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July 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

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 20, 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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July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

More Than 4,000 Pounds of School Supplies Donated From MCPS Students and Staff (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools partnered with Learn Shop, Inc. early Monday for the 18th annual Drive for Supplies event at Richard Montgomery High School. Dozens gathered in the school’s cafeteria to pick up crayons, pencils, paper and more for students and families in need. MCPS students and staff donated supplies after cleaning out their lockers […]

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July 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Northwest High Community to Discuss Cell Antenna Proposal Tonight in Germantown

The Northwest High School community is meeting tonight to discuss a proposal to place a telecommunications antenna on the school’s roof. According to a notice on the NWHS PTSA page, representatives from Montgomery County Public Schools and T-Mobile will be providing more information about the cell antenna proposal. MCPS spokesperson Gboyinde Onijala said these types […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are five things to know today, July 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Free School Supplies: Families and representatives from nonprofits can pick up free school supplies at the annual Drive for Supplies celebration beginning at 9 a.m. at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. 2. Gangs and Crime: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee meets at 10 […]

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July 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS To Provide Free School Supplies to Families in Need

Montgomery County Public Schools will hold its annual Drive for Supplies event on July 17 in Richard Montgomery High School’s cafeteria, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive in Rockville. Each year, MCPS distributes new and gently used school supplies to families in need, according to a news release. The supplies come from students, teachers and staff who […]

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July 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Three Teens Arrested Following Vandalism During A Party in Bethesda

Three teens have been arrested for the destruction of a rental home in Bethesda during a party earlier this month that resulted in broken windows, doors torn off hinges and walls kicked in. According to a spokeswoman from the Montgomery County Police Department, two males from the District of Columbia and one female from Montgomery […]

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July 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with an update on the Watkins Mill Interchange project in Gaithersburg. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on new solar panels at the Montgomery County Correctional Center, a new student center at Montgomery College, preps at the Board of Elections for the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election and much more.

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Matthew Post Sworn in as New SMOB (PHOTOS)

Matthew Post, a rising senior at Sherwood High School, was sworn in as the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education July 6. He was sworn in by Karen Bushell, chief deputy clerk, Montgomery County Circuit Court. On his Twitter account, Post said he is “excited to officially get to work.” Post was elected […]

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