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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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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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February 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There will be an education budget meeting tonight at E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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February 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Commission Established to Honor 19th-Century Lynching Victims

Almost 140 years after at least three black men were lynched in Montgomery County, the county council has called for a commission to memorialize the victims and promote a better understanding of the community’s racial history. Councilmembers Will Jawando, Craig Rice and Hans Riemer introduced a resolution on Jan. 22 to form the Remembrance and […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Free Dental Screenings in Germantown for Uninsured Children

In honor of National Children’s Dental Month, Wisteria Dental Care in Germantown is helping uninsured children. Each year Wisteria celebrates the American Dental Association’s “Give Kids A Smile Day” by offering uninsured children free dental screenings. This year, the event is on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Dr. Hema Patel will provide each […]

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June 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: Maryland’s Gubernatorial Primary Election takes place on June 26th and the Board of Elections is ready; The minimum wage increases in the county on July 1st; Learn about the mental health training Montgomery […]

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June 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, June 22, in Montgomery County. 1. Primary Election:  Want to be an informed voter on June 26th? No worries! Staff at MyMCMedia has compiled a comprehensive look at local races and news, information and candidate statements for the upcoming Primary Elections.  More information can be found by clicking here. 2. Councilmember for a Day Challenge: […]

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June 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rice Extends Deadline for Councilmember for a Day Challenge to July 16

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice announced an extension to submit applications to his Councilmember for a Day Challenge. Submission will be accepted until July 16. Rice invites students to submit short videos or written essays about the following topic: In your opinion, what is the most important public policy issue facing young people today? What […]

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June 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: Susan Kenedy reports on school safety; Early Voting is underway at eleven voting centers throughout the county; The Department of Housing and Community Affairs launches a new Energy Efficiency Program; Dozens of residents […]

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June 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes a reminder that Early Voting takes place June 14-21 at eleven voting centers throughout the county; County Executive Ike Leggett hosts a Youth Summit in Silver Spring; the City of Rockville expands on its red-light […]

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