiloff, wrote: It is with much […]

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Liquor Control Questions Dominate Council President George Leventhal’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters on Nov. 16 for his weekly briefing and he was joined by Council Vice President Nancy Floreen. Leventhal began the briefing with a report about his recent trip to El Salvador. He also previewed tomorrow’s scheduled Council discussion about the cost drivers of government. But it […]

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June 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Leventhal Fields Questions at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters on Monday to discuss several key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Leventhal began the discussion with his impressions of the new Silver Spring Library that opened on Saturday. He described it as the nicest library […]

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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Sends Legal Ads to Sentinel

The loss of the Gazette newspaper means a little more money for another community newspaper. A city of Gaithersburg spokesperson says legal ads scheduled to run this week in the Gazette newspaper will be running in the Sentinel newspaper instead. “We are conducting a cost analysis of the various publications that meet State requirements for […]

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May 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Craig Rice Briefing (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice held his weekly briefing with the media on May 5 to discuss a variety of topics including the Council’s latest budget deliberations, the Silver Spring Transit Center, school resource officers, safety at Northwest High School, school bus cameras and more. You can watch the briefing in its entirety here:

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