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Here's an easy one, of what ought not be a law
Columnist Lee Schafer provides short takes on economic incentives and choices, business strategy and performance, market moves, what business leaders are saying and doing and other topics that pique his interest.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
But the Chevy Chase businessman still saw his net worth increase by $200 million to $4.2 billion, as he retained his title as Maryland's richest person, according to Forbes' annual list of billionaires, which was released this week.
Former Montgomery County teacher agrees to guilty plea in sex abuse case
A former Montgomery County social studies teacher has agreed to plead guilty to sexually abusing a former student, according to records filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Halverson of Potomac jumps into school board race
Laurie Halverson says she's running for the school board to help improve communication with parents and spur increased parent participation in Montgomery County Public Schools.
'In 3 years the US will be one of India's major energy providers'
'Every index of the US-India relationship is pointing north. The time has come for us to set much more ambitious goals for ourselves,' says India's new Ambassador to the United States Dr S Jaishankar.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
D.C. Suburbs Make List of America's Richest Neighborhoods
The Washington region has long been among the nation's most affluent areas, but it's also home to some of America's richest neighborhoods, according to a new study.
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Montgomery County candidates jump into race for school board
As the June primary nears in Maryland, Montgomery County's school board election has come into sharper focus, with a collection of new candidates jumping into the race just ahead of this week's filing deadline.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Signed, sealed, suspended: Mail service spotty in Bethesda, Rockville
Heavy snow Feb. 13 left some residents with nary a letter or grocery store sales paper in their mailboxes last week as the postal service suspended delivery for days after the storm.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
More reports of missing mail in Maryland and D.C.
There are more reports of local residents not receiving their mail because postal carriers are being told to end their day at 6 p.m. sharp.
Opening Night is Here! Churchill Performers Recall Favorite Blast Memories
Blast 25: Mixtape , the 25th anniversary of Churchill High School's renowned musical revue, opens tomorrow night, Friday, February 21! As more than 130 student singers, dancers, musicians, and technicians were putting their final touches on this year's production, the Blast 25 Potomac Patch blog caught up with four more seniors who shared their ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Final Preparations Underway for Churchill's Blast 25: Mixtape
When Churchill students return to school Tuesday after the long holiday weekend, over 130 of them will get busy polishing the vocal, dance, musical and technical elements of Blast 25: Mixtape .
Red Cross: 'Urgent Need' for Blood Donors
The American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
BWW Interview: Musical Theater Project Looks Behind the Scenes of 'FIDDLER'
In September, 1964, Broadway welcomed what was to become one of the major musical theatre events.
25th Anniversary BLAST Opens Next Week
The massive snow story that hit Potomac and the rest of our community may have canceled a few rehearsals, but the curtain will open Friday, February 21 on the 25th anniversary of Churchill High School's Blast from the Past.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
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Montgomery County Council committees would sharply limit Clarksburg development
A series of votes by the planning and transportation committees - after weeks of scientific briefings, closed-door conferences with attorneys and intense lobbying by environmental activists - sets up final action by the full council before the end of the month.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Churchill HS issues alert about robbery
Winston Churchill High School officials issued a message to the school community about the robbery of three students last week.
Finmarc pays $33 million for nine buildings in Gaithersburg
Bethesda-based Finmarc Management Inc. announced that it bought a nine-building portfolio in Gaithersburg from First Potomac Realty Trust for $33 million.