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August 30, 2015

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County Leaders Review Locations for Relocating Confederate Soldier Statue

Where do you think Montgomery County should relocate the Confederate Soldier statue? Local leaders are hoping to hear from you by Sept. 9th. You may recall that Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council are reviewing options for the relocation of the statue of a Confederate soldier that is currently located next to […]

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August 30, 2015

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Montgomery County Celebrates African Heritage Month in September

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will kick off African Heritage Month on September 2nd with a special celebration from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building at One Veterans Place. Did you know that Montgomery County is the first in the nation to proclaim the month of September as African Heritage Month? […]

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August 30, 2015

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Back to School: Enrollment Up, Start Times Moved Back, Superintendent Search Resumes

Montgomery County students head back to school on Aug. 31 and there may be more students in our district than ever before. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials expect to welcome 156,654 students, an enrollment increase of more than 2,800 students over last year, according to MCPS Spokesperson Dana Tofig. So what else is new […]

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August 30, 2015

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County Leaders to Celebrate First Day of School at Wheaton Woods Elementary

The first day of school is Aug. 31, and Montgomery County officials want to get off on the right foot. On Monday, at 10:30 a.m., a news conference to talk about strategic priorities for the upcoming year, school improvements, increasing on student enrollment, and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) needs for Montgomery County Public Schools, is scheduled to […]

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August 29, 2015

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A Rundown of Recreation Activities in September

Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation has a lot of activities and programs taking place in September. Cricket Anyone? We are looking for interested folks. Call 240.777.4936 to learn more.  September 2:  Dinner + Movie at Holiday Park Senior Center  5:30 p.m. Dinner $5.30, pre-registration is required. Check the front desk for menu options. 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 […]

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August 29, 2015

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Silver Spring Prepares for Restaurant Week (VIDEO)

More than two dozen Silver Spring’s restaurants are joining together from Sept. 8 – 13 to start a new tradition, Silver Spring Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around Montgomery County to discover some of the area’s best dining establishments. Susan Kenedy reports. […]

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August 29, 2015

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Aging in Someplace: Where the Elderly Live by Anna Vidergar

The elderly are everywhere in our society, yet we never really think about where they live. What are the benefits and downsides of each living area for the elderly? In this clip, we explore the living areas for the elderly.  

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August 29, 2015

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Silver Spring Transit Center, a preview of Restaurant Week in Silver Spring, back to school preps and more. You can watch the show, below:

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August 28, 2015

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Silver Spring Transit Center Scheduled to Open on September 20th (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Transit Center is scheduled to open on Sept. 20 and that’s welcome news for commuters. Lorna Virgili reports. The long-awaited, multi-modal transit center is located at 8400 Colesville Road. It’s features include: –32 bus bays; –direct access to Metrorail and MARC trains; –22 Kiss and Ride spaces; –electronic real-time bus arrival and […]

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August 28, 2015

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Vietnam Vet Shares His Story About a Return Visit to Vietnam (VIDEO)

Broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer will host Montgomery County’s Salute to Vietnam Veterans on Oct. 24. Schieffer, who recently retired as host of the CBS show Face the Nation, has agreed to host and be guest speaker as Montgomery County will honor the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. Among the […]

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