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June 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Volunteers Needed at Animal Services and Adoption Center (VIDEO)

Do you love dogs and cats? Are you looking to give back or volunteer? Volunteers are needed at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Find out more in this report: For more information, visit the Animal Shelter’s website, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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A New Way to File Consumer Complaints in Montgomery County

Montgomery County residents can now file consumer complaints electronically. This new, online system makes it easier for consumers to request that the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) investigate and hopefully resolve disputes regarding most consumer transactions. At the same time, OCP is relaunching its 24-hour “tip” line to facilitate receiving anonymous tips, suggestions, comments, and/or […]

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June 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the newest planning board member, the last day of school, a new place to escape the office in Silver Spring, the annual bike summit and so much more.

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Absenteeism Soars on the Last Day of School in Montgomery County

The last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students was June 20th but 33,496 students did not go to class that half day, according to information obtained by MyMCMedia. You may remember that the last day of school was pushed back from June 17 to June 20th because of the number of […]

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Outbox Pops Up in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Something totally new and different has popped up on the streets of downtown Silver Spring this summer and we have some students from Montgomery College to thank for it. MCTV’s Michael Brown has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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June 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Silver Spring Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED 6.24.16, 9 p.m. Police have located Ingidashet Haile safely. Update: Missing person Ingidashet Haile has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing. https://t.co/NCk0s3cplx pic.twitter.com/DEEHAGoOwM — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) June 24, 2016 Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to find a missing 75-year-old man from Silver Spring. Police said that Ingidashet […]

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Humane Society Opposes Parks Department’s Plan to Kill Canada Geese (VIDEO)

UPDATED The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is opposing a plan by Montgomery County’s Department of Parks to round up Canada geese at two local parks. Parks officials say the geese are a public safety nuisance, and they are planning to euthanize hundreds of them at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and Rock […]

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Catherine Hoggle Due Back in Court on Tuesday

UPDATED Catherine Hoggle is expected to appear in district court for a status hearing on June 28th in Rockville. Hoggle is the last known person to have seen her missing children, Sarah and Jacob, before they disappeared from their Clarksburg home in September of 2014. She remains at Clifton T. Perkins State Hospital where she […]

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June 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, June 24, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, June 24th, in Montgomery County: 1. The second round of professional play takes place at Congressional Country Club today for the Quicken Loans National golf tournament. 2. A Parkland Middle School student’s science experiment has been selected to be tested on the International Space Station this summer. 3. School […]

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June 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

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County Executive Says Carver and Westmore Off the Table for School Bus Parking Sites

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says he is withdrawing his request for a Declaration of No Further Need for Jeremiah Park, the current site of the Shady Grove Bus Depot. In a memo sent to Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen today, Leggett writes that he has directed his staff to finalize a plan that will […]

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