February 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Updates on Coronavirus, Confirms No Cases in Maryland

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) updated parents and guardians about the coronavirus in an email today.  MCPS referenced a report released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that said while there are cases of the illness in the U.S., it is not spreading. There have been 53 cases in the U.S., […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Steps Aside After Prostitution Solicitation Charges

Days after he was charged with soliciting prostitution, Bethesda’s Seth Hurwitz announced Saturday he’s stepping aside from his responsibilities at 9:30 Club. Hurwitz is a co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington, D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion company. Hurwitz was arrested Aug. 21. Police said a licensed massage […]

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Comptroller Franchot Warns of Email Phishing Scams

With the 2016 tax filing season well under way, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to remind taxpayers to safeguard their personal information by being alert to email phishing scams trying to get at their money through the disclosure of their Social Security numbers, wages and home addresses via W-2 statements. The Comptroller’s Office recently received […]

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January 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Owner of Mel’s Rink Responds to Letter from County Executive (PHOTO)

UPDATED Jan. 8 Mel’s Rink may be moving to a new location. In an email dated Jan. 7th, Poolesville resident Marc Kohn says he appreciates County Executive Ike Leggett’s personal interest in Mel’s Rink, and Kohn says he would like to meet with county officials to discuss relocating the backyard ice rink that was built […]

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September 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

A Montgomery County Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP)  investigates and solves consumer complaints. In this consumer alert, OCP Director Eric Friedman provides important information about a deceptive letter that you may have received: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Related:

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April 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Leggett to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting on April 21 (VIDEO)

Mark your calendars: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will hold a “virtual” Town Hall meeting from 1- 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aprl 21. County residents will be able to ask questions of the County Executive before or during the chat at “Live Discussion” Questions and answers will be posted both during and after the chat. […]

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April 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Urge Residents to Call in Tips about Shaare Torah Vandalism Case (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Police Officer Rick Goodale says the police investigation is still ongoing into the April 7th vandalism at Shaare Torah synagogue in Gaithersburg. Goodale says detectives at the 6th district station are encouraging citizens to call in tips at 240.773.5770. For more MyMCMedia coverage, see below:

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February 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

WSSC Continues Repairing Large Number of Water Main Breaks

The cold weather is not letting up and neither are the water main breaks. As of 9 a.m., there were 52 breaks in need of repair in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. While 27 crews were on the streets repairing breaks all day, additional breaks continued to be reported. As of tonight, there are 51 […]

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February 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Reports 160 Water Main Breaks in Past Week

The extraordinary high volume of calls into the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Emergency Call Center continues today, according to a news release issued by company officials. Customers who are without service are asked to report problems via the WSSC app and/or email. • Email to Include your address. • Use the WSSC app […]

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