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MCPS students lack space for graduation ceremonies

19-08-2014 Hits:367 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

MCPS students lack space for graduation ceremonies

Montgomery County Public School seniors will graduate in outdoor venues again this school year as plans for the Shady Grove Arena continue to be on hold. Approximately 10,000 students graduate from the 25 MCPS high schools each year, said Montgomery County Board of Education Vice President Pat O’Neill, but there is not a venue that can accommodate them.

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BREAKING NEWS - Chief Purchasing Officer steps down in Rockville

15-08-2014 Hits:1412 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

BREAKING NEWS - Chief Purchasing Officer steps down in Rockville

ROCKVILLE – The city is in turmoil, according to city staffers, after its chief purchasing officer resigned suddenly at the beginning of the month following serious “philosophical” differences with the city’s chief financial officer. Meanwhile, at least one city council member said she was completely unaware the city’s purchasing agent quit until three days after the event.

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Public schools ready for 2,500 new students this year

14-08-2014 Hits:435 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Public schools ready for 2,500 new students this year

ROCKVILLE - It’s the most wonderful time of the year-for parents. After two months of vacations, summer clinics, camps, and trips to the beach, the summer will come to a halt when students across the county return back to school. When school starts on August 25, Montgomery County Public Schools will open its doors to 2,500 new students. During the 2014-2015 school year, the Maryland High School Assessment will be phased out and teachers will prepare students for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

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State News

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Gansler faces more trouble with latest campaign comments

01-05-2014 Hits:3769 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Gansler faces more trouble with latest campaign comments

ROCKVILLE - Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Doug Gansler is in hot water after comments he made regarding his running mate, Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, went viral.

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Pepco Asks For More Money

24-04-2014 Hits:3663 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Pepco Asks For More Money

BALTIMORE - Pepco is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) for its third rate increase in three years. The company is asking for more than $43 million in rate increase which, if approved, will become effective on July 4, 2014. The increase will raise the monthly bill of Montgomery County and Prince George’s County customers by $4.80. 

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The final battle against the nutria is engaged

24-04-2014 Hits:3705 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

The final battle against the nutria is engaged

WICOMICO RIVER - On the wall of the nutria eradication team’s drab office at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, there’s a large whiteboard with names and numbers on it. They’re bets for a long-running pool: How many nutria will the team find in the marshes of the Wicomico River?

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Police force and violence

14-08-2014 Hits:301 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Police force and violence

In Missouri this week law enforcement officers lobbed tear gas canisters and shot rubber bullets at enraged protesters after police shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in suburban St. Louis. Witnesses say the boy was “shot like an animal” for no reason at all. The resulting conflagration in St. Louis resembles – more than anything else – the Deep South in the late 50s and early 60s.

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So now I'm a Zionist?

07-08-2014 Hits:362 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

So now I'm a Zionist?

So this young Catholic boy, that would be me, picked up the phone. On the other end of the line was an angry caller who accused me of being a Zionist and then hung up on me after I asked them if they knew what that word meant.

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The modern-day plague

31-07-2014 Hits:984 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

The modern-day plague

The war in the Middle East continues today as bombs drop on Palestine and Israel.  In the Ukraine someone shot down an airliner and Europe and the United States are pursuing the stiffest sanctions yet against Russia, threatening a renewal of the Cold War.

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Sports

Terps prepare for tough season in Big Ten

Terps prepare for tough season in Big Ten

The Maryland Terrapins will face their first season in the Big Ten this fall, boasting one of the toughest schedules in school history. The Terps, after playing James Madison, South Florida, Syracuse and West Virginia, are presented with a B1G schedule consisting of: at Indiana, Ohio State, Iowa, at Wisconsin, at Penn State, Michigan State, at Michigan, and Rutgers.

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Actors, musicians and dancers to perform at Rockville theater

Actors, musicians and dancers to perform at Rockville theater

Actors, singers and dancers will bring life to the stage at Rockville’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in the coming weeks.  

Rockville native to be featured in Fox comedy series

Rockville native to be featured in Fox comedy series

ROCKVILLE - At Meryl Hathaway’s fifth-grade graduation from Luxmanor Elementary School, she told the class she wanted to be in a movie. Years later, Hathaway is achieving part of her dream as a cast member on Fox’s “Riot”, a show that Hathaway describes as a mix of ABC’s “Wipe Out” and improvisational comedy.  The show is produced by actor/comedian Steve Carell and will feature a celebrity host every week.

Doorway Arts offers new view through Miranda’s view

Doorway Arts offers new view through Miranda’s view

BETHESDA- Theater enthusiasts who want to attend the world premiere of a provocative new play have no need to travel to Broadway this month. From March 20-April 12, the Writer’s Center in Bethesda will host the Doorway Arts Ensemble’s production of the new play Morning, Miranda.

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