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Montgomery County (Maryland)

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  • Howard Co. police chief retiring

    Howard Co. police chief retiring
    Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....
  • North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School

    North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School
    It began with a simple bluebird house Gina Felter built on the North Carroll High School campus in her first year as assistant principal at the school. On April 22, Felter and the rest of the Panther community learned their environmental awareness had...
  • Swim coach arrested on sex offense charges has ties to Laurel, police say

    Swim coach arrested on sex offense charges has ties to Laurel, police say
    A swim coach arrested on charges of child abuse and sex offenses in Montgomery County also has ties to Laurel, police said today.  The founder of the Maryland Suburban Swim Club, Christopher Thomas Huott, 53, was charged by Montgomery County police on...
  • Democratic attorney general candidate falls short touting environmental record

    Democratic attorney general candidate falls short touting environmental record
    Democratic attorney general candidate Jon S. Cardin apparently thought he had a winning argument Saturday when he boasted to the Western Maryland Democratic Summit in Hagerstown that he was the only candidate in the three-way primary race with a 97...
  • Attorney general candidates schedule two debates

    Attorney general candidates schedule two debates
    The three Democratic candidates for state attorney general have scheduled two debates before the June 24 primary. The contenders will meet May 19 at the University of Maryland College Park and June 9 at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Del....
  • When the prom ends, Howard County keeps party going with After Prom events

    Students at Long Reach High School in Columbia are readying their attire for prom night: tuxedos, evening gowns and corsages during the event; sweatshirts, hoodies and flip-flops afterward. Like many county juniors and seniors, Long Reach students...
  • Baltimore County curriculum contract ended amid feuding

    Baltimore County curriculum contract ended amid feuding
    As Baltimore County prepared for a major shift in education to take effect this school year, Superintendent Dallas Dance promised that the system's 53,000 elementary students would be taught with a "world-class" curriculum. But the initial multimillion-...
  • New Brown television ad focuses on education

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor released its fifth television ad on Monday.  While his previous commercials have been largely biographical, this one focuses on education – specifically, his plan for expansion of pre-Kindergarten...
  • Candidates discuss marijuana, housing, economics

    Candidates discuss marijuana, housing, economics
    Though the governor's race has already featured attack ads, the state's top candidates focused more on their own platforms than their opponents' at a Prince George's County forum Monday night. Attorney General Douglas Gansler defended his comments about...
  • Public financing leads to fair elections [Commentary]

    Public financing leads to fair elections [Commentary]
    Professors at Northwestern and Princeton just released a joint study declaring U.S. democracy as we know it officially passé, with "economic elite domination" the new normal. The report's authors found that policies supported by these elites and by...
  • New penalties for drunk drivers with children on board [Letter]

    New penalties for drunk drivers with children on board [Letter]
    While The Baltimore Sun attempted to summarize the "more than 2,600 bills" considered by Maryland's General Assembly which adjourned this week in Annapolis ("Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends," April 8), it failed to even...
  • Candidates for governor differ on economic plans

    Candidates for governor differ on economic plans
    As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the aftermath of the recession, the three Democrats vying to be the next governor each developed distinct — and detailed — plans for how to improve...