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June 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Morales Busca el Puesto del Distrito 4 del Concejo que Actualmente Ocupa la Concejal Navarro

La abogada Maricé Morales y ex delegada estatal del Distrito 19 de Maryland, anunció formalmente esta semana su candidatura para las elecciones del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery del Distrito 4 de 2022. El escaño del Distrito 4 lo ocupa actualmente la concejal Nancy Navarro, cuyo mandato finaliza en 2022 y quien también asistió al […]

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June 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Morales Looks to ‘Take Baton’ from Navarro, Announces Run for County Council District 4 Seat

Maricé Morales, former state delegate for Maryland District 19, formally announced her candidacy this week virtually for the 2022 District 4 Montgomery County Council election. The District 4 seat is currently held by Councilmember Nancy Navarro whose term ends in 2022 and who also attended to the virtual campaign announcement on Tuesday night. Morales talked to […]

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June 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Riemer Aspira al Puesto de Ejecutivo del Condado

Ya hay tres candidatos que se postularon para el Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery en las primarias de junio de 2022. El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, anunció previamente que busca la reelección. Fue elegido para ese puesto en noviembre de 2018. Al 1 de junio, tiene dos oponentes, el concejal del condado Hans Riemer […]

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June 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Riemer Joins List of Challengers to Elrich’s Re-Election Bid

And then there were three candidates running for Montgomery County Executive in the June 2022 primary. County Executive Marc Elrich previously announced he is seeking re-election. He was elected to that position in November of 2018. As of June 1, he has two opponents, County Councilmember Hans Riemer and businessperson David Blair. As Riemer strongly […]

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May 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Choudhury Replacing Retiring Salmon as State Superintendent of Schools 

The Maryland Board of Education unanimously approved Mohammed Choudhury as the state’s next Superintendent of Schools on Thursday. Currently, Choudhury is Associate Superintendent and Chief Strategy, Talent and Innovation Officer for the San Antonio Independent School District in Texas. His new role is effective July 1. Current State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon will retire June […]

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April 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Voting for Student Member of the Board of Education This Week

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students will be able to vote for the next Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) this Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23. Henry Kaye and Hana O’Looney are this year’s finalists for the position. Both candidates are juniors at Richard Montgomery High School. Kaye is an eagle […]

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April 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Council Approves Limited Capacity for School Graduations, Other Guidance for Ceremonies

The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to limit school graduation ceremonies to 50% of venue capacity for outdoor ceremonies; capacity is limited to 25% for indoor ceremonies or 250 people, whichever is fewer people. Read the regulation detailing new graduation guidance.  Schools that want to have an indoor graduation must obtain a letter of […]

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February 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Indoor Dining Will Reopen on Valentine’s Day at 25% Capacity

Montgomery County will resume indoor dining at 25% capacity beginning Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 a.m. The county council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to approve County Executive Marc Elrich’s executive order to make the change. Customers are limited to a 90-minute indoor dining period and on-site alcohol consumption must stop at 10 p.m. According to […]

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January 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Rep. Andy Harris Skipped Impeachment Vote; Says He Would’ve Voted Nay

Maryland Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD. 1) skipped Wednesday’s vote to impeach President Donald Trump. The impeachment passed in the House 232 to 197; 10 Republicans joined the Democrats in voting in favor of impeachment. The impeachment process will now move to the Senate. Reps. Kay Granger (R-TX. 12), Gregory Murphy (R-NC. 3) and Daniel Webster […]

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January 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Will Provide Support for Students Following Chaos in D.C.

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will offer safe spaces for students to discuss Wednesday’s events in Washington, D.C., when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building. In a letter to the school community, MCPS leaders supported the right to peacefully protest and condemned inciting violence. MCPS encouraged parents and guardians to discuss the […]

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