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May 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week.  This week’s show includes reports about the county’s new maintenance depot, a new bill by Councilmember Tom Hucker that addresses abandoned properties,  a one on one interview with County Executive Ike Leggett and more. Watch the show, below:

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Designing Montgomery (PHOTO)

The winners of the first Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Award were honored by the Montgomery County Council on July 12 for their projects in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design. At the ceremony in Rockville were, left to right: Ernie Lunsford and Greg Ossont of the Department of General Services for representing for […]

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June 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

School Bus Parking Debate Continues on June 21

It’s been over ten years since county officials knew the Shady Grove bus depot was going to have to be relocated as part of the Shady Grove Sector Plan, and during that time, a county official says over 200 sites have been considered for hundreds of school buses that are currently located at the Shady […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pools Open for Summer Season (PHOTO)

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the official opening of the summer swim season in Montgomery County. On Saturday morning, the county’s Recreation and General Services departments celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Western County Outdoor Pool with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The pool is located at 20151 Fisher Avenue in Poolesville. According to a county […]

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October 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Must Apply to Rockville HDC Again to Relocate Confederate Soldier Statue (PHOTOS)

The Confederate soldier monument in front of the Red Brick Courthouse is not moving anytime soon, according to a Montgomery County official. “We will be applying for a Historic District Commission (HDC) permit to relocate the monument to the Beall Dawson house,” said Greg Ossont, deputy director of the Department of General Services, in an […]

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September 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Proposes to Relocate Confederate Monument to Beall-Dawson Property

Montgomery County officials are proposing to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property to the Beall-Dawson Historic Park at 103 West Montgomery Avenue in Rockville. You may remember that just last week, the Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) approved the county’s request to move the statue from its current location at […]

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September 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Latest on the Confederate Soldier Statue (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal says that County Executive Ike Leggett will determine the future site of the Confederate soldier statue. Just last week, the Rockville Historic District Commission granted the county approval to move the statue from its location in front of the Red Brick Courthouse. Take a […]

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September 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville HDC Approves Request to Relocate Confederate Monument

The Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) has approved Montgomery County’s request to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property. The motion passed 4-0. As part of their motion, Commissioners requested that the monument remain in the city of Rockville at a site with public access. The Thursday night vote came after […]

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September 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Confederate Soldier Statue on Historic District Commission Agenda Tonight

We may learn more about the future of the Confederate Soldier Statue at tonight’s Historic District Commission in Rockville. Montgomery County officials are asking that the statue be relocated from its current location next to the Red Brick Courthouse in downtown Rockville. The agenda item is listed at 7:45 p.m. and the point person for […]

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May 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

Groundbreaking at Westside at Shady Grove Metro (VIDEO)

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for the first redevelopment project under County Executive Isiah Leggett’s Smart Growth Initiative. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more video from the groundbreaking, visit here. You can also find out more about Westside at Shady Grove online here. You can find out more about Mr. Leggett’s Smart Growth Initiative […]

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