April 24, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery County Police Personnel Received Donations of Fresh Produce and PPE

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) received donations of fresh produce and personal protective equipment (PPE) for their police personnel on Thursday. Members from the Patrice Birckman Family Foundation and the M.C. Police Foundation donated 150 crates of fresh produce to MCP personnel. Chief of Police Marcus G. Jones appeared in a video giving thanks […]

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February 21, 2020 | Sheila Ogilvie

BLOG: Scholarship Opportunities

The Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Announce Four 2020 Scholarships. Deadline for All Spring 2020 Scholarship Applications: Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on March 15, 2020. To apply go to to access the PRC Universal Scholarship Application. For questions, contact Mechelle D. Johnson-Webb at Delegate Pam Queen and […]

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October 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Record Attendance At Pike & Rose Street Festival (PHOTOS)

North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose celebrated autumn with the fourth annual Piketoberfest street festival Sunday, Oct. 1. The festival drew a record number with more than 3,000 people attending. There was entertainment for the entire family including food from neighborhood restaurants, live music from AMP by Strathmore, lawn games, and Bavarian dance performances by the Foggy […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Salvadoran-American Day Festival Attracts Big Crowd in Wheaton (VIDEO)

There was a huge turnout for the 7th annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival at the Wheaton Triangle on Aug. 7th. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and George Leventhal were among the faces in the crowd. Comunidades Transnacionales Salvadoreñas or COTSA (Salvadoran-American Community group) presented Leggett with a plaque to thank him […]

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April 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Rockville’s Science Day is Set for April 24 (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville is preparing for the 27th annual Science Day at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus on April 24th. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler has a preview. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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November 11, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Community Media in Thailand (PHOTOS)

In a country that’s suffered through 19 coups d’état, the latest one just last year, you may expect the future leaders of Thailand’s community media movement to be nervous about including politicians in their television programs. And that’s exactly where they focused their questioning of me during day one of Thailand’s first three-day public conference […]

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August 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

New Dollar General Store Opens in Poolesville

The Town of Poolesville plans to celebrate the grand opening of the new Dollar General store at an 8 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, August 15 at 19718 Fisher Avenue. The new store provides residents with a new place to purchase groceries and other everyday items. “The Town of Poolesville is thrilled to welcome the […]

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August 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

Metro General Manager to Accept Silver Spring Transit Center

Metro’s Board of Directors gave Interim General Manager Jack Requa the authority to accept the Silver Spring Transit Center from Montgomery County. On Thursday, Aug. 6, board members approved the measure that now allows Requa to make the decision to accept the facility. “The reason this is important is that, in order to accept the […]

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August 3, 2015 | Aline Barros

Repairs Completed at the Site of Water Main Break in Silver Spring

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) completed repairs on the 16-inch water main in Silver Spring. All lanes have been reopened to traffic and will stay open through morning rush hour on Aug. 4. The 76-year-old pipe, on Colesville Road at Georgia Avenue, ruptured on July 29 and wasted approximately 5 million gallons, WSSC official said. WSSC crews […]

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June 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

WMATA to Get Silver Spring Transit Center by Mid-July

All remediation work at the Silver Spring Transit Center will be completed by the end of the week and the project will be handed over to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by mid-July, the project manager told MyMCMedia Tuesday. According to David Dise, the county’s director of General Services, the project is in its final […]

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