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Parents To Discuss Safety of Bethesda Intersection One Year After Crash Killed Three

Community members push for new entrance for Walt Whitman High School, traffic signal installed near site
02/24/17

Amendment Could Help Pedestrian Traffic Signal Bill Move Forward After SHA Balks

The state highway administration said HAWK legislation could put federal funds at risk
02/24/17

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