Tagged: Montgomery County

County libraries receive extended hours

By Hannah Lynn | Sept. 13, 2012, 11:20 a.m. | In Local »

Starting Sept. 16, Montgomery County Public Libraries will extend the hours of operation of several of its branches.

County develops plans for upgraded bus transit system

By Allison Daitch | Jan. 4, 2012, 1:11 p.m. | In Local »

The Montgomery County Council proposed a revolutionary bus transit system to connect various cities together.

Board of Public Works approved $18 million grant to counties

By Richard Chen | Oct. 18, 2011, 1:10 p.m. | In Local »

On Oct. 5, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved an $18 million grant for three local counties in order to improve their public school systems. Montgomery County received $9 million.

Curfew Bill decision postponed until November

By Janvi Raichura | Sept. 19, 2011, 1:56 p.m. | In Local »

The bill, which Council President Valerie Ervin proposed on July 26, was up for debate this past Thursday, but the decision was rescheduled for an undetermined date in November.

No more peanuts and cracker jacks

By Mimi Verdonk | Aug. 22, 2011, 10:15 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

As the fall sports season gets into full swing for Montgomery County, sweat, whistles and school spirit fill the air. Sadly, so does the late July decision to cut MCPS's athletic budget by almost ten percent.

Balancing outrage and accountability

By Saaraa Farooq | Aug. 6, 2011, 12:12 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

Although the opposition to the proposed curfew bill may be justified, parents must acknowledge that they are partly at fault for the issue at the heart of the proposal: a lack of control over their children.

Montgomery County curfew bill proposed

By | July 27, 2011, 11:52 a.m. | In Local »

On July 26, the Montgomery County Council held a hearing on Expedited Bill 25-11, also known as the Curfew Bill. The bill that would give minors under the age of 18 a curfew of 11 p.m. on weekdays and 12 a.m. on weekends.

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