June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Launches New Campaign to Promote Reusable Bags (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is launching a new outreach campaign to encourage residents to use reusable bags. Lorna Virgili reports that you can get free reusable bags at your local library. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Freeman Sentenced to Over 25 Years for Armed Robbery and Carjacking Shootings

U.S. District Judge Deborah Chasanow sentenced Marcellus Ramone Freeman, a/k/a Derrick Relando Pitts, age 24, of Washington, D.C. to 308 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for robbery, discharging a gun during a robbery and carjacking, in connection with a 2012 armored car robbery and a carjacking in which a victim […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Believe Bank Robberies Committed by Same Suspect (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two bank robberies that they believe were committed by the same suspect. Police said on Feb. 13, at approximately 9:18 am, 2nd District officers responded to the armed robbery of the PNC bank at 10211 Old Georgetown Road. According to police, the suspect entered the bank, displayed a small […]

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October 25, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Early Voting in Montgomery County featured on County Report This Week on Montgomery Community Media

Long Lines for Early Voting

UPDATED 10.28.12 Big crowds turned out for Day One of early voting in Montgomery County and around the state. As of 3 p.m. on Oct. 27, 30,000 voters have cast ballots statewide. Several voters posted photos of the long lines in Silver Spring and Rockville on Twitter. Election officials tell us that some voters waited […]

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October 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

Candidates Spotlight (Photos)

Many of the candidates running for election on the November ballot are taping their individual campaign statements at the studios of Montgomery Community Media (MCM). Taping began on Oct. 2. Here’s an ongoing look at the candidates coming through the door this week.

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September 3, 2012 | Michael Sesma

Carolina in My Mind

It was an easy and scenic drive along the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains into Charlotte. As we approached Charlotte a single tall profile stood out above the trees, then a few more to reveal a modern urban, compact hi-rise skyline but we turned north to Concord for the Maryland delegation headquarters at […]

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June 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

Book Festival Sets Record For Attendance (Video)

With over 15,000 people attending the local event, the Gaithersburg Book Festival set a record for attendance, according to organizers. There were more authors than ever before too, including The Bloggess and The World Champion. MCM’s Sonya Burke reports.

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