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April 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Spiegel Asks MCPS Superintendent for Briefing about Holocaust Curriculum (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg City Councilmember Ryan Spiegel, who also serves as the president of the Montgomery County chapter of the Maryland Municipal League, is asking Superintendent Jack Smith for a detailed briefing about the scope and status of the school district’s Holocaust curriculum. In a letter dated April 12th, Spiegel explains that his request comes at a […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Says Students’ Safety is Top Priority (VIDEO)

It remains unclear how a 14-year-old student at Rockville High School was allegedly raped by two male students during school hours. School officials notified the Montgomery County Police Department on Mar. 16 that an unidentified female student was sexually assaulted in a boy’s bathroom, according to a police statement. Two students were charged by police […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 13, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Winter Storm Warning: Are you ready for some snow? The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for snow in Montgomery County beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. 2. Berliner’s Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is meeting with […]

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November 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 29, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Nov. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. It’s warming up and there’s rain in the forecast today and tomorrow. 2. Got questions about life in Montgomery County? Executive Ike Leggett is holding a virtual town hall meeting this […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Receives Briefing on Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

On August 10th, an explosion ripped through the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring resulting in dozens of injuries and seven deaths. The Montgomery County Council recently received an overview of the incident. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council to Receive Briefing About Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on Tuesday, Sept. 27, about issues related to the Aug. 10 Flower Branch Apartments explosion and fire in Silver Spring. More than 50 public and private agencies have been involved with this emergency and response on Arliss Street. Director Earl Stoddard from the County’s Office of Emergency Management […]

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Back to School: Floreen Describes New Superintendent as “Impressive” (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, Montgomery County public school students head back to class on Aug. 29th. A new school is opening and the district has a new superintendent at the helm. At a recent news briefing, Council President Nancy Floreen was asked for her thoughts on MCPS superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, and his plan […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Nancy Floreen Previews Fall Schedule at News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters on Aug. 1st for her final briefing before the Council’s six-week summer recess. At the briefing, Floreen discussed a variety of issues including the Council’s upcoming work session on the 9-1-1 system outage and her thoughts on Metro’s Safe Track. She also announced an upcoming Town […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville City Hall

Rockville Mayor on Shady Grove Bus Depot Relocation (VIDEO)

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton attended a County Council meeting on June 21st to learn the latest about plans to park buses at the Shady Grove bus depot elsewhere. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Newton explained that it is important for the city to be involved in the process if the county is considering parking sites in […]

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