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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

International Transgender Day of Visibility Recognized in Montgomery County

Councilmember Evan Glass presented a proclamation to recognize International Transgender Day of Visibility at Tuesday’s council meeting. For the past 10 years, Transgender Day of Visibility has been recognized nationally on March 31, but this is the first time it’s been officially recognized in the county. Glass said this proclamation was especially important to him, […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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March 6, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Montgomery County Passes Smoking Ban in Outdoor Seating Areas

In a unanimous vote, the Montgomery County Council passed a bill Tuesday that will ban smoking in outdoor areas where food is served. The ban applies to patios, decks and porches. Council Vice President Sidney Katz, who is the lead sponsor for the bill, says this is a public health issue, “Prohibiting smoking in outdoor […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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August 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the results of a new study about the county’s minimum wage. Watch the show, below:

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on new solar panels at the Montgomery County Correctional Center, a new student center at Montgomery College, preps at the Board of Elections for the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election and much more.

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June 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about a community meeting about crime in Montgomery Village, new security at the Council Office Building in Rockville, and the last day of school. Watch the show, below:

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June 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest edition of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on Bus Rapid Transit. Watch the show, below:

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June 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Watch the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about revitalization in Wheaton, a memorial service for the homeless, green streets in the new Westside at Shady Grove Metro community, high school graduations across the county and much more.

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April 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Hundreds of People Attend Funeral Services for Firefighter Rick Gentilcore (VIDEO)

UPDATED Hundreds of people, including County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmembers Marc Elrich and Sidney Katz, attended funeral services for firefighter Rick Gentilcore at Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg on Wednesday afternoon. It was an emotional goodbye for his colleagues, family and friends. “We honor him for his service,” said Leggett at the service. “He […]

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