December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Farmland and Ronald McNair Named State Blue Ribbon Elementary Schools

Two of the six elementary schools selected as 2016-2017 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are located in Montgomery County. The two Montgomery County schools are Farmland Elementary School in Rockville and Ronald McNair Elementary School in Germantown. Both schools have a diverse population. The four other schools recognized as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools on Monday are Shipley’s […]

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June 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Civic Building Welcomes Home Architect Rodolfo Machado (VIDEO)

The architect of the Silver Spring Civic Building, Rodolfo Machado, discussed the public space at a recent presentation. Take a look: During his lecture, Machado explained how architecture can relate to its surroundings to strengthen a neighborhood, a campus or a city. He presented past and recent designs, including a new mixed-use complex in Cairo, […]

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May 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Four Companies Win Innovation into Action Challenge (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Four companies, including one based in Gaithersburg, are the winners of DAI’s “Innovation into Action Challenge.” The winners were announced at an award ceremony held at the Redbrick Courthouse in Rockville on May 26th. ClickMedix, Labortoria, ThinkMD, and Solar Sisters will each receive $20,000 in seed funding, an opportunity to field-test their products/services, and a tailored package of […]

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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and 16 others at a ceremony November 24th at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is described as the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of […]

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November 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Meet Maryland’s Professor of the Year: She Teaches Chemistry at MC

A Montgomery College professor has been named Maryland Professor of the Year. MCTV’s Fritzi Bodheimer reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Named One of 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is one of 17 people who will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week at a ceremony at the White House. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom,” said Mikulski in a statement released by her office. “To […]

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October 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Ride On Bus Route 94 Earns State Award (VIDEO)

The Transportation Association of Maryland has awarded Ride On Bus Route 94 for outstanding program. Learn more in this video. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Nancy Floreen to Receive CEASE Policy Advocacy Award

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen is scheduled to receive the 2015 Policy Advocacy Award on Oct. 10 from Communities Engaged in Advocating for Smoke-free Environments (CEASE) for her work to ban electronic cigarette use in places where traditional tobacco smoking is prohibited. The award will be presented at the CEASE annual conference that will start […]

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September 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Chief Manger To Be Recognized as Peacemaker of the Year

Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger is expected to receive the Peacemaker of the Year award at the Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County annual awards celebration on Oct. 12 in Rockville. According to a news release, CRCMC officials chose Manger due to his commitment to the “highest ethical standards” for policing and department’s accountability, which […]

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August 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg High Wins 2nd Place Overall Sportsmanship Award (VIDEO)

At a meeting of athletic directors this week, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) awards for overall sportsmanship were handed out. Gaithersburg High brought home second place and that includes $1,000 for the athletic program. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Athletic Director Jason Woodward says his school takes sportsmanship very seriously. The first place award […]

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