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September 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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County Council Briefed on Flower Branch Apartments Explosion (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Council received a briefing from officials involved during and after the tragic on Flower Branch Apartments explosion today. Earl Stoddard, Director, Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, (OEMHS), Chief Scott Goldstein, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), Chief Thomas Manger, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), Clarence Snuggs, Director, Department of […]

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Council to Receive Briefing About Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on Tuesday, Sept. 27, about issues related to the Aug. 10 Flower Branch Apartments explosion and fire in Silver Spring. More than 50 public and private agencies have been involved with this emergency and response on Arliss Street. Director Earl Stoddard from the County’s Office of Emergency Management […]

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Ride On Bus Service for Tobytown Starts October 2nd (VIDEO)

Ride On will implement the new bus service between Tobytown Drive in Potomac and Rockville Metro Station via Shady Grove Hospital October 2nd. Major roads served will include Travilah Road, Wootton Parkway, Falls Road and Great Falls Road.  The new route is called Route 301. In July 2016, Montgomery County Ride On invited public comments […]

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September 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Election Director to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday

Montgomery County Election Director Margaret Jurgensen is scheduled to hold a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, which is also known as National Voter Registration Day. County residents may submit questions to Jurgensen before and during the chat at Live Discussion. Questions and answers will be posted online. Have you registered […]

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Save the Date: Council Town Hall for Students Scheduled for Oct. 5 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council is holding its sixth annual Town Hall Meeting for students at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5th at the Council Office Building in Rockville. A pre-meeting reception will begin at 7 p.m. in the building’s second-floor cafeteria. At the reception, students will have a chance to meet with Councilmembers and talk […]

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery Planners Tout Bicycle Master Plan During Parking Day (VIDEO)

Parking Day is an annual event that provides residents, businesses and organizations an opportunity to transform metered parking spaces into fun park-like spots to stimulate conversations about our urban landscape. This year’s event also focused on the County’s Bicycle Master Plan. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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September 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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CSAAC Recognizes Montgomery County Council for Continued Autism Funding (VIDEO)

The Community Services for Autistic Adults (CSAAC) is a nationally recognized leader when it comes to developing services for people with autism. The organization recently honored the County Council for its continued support. Susan Kenedy reports: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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NMAAHC: New Museum Ushers in Moments of Tears & Joy (VIDEO)

A three-day festival kicks off the official opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on September 24. Thousands of visitors from near and far will join President Obama and other dignitaries for the dedication ceremony on the Mall. Plans for the new museum inspired individual citizens, corporations and foundations to donate […]

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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala Honors 78 Scholars (VIDEO)

The 2016 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala honored 78 scholars on Thursday night at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. “The 2016 class of scholars represents the immense diversity in our county,” said Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, video: Selected awardees are attending 14 colleges and universities throughout the […]

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September 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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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 a new coalition hoping to ease traffic congestion on I-270, a veterans clinic coming soon to Gaithersburg, a beer farm in Brookeville and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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