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June 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Security Screening Equipment Installed at Council Office Building in Rockville

New metal detectors are being installed at the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. “It’s to screen materials that are coming into the building, to provide more security for everybody in the building, not just the Councilmembers,” explained Glenn Orlin, deputy Council administrator. Beginning on July 5, all visitors to the building will […]

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June 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Josiah Henson Leadership Conference III (LIVE STREAM)

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) and the Montgomery Parks Foundation host the third installment of the Josiah Henson Leadership Conference on Wednesday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at the MCM studios in Rockville. The leadership conference addresses the local legacy, history and challenges facing Montgomery County’s African Americans and people of African ancestry. The […]

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June 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

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June 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Parking Rates in Bethesda to Take Effect July 5

Hourly parking in Bethesda will increase beginning on July 5, according to a news release. The new rates are: · On-street parking – from $2.00/hour to $2.25/hour · Lot parking – from $1.25/hour to $1.50/hour · Garages 40, 49, 57 (high demand facilities) – from $1.00/hour to $1.25/hour · Garages 11, 31, 35, 36, 42 […]

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June 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

32BJ SEIU Responds to Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Announcement

The Supreme Court made a decision early Monday allowing parts of President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries. The court did, however, make an exception to Trump’s travel ban stating that it “may not be enforced against an individual seeking admission as a refugee who can credible claim a bona […]

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June 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Montgomery County Crime Concerns, Rockville Immigration Ordinance Passes (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss crime in the county in the wake of the June 5th double homicide in Montgomery Village, the passage of a controversial immigration ordinance by the city of Rockville, CareFirst of Maryland’s request for a double-digit increase for health […]

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June 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Announce Plans to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers have announced that they are setting up a sobriety checkpoint Friday night. Police said the checkpoint is a component of the department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. MCP Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight – have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver: https://t.co/8GqsByTy7T — Montgomery Co Police […]

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June 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Preview (VIDEO)

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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June 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about a community meeting about crime in Montgomery Village, new security at the Council Office Building in Rockville, and the last day of school. Watch the show, below:

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

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MVA Offices and VEIP Stations to Close June 24 for System Updates

Maryland is temporarily closing its MVA offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations on Saturday for statewide computer upgrades. According to a news release, the temporary shutdown and upgrades are necessary to integrate new IT data based on legislation that goes into effect on July 1. Customers will not be able to conduct web or […]

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