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Leggett Opposes State Bill That Would Take Aim at Trump's Immigration Policies

State legislators are pushing the bill to establish a bulwark against the president's new deportation policies, but Leggett says it could have unintended consequences
02/22/17

Westbard Residents Don’t Want To See New Neighbors On Rooftop Decks

County Council member suggests placing new limits on townhome roof terraces
02/21/17

‘Total Wine’ Bill Draws Opposition in Annapolis

Proposed state legislation—subject of recent controversy—would benefit other businesses as well as the major alcohol retailer, supporters say
02/21/17

Montgomery County Legislators Look To Reduce Testing Time for Maryland Students

Bill would limit assessments to 2 percent of instructional hours each school year
02/20/17

Ex-Kensington Mayor Becomes First Candidate To Jump Into District 1 Council Race

Peter Fosselman, also a former state official, had mulled a bid for county executive
02/17/17

State Delegate Defends Staggered Council Terms Bill for Montgomery County

After controversy, he says it’s not an attempt to skirt term limits
02/17/17

Police Arrests Suspects in Death of Gaithersburg Teen; General Assembly Grants Attorney General Power To Sue Trump

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
02/16/17

Report: Universal Pre-K in Montgomery County Could Cost Up to $128 Million Annually

Analysis finds long-term benefits of early education outweigh the expense
02/15/17

Idea for Converting Parking to Parks in Downtown Bethesda Gains Momentum

County Council members say they’re evaluating parking needs, funding strategies
02/15/17

Hate Incidents on Decline in Montgomery County after Post-Election Flurry

Police chief says rate of occurrence much less after spike in November and December
02/14/17

Former Baltimore Ravens Player Details New Medical Marijuana Shop Coming to Silver Spring

Player joined the marijuana company’s CEO to talk about their plans
02/14/17

Silver Spring Aquatic Center Estimated To Cost $55 Million

Proposed public fitness and swim center would be built as part of a new residential complex
02/14/17

County Employee Arrested for Theft; Push for Affirmative Consent Education

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
02/14/17

County Police Say Wheaton ICE Raid Rumors Are Unsubstantiated

News of a reported raid in Montgomery County spread across social media Friday, but was later debunked
02/13/17

Four Shootings in Montgomery County; Region Prepares for Effects of Trump; Maryland Bill Proposes End to Child Marriages

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
02/13/17

Week Ahead: School Board To Approve Operating Budget Request; County Council to Discuss Proposed Silver Spring Rec Center

Plus: More mild weather expected this week
02/13/17

Gaithersburg Officials Hunt Down Rusting Bridge's Caretakers; Advocacy Group Wants County To Pass Immigrant Protection Measure

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Friday morning
02/10/17

Historic Bethesda Church To Rally Against Potential Disruption of African-American Burial Ground

Church calls for Planning Board to table Westbard development proposal until experts can assess site
02/09/17

Letter Sent to Damascus High Parents Condemning Swastika Drawings; Thieves Swipe Radios, Laptop From Fire Chief's SUV

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Thursday morning
02/09/17

County Leaders Vow To Defend Inclusive Immigration Policy

County Executive Ike Leggett said he won’t be intimidated by threats to take away federal funds
02/08/17
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