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Montgomery Libraries Kids Summer Reading Sign-Ups June 1 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Libraries invites students to participate in this year’s Summer Reading program, which will run June 1 to August 9. This year’s theme for children, birth through grade 6, is “Every Hero Has a Story” and the theme for teens, ages 13 to 17, is “Unmask!” Participants can sign up for the program […]

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Free Range Parenting Couple Cleared of Neglect

UPDATED: The county’s Child Protective Services has dropped neglect charges in one case against a Silver Spring couple at the center of the “free range parenting case, but the couple now is planning a civil suit against the agency and the Montgomery County Police in the case. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv have been notified that charges […]

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Glenmont Fire Station (VIDEO)

A ceremonial groundbreaking was recently held for Glenmont Fire Station No. 18 at the southwest intersection of Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road. When it opens, the new fire station will serve thousands of residents in Glenmont, Wheaton, Layhill, Kemp Mill and Arcola. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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State Expands Program to Assist Veterans with Home Ownership

Governor Larry Hogan has expanded the “You’ve Earned It!” initiative with a $20 million dollar allocation to assist veterans to  purchase a home. The original  Maryland Mortgage Program initiative announced May 4 was designed to assist potential homebuyers with $25,000 or more of student debt. This new initiative offers a 2.75 percent fixed-rate, 30-year mortgage and $10,000 […]

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Leggett Sends Legislation Over to Refocus Economic Development to Council (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett recently sent over legislation to the County Council that will reorganize the Department of Economic Development. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Hogan Statement on Remembering the Military

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Governor Larry Hogan issued the following statement today: “As we spend today with family and friends, it is important we take time to remember those members of the military who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. It is because of their selfless commitment that the freedoms we hold so dear have been preserved […]

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Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Memorial Day

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 25. This action is in honor of Memorial Day, in memory of the brave Americans who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom and security of our Nation. […]

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Council Passes Budget (VIDEO)

The County Council has approved a budget of just over $5 billion, a slight increase from last year’s budget as the county continues to recover from the recession. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Read “County Adopts Fiscal 2016 Budget” for more […]

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County Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

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Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer swim season. In Montgomery County, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday, May 23rd. The outdoor pools include: –Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little Falls Parkway and Hillandale Road; –Germantown Outdoor Pool, 301.601.1690, 18905 Kingsview Road; –Long Branch Pool, 301.431.5700, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver […]

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MML Honors Kagan for Advocacy

The Maryland Municipal League (MML) honored Senator Cheryl Kagan Thursday evening for her effective advocacy on issues affecting Maryland’s cities and towns during the 2015 legislative session, according to a news release from the league. Kagan, in her first year as a state Senator, is one of just seven senators and delegates to be recognized […]

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