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August 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Gov. Hogan Names Keiffer Mitchell As Acting Chief of Staff

Gov. Larry Hogan on Aug. 17 named Chief Legislative Officer Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr. as acting chief of staff following the resignation of Roy McGrath. “Keiffer is a widely respected leader who has served our administration with distinction since day one. He has a proven track record for bringing people together and working across the […]

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July 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Washington Post: Female Employees of Washington’s NFL Team Describe Toxic Work Atmosphere

Fifteen former female employees of Washington’s NFL team faced “relentless sexual harassment and verbal abuse that was ignored – and, in some cases, condoned – by top team executives,” according to a just-released article in The Washington Post. Those accused include the director and assistant director of pro personnel, the senior vice president of content […]

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May 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Metro Operations May Not be Back to Normal Until Spring 2021

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority released its multi-phased COVID-19 recovery plan Monday, indicating it may not return to its normal operations until Spring 2021. On Saturday, Paul Wiedefeld, general manager and CEO of WMATA, penned an op-ed in the Washington Post, saying, “Until a vaccine is available, our customer experience can’t be what it was […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trio of Ex-Good Counsel Teammates Ready for NFL Divisional Round

One local high school — Our Lady of Good Counsel — will be watching the NFL playoffs a little more intently than most. The Olney school has three alumni playing this weekend in the NFL’s divisional round. And they all played together on the same 2011 team. Stefon Diggs ’12 (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at […]

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November 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Democratic Debate Moderator is a Whitman Grad

Ashley Parker, the Washington Post reporter who was one of the moderators of Wednesday’s Democratic debate, is a graduate of Whitman High School (Class of 2001). Parker grew up in Bethesda, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, interned at the now defunct Gaithersburg Gazette before working at the New York Times and then landing at […]

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October 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday October 3, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Active Aging Week Continues: Montgomery County government invites residents to participate in the second annual Active Aging Week, which is part of a national initiative to promote healthy lifestyles. This year’s theme is “Redefining Active.” Activities include walks, fitness […]

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October 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! According to the Capital Weather Gang at The Washington Post, there’s a chance that today could be the hottest day ever on record in October in this area. Anyway, it’s Oct. 2 and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. City of Rockville Candidates Debate: Today from 1 to 2:30 […]

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September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Express Newspaper Announces Abrupt Closing

Express, The Washington Post’s free daily newspaper for commuters and Metro riders, is closing Thursday. A farewell column will be published in its last paper that day, according to an article in The Washington Post.  Express, commuter newspaper published by The Washington Post, shuts down after 16 years https://t.co/vqh1i9n7UZ — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September […]

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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the Residents Trying to Save Chevy Chase Village’s Dog Park

Some Chevy Chase Village neighbors have been complaining about all of the bark in Brookville Road Park these days. Prior to being a dog park, the area was owned by the State of Maryland and Chevy Chase Village and was a grassy, muddy area where owners would bring their dogs to socialize. However, the drainage […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dog Park Drama: Chevy Chase Village Tries to Settle Canine Conundrum

Chevy Chase Village residents will have a chance to sound off on a controversial dog park located at Brookville Road Park. The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers already held public hearings in May, June, and July, where community members voiced concerns about noise, traffic, and aggressive dogs in the park. During the July 8 […]

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