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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Introduces New Online Survey Tool to Measure Your Internet Speed (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials want you to check your speed, not on the highway, but on the internet. It’s easy: just log on here and take the test. “It takes approximately two to four minutes to complete the survey and will help the County identify which general areas within the County may need improved services and […]

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June 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Nancy Navarro Files Paperwork For Re-Election Bid (VIDEO)

It’s official. Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro is running for re-election to her District 4 Council seat. Navarro, a Democrat, filed her paperwork Thursday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. She is the first candidate to file for the District 4 seat. It was a bittersweet and exciting moment for Navarro. “I am definitely […]

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March 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

REDI Gears up for Business Appreciation Week (VIDEO)

The Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI) is preparing to celebrate Business Appreciation Week, April 3 – 7. This annual event is a way for REDI to thank local companies for choosing the city of Rockville as their place of business. Rock 11 Now has more in this report, below: You can find out more about […]

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March 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Unveils $5.4 Billion Budget

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released his proposed budget Tuesday totaling $5.4 billion, a 2.7 percent increase over last year, which includes an increase in school funding and expanded library hours. “Overall I think the budget is a sound one because we’re providing reserves and dealing with critical needs in the county,” Leggett said in […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Democrats Pick Tom Perez to Head DNC (VIDEO)

UPDATED Democrats have picked former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, a Takoma Park resident, to lead the Democratic National Committee (DNC). On his Twitter account on Saturday, Perez wrote, “It will be the privilege of my life to serve you as DNC chair to unify our party and lead the fight.” Also on Twitter, President Donald […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents’ Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Presidents Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; […]

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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Officials Help Open Progress Place (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials helped open the new Progress Place facility on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring this month. The facility serves the homeless. Progress Place is a facility that serves individuals experiencing homelessness with an array of services: meals, showers, laundry, primary care health services, and one-on-one case management. Progress Place has 21 personal living […]

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December 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Council VP Hans Riemer is Excited About the Election of 2018 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Hans Riemer said he is looking forward to the election of 2018. That’s when at least four new Montgomery County Councilmembers, and a new County Executive will be elected and speculation about who might run in those races has already begun. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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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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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Bikeway Master Plan to be Discussed at Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 Meetings

Rockville city leaders are scheduled to discuss the Bikeway Master Plan on Nov. 21 and Dec. 12. A formal presentation of the plan is scheduled to take place at the Mayor and Council meeting on Nov. 21 at City Hall. Next month, residents can let local leaders know what they think of the plan at […]

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