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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the village” can do more to serve as an incubator for its nonprofits. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Kim Jones, executive […]

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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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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Katz Says He Will Seek a Second Term on the County Council

Although he is not making a formal announcement yet, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz confirms he will seek a second term on the Montgomery County Council. Katz, the former Mayor of Gaithersburg, is serving his first term in the District 3 seat, representing about 200,000 people in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove and Leisure World, as […]

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Trust the Bald Eagle is Recovering at the Owl Moon Raptor Center (VIDEO)

Trust, the bald eagle, is on the road to recovery after being struck by a car on River Road earlier this month in Potomac. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy reports. You can find out more about Trust’s condition, here.

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February 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Walt Whitman High School Hosts Candlelight Vigil, Roadside Memorial Grows (PHOTOS)

The principal of Walt Whitman High School, Alan Goodwin, said there would be a candlelight vigil at the school on Sunday night following a fatal car crash that occurred on River Road on Feb. 27. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and his son, Thomas, were killed in the Saturday night crash, according to police. […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Nancy Navarro on MCPS: “There’s a Sense of Urgency” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro is “excited” about the Board of Education’s selection of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). As for the work ahead, she said, “there’s a sense of urgency.” Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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December 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Craig Rice on MCPS and Radon Testing: “It’s A Failure” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, who chairs the Council’s Education Committee, describes Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) lack of follow up on radon testing in 26 schools and two other school buildings as “a failure” and, he says, “it can’t happen again.” You may remember that Rice sponsored a recent […]

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January 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Meet Sidney Katz: District 3 County Councilmember (VIDEO)

Former Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz is one of the newest Montgomery County Councilmembers. Newly elected, Katz now represents District 3 which includes Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove, Leisure World and parts of Aspen Hill, Derwood, North Potomac and more. Learn more about Katz in this video produced by County Cable Montgomery: Visit our PEG partner County […]

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April 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Nancy Floreen on Silver Spring Transit Center (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen says she thought there would be more progress to report at today’s (April 8) Silver Spring Transit Center briefing. Take a look:   Related:      

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January 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Andrews Door Knocking Campaign (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews (District 3) provides an update on his campaign for County Executive. Over the last year, Andrews said he has knocked on more than 17,000 doors in Montgomery County. He also talks about his love for libraries as he was interviewed at the grand opening of the […]

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