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May 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Flags at Half Staff Until Noon on Memorial Day

President Donald Trump has declared a Memorial Day as a “day of prayer for permanent peace.” According to the President’s proclamation, flags on Memorial Day should be lowered to half staff until noon. You can find more information, here.

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May 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Judge Patricia Mitchell Named District Administrative Judge in Montgomery County, Effective July 1st

Montgomery County District Judge Patricia Mitchell has been named Administrative Judge for District 6 (Montgomery County) of the District Court of Maryland. She begins her new role on July 1, following the retirement of District Administrative Judge Eugene Wolfe. Mitchell knows Montgomery County well. “It is a unique honor to serve Montgomery County because this […]

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May 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Judges Order Answer to Purple Line Writ

UPDATED: U.S. appeals court judges ordered Wednesday a response to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh’s writ of mandamus, a legal document ordering U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon to rule on the Purple Line lawsuit. Frosh filed the writ last week. Gov. Larry Hogan asked him to file the writ of mandamus shortly before. […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Crash on I-495 Outer Loop Near River Road

UPDATED Maryland troopers are investigating a crash that occurred overnight on the I-495 outer loop at River Road towards Virginia. Sgt. Tim Lease of the Maryland State Police Department said the collision occurred around midnight in the middle lane of the highway. According to Lease, a car broke down on the highway and was struck […]

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May 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Frost Advisory, Cover Your Plants

Cover your plants, it’s getting colder. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins overnight at 2 a.m. and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for parts of Montgomery County. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or […]

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May 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Public Hearing on Proposed Rate Structures Set for May 9 in Rockville (VIDEO)

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will adopt a new rate structure just over a year from now in July 2018. The water and sewer utility has scheduled a series of public meetings to review the new rate structures. Montgomery County residents are invited to a May 9th public meeting where WSSC officials will present the various […]

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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

Grass Roots Exhibit Opens at Maryland SoccerPlex (VIDEO)

There’s a new, interactive display at the Maryland SoccerPlex. It’s called the Grass Roots exhibit, and it’s designed to teach you about different grasses and how to best take care of your lawn. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. When you think of the Maryland SoccerPlex, you probably think of watching soccer or playing soccer on the beautiful […]

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April 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland Flag at Half Staff on Saturday

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland state flag to be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday. This is in honor of Maryland Congressman Lawrence Hogan, Sr., the governor’s father, who passed away on April 20th. Governor Hogan will deliver the eulogy for his dad at a funeral mass at […]

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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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