August 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Si aún no ha Llenado el Formulario del Censo lo Visitarán en su Hogar

A través de un comunicado la Oficina del Censo informó que comenzaron las visitas en los hogares para quienes aún no hayan llenado el formulario del Censo 2020 por correo, por internet o por teléfono. Según el Censo, “la tasa actual de autorrespuesta a nivel nacional es del 63.3 %, la Oficina del Censo estima […]

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July 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Denounces Trump’s Directive to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants from Census

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich strongly denounced President Donald Trump’s July 21 memorandum that calls for undocumented immigrants to be excluded from the 2020 Census when considering allocation of House of Representatives seats.   “This is yet another attack by Trump to fire up his ever-shrinking base as he continues his attacks on immigrants and people […]

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April 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 1 in Montgomery County

Happy April Fools Day! It’s Wednesday, April 1 and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Complete the Census: It’s National Census Day! Complete the census at http://my2020census.gov/. Gov. Larry Hogan has received permission to extend the deadline of the census. 2. Hogan, Whitmer Pen Joint Op-Ed: Gov. Hogan and Michigan Gov. Gretchen […]

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June 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Board of Elections Responds to Judicial Watch Claims

Government watchdog Judicial Watch claimed in April that Montgomery County had not done enough to clean out its voter rolls. The D.C.-based organization based the claim on a surprising statistic: the county Board of Elections has more registered voters than the U.S. census has voting-age adults tallied for the county. Board of Elections president Jim […]

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August 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

How to Help Residents Affected by Silver Spring Apartment Complex Explosion (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is working with nonprofits to assist residents who have been displaced after the tragic explosion that happened at the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Spokesperson Mary Anderson talks about how residents can help by donating to local nonprofit groups. Anderson said that approximately 90 […]

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August 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Explosion at Apartment Complex in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

A search and rescue effort is underway at an apartment complex in Silver Spring following an overnight explosion and fire. It happened shortly before midnight in the 8600 block of Piney Branch Road. Over 100 firefighters were called to the scene of the three alarm fire. Firefighters said some occupants were trapped on the second […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Hall

Gaithersburg’s Population Continues to Grow

With new developments such as Crown and the Watkins Mill Town Center, more people are moving to the city of Gaithersburg and that means the population is on the rise. According to the latest Population/Demographics estimate, the city’s population stands at 68,635 in July, which is up 1,305 since January of 2016. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud […]

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December 7, 2015 | Willie James Inman

One-Third of Montgomery County Residents Were Born Outside the United States (PHOTOS)

In a news conference on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen stated that one-third of the county’s residents were born outside the United States. Floreen cited a report compiled by the CountyStat office that uses U.S. Census data from 2013. “We had a diversity briefing last week. Our CountyStat people have been looking at […]

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February 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

Germantown Named Second Most Diverse City in the Country

Montgomery County is known to be one of the most diverse places in America. Now, WalletHub- a finance website that rates things and places- named Germantown as the second most diverse city in the country. “Yes, the world is coming to us with riches in cuisine, fashion, culture, faith, intellect and socialization,” said Rev. Mansfield “Kasey” Kaseman, interfaith […]

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July 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which features reports on the Planning Board Chair search, Census Bureau test in Montgomery County, new student member of the Board of Education, athletic awards at Montgomery College, a walking tour in Rockville and much more.

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