January 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: State House Bulking Up Security as FBI Warns of Armed Demonstrations

Maryland State Police (MSP) is aware of online information about possible armed protests at state capitols, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. An internal FBI memo warns that armed demonstrations are being planned at all 50 state capitols and may begin this weekend, The Associated Press reported Monday. According to the AP, the memo reads: […]

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June 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Medical Workers Pay Homage with ‘White Coats for Black Lives’ Demonstration

Dozens of Medstar Montgomery medical workers in Olney participated in a “White Coats for Black Lives” demonstration Friday afternoon. For 8 minutes and 46 seconds, the medical community took a knee in silence to honor George Floyd, who was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis in that time duration. White Coats For Black Lives demonstrations […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Rockville Traffic Advisory in Place Ahead of Friday Demonstrations

The city of Rockville sent out a statement Thursday informing residents to expect delays and road closures on June 5, due to a planned protest in the area. According to the statement, the demonstration is set to begin at 1 p.m. wherein participants will march from the Montgomery County Judicial Center at 50 Maryland Ave. […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Releases Statement on Student Demonstrations

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have released the following statement regarding recent student demonstrations: “[On Monday] students at several MCPS high schools engaged in a public demonstration in response to last week’s elections. Participation in this activity was strictly voluntary and was not encouraged by school staff. MCPS Regulation JFA-RA, Student Rights and Responsibilities, […]

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April 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Residents Protest Westbard Sector Plan (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED On a rainy and cold Saturday morning, dozens of Bethesda residents held umbrellas and protest signs as they marched along Westbard Avenue. It was the second day in a row that many of them took to the streets to protest the Westbard Sector Plan. “Hey-hey, ho-ho! Density has got to go,” they chanted. “We […]

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September 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

New Voting Machines Demonstrated at Riderwood (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker introduced new voting machines to be used in the State of Maryland during the 2016 elections Sept. 22 on National Voter Registration Day. The voting demonstration took place in Silver Spring at Riderwood Retirement Community. Staff from the Board of Elections offices demonstrated the […]

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September 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Leggett, Baker to Introduce New Voting Machines at Riderwood Today

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker are scheduled to introduce new voting machines to be used in the State of Maryland during the 2016 elections. The voting demonstration will take place in Silver Spring at Riderwood Retirement Community,. At today’s event, staff from the Board of Elections offices will […]

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June 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Lifeguards Demonstrate a Pool Rescue (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, lifeguards at the Water Park in Gaithersburg demonstrate a pool rescue involving a person with a spine injury. The narrator of this Water Safety Day event is Aquatics Superintendent Jennifer Mogus.

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July 5, 2012 | Staff Writer

Pepco Demonstration (Video)

Just two days before severe straight line winds hit the Montgomery County area, Pepco held a press conference in Rockville to discuss the importance of storm preparation. During the event, a Pepco emergency management manager demonstrated what happens when a tree limb hits a line and why you don’t ever want to touch a downed […]

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