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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Immigration concerns top this week’s edition of County Report This Week. The show also includes reports about the Dickerson incinerator, a police academy for Hispanic residents, local celebrations of Black History Month, and more. Watch the 30-minute news and information show, below:

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February 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Leaders to Discuss Immigration Strategy Today (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner are meeting with community organizations today to discuss strategy for the challenges ahead when it comes to local immigration issues. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Berliner says the hotline number to know is 3-1-1 if you have questions or concerns about immigration locally.

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MC 311 Extends Hours in August to Assist Commuters (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are extending the operational hours of MC311, the county’s informational call center, in August. From Aug. 1 – 18, MC311 call takers will be available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. to help commuters navigate the changes in Metro’s mass transit schedules. According to Metro officials, Safe Track Surge #6 occurs from […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Council Postpones Session to Discuss Snow Operations (VIDEO)

UPDATE Feb. 8  The special session scheduled for Feb. 9th has been postponed until March due to winter storm expected Feb. 8. The Montgomery County Council has scheduled a special session on snow operations on Feb. 9th to discuss snow operations following the Blizzard of 2016. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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February 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pothole Problems?

Your ride to work and school may be bumpy this week and next as potholes are beginning to show up on area roads. Road crews are busy filling the inevitable potholes that typically follow a snowstorm. According to information posted on the Montgomery County website, potholes are generally inspected and repaired within three business days on […]

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February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Senior Villages Help Residents “Age in Place” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to a growing number of senior villages that present opportunities to connect with neighbors. Villages are local volunteer-led grassroots organizations that help seniors gain access to services and information they need to live independently. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman met with local village leaders and members and filed this report. To learn more about villages […]

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January 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED Council Schedules Special Session on Snow Operations

UPDATE Feb. 8  The special session scheduled for Feb. 9 will occur in March due to winter storm expected Feb. 8. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to hold a special session on Feb. 9 to discuss how the county performed before, during and after the Blizzard of 2016. “Our Council will ensure accountability,” said Roger Berliner, […]

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January 28, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Mounds of Snow Hinder Commute for Pedestrians and Bus Riders (PHOTOS)

As things begin to return to normal around Montgomery County after last weekends record blizzard, commuters are hitting the roads and sidewalks to head back to work. Delays and traffic jams are common place around the County but for some, mounds of snow are impeding their commutes. A bus stop at the intersection of Colesville […]

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January 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 28, In Montgomery County

UPDATE: MCPS will be providing free lunch to all students at 12 schools this afternoon. Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are closed today. Administrative offices open on time. 2. MCPS is providing free lunches to all students at eleven schools this […]

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January 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Calls to Montgomery County’s 3-1-1 Remain High

Several days after a historic blizzard Montgomery County’s  3-1-1 government information and service request call center is still receiving thousands of calls. Montgomery County spokesperson Judy Stiles says that calls have decreased from the initial surge earlier,  but volume is still higher than average. The calls have dropped from 26,000 on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to […]

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