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Montgomery College's Germantown campus officially opened the brand new Bioscience Education Center on Sept. 10 with a dedication ceremony, reception and tours.
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Any political contribution, even from nonresidents, could get matched by Montgomery County tax dollars under a proposed county public campaign financing bill. A change made by the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy committee Monday, matching contributions from non-county residents under the proposed public financing program goes against the intent of the bill, said Councilman Philip M. Andrews of Gaithersburg.
Some East Bethesda residents aren't happy with plans to build a "beautification" fence around a park building being rented out by a daycare company. Over the weekend, members of the East Bethesda Citizens Association sent out an action alert about Bethesda Reggio daycare's attempt to build the fence in front of the activity building at Lynbrook Park The daycare has gotten preliminary approval for the fence from Montgomery Parks' Development Division, but neighborhood residents say Reggio's lease doesn't allow it and fencing off part of the park would be an affront to the people who rely on the public land.
Some of the best food trucks in all of Montgomery Country will gather Sept. 20 at the Westwood Shopping Center at 5400 Westbard Ave. in Bethesda to support a community school supply drive.
A federal jury has convicted a D.C. man in an armored truck robbery and a violent carjacking in Montgomery County. Twenty-five-year-old Anthony Terrell Cannon was found guilty late Friday of robbery, carjacking, and firing a gun during a violent crime, among other charges.
Md. police believe 2 missing kids are dead Search continues for 3-year-old Sarah Hoggle and 2-year-old Jacob Hoggle. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/09/15/hoggle-homicide-kids/15664963/ Police say they believe two young children who've been missing in suburban Maryland for more than a week are dead, and they're pursuing a homicide case against their mother.
Montgomery County police are beginning to build a homicide case against a Maryland mother whose two children have been missing for a week, officials said at a press conference Monday. Police building homicide case against mom of missing kids GERMANTOWN, Md.
Maryland's top doctor is giving school systems in the state an extra 45 days to get students and their parents to comply, based on a few conditions set by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. One condition is that school systems determine whether "legal interventions" are needed to compel caregivers to comply with state immunization laws.
Writing in a column that appeared the January edition of Newsweek in 1983, Issac Asimov famously wrote, "There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'
Mathematics teacher Melanie Wilson, right hand, helps 8th-grader Vanessa Kidd with algebra during math class at Spring International Middle School in Silver Spring in this 2010 file photo. One in seven students who failed the most recent Algebra 1 final exam in Montgomery County - a test that produced high failure rates and led to a mass grade recalculation - attended special summer reteaching sessions, according to newly released schools data.
Mathematics teacher Melanie Wilson, right hand, helps 8th-grader Vanessa Kidd with algebra during math class at Spring International Middle School in Silver Spring in this 2010 file photo. Roughly 1 in 7 students who failed the most recent Algebra 1 final exam in Montgomery County - a test that produced high failure rates and led to a mass grade recalculation - attended special summer reteaching sessions, according to newly released schools data.
A small plane has crashed at an airpark in Montgomery County with three passengers on board. Montgomery County police say the plane flipped over at the air park on Saturday after it failed to slow down upon landing.
MARYLAND HAS long offered candidates for statewide office the option of public financing for their campaigns, but candidates at the local level have to raise money the old-fashioned way. More often than not, particularly in big suburban jurisdictions like Montgomery County, that means going hat in hand to big-money interests, such as developers and public-employee labor unions.
Here are the 10 finalist names to brand and market the White Flint area: • Quartz District • Uptown • Metropolitan White Flint • The Stem • Market District • Slate District • Rockline • Pike District • The Summit • Rocksy That may be the top choice among some of the stakeholders who were presented with a list of new names being pitched to help rebrand the area around the White Flint Metro station in North Bethesda. A group of developers in the area has hired the branding firm Streetsense to help pick the name.
The probe, which did not result in charges being filed, followed an ABC 7 Watchdog investigation. Our series of reports uncovered members enjoying fine dining, luxury hotels and galas, all with public dollars.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:48 am
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