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July 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the impact of Safe Track repairs on Metro’s Red Line in August,  senior transportation programs, the achievement gap and much more. Watch the show, below:

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MC 311 Extends Hours in August to Assist Commuters (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are extending the operational hours of MC311, the county’s informational call center, in August. From Aug. 1 – 18, MC311 call takers will be available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. to help commuters navigate the changes in Metro’s mass transit schedules. According to Metro officials, Safe Track Surge #6 occurs from […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Term Limit Ballot Question Petition to be Submitted August 8th

A petition to add a term limit referendum to the ballot this November will be submitted to the Montgomery County Board of Elections in August, according to Robin Ficker, the Republican activist who drafted the petition. In order for the question to get on the ballot, the petition needs to have 10,000 verified signatures. According to […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Council to Hold Special Work Session on Outage of County’s 911 System (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has scheduled a special work session on Aug. 2nd to discuss the facts behind the July 10th outage of the county’s 911 emergency system. This special worksession before the full Council replaces a work session originally planned for July 28, before the Council’s Public Safety Committee. The work session will take […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Berliner Reminds Metro Commuters to “Be Prepared” for Safe Track Delays on the Red Line (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner is reminding residents to be prepared for delays as Safe Track repairs begin on the Red Line in August. Berliner said commuting is going to be “a major inconvenience” on the system beginning Aug. 1. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, below: Berliner spoke at a news […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection investigates consumer complaints. Watch this report, below, for information about a recent investigation in Rockville involving unlicensed tree trimmers:

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July 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Leggett Signs Open Letter Addressed to Next U.S. President Calling for Immigration Reform

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has signed an open letter, written by Cities for Action, to the next President of the United States, calling for immigration reform. Leggett signed the letter along with other mayors and municipal leaders from across the country including; Mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. “We […]

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July 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville City Officials Meet with Chinese Graduate Students (VIDEO)

Chinese graduate students from the National University of Singapore recently visited the city of Rockville. Rock 11’s Willie James Inman reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Planners Working to Educate Residents on New Short Term Residential Rentals Laws (VIDEO)

You may be familiar with online rental businesses such as Airbnb, Vacation Rentals by Owner (VRBO), or Flip Key. Now the Montgomery County Planning department, at the direction of the County Council, is crafting legislation to regulate short-term residential rentals. First, planners want to get your feedback. Here’s a look at one of the planning […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Announces $565 Million Investment for Transportation Projects (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan visited the county this month to announce the state will be investing $565 million dollars in transportation projects in Montgomery County. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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