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September 13, 2019 | Cindy Peña

A Peaceful Protest for a Hot Topic

People on both sides of the immigration debate staged protests on opposite sides of Maryland Avenue in Rockville. MyMCMedia reporter Cindy Pena was there as several hundred anti-immigration protestors gathered with their messages for the Montgomery County Council and voters.   Coverage of the counter-demonstration: Demonstrators Show Support for Immigrants on a Rockville Street

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 9, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Rally: Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8) is inviting the community to rally with him to show support for federal workers, private contractors, and others impacted by the federal government shutdown. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) and J. David Cox, the president of American Federation of […]

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October 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Leggett to Present Two-Year Vision Zero Action Plan

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to present his two-year Vision Zero Action Plan on Wednesday, according to a news release. Vision Zero began in Sweden and can be summarized as a road safety initiative where “no loss of life is acceptable.” Back in 2016, Montgomery County joined other jurisdictions from around the world […]

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February 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Provide Input on BRT Planning Study on Feb. 7, Feb.8

Officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) are inviting residents to attend two open houses for input on a study for developing the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along a portion of the MD 355 corridor, according to a news release. The open houses, in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Fight for $15: Local Groups Ask County Executive Ike Leggett to Sign Minimum Wage Bill (VIDEO)

Representatives from several local organizations are asking Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett to sign a bill that would increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. The legislation was passed by the Montgomery County Council, 5-4, earlier this week. On Jan. 19, over a dozen people from local labor, faith and community groups attended a […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates Diwali in Rockville (VIDEO)

Montgomery County recently celebrated Diwali, which is also known as the “Festival of Lights,” at a special ceremony at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 26, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

County Executive to Host Diwali Celebration to Honor Indian Heritage

In honor of Indian Cultural Heritage, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with the County’s Office of Community Partnerships will host the annual Diwali Celebration at the Executive Office Building on Nov. 2 in Rockville, according to a news release. Diwali, also known as the “Festival of Lights,” is a holiday observed worldwide between mid-October […]

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October 10, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Students Express Concerns to County Council at Youth Town Hall Meeting in Rockville (VIDEO)

They may be small in size but their message was loud and clear: youth in Montgomery County care about local government. Dozens of students of all ages and backgrounds expressed their concerns about the school budget, social inequalities and agriculture at the Youth Town Hall Meeting with the Montgomery County Council in Rockville on Wednesday. […]

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October 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Watkins Mill Football Team Locking Arms to Support U.S. Military After Receiving Backlash for Kneeling During National Anthem (VIDEOS)

One of the captains from the Watkins Mill High School football team attended the Youth Town Hall meeting in Rockville on Wednesday night where he explained why some members of his team are taking a knee before their Friday night football games. He also said the team is considering locking arms at this week’s game. […]

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June 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Construction Outside EOB Temporarily Closes ADA Entrance Door

From now until July 1, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) entrance door to the Executive Office Building (EOB) at 101 Monroe Street will be closed while construction crews complete exterior concrete repairs. According to a note posted on the Montgomery County government website, ADA access to the EOB will be thru the cafeteria while […]

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