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July 21, 2017

Meet Silver Creek Middle School’s New Principal (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools will open one of its newest schools in Kensington. Silver Creek Middle School, located at 3701 Saul Road, will welcome more than 500 sixth and seventh grade students in September. Traci Townsend was appointed principal of the new school by the Montgomery County Board of Education […]

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July 21, 2017

First Look Inside Silver Creek Middle School (PHOTOS)

The start of the 2017-18 school year is weeks away and construction is in full swing at Silver Creek Middle School  in Kensington to get hundreds of sixth and seventh grade students ready for the first day of classes. This $42 million dollar project will help to alleviate over-crowding at Westland Middle School in Bethesda. […]

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July 21, 2017

Residents Comment on Viva White Oak Plans (VIDEO)

We’re ready. That’s the message from some residents in the White Oak community who are anticipating a redevelopment plan aimed to stimulate economic growth and a thriving community. Dozens of residents gathered at the White Oak Community Recreation Center Tuesday evening to get a first look at the preliminary sketch plan for the Viva White […]

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July 21, 2017

Top 10 for July 14-20

Sunflowers, politics, shopping and, of course, public safety were among our top stories for last week.

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July 21, 2017

Bidding Adieu to Confederate Soldier Statue

Historians and Civil War buffs are expected to gather today in Rockville in what some are calling the “final retreat” of a statue of a Civil War soldier in front of Montgomery County’s old district court house. The statue, erected in 1913, will be moved to a location near White’s Ferry, a spot more than […]

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July 21, 2017

MVA Launches Digital Driver’s License Pilot Program

Officials with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration have announced the launch of a new digital driver’s license pilot program. “We are proud to be on the leading edge of testing technology that will deliver the driver’s license of the future,” MDOT Secretary Pete Rahn said. “This innovative technology will increase customer convenience […]

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July 21, 2017

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers guests include Fred Evans, Amy Fier, Tufail Ahmad, and Merlyn Reineke. Mooers and the panel discuss the public schools with Fred Evans, two programs offered by EveryMind with Amy Fier, the community service work Montgomery County Muslim Foundation does with Tufail Ahmad. Montgomery Community Media’s Chief Executive Officer […]

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July 21, 2017

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on gang activity in the county. Other stories in this week’s show include the grand reopening of the Aspen Hill Library, MCPS’ annual drive for supplies event, a new name for a swimming pool in Poolesville and more. You […]

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July 21, 2017

Leventhal Receives nearly $200,000 from Public Election Fund

Montgomery County executive candidate George Leventhal said Friday he has received $196,652 to match the campaign contributions he has raised. The money comes from the county’s $11 million public election fund, which disburses funds based on contributions raised by candidates. Leventhal, an at-large member of the County Council, qualified for the funds by collecting more […]

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July 21, 2017

Trial Date Set for Three Defendants in Homicide Case

Judge John DeBelius set a trial date of Jan. 2, 2018, for the three defendants indicted in the case of two Northwest High School students who were shot to death on the eve of their high school graduation in Montgomery Village. A grand jury indicted Edgar Garcia Gaona, Roger Garcia and Jose Canales-Yanez on murder […]

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