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Updated: County Council Considering Diverting Funds From Montrose Parkway East Project

More than $ 120 million in funds could be redirected to other transportation projects or for school construction
02/22/18

An Estimated 1,300 Teens from MCPS Schools Flood D.C. To Protest Gun Violence

At least seven high schools were represented in the crowd at the U.S. Capitol
02/21/18

16th Street Post Office To Temporarily Relocate To Silver Spring Library

The move is needed due to Purple Line construction
02/21/18

Poll Shows Hogan's Approval Ratings Remain High; Many Gubernatorial Candidates Are Choosing Female Running Mates

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
02/21/18

MCPS Students Walk Out of Class in Response to Florida Shooting

'I really feel like all of our lives are threatened and it shouldn't be like that because we're children,' a Montgomery Blair student said
02/20/18

Latest Push for Special Elections To Fill Maryland Legislative Vacancies Gets a Boost

But bill’s sponsor acknowledges prospects for passage this year in Annapolis remain ‘unclear’
02/20/18

Denizens Brewery Co-Owner Previously Opposed Montgomery County’s $ 15 Minimum Wage Increase

Julie Verratti, gubernatorial candidate Alec Ross’s running mate, and her wife, Emily Bruno, ultimately supported the County Council’s effort to raise the wage, although Bruno initially testified it would cripple their brewery
02/20/18

Gang Members Arrested in Beating of Young Girl at Kensington Home; Weather Results in Potholes

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
02/19/18

First Lady Makes Valentine’s Day Stop in Bethesda

Melania Trump visited kids at The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health
02/15/18

County Council President Seeks Details Related to Firefighters’ Treatment of Custodial Staff

Request comes after the county’s fire chief sent a memo to employees warning them about vulgar and inappropriate comments
02/14/18

Most of County’s Annapolis Delegation Lines Up Behind Measure To Attract Amazon HQ

Half-dozen local legislators say they are undecided on bill, but no outright opposition expressed
02/14/18

Week Ahead: Small Cell Tower Regulations Head to County Council; School Board To Discuss Updated Budget Proposal

Plus: Planning Board to review Ashburton Elementary expansion plans
02/12/18

General Assembly Could Seek More Input on Hogan’s Highway Widening Plan; State Senate Budget Chairman Will Not Seek Re-election

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
02/09/18

Planning Board Gives Thumbs Up to Hotel, Office Tower at Bethesda Police Station Site

Avocet Tower will bring new level of design excellence to downtown area, planning director says
02/08/18

Tammy Darvish Will Not Run For County Executive

Local businesswoman said she’s focusing on other things
02/08/18

MCPS Teachers Champion State Bill To Strengthen Elementary School P.E. Curriculum

School system ranks near bottom statewide in time spent on elementary school physical education
02/08/18

Moon Hopes Maybe This Is The Year for Marijuana Legalization in Maryland

State delegate filed a bill Wednesday that would allow voters to decide whether to legalize recreational cannabis use
02/08/18

Former State Government Staffer Recalls Sexual Harassment; Governor’s Office Walks Back Amazon Transportation Remark

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
02/08/18

Montgomery County’s Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers Expected To Be Folded into Larger Federal Case

Lawsuit filed Tuesday likely to be combined with hundreds of others filed by jurisdictions across the country
02/07/18

Rahn Describes ‘Blank Check’ for Transportation Improvements To Lure Amazon; State Confirms Flu-Related Child Death

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
02/07/18
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