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County Council Will Not Drain the Piney Branch Pool in Takoma Park

The Montgomery County Council approved $54 million budget cuts on July 28 for the county’s FY16 budget. County Executive Isiah Leggett had proposed $50 million in budget cuts, which included not funding programs for homeless veterans, child care initiatives, fire and rescue operations, and others. The Piney Branch Pool was among the facilities that Leggett […]

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Education Committee Discusses MCPS Code of Conduct Policy (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee met on July 27 with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) staff to receive a briefing on the new Code of Conduct. The new policy, which emphasizes in keeping students in the classroom and reduce out-of-school suspensions to narrow the achievement gap, is already showing results. “We are very happy […]

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Montgomery College’s Raptor Tank Business Competition (VIDEO)

The popular show Shark Tank has spawned business competitions nationwide. In fact, Montgomery College held one. MCTV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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MCPS Pilots New Summer Program for Gifted Learners (VIDEO)

A new program is providing some Montgomery County Public Schools students the opportunity to stay engaged in accelerated learning during the summer. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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Commission for Women Hosts Seminar on Legal Process of Custody, Child Support

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The Montgomery County Commission for Women is scheduled to host “When a Marriage Ends: Financial, Property and Practical Issues Spouses Must Consider” on July 28 at the Rockville Memorial Library. The seminar includes topics such as parental responsibilities regarding children, child custody and visitation access, child support, use and possession of property and the role […]

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Behind the Scenes of MC Summer Dinner Theater (VIDEO)

Montgomery College’s Performing Arts presents live musical theater during the summer months. MC TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television. Visit Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre website for information and to purchase tickets.

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Montgomery College Chautauqua: Sporting Lives (VIDEOS)

Montgomery College’s Germantown campus was recently visited by legendary figures Jim Thorpe, Babe Ruth and Wilma Rudolph. The college presented “Chautauqua 2015: Sporting Lives” the first week in July. Chautauqua is a living history humanities program where scholars and actors bring to life a famous person in history. The theme this year is “Sporting Lives.” Watch […]

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MCPS Hosts Annual “Drive for Supplies” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools held its annual “Drive for Supplies” event at Richard Montgomery High School this week. MCPS-TV reports that more than 80 schools participated this year. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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Takoma Park Residents Express Concern Over Possible Pool Closing (VIDEO)

The Piney Branch Pool in Takoma Park faces closure due to lack of funding, but residents are coming together to save the pool. Many of the people who use this pool said they do not know what they will do if the facility closes. The pool, according to residents, is a place to learn water […]

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Council Seeks Applicants for Nominating Committee for Montgomery College

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The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants for the Nominating Committee for the Board of Trustees of Montgomery College. The term of Kenneth Jones expires on Sept. 14. He has indicated he will apply for reappointment. Letters of application will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29. The committee consists of two members […]

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