The 2015-2016 school year begins with the highest enrollment in Montgomery County’s history. According to school officials, enrollment in Montgomery County Public Schools is increasing by more than 2,600 students this year, the eighth straight year of growth greater than 2,000 students. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says although the numbers […]
Former Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel will lie in state for a public viewing at the Maryland State House in Annapolis on Wednesday, September 2, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The viewing is open to the public. Governor Larry Hogan, along with other dignitaries and elected officials, will receive Governor Mandel’s family at the State […]
Where do you think Montgomery County should relocate the Confederate Soldier statue? Local leaders are hoping to hear from you by Sept. 9th. You may recall that Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council are reviewing options for the relocation of the statue of a Confederate soldier that is currently located next to […]
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh unveiled new guidance designed to end racial profiling by police in Maryland this month and by his side was County Executive Ike Leggett. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
More than two dozen Silver Spring’s restaurants are joining together from Sept. 8 – 13 to start a new tradition, Silver Spring Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around Montgomery County to discover some of the area’s best dining establishments. Susan Kenedy reports. […]
After receiving a $50 million Department of Labor grant, Montgomery College is leading the consortium of 14 Maryland community colleges in the cyber technologies’ pathways across Maryland initiative. MCTV’s Michael Brown reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.
The Silver Spring Transit Center is scheduled to open on Sept. 20 and that’s welcome news for commuters. Lorna Virgili reports. The long-awaited, multi-modal transit center is located at 8400 Colesville Road. It’s features include: –32 bus bays; –direct access to Metrorail and MARC trains; –22 Kiss and Ride spaces; –electronic real-time bus arrival and […]
Broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer will host Montgomery County’s Salute to Vietnam Veterans on Oct. 24. Schieffer, who recently retired as host of the CBS show Face the Nation, has agreed to host and be guest speaker as Montgomery County will honor the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. Among the […]