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April 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Students Use STEM to Address Worldwide Problem

Through a series of workshops and hands-on-training, middle school students are building prototypes to address a worldwide problem. “My team decided to make the biomass car because fuel is one of the leading pollution causes in the world,”Arjun, Argyle Middle School student, said.  “We decided it will be good for the environment if we made […]

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January 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Approves Dorfman as Director of DLC (VIDEO)

It’s official. At Tuesday’s meeting, Montgomery County Council members approved Robert Dorfman’s appointment as director of the Department of Liquor Control (DLC). Dorfman, a North Potomac resident, was appointed to the position by County Executive Ike Leggett. In his new position, Dorfman will be paid an annual salary of $220,000. His appointment is effective immediately. […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pike's Peak 10K & Kids Fun Run to be held Sunday April 29, 2012

Recreation Department Launches 100 Mile Challenge (VIDEO)

Are you ready to get up and move? Montgomery County is touting the 100 mile challenge, which begins on Jan. 26. The goal is to participate in 20 minutes of continuous physical activity. The program is self reporting, which means you are accountable for tracking your own miles. The goal is to complete 100 miles, […]

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August 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Father of Missing Clarksburg Children: ‘I Just Want My Babies Home’ (VIDEO)

It’s been almost two years since siblings Sarah and Jacob Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in September of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, is the last known person to have seen the two children, and she has been charged by police with neglect, obstruction and hindering.  She has been found incompetent to stand trial, […]

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July 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Parking Garage to Open By October 15 on MC’s Rockville Campus (VIDEO)

If you are a student or visitor you know finding a parking spot on Montgomery College’s Rockville campus can be challenging during the school year. But the parking situation is expected to improve when Montgomery College opens the North Garage this fall. MCTV’s Dan Rankin reports that when the seven-level parking structure opens, it will […]

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April 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Connecting Farmers and Consumers Still Challenging in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Heather Bruskin, manager of Montgomery County Food Council, said Montgomery County has “beautiful farms and “amazing food is developed here.” The challenge is connecting consumers to the produce available in the county, Bruskin said.    

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August 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

MCPS Student Named Finalist in Scientist Challenge

Katherine Wu, a rising freshman at Montgomery Blair High School, has been named one of 10 finalists in the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. She will now compete for the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” and a $25,000 prize on October 13-14, at 3M headquarters in Minnesota. A partnership between Discovery Education […]

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April 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

Dr. Joshua Starr

All County’s Public High Schools Make Challenge List

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has eight of the nation’s top 200 high schools, according to the Washington Post 2014 High School Challenge, which was released Monday (April 7, 2014). All 25 MCPS high schools made the list, which includes more than 2,000 public and private schools, representing the top 9 percent of the nation’s […]

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