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State Transportation Officials Invite Public to Meeting on Safety at River Road Intersection

SHA will release renderings of proposed upgrades at site near Walt Whitman High School
03/27/18

Several Council Candidates Remain on County’s Payroll as They Campaign

One candidate oversees the county’s procurement department, another is guiding a massive Silver Spring development project; meanwhile others have stepped down from government positions to focus on their campaigns
03/27/18

Advocates Push MCPS To Adopt Stricter Lead Standards for School Drinking Water Sources

County Council member explores regulating water at playgrounds, schools
03/27/18

Montgomery County’s Population Continues To Grow, New Census Estimates Show

County added more than 10,000 people last year
03/23/18

Metro Poised To Receive Dedicated Funding Stream; Prosecutor From Silver Spring Confirmed as Maryland’s New U.S. Attorney

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday
03/23/18

Blair High Student Creates Voting-Year Stickers To Put Politicians on Notice

Silver Spring teen said she’s made tens of thousands of stickers for March For Our Lives
03/22/18

Downtown Silver Spring Property Owners Exploring Potential ‘Business Improvement District’

Group wants to redirect county funds to a public-private partnership to better market the downtown area
03/22/18

State Lawmaker Withdraws Controversial Cell Antenna Bill; D.C. Metro Funding Proposal Could Impact Uber, Lyft Prices

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday
03/22/18

MCPS Student Leaders To Take Stage at March For Our Lives in D.C.

Student school board member Matt Post will deliver remarks at Saturday rally that's expected to draw hundreds of thousands
03/21/18

Portion of Historic Lyttonsville Bridge To Be Reused; Maryland Prepares To Ban Bump Stocks

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday
03/21/18

Design of Proposed Capital Crescent Trail Tunnel in Downtown Bethesda Moves Ahead

Montgomery County is on track to build the project before the Purple Line is scheduled to open in 2022, official says
03/20/18

County Council Agrees to Leggett’s Compromise on Montrose Parkway East Funding

Move would delay construction of North Bethesda-area road by one year and free up capital funds for school construction and other transportation projects
03/20/18

Bethesda Delegate’s Anti-Harassment Bill Clears House; Frosh and Raskin Plan ‘March for Our Lives’ Events

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday
03/20/18

More Small Cell Towers Could Be on The Way; Franchot’s Brewery Reform Efforts Fall Flat in Legislature

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday
03/19/18

Cardin Says Montgomery County Student Protest Made Him Proud To Represent Maryland

Democratic senator says lawmakers are listening to young voices demand gun control
03/16/18

Another 14 Council At-Large Candidates Make Their Pitch in Second of Two Forums

With few issue differences apparent, contenders resort to other ways to stand out in large field
03/16/18

District 1 County Council Candidates Differ on Development in Bethesda Area

Issue became divisive during forum as candidates staked positions on the county’s growth policy and its effect on local infrastructure
03/16/18

Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Break-In at Germantown Home of Casino Winner; Senate Delays Confirmation of Trump Nominee from Silver Spring

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday
03/16/18

The Top 20 Highest-Paid Montgomery County Employees in 2017

Firefighters continue to dominate the upper echelons of government pay
03/15/18

Leggett’s Last Budget Proposal Includes Increased Funding for Schools, Steady Tax Rates

Spending plan honors agreements with employee unions
03/15/18
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