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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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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council Recognizes Montgomery’s Top Science Talent (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members recognized three high school students for being among the among the top 40 national finalists in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. During the ceremony, Whitman High School student Rohan Dalvi (see photo) explained the project he worked on to aid Georgetown University researchers in developing a faster and more […]

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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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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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April 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council Recognizes National Child Abuse Prevention Month (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council issued a proclamation today recognizing the month of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. County Councilmember Sidney Katz presented the proclamation and he was joined by representatives of The Tree House CAC of Montgomery County. Lisa Merkin and Angela Cabellon from Montgomery County’s Health and Human Services  (H & HS) department […]

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