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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on a new program to curb pedestrian collisions involving teens, a recap of the Silver Spring Maker Faire, the future of farming in Montgomery County, a new development in Takoma Park and much more. Take a look:

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Second Hispanic Gala Celebration of Latino Students in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Sixty Latino students were the recipients of the 2014 Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarships presented at the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 18 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. In this MyMcMedia Extra, Lorna Virgili, President/CEO of the National Hispanic Communication Group, tells us how it all began.  Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and wife, Catherine […]

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Rice to Discuss Development, Crime and Traffic In Montgomery Village (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, who represents District 2 that includes much of the Upcounty area and Montgomery Village, will meet with residents starting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, at the Gaithersburg Library. Rice is expected to address the future redevelopment on the Montgomery Village golf course site, schools, the possible northward extension of […]

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Andrews Participates in Gerrymander Meander

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews, a critic of the way the Maryland General Assembly re-drew Congressional boundary lines for political purposes, is expected to participate this weekend in a marathon three-day event Sept. 19-21 that will feature a 225-mile relay held by foot, bike, kayak and motorboat. The “Gerrymander Meander” will be held around Maryland’s […]

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Volunteers Can Find Their Match on Website Database (VIDEO)

In Montgomery County there are hundreds of nonprofits in need of volunteers and many volunteers looking for a place to give their time and talents. The Montgomery County Volunteer Center has a website to help match them up. Find out more about it in this MyMCMedia Extra.

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Maryland Latino Students Had a Big Night in Montgomery County

It was a night to remember at The Fillmore in Silver Spring Thursday. The 2014 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala raised more than $100,000 in scholarships and helped more than 60 Latino students to continue their college education. “When you empower the students, you empower the family,” said County Executive Isiah Leggett. More than 300 […]

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Gaithersburg City Council Vacancy

It’s been over two weeks since the city of Gaithersburg posted applications on its website for an anticipated opening on the Gaithersburg City Council and so far not one person has applied. That’s the word from City Attorney Lynn Board. On Sept. 3, city officials posted a notice on the city’s website urging applicants to […]

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U.S. Senator Mikulski Congratulates the Baltimore Orioles on the Senate Floor

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today spoke out on the Senate floor to congratulate the Baltimore Orioles on clinching the American League (AL) East Division title this week. The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Tuesday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to secure their title. The Orioles last won the […]

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Navarro Calls for County to Comply with Governor’s Position on Immigration Detainer Requests

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Montgomery County Councilwoman Nancy Navarro is calling on County Executive Isiah Leggett to issue a county directive so police agencies in Montgomery County are consistent when it comes to handling Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers. In her memo to the County Executive, Navarro said that it was her understanding that Montgomery County’s “policy for responding […]

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Fake Grass at Lakelands Park Looking for Rain

It may be an artificial field but what it needs is some rain. The organic turf field being built at Lakelands Park in Gaithersburg is nearly done, but now Gaithersburg Project Manager Sean Stevens said the synthetic grass could use a little rain. “We need rain to settle in the infill,” he said looking over […]

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