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A Day in the Life of a MoCo Student: QO edition

Ellah Fornillos, a QO student, interviews a community of students at her school to better understand the lives of MoCo students.…

Residents Protest Purple Line Construction

Earlier this month, Governor Larry Hogan and other state and local officials defended the rapid start for construction on the Purple Line. However, opponents of the new light rail system…

County installs rain gardens to reduce runoff

Rain gardens are saucer-shaped gardens in which water from inclines can flow where grasses, flowers, and bushes are planted. The pool will collect the water for a short bit of…

Rockville Confederate statue scheduled to be removed

In 1913, a monument was erected to honor Maryland Confederates. Since then, the statue of a Confederate Cavalryman given to Montgomery County by the United Daughters of the Confederacy has…

MoCo proposes to stock vending machines with healthy options

The Montgomery County Council is currently considering a bill that would increase the amount of healthy foods found in vending machines in Montgomery County. Councilman George Leventhal is the lead…

Lyttonsville protests Talbot Avenue Bridge relocation

The Talbot Avenue Bridge, built in 1918 by the B&O Railroad, has a huge historical significance to the African American population of Lyttonsville. Protests have erupted over plans to relocate…

Montgomery County officials react to Trump’s muslim ban

On January 27, 2017, Donald Trump announced that he would enact measures to help prevent domestic terrorism. Soon after his announcement, an executive order to temporarily ban immigrants from “terror-prone”…

The origins of Valentine’s Day

Every year on February 14th, thousands of bouquets, chocolates and cheesy cards are bought to give to loved ones. Restaurants gear up for one of the busiest nights of the…