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July 19, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Twenty Public Safety Officials Honored at Chamber’s Public Safety Breakfast

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty Upcounty Police Officers and a Firefighter at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 14. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The Annual Public Safety Awards honor the Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, and Emergency Service professionals protecting the Upcounty of […]

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July 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 18, in Montgomery County: 1. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a resolution to oppose a new Potomac River bridge crossing, a briefing on the Viva White Oak Project, several public hearings (performance animal violations, roadway maintenance, public campaign […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Considers Political Options in 2018, Including the County Executive’s Race

Make no doubt about it, State Senator Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat, loves representing District 17 residents in Annapolis. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaithersburg and Rockville,” she said in an interview Monday. But she’s also considering some other options in 2018, including the race for Montgomery County executive. Over the last few […]

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June 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Rachel Carson Elementary School Hosts Career Day for Fifth Graders (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rachel Carson Elementary School’s fifth grade class celebrated Career Day on June 7th. PTA President Paula Ross said the students are studying careers in their curriculum unit and this was a chance for the fifth graders to ask questions and hear directly from people working in a variety of professional fields before they head off […]

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May 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Many Local, Elected Officials Plan to Attend Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday (VIDEO)

You may see a lot of politicians at the Gaithersburg Book Festival this Saturday. Several of them are introducing featured authors at the literary event. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, an event that takes place at the grounds of City Hall. Ashman said he is not introducing an […]

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March 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Signs Emergency Bill Creating Regional WMATA Compact

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed emergency legislation creating a compact between Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to create a new safety oversight commission for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The governor was joined by Senate President Mike Miller, House Speaker Mike Busch, and several Montgomery County legislators including, Senator Brian Feldman, Senator […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. for parts of Montgomery County. 2. In Rockville, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is scheduled to meet with reporters at his weekly briefing at the Council Office Building. Some of the topics he […]

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January 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the County Executive’s veto of the minimum wage bill, the Silver Spring budget forum, Marriott’s announcement to relocate their headquarters to downtown Bethesda, and more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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January 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things To Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. County Executive Ike Leggett will hold the fourth County Budget Public Forum for Fiscal Year 2018 at the Silver Spring Civic Building starting at 7 p.m. 2. Jheanelle Wilkins will be sworn in as the state delegate representing District 20 today following yesterday’s […]

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January 24, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

UnNaugural Concert Raises Money for Progressive Causes (VIDEO)

More than 500 people who are passionate about equal rights, civil liberties, environmental issues and other progressive causes filled Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center the night of the Inauguration. The sold-out UnNaugural concert in Silver Spring lifted spirits and raised money for Planned Parenthood and four other national organizations. State Senator Cheryl Kagan produced the […]

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