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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Considers Political Options in 2018, Including the County Executive’s Race

Make no doubt about it, State Senator Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat, loves representing District 17 residents in Annapolis. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaithersburg and Rockville,” she said in an interview Monday. But she’s also considering some other options in 2018, including the race for Montgomery County executive. Over the last few […]

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July 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Maryland Leaders Release Statements About Decision to Halt FBI Project

U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat, released a statement Wednesday about the Trump administration’s decision to cancel the procurement for the FBI headquarters project: “America needs a FBI that can operate efficiently and effectively and it is in the national interest that the FBI has a new consolidated headquarters. This is a rash, rushed and […]

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May 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Scam Alert: Montgomery County police officers are warning residents about a jury duty telephone scam. 2. Talk of the Town: U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are sharing their reaction to the firing of FBI Director James Comey on social media. […]

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December 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Dozens of Student Leaders Meet with School Board Members (VIDEO)

More than 50 student leaders recently met with school board members to shares ideas and discuss issues impacting life in Montgomery County schools. Find out more in this report by MCPS-TV:

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Green Recognizes Green Champions with Awards at Annual Gala (VIDEO)

Bethesda Green hosted its 7th annual gala at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Oct. 6. The highlight of this event is the 2016 Bethesda magazine “Green Awards.” Find out more about this year’s event and the Bethesda Green organization, in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: The awards included: Innovation Award-Business: Blessed Coffee […]

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September 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

PSC Holds Hearing in Rockville on Pepco’s Request to Hike Rates (VIDEO)

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held a public hearing on Sept. 6 in Rockville to hear from residents and business leaders about a Pepco request to raise rates. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. According to the PSC, the rate hike would increase the typical Pepco residential customer’s bill by about $13 a month. Montgomery County […]

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August 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Attend The Power Conference in North Bethesda (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people turned out for The Power Conference: Women Doing Business on Aug. 25 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This regional business conference is designed to enhance and develop women-owned businesses and the careers of women professionals. The event featured speakers, workshops, networking, a business marketplace, master classes and more. […]

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November 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: County Partners with Rales Foundation to Establish Bell Program (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

UPDATED At a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro explains why it was important for the County to partner with the Norman R. and Ruth Rales Foundation and Montgomery County Public Schools to establish a Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) program in the County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Councilmember […]

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November 11, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Community Media in Thailand (PHOTOS)

In a country that’s suffered through 19 coups d’état, the latest one just last year, you may expect the future leaders of Thailand’s community media movement to be nervous about including politicians in their television programs. And that’s exactly where they focused their questioning of me during day one of Thailand’s first three-day public conference […]

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November 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to end the alcohol monopoly in Montgomery County and he wants to do it by July 1. 2. Newly elected Gaithersburg leaders will be sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall tonight. 3. Montgomery County’s […]

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