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On Eclipse Day, People Around Montgomery County Gaze at Rare Blockage of the Sun

People use special glasses to observe phenomenon in the sky
08/21/17

Minimum Wage Study Authors Estimate Job-Loss Figure Will Be Cut in Half After Error Fixed

Firm said it used wrong number from business-owner survey responses, causing inflation
08/18/17

Taney Statue Removed; Rockville Man Attempted to Burn Home to Stop Lice

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
08/18/17

Swains Lockhouse in Potomac to Be Renovated With National Park Service Grant

Lockhouse will be seventh along C&O Canal to be rehabilitated
08/17/17

County Council to Appeal Judge’s Ruling Striking Down Pesticide Ban

This month, a judge ruled that the local law was preempted by state law
08/16/17

Attorney General’s Office Says County Programs to Publicly Fund State Campaigns Would Be Legal

Bethesda delegate considering legislation for counties to finance legislative races
08/16/17

Hogan Calls for Taney Statue Removal; Vent Pipe Disconnected Before Silver Spring Explosion

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
08/16/17

Transportation Director Orders Leland Street Barriers to Be Removed in Downtown Bethesda

Move comes after he said department didn’t follow proper process for installing access restriction
08/15/17

Leggett Asks Firm to Review Job-Loss Estimates in Controversial Minimum Wage Study

PFM, which produced the report, told the county there might a problem with the figures, letter shows
08/15/17

Council Members Raise Questions After Leland Street Restricted in Bethesda

Resident in neighborhood says diminished traffic feels like ‘Sunday morning, every morning’
08/15/17

Taney Statue at State House Questioned; Disruption on Metro's Red Line; Five Arrested in Silver Spring Home Invasion

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
08/15/17

Jealous Challenges Trump, Hogan in Wake of Charlottesville

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former NAACP president says Confederate statues and other symbols of hate in Maryland should not be prominently displayed
08/14/17

Rockville Woman Accused of Presenting Forged Tickets to Board Bumper Car Ride; Local Nonprofit Sells Signed Copy of Hemingway Novel

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
08/14/17

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Defends Voting in D.C. While a Maryland Resident

Krishanti Vignarajah spars with radio show host about her eligibility; attorney general’s office asked to weigh in
08/11/17

Site Contends Leland Street Blockage in Bethesda Sets Bad Precedent; County, Family Settle Case Filed After Taser Death

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
08/11/17

Trone Teased for Referring to Nonexistent Town of Smithsboro; Bethesda Rents Among the Highest in D.C. Region

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
08/10/17

Newly Announced Gubernatorial Candidate Voted in D.C. Multiple Times While Registered in Maryland

Krishanti Vignarajah has been registered to vote in D.C. and Maryland since 2010
08/09/17

Teen Charged With Road Rage Assault Outside Bethesda Church; Delegate Proposes County-by-County Public Financing

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
08/09/17

County Blocks Access to Leland Street in Downtown Bethesda

Move came in response to residents’ complaints about cut-through traffic
08/08/17

Authors of Montgomery County’s Minimum Wage Study Quiet as Questions Remain

Company denied interview request about study’s methodology
08/08/17
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