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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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September 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Officials Dedicate Portion of Route 97 in Olney in Memory of Officer Noah Leotta (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

State and local officials have unveiled a new sign dedicating a portion of Georgia Avenue (MD 97) in Olney to honor fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta. At the dedication ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan described Leotta as “a true Maryland hero.” Leotta was struck by a drunk driver on December 3, 2015, […]

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December 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett on Toughening Maryland’s Drunk Driving Laws (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said toughening Maryland’s drunk driving laws is going to be an uphill battle. But he said it can be done. You can find out more about State Delegate Ben Kramer, who represents District 19, here. You can reach Mothers Against Drunk Driving, here.

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June 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Road Improvements in Glenmont (Video)

Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr. and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett were joined by other state and local officials on June 4 to break ground on a $74.8 million interchange project to replace the existing MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) at Randolph Road signalized intersection in Montgomery County. CCM’s Lorna Virgili has the story. Visit […]

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May 26, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Ben Kramer, Maryland State Delegate District 19 – D (Video)

Ben Kramer is running for the Maryland State Delegate from District 19 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. Visit Ben Kramer’s website here.

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September 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

Upcounty Regional Services Center Renaming Ceremony (Video)

UPDATED The Upcounty Regional Services Center was renamed the Sidney Kramer Upcounty Regional Services Center on Sept. 29 in honor of the former council member, state senator and county executive. During his term as county executive, 1986 – 1990, Kramer was instrumental in strengthening the role of regional services centers to bring government closer to […]

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