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April 29, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Spanish Language Police Academy

Inaugural Community Police Academy for Spanish-Speaking Residents Graduates Sixteen Recruits (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Community Police Academy has 16 new recruits after a graduation ceremony on Thursday night. Each participant will work to increase awareness and understanding about the police department among residents in the community. The graduates participated in a 15-week academy conducted by Montgomery County police officers. Participants learned about criminal law, Maryland traffic […]

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April 29, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Kalimah

Kalimah Arabic After School Program Teaches Students About Arabic Culture and Language (VIDEO)

The Kalimah Arabic After School program began last year under the direction of Layali Eshqaidef and the program has grown to include two different schools in Montgomery County. In this video, MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman talks with Eshqaidef, students, and parents about the after school program. To find out more, visit the Kalimah After School Program […]

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April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

pet of the week dog arlo

Pet of the Week: Arlo (VIDEO)

Meet Arlo, a ten-year-old dog who needs a good home. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Chief Terry Treschuk

Rockville Police Chief Terry Treschuk Reflects on 44 Years in Law Enforcement (VIDEO)

After decades of protecting and serving, Rockville’s Police Chief Terry Treschuk is retiring. Rock 11 Now reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda summer concert scene

Bethesda Summer Concerts Start May 5

Free outdoor summer concerts return to downtown Bethesda Thursday evenings during May, June and July. The concerts, sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing, and reggae. The concerts begin on May 5 and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Veterans […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Bethesda Residents Want County Councilmembers to Reduce Density in Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

Dozens of Bethesda residents protested outside the Council Office Building one week before the County Council scheduled a vote on the Westbard Sector Plan. The residents displayed signs that read, “Save Our Neigborhood,” and “Beautify not Densify,” as they took turns at the microphone sharing their thoughts on the current Westbard Sector Plan. They were […]

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April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Dr. Carol Garvey, Jenny Crawford, Jessica Fuchs and Barbara Goldberg-Goldman. Topics discussed this week include the gap in life expectancy between rich and poor, the National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, the upcoming Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans seminar for mental health […]

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April 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

bike on road

Rockville Cruises into Bike Month in May

The city of Rockville is celebrating Bike Month in May with a variety of events aimed at promoting biking in the city. The month long celebration kicks off on May 1st at Rockville City Hall, and includes weekly bike safety checks and some friendly competition with the city of Frederick. Bike Month Kickoff Ride Sunday, […]

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April 28, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Courtesy of Debra Moser.

Pike Central Farm Market to Open at New Location on Saturday

Pike Central Farm Market is set to open at a new location this Saturday in Bethesda. This is the fifth year for the farmers market which, will expand its offerings with new vendors from around the region. Fish, poultry, prepared foods, cheeses, baked goods and more will all be on sale from over 40 different […]

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April 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Community Center
PHOTO | Farragutful

Montgomery County GreenFest Planned for Saturday in Takoma Park

The Second Annual Montgomery County GreenFest is planned for Saturday, April 30 in Takoma Park. County Executive Ike Leggett and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will kick off the event at 11 a.m.  GreenFest is the County’s largest environmentally themed festival for residents and businesses. County leaders including Council President Nancy Floreen, Councilmembers Roger […]

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