March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What Happened at the Racial Equity Forum in Silver Spring

County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro officially started a conversation to address racial disparities that exist in the county Wednesday night at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The “Community Conversation on Racial Equity & Social Justice” event included the ideas of residents who were there to share  ideas with officials about how […]

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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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January 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Business Leaders Explain How Shutdown Affects Their Companies

Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen visited Dawson’s Market in Rockville Thursday morning to discuss the shutdown with local business leaders. Here’s what Montgomery County’s business leaders had to say about the event, followed by a Tweet recap of the roundtable discussion. Two Montgomery County Business Leaders React to Shutdown Roundtable Discussion MCM spoke […]

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November 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky Signs with Stanford (PHOTOS)

It’s official! Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky has signed with Stanford University. The Olympic gold medalist and world record holder was described by Stanford’s head coach, Greg Meehan, as “the best swimmer on the planet.” Ledecky is a senior at the Stone Ridge School. You can read more about her signing here. It’s official. Welcome to #NerdNation, […]

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December 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Dr. Joshua Starr

Dr. Starr: ‘We Need to Talk about Cybercivility’

Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr published an open letter to parents on Dec. 13 about the need for a community-wide dialogue on how we teach our children to be safe and civil online. He wrote the letter in response to several inappropriate comments that were made to him on Twitter this week as he […]

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September 17, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Dr. Joshua Starr

Starr Tweets From China (Photos & Video)

Dr. Joshua Starr, superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools, is one of the members of an 86 person delegation from Montgomery County visiting China from Sept. 15-25. Starr is tweeting about his visit to schools in China via his Twitter account. You can read some of his tweets, some of which include photos and video, […]

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