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July 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Floreen, Leventhal and Rice Serving as Delegates at Democratic National Convention (VIDEO)

The Democratic National Convention takes place this week in Philadelphia and three Montgomery County Councilmembers – Nancy Floreen, George Leventhal and Craig Rice – have been elected to serve as delegates at the convention. “It is a great honor to be representing my community,” said County Councilmember George Leventhal. Leventhal says he has attended two […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Council Approves Zoning Amendment to Allow Food Trucks in Agricultural Reserve (VIDEO)

Food trucks are growing in popularity in urban areas, and now thanks to a new zoning text amendment approved by the County Council, those vehicles will soon be serving customers in Montgomery County’s agricultural reserve. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Hosts Two Town Hall Meetings on Police and Race Relations (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people attended two town hall meetings this month to discuss police and race relations in Montgomery County. The first meeting was held at the Civic Center in Silver Spring and the second was held at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. The dialogue served to address issues such as gun violence […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg’s Population Continues to Grow

With new developments such as Crown and the Watkins Mill Town Center, more people are moving to the city of Gaithersburg and that means the population is on the rise. According to the latest Population/Demographics estimate, the city’s population stands at 68,635 in July, which is up 1,305 since January of 2016. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Council Asks State for Safety Improvements at Veirs Mill Road and Turkey Branch Parkway, More Signage Coming

The Montgomery County Council is asking Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for safety improvements at the intersection of Veirs Mill Road and Turkey Branch Parkway following the second fatal accident at this intersection in less than a year. “Once again, we are mourning the loss of a young man who was struck and killed on Veirs […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on transportation funding for Montgomery County, a town hall meeting on police and race relations, new legislation allowing food trucks in the agricultural reserve, a local planning meeting about online vacation rentals, MCPS’ givebacks campaign, the ACES program […]

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July 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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County Executive Leggett and Councilmember Rice Discuss Race Relations with Police (VIDEOS)

Hundreds of residents turned out for a town hall meeting on police and race relations hosted by the County at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. In the MyMCMedia Extra videos, below, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmember Craig Rice address residents and offer their perspective on the issue.  

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July 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Leggett to Hold a Virtual Town Hall Meeting This Week

Got a question for the county’s top executive? Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is holding a “virtual” town hall meeting from 2- 3 p .m. today. You can submit questions to the county executive before and during the chat at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. According to a county news release, questions and answers will […]

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July 21, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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New Jobs and Road Improvements Coming to I-270 Corridor (VIDEO)

As many as 100 new jobs will be created in Montgomery County from development of new vaccine by the Novavax company in Gaithersburg. The vaccine still in clinical trials could help prevent one of the major causes of respiratory infections in infants, children and older adults. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan made the company’s labs one of […]

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July 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Residents Grade County on Race Relations at Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

More than 200 residents packed the room at the BlackRock Center for the Arts for a town hall meeting on police and race relations hosted by the County on Wednesday night. It was the second town hall held this week. Panelists included, Police Chief Tom Manger, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen, Montgomery County branch of […]

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