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April 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Dennis Avenue Health Center Opens in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

The new Dennis Avenue Health Center is now open in Silver Spring. CCM’s Lorna Virgili has more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Council Makes Salary and Benefit Recommendations for FY 2017 Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council is working on the fiscal year 2017 budget. The Government Operations and Education committees have voted on recommendations for compensation and benefits for all agencies. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Budgets $250,000 to Promote Zika Prevention (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has authorized $250,000 from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene budget to fund the continuation of the state’s Zika virus prevention efforts. “Our administration’s first and main priority is keeping Marylanders safe, and we want our citizens to know that all levels of government are working together to respond to […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Fight the Bite: Residents Urged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes (VIDEO)

As the weather warms up, Montgomery County officials are urging residents to take precautions against mosquitoes because of the Zika virus. MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke reports that the county has launched a new public education campaign that you may be hearing a lot about this summer. Mosquito prevention tips: –Eliminate standing water in and around your […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Bethesda Residents Want County Councilmembers to Reduce Density in Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

Dozens of Bethesda residents protested outside the Council Office Building one week before the County Council scheduled a vote on the Westbard Sector Plan. The residents displayed signs that read, “Save Our Neigborhood,” and “Beautify not Densify,” as they took turns at the microphone sharing their thoughts on the current Westbard Sector Plan. They were […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week features reports on the Primary Election, budget work sessions, the new Dennis Avenue Health Center, the new transit center at Montgomery Mall, the retirement of Rockville Police Chief Terry Treschuk, a planning tour of the Crown and King Farm communities, College Signing Day, a new space for […]

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April 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Purple Line Project Update, WSSC Meeting (VIDEO)

Transportation and Environment Committee members from Prince George’s and Montgomery County recently met at the headquarters of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to discuss the Purple Line and WSSC issues. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Delaney to File Legislation to Reform Metro Board Requirements

U.S. Rep. John Delaney is expected to file legislation that would reform the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Board of Directors this week. According to a news release, the WMATA Management Reform Act would require the next three federal appointees to the Board to either be certified transit expert, a certified management expert, a […]

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April 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Westfield Transit Center at Montgomery Mall Opens on May 1st (PHOTO)

Montgomery County officials and Westfield Montgomery Mall leaders are celebrating the new Westfield Montgomery Mall Transit Center. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today, April 28, for the new facility. The relocated center opens on May 1st, and will provide additional customer amenities and better traffic circulation. “The County is proud to manage a transit center […]

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April 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: WSSC Repairs Water Main Break on Rockville Pike in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

UPDATED WSSC crews have completed repairs on the 16-inch water main that broke overnight on Rockville Pike near Cedar Lane. According to WSSC, service has been restored to 116 customers who were impacted by the break. All lanes on Rockville Pike at Cedar Lane are now open. WSSC confirmed the broken water main shortly before […]

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