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Ike Leggett: “We Would Not Want to Turn Kids Away” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett shares his thoughts about unaccompanied minors and Montgomery County. Take a look:

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Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote on the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan today. 2. The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education voted last night to eliminate credit card usage. 3. The Montgomery County Correctional Facility is […]

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County Executive Ike Leggett on Unaccompanied Minors (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett gives his views on unaccompanied minors coming to Montgomery County. “We want to be supportive,” he said.

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Attorney General Holder, Labor Secretary Perez, and CE Leggett Tour Jail (VIDEOS)

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett toured the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on July 28 in Boyds. The visit by the Obama administration officials was to highlight the programs going on inside the jail to help the inmates learn skills and get jobs when they […]

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House Fire in Chevy Chase

UPDATED The fire is out but Montgomery County firefighters remain on the scene at 3101 Cummings Lane in Chevy Chase for overhaul. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports the fire began in the basement of the house and extended to the first floor. He said all the occupants were out of the structure and […]

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MCM Named NATAO Award-Winning Finalist in Two Categories

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Montgomery Community Media (MCM) has learned it is a 2014 national finalist in two, National Association of Telecommunication Officers Association (NATOA) government programming award categories. The categories are for the “Use of Social Media” for MyMCMedia.org and “Event/Program Promotion (Operating Budget over $300,000)” for the My Favorite Teacher spot. “I’m proud of our award-winning team […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a Gaithersburg woman as a homicide. 2. The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee will hold a worksession today to review a proposal to construct an artificial turf stadium field at Churchill High School in […]

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MCSL 57th Annual All Stars Underway in Rockville (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Swim League‘s 57th annual All Stars are underway at the Rockville Municipal Swim Center. This marks the end of the summer swimming season for the league. You can read a preview of the races at Reach for the Wall. You can also follow the action here. Eli Fouts follows up his record […]

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House Fire on Deerbrook Drive in Potomac Causes $100,000 Damage

Montgomery firefighters say a house fire overnight at 13311 Deerbrook Drive in Potomac caused $100,000 in damage. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the cause of the fire was accidental. He said the blaze was sparked by discharged fireworks that landed on the roof’s cedar shingles. According to Piringer, one […]

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Lake Needwood Warning

Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood. Testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), in the 75-acre lake. Microcystin, hepatoxin, can cause harm to the liver of humans and pets. Of particular concern […]

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