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State prosecutor clears BOE of any wrongdoing

BOETableLarge20131218 1ROCKVILLE- After a two-month investigation, the Maryland State Prosecutor’s Office has cleared the Montgomery County Board of Education of any criminal misconduct in the credit card misuse controversy. In a letter to MCPS, state prosecutor Emmet Davitt officially closed the investigation, commending the BOE for changes to its reimbursement policy.

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Another lawsuit launched against City of Rockville

100 dollar billsROCKVILLE - Former contractor CFI Construction is suing the city of Rockville for more than $150,000 after claiming the city refused to pay for extra work done on the Rockville Senior Center. After a 10 percent markup, CFI is asking for $154,360. Attorneys for the city of Rockville estimate the delay cost it $400 a day in damages.

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School bus monitoring continues in county

school busSchoolchildren are not immune to the dangers faced by pedestrians in Montgomery County. One of the most familiar sights of the school year is a bright yellow bus pulling to the side of a neighborhood street, flashing its red lights and extending its “stop arm,” a red stop sign connected to the bus’ left side, as students board or climb off.

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