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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County police officers receive training of use of Narcan, Police Chief Tom Manger comments; Discovery Communications announces plans to move Silver Spring headquarters to New York; Takoma Park has a […]

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January 11, 2018 | 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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January 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Virtual Budget Forum: The City of Gaithersburg wants your input as part of the FY19 budget process. 🎵oh the weather outside is frightful … but #civicengagement is so delightful🎵 Take our FY19 virtual #budget survey without even getting up! https://t.co/fZxFk076N9 pic.twitter.com/aCXQbhExRk — […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: MCPS Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith, unveils his recommended FY19 $2.50B operating budget; County Executive Ike Leggett gears up to host five FY19 Operating Budget community forums; Free tax preparation services are […]

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December 16, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards $6,000 in Scholarships and Raises Another $27,250

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is proud of its Montgomery College Scholarship Program. Our local economy relies on an educated workforce. The Chamber Scholarship provides financial assistance to Montgomery College students pursuing higher education. Each year, with the help of its donors, the Chamber awards students Montgomery College Scholarships at its Annual Celebration Dinner […]

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December 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Report: Montgomery College Ranks Top 10 in Hosting International Students

Data from a new report shows Montgomery College is a leading institution for hosting international students in the United States. According to the 2017 Open Doors Report, Montgomery College ranks number 7 for two-year institutions with a total of 1,933 international students. “What this means is that we’re reinforcing what the college is all about,” […]

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December 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy Celebrates 29th Season of ‘The Nutcracker’ (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy in Gaithersburg is celebrating its 29th season of the “The Nutcracker” here in Montgomery County. “MBT is in its twenty-ninth annual season of the Nutcracker,” Paula Ross, executive director for the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy, said. “We’re very excited to be back at the Robert E. Parilla Performing […]

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November 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bullying and Mental Health Resources Are Concerns for MoCo Youth (VIDEO)

Some students in Montgomery County may not be old enough to vote but that didn’t stop them from discussing county policies and issues with the Montgomery County Council. During the council’s Seventh Annual Youth Town Hall meeting, students addressed problems such as bullying, overcrowding in schools and the rising costs of higher education. “There are […]

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October 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Redistricting Reform Gains Support at Hearing

A state commission meant to take the politics out of political mapmaking heard from Democrats and Repubicans who say the current system is flawed, supporting the commission’s proposal that would hand the cartography over to an independent panel. Gov. Larry Hogan created the Governor’s Redistricting Reform Commission through an executive order on Aug. 6, 2015. […]

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October 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Mobile Market Rolling Through Montgomery College Campuses

In an effort to address food insecurity among its college community, Montgomery college teamed up with the Capital Area Food Bank to sponsor a program titled, “Mobile Market.” The Mobile Market provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods on campus at no cost. Food distribution began in September and since its launch, the markets have […]

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