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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hans Riemer Elected Council President, Nancy Navarro Elected Vice President (Video)

Montgomery County Councilmembers have unanimously elected Hans Riemer as the new Council President and Nancy Navarro as Council Vice President. Councilmember Sidney Katz nominated Riemer as President and Councilmember Nancy Floreen nominated Navarro at the Council’s Dec. 5th meeting. Both Riemer and Navarro will serve a one-year term. New Council leadership: Council Pres @hansriemer and […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with transit news – construction on the Purple Line light-rail project connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton is underway. There are also reports on Montgomery College greeting students as the fall semester begins, the future of early childhood programs in the county, Gaithersburg […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Paper Parking Permits Are Back, MCDOT Makes Changes

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is going back to issuing physical parking permits to vehicles registered in the Residential Parking Program. The move was initiated by several county council members after they received concerns from residents about the online permitting program that was rolled out in 2015. “I am pleased that MCDOT has agreed […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Get Real Health Opens New Offices in Rockville (PHOTOS)

Get Real Health, an award-winning, healthcare technology company, has expanded its corporate offices at 51 Monroe Street in the city of Rockville. Local leaders, including Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Nancy Floreen and Sidney Katz attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new offices Tuesday. Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce CEO Gigi […]

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June 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Wiedefeld Addresses Arcing Insulators on the Red Line at Briefing with County Council (VIDEO)

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld was in Rockville on Tuesday to present his plan to the Montgomery County Council for continuous improvement to the Metrorail system now that the Safe Track program is completed. During the briefing, Wiedefeld was asked about continuing issues with arcing insulators on the Red Line. “That has been an issue […]

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June 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Arts Infusion: The Power of Arts (VIDEO)

Michael Bobbit hosts the first episode of Montgomery Arts Infusion, which begins with a report on a veteran using art to heal his post-traumatic stress disorder at a Glen Echo gallery. Additional reports include a middle school teacher who was introduced to the power of art with Kensington’s Arts on the Block program, a magician […]

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June 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on new pop up shops at the Grosvenor Metro station, a bridge in Lyttonsville that some residents want preserved, a new campaign at Asbury Methodist Village, a recap of Rockville’s Hometown Holidays and more. You can watch the show, below:

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May 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Many Local, Elected Officials Plan to Attend Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday (VIDEO)

You may see a lot of politicians at the Gaithersburg Book Festival this Saturday. Several of them are introducing featured authors at the literary event. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, an event that takes place at the grounds of City Hall. Ashman said he is not introducing an […]

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May 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council to Hold Public Hearing on Hotel Pool Bill in June (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz has introduced legislation that would allow hotels to open their swimming pools without a lifeguard present. There are 36 hotels with pools in Montgomery County. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Bill 16-17 was introduced on May 16 and a public hearing is tentatively scheduled for […]

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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Honors Volunteers Who Care for Senior Pets (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Sherry Polvinate and more than 50 volunteers were honored by the Montgomery County Council on May 15 for their work at the House With A Heart senior pet sanctuary. Polvinate and her late husband, Joe, started caring for abandoned senior dogs in their Gaithersburg home more than 30 years ago. The sanctuary¬†provides care and activities […]

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