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First responders radio on air

31-07-2014 Hits:129 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

First responders radio on air

Maryland’s First Responders Interoperable Radio System Team (FiRST) now connects counties that cover 55 percent of the state’s population.

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County resident says some county residents are receiving wrongful tax credits

31-07-2014 Hits:138 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

County resident says some county residents are receiving wrongful tax credits

Montgomery County homeowners are paying higher property tax rates in order to fund more than $64 million in tax credits that, according to a Montgomery County resident’s testimony to the County Council, are being issued to residents that may not be entitled to receive them.

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BOE eliminates credit cards, changes expense procedures

31-07-2014 Hits:128 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

BOE eliminates credit cards, changes expense procedures

On July 28, the Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved changes to expense procedures – including the elimination of county-funded credit cards. The changes take effect immediately, according to a Montgomery County Public Schools press release. BOE administrative staff can continue to use their county-funded cards for “authorized purchases,” according to the press release. There were seven changes made to the board’s expense policies in addition to the removal of board member credit cards.

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State News

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Gansler faces more trouble with latest campaign comments

01-05-2014 Hits:3064 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:2944 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:3035 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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Columns

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The modern-day plague

31-07-2014 Hits:117 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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Alice in Pepperland via Oz

24-07-2014 Hits:233 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Alice in Pepperland via Oz

In 1968, some 753 years after the signing of the Magna Carta, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band freed the good people of Pepperland from the likes of the bad people – Blue Meanies. Today, some 46 anno Sgt. Pepper, bad people – the Blue Meanies along with the Snapping  Turtle Turks, Butterfly Stompers and Apple Bonkers are once again tormenting Pepperland.

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Re-Tasking SWAT to something more useful

17-07-2014 Hits:435 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Re-Tasking SWAT to something more useful

We are blessed in Montgomery County for a variety of reasons. There is a high quality of living, plenty of parks, great schools, and many different venues for entertainment. There are great restaurants and a variety of life others across the country envy. We live a life many consider idyllic in a relatively crime-free county as well.

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Sports

Former Wheaton coach takes new position

Former Wheaton coach takes new position

Former Wheaton High School boys’ head basketball coach Sharief Hashim has a new position. Earlier this year, Hashim was named head coach of the newly-formed men’s junior varsity basketball team at Southern Vermont College.

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Features

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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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