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November 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Appoints Judge in Montgomery County District Court

Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Victor Del Pino to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after interviewing submissions from the judicial nominating committee. Victor Del Pino is currently a partner with the firm of McGann, Del Pino, and Hughes LLC. He has been with the Rockville firm since […]

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September 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Jawando, Navarro Introduce Bill to End Discrimination Against Natural Hairstyles

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando and Council President Nancy Navarro introduced legislation to prohibit discrimination against certain types of natural hairstyles, including braids, locks, afros, curls and twists. This comes after some African American residents and residents with African ancestry expressed that they are more likely to be affected by workplace discrimination and other forms […]

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August 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

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County Officials to Unveil Stringtown Road Improvements in Clarksburg on Aug. 31

Montgomery County leaders are slated to cut the ribbon on $8 million in improvements to Stringtown Road in Clarksburg on Aug. 31. Once a winding two lane road, Stringtown Road is now four lanes and safety improvements have been made to turns and hills along the roadway. “Since taking office in 2010, I’ve advocated on […]

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June 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Rachel Carson Elementary School Hosts Career Day for Fifth Graders (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rachel Carson Elementary School’s fifth grade class celebrated Career Day on June 7th. PTA President Paula Ross said the students are studying careers in their curriculum unit and this was a chance for the fifth graders to ask questions and hear directly from people working in a variety of professional fields before they head off […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks in Top 10 of Best States to Live in the Nation (VIDEO)

In a recent report by U.S. News & World Report, Maryland is ranked as eighth best state to live in the nation. The “Best State Ranking” analyzed all 50 states in the following key areas: health care, education, crimes and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. “I’m proud to point out that Maryland has beat out […]

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February 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Schedules a Town Hall Meeting on Diversity for Feb. 9 (VIDEO)

Updated 1.30.17 In an effort to ensure that Rockville is a community that welcomes and engages everyone who lives and works there, city officials are inviting residents to attend a Town Hall meeting on diversity set for Feb. 9.  This is the first town hall style meeting on this topic, according to city officials. “Rockville is proud to […]

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January 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Government is Open on Inauguration Day, MCPS Closed

Montgomery County government will be open on Inauguration Day, which is Friday, Jan. 20. The Montgomery County Public Schools district is closed. Federal offices are also closed in the D.C. region. Below is a look at what’s open and what’s not in our region on Inauguration Day: County Offices – Open. MCPS Schools and Administrative […]

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January 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Delegate Marc Korman Rules Out Run for County Council (VIDEO)

State delegate Marc Korman, a Democrat who represents District 16, says he will not run for Montgomery County Council in 2018. In a video posted on YouTube and shared on Facebook and Twitter, Korman said he plans to ask the voters of District 16 to reelect him as their state delegate. You can watch the […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Appoints Koch, Sabett and Gelber to District Court

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointments of Sherri Koch, Marina Sabett, and Rand Gelber to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commission. “After conducting a thorough and comprehensive vetting process, I am honored to appoint Ms. Koch, Ms. Sabett, and Mr. Gelber […]

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December 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Elected as New County Council President, Riemer is VP (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Council members unanimously elected Roger Berliner as president of the Council on Tuesday morning. Council member Hans Riemer was elected as vice-president of the Council. Berliner succeeds Nancy Floreen as Council president. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports: During his remarks at the dais, Berliner thanked his colleagues for their support and said he […]

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