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October 30, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Arsonist Arrested in Connection with Potomac House Fire

A Pennsylvania man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a house fire that left one Potomac woman and her cats displaced Monday, Oct. 26. Johh O’Donnell, 34, of Bensalem, PA was taken into custody and charged with first-degree arson and attempted first-degree murder. Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said […]

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October 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Retroceda los Relojes: El Horario de Verano Termina el Domingo

¿Listos para dormir una hora más durante el fin de semana? El horario de verano finaliza en las primeras horas de la mañana del domingo 1 de noviembre. El cambio a la hora estándar (ST) se produce el primer domingo de noviembre a las 2 a.m. (hora local). Los bomberos del condado dicen que a […]

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October 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Recuerde Cambiar las Baterías en su Hogar y Desecharlas Correctamente

Por lo general, los cambios de hora  dos veces al año son buenos recordatorios para también cambiar las baterías de los detectores de humo y de monóxido de carbono para asegurarse de que siempre estarán en buen funcionamiento en caso de una emergencia, y este primero de noviembre el reloj se retrasa una hora. Desechar […]

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October 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting Day 5: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents who are eligible but not yet registered to vote […]

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October 29, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Voters Urged to Take Advantage of Shorter Wait Times on Rainy Days

According to the Montgomery County Board of Elections, rainy days like Thursday result in shorter line wait times for early in-person voting. Officials say voters can avoid the expected long lines this weekend and on election day if they grab an umbrella and head to the polls sooner rather than later. MyMCMedia spoke with Dr. […]

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October 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Assistant Police Chief Says Officers are Reluctant to Enforce Traffic Laws

Montgomery County Assistant Police Chief Thomas Didone said racial concerns combined with a lack of concern for traffic safety have made officers reluctant to enforce traffic laws. “To be honest with you, the concerns about pretextual stops and concerns on racial profiling in the community, without the voice of Vision Zero, has them afraid to […]

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October 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Cuándo se Podrían Publicar los Resultados de las Elecciones?

Faltan pocos días para el día de las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre, y los votantes están ansiosos por escuchar los resultados. El proceso de escrutinio de este año es un poco diferente en comparación con las elecciones anteriores debido a la pandemia de COVID-19. MyMCMedia habló con el Dr. Gilberto Zelaya de la […]

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October 29, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections’ Spokesman Explains When Voters Can Expect Results

The countdown to Election Day 2020 is on and voters will be as eager as ever to get results as soon as possible. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ballot counting process will be a little different this year compared to previous elections. MyMCMedia spoke with Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of […]

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October 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Needs Another Facility to Shelter its Homeless Population

Montgomery County needs a new facility to house its homeless population to accommodate 200 single men, 100 single women and a surge capacity of another 100 people. Currently, the county is using a temporary office building, county recreation buildings and hotel rooms, according to information from the Health and Human Services Committee Planning, Housing and […]

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October 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Medios de Transporte Gratuitos para Apoyar la Actividad Electoral en Montgomery

Oficiales del condado de Montgomery recomiendan a sus residentes, que van a emitir sus votos durante el período de votación anticipada y el día de las elecciones, el hacer uso de múltiples opciones de transporte gratuito dirigido a apoyar la actividad electoral. El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) permitirá dos horas de […]

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