June 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 12, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Scorcher: Temperatures are expected to be in the 90’s again today. Montgomery County officials are advising residents to take protective measures. 2. Cold Case: Montgomery County police officers are expected to release some new information about an unsolved homicide that dates back […]

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April 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services meets at 9:30 a.m. to review the fiscal 2018 budget request of libraries. Also at 9:30 a.m., the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee will review the budget request of the Department of Technology. […]

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September 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Discusses Pope, Pesticides, El Salvador Trip, Early Voting Centers and More (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal held his weekly briefing with reporters on Sept. 28th and discussed a variety of topics including the Pope’s recent visit, the pesticide bill, an upcoming trip to El Salvador, early voting centers, police body-worn cameras, a new place for the homeless and more. You can watch the briefing in […]

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January 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

Berliner Wants To Limit Sidewalk Closures

A new proposal in the county could make it easier for walkers to use sidewalks in the county. Councilman Roger Berliner (D-Dist.1) wants to limit the amount of time a sidewalk is off limits to pedestrians when it is part of a construction site. “If you are forcing people to walk where they are not […]

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November 4, 2014 | Aline Barros

Candidates to Attend Watch Parties for Election Results

Election day results will be updated starting at 9:20 p.m., according to Montgomery County Board of Elections. Here’s where some Montgomery County candidates will watch the results come in on election: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, and Councilmembers Roger Berliner, and Nancy Floreen will be catching the results at […]

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November 3, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County

Bundle up, it’s cold outside! Here are five more things to know today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. A house fire in Bethesda on Sunday morning caused about $250,000 in damage. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner and State Senator Brian Feldman have written a letter to the Public Service Commission asking for a […]

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October 31, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Feldman Ask PSC to Halt Pepco’s Tree Cutting

In a joint letter on Oct. 31, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner (D-1) and Maryland State Senator Brian Feldman (D-15), who both represent Potomac, asked the Public Service Commission to place a temporary, two-week stay on expansive tree cutting currently going on along Pepco right-of-way in Potomac. The letter argued that the Commission should use […]

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July 16, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Councilmember Nancy Navarro

Cable Communications-Community Media Organizations Bill (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, the Montgomery County Council unanimously adopts Bill 28-14, with amendments to redefine “community access organization” to “community media organization” and broadens the applicability of the Code to “community media engagement platforms,” which include television, radio, internet and social media. It also requires a community media organization to “develop and implement […]

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June 24, 2014 | Krista Brick

photo of early voting sign

Early Voting Results Heavy for Incumbents

For the incumbents early voters were a friendly bunch. County Executive Ike Leggett got 50 percent of the early votes in his bid to hold onto his seat netting a total of 8,114. Democratic challengers Doug Duncan got 4,525 early votes to Phil Andrews 3,403. In the race for the at-large seat on the Montgomery […]

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May 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s graduation day at Montgomery College! 2. We are counting down to the Primary Election on June 24 and two Council debates are scheduled at MCM’s studios today. You can peruse some photos from last night’s District 1 debate here. 3. Community […]

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