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March 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Attorney General Garland Sworn In by Vice President Harris

One day after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Attorney General Merrick Garland of Bethesda was sworn in Thursday by Vice President Kamala Harris. He then addressed the 115,000 U.S. Department of Justice employees, the great majority who listened virtually. Garland said he was excited to return to the department, where he has served under […]

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November 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Mayor, Councilmembers Sworn In

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and the six members of council, all incumbents, were sworn in Nov. 16. Stewart, who has been mayor since 2015, defeated Roger Schlegel Nov. 3 by a vote of 4,083 to 2,386. A total of 6,549 residents cast ballots out of the city’s 13,562 registered voters. According to Takoma Park […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy Student Sworn in as New Student Member of the Board

Nate Tinbite was sworn in as the 42nd Montgomery County Student Member of the Board (SMOB) of Education on Tuesday. Tinbite, a rising senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, was elected by Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) middle and high school students to serve on the school board for a one-year […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Board of Education

Watch Live As New Board of Education Members Are Sworn In

Montgomery County’s Board of Education is live broadcasting the swearing in of its new members today at 1 p.m. You can watch the ceremony by clicking this link. Here are the newest members of the Board of Education: Karla Silvestre (At Large) Judy Docca (District 1) Patricia O’Neill (District 3) Brenda Wolff (District 5) New […]

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January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Appoints Jheanelle Wilkins to Maryland House of Delegates

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Jheanelle Wilkins to the Maryland General Assembly. The governor appointed Wilkins to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Ms. Wilkins will be a strong advocate for her constituents in Montgomery County in her new role as state […]

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July 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, July 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Saving Cash at Tolls: Drivers should expect to pay less at Maryland tolls starting today. Find out how much less here. 2. Swearing In: Eric Guerci, is scheduled to be sworn in as the 38th Student Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education […]

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June 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 26, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, June 26th, in Montgomery County: 1. Purple Line Talk: After Gov. Larry Hogan announced his support for the Purple Line, we got reaction from County Executive Isiah Leggett and Councilmember Roger Berliner. 2. Weekend Planner: It might be rainy this weekend so you might need some suggestions of […]

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January 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Governor Larry Hogan’s Swearing in Ceremony (PHOTOS)

In Annapolis on Jan. 21, Governor Larry Hogan became the 62nd governor of the State of Maryland during his official swearing in at the Senate Chamber.

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December 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Jill Ortman-Fouse

School Board To Take Oath Today

One newly elected member of the Montgomery County Board of Education and three returning members are scheduled to be sworn in to office tonight. Incoming At-large member Jill Ortman-Fouse and three incumbents—Judith Docca (District 1), Michael Durso (District 5) and Patricia O’Neill (District 3)—will be sworn in during a ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Carver Educational […]

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