BCC’s The Tattler Hosts Panel Discussion on the Supreme Court (Video)

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School (BCC) newspaper, The Tattler organized a panel discussion on the Supreme Court featuring high profile experts. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

Democrats Pick Tom Perez to Head DNC

Secretary Tom Perez

Democrats have picked former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, a Takoma Park resident, to lead the Democratic National Committee (DNC). On his Twitter account on Saturday, Perez wrote, “It will be the privilege of my life to serve you as DNC chair to unify our party and lead the fight.” Also on Twitter, President Donald Trump […]

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Weekend Planner, Feb. 24 - Feb. 26 (VIDEOS)

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Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Cabin Fever exhibit at Kentlands Mansion is on display through April 14. This juried mixed-media exhibit features works by members of the Art League of Germantown. The Mansion at Strathmore has three new exhibits […]

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Montgomery County Council's PHED Committee to Discuss Transportation Issues with Proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan

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The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will discuss transportation issues for the proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan, according to a news release. A traffic analysis conducted by the County’s Planning Board staff and an analysis contracted by the Town of Chevy Chase in partnership with the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents […]

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21 This Week Panelists Discuss Trump's Immigration Polices, Maryland Pension System (VIDEO)

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Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and panelists discuss local reaction to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, the Maryland state pension system, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s opposition to expanding the powers of the Maryland Attorney General and more. This week’s panel of political observers includes Elbridge James, Susan […]

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Berliner Asks HOC to Restore Cemetery in Tobytown to a "Dignified State" (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is asking the Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) to restore a cemetery in Tobytown “to a dignified state and to develop a plan for its on-going maintenance.” In a letter to HOC Director Stacy Spann, dated Feb. 23, Berliner notes that the Council recently watched a video about Tobytown and […]

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Germantown, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring and Rockville Make Top 10 List of Most Diverse Cities

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Four of the top 10 culturally diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, according to a new report by WalletHub. The personal finance website compared 501 of the largest U.S. cities using three indicators: ethnicity and race, language and birthplace. According to the 2017 findings, Jersey City, New Jersey is the most diverse […]

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The Statue Nobody Wants Had Little Luck on Craigslist

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Need a statue of a Civil War soldier? Check Craigslist. For more than a year, the county has been trying to find a place to locate a statue of a Confederate Civil War soldier that has stood outside the Rockville Red Brick Courthouse since it was erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in […]

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Chuck Short Discusses County's Stance on Immigration (VIDEO)

Chuck Short

Montgomery County values such as respect, understanding and acceptance are what Special Assistant to the County Executive, Chuck Short, says drives the the County’s stance on immigration. “Our standing on immigration is that we respect immigrants,” said Short. “Our policy is basically that the enforcement of federal immigration laws is the responsibility, and sole responsibility, of […]

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Education Equity is One Topic of Concern at Annual State of Black Montgomery Event in Silver Spring

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Dozens of local leaders and residents gathered at Veterans Plaza early Saturday to discuss the State of Black Montgomery. It’s an annual event that takes a look at the needs and issues affecting the Black Community. The Association of Black Democrats of Montgomery County hosted the fourth annual State of Black Montgomery where residents in […]

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U.S. Rep. John Delaney Discusses Reaction to DHS Memos on Immigration (VIDEO)

U.S. Rep John Delaney (D-MD)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released two memos recently outlining how President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration will be executed. The memos, signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly, describes how an additional 10,000 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and officials will be hired to implement the laws. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, […]

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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.

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