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Berliner on County Executive’s Proposed Tobytown Shuttle Service Plan (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has proposed a plan to provide a shuttle transit service to the historic Potomac community of Tobytown. The proposal was introduced during a recent Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy & Environment (T&E) committee meeting, and if approved would begin October 2017. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner discusses […]

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Berliner Announces Potential Transit Service for Tobytown Residents at HOC Meeting (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

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UPDATED More than a week after Tobytown resident James Martin made the case for bus service at a Montgomery County Council budget hearing,  the community received a response from local leaders at a Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) meeting held at the Tobytown recreation center Monday night. Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner stopped by the meeting […]

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HOC to hold Tobytown Service Fair on April 18

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UPDATED Montgomery County’s Housing Opportunities Commission is scheduled to host a service fair in Tobytown on Monday, April 18. According to a HOC flyer, the purpose of the event is to provide information about area programs, services, and resources available to Tobytown residents. Delegate Aruna Miller is also scheduled to attend. The event will take […]

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Tobytown Residents in Need of Bus Service (VIDEO)

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Residents of Tobytown, a historic neighborhood located right off of River Road near the C&O Canal in Potomac, are in need of Ride On bus service. Currently,  residents say they have to trek nearly three miles to the nearest Ride On bus stop, located on Travilah Road. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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Tobytown Needs Ride On Bus Service in Potomac (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

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UPDATED Tobytown resident James Martin testified at the Council’s April 6th budget hearing about the need for Ride On bus service to his community in Potomac. According to Martin, it is about a 45-minute walk to the nearest bus stop on Travilah Road. “It’s a pretty dangerous walk,” he said, noting there is no sidewalk and […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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Council President Roger Berliner Meets with Reporters (VIDEO)

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Council President Roger Berliner discussed the impending release of County Executive Ike Leggett’s budget and how President Trump’s budget would affect Montgomery County. He also talked about the Tobytown cemetery and funding for the Corridor Cities Transitway and Bus Rapid Transit. He also described an upcoming letter from U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen and District 16 […]

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Berliner Briefing Covers Wide Variety of Topics: Resistance Rally, Bethesda Downtown Plan, Pepco, Vision Zero, Cemeteries and More (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning at his weekly briefing at the Council Office Building in Rockville. Berliner began the briefing with remarks about a rally in Silver Spring last night. “There was a major event in Silver Spring last night,” he said. “It was if you will a […]

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County Council Recognizes Black History Month (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Council recognized February as Black History Month today by paying tribute to this year’s national theme of “Crisis in Black Education.” Many long-time residents of the County, who grew up in the one-time historically black communities of Montgomery, were present to recall their experiences attending segregated schools—and eventually seeing more educational opportunities […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area of Gaithersburg. 2. At a news conference today, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Councilmembers are expected to address community concerns following reports of hate-based vandalism in […]

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