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May 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Talks Trash (… and Budget, and Politics …)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday, and discussed last week’s straw vote on the county’s $5.4 billion spending plan, as well as the troubles with getting a trash contractor to live up to his contract. He also discusses the upcoming election season, where possibly three or more members of the County Council […]

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May 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week.  This week’s show includes reports about the county’s new maintenance depot, a new bill by Councilmember Tom Hucker that addresses abandoned properties,  a one on one interview with County Executive Ike Leggett and more. Watch the show, below:

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May 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 17, in Montgomery County

1. Heat Wave: The National Weather Service is predicting the start of some hot days with temperatures expected to rise into the 90s today. A code orange air quality alert has also been issued for Montgomery County. 2. Assignment Education: Farmland and Ronald McNair elementary schools will be honored today by State Superintendent Karen Salmon as part of her […]

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May 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a story on affordable housing. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week begins with a rally in Silver Spring advocating for a legal decision on the Purple line construction. It also includes reports about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ tour of the county’s correction facility in Boyds, a Richard Montgomery High School teacher wins the “Champions for Children” award and […]

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May 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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May 3, 2017 | Nick Rhule

Montgomery County Honors its Fallen Heroes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County honored 20 of its fallen heroes at a ceremony on Wednesday in Gaithersburg. “Today, we honor 20 officers – Montgomery County and Montgomery County Sheriff’s and Park Police -who have given the ultimate sacrifice, they died in the line of duty, ” said Assistant Police Chief Betsy Davis. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, […]

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May 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Leaders Launch New Route to Connect to the Internet Faster (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined area business leaders for the launch of a new way to connect to the internet. Back in 2014, the County Executive introduced a six-point economic plan which included UltraMontgomery, an initiative that would create a fiber connection in Ashburn Virginia to grow opportunities for local businesses and universities. “Ashburn […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Transportation Issues Dominate Berliner’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning for his weekly briefing about local issues and the Council’s upcoming agenda. “Today is the first day of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, it is the month of May, and tomorrow we will be having a special session that really recognizes how […]

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April 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week begins with a new effort to educate residents about pedestrian safety. It also includes reports about the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, the Montgomery Serves awards ceremony, the latest on Montgomery County’s tree law and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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