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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nonprofits Seek Reversal of $600,000 Cut in Budget (PHOTO & VIDEO)

About 150 people representing dozens of nonprofits gathered at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Monday, seeking to overturn a 1 percent cut in county funding proposed in County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget. The cut would hit contracts awarded by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, which serve “the […]

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October 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Deploys New Advanced Life Support Chase Car (VIDEO)

Members of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) are thanking the city’s elected leaders for supporting the department’s purchase of a new advanced life support (ALS) chase car. According to a city news release, the car, a 2016 Chevy Tahoe known as ALS703, will be staffed around the clock with RVFD volunteer and career paramedics. […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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October 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmembers React to Gov. Hogan’s Deferment of CCT Funding (VIDEOS)

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has deferred funding for the County’s Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) project for at least six years, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) website. “Because of falling gas prices, the Maryland Department of Transportations had $746 million less in the transportation trust fund. For that reason MDOT had to defer […]

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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

One on One with the Student Member of the Board of Education (VIDEO)

A senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Eric Guerci is serving his second term as the student member of the Board of Education. And this school year, he has new voting privileges. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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May 26, 2016 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Will Host Entrepreneur Breakfast on Funding

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will continue its Entrepreneur Breakfast Series on Wednesday, June 8 at the  Montgomery College, BioScience Education Center in Germantown. The series is entitled “How to Find the Funding”. Have you ever asked yourself these questions: How do I find the money to start my business? How do I fund my […]

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April 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Praises Work of County Delegation in Annapolis (VIDEO)

The Maryland legislative session wrapped up in April. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by other elected officials in Annapolis at a news briefing. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Action Committee for Transit Calls on Elected Officials to Fund Public Infrastructure

Action Committee for Transit released a statement calling on elected officials to fund maintenance of public infrastructure following Metro’s emergency shutdown announcement. “Elected officials take note: this is what happens when you don’t fund maintenance of public infrastructure,” Ronit Dancis of Action Committee for Transit said. This is the first time that the Metro system […]

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March 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Kathleen Matthews on Metro: “We’ve Got to Get It Moving Again”

Kathleen Matthews is running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat and she recently stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to record her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Matthews in the newsroom and in this Extra video, she talks about reinvesting in Metro.

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January 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Leaders Express Disappointment About Leggett’s Capital Budget Recommendation

The president of the Montgomery County Board of Education, Michael Durso, and Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers have released a joint statement following the release of Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s capital budget recommendation. In the statement, Durso and Bowers say that, “it is disappointing that County Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended capital budget leaves us more […]

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