December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council to Discuss Proposal to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee will hold a worksession on proposed Bill 12-16 that would gradually increase the County’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2010, according to a press release. The discussion will take place in the Seventh Floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building at 9:45 […]

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November 18, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released a statement proposing a Liquor Control Authority. 2. Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will begin offering workshops on “How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government” this month. The first session is today at Germantown […]

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November 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Tameka Montgomery headlines this month’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media today at 8 a.m. 2. Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith released a video asking all students to remain in school and participate in the school’s daily education program. The […]

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September 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen Discusses I-270 Congestion, Cell Towers and More at News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen held her first news briefing of the month on Sept. 19th, and she discussed a variety of topics including traffic congestion on I-270, the latest on small cell towers, the Bethesda Master Plan and more. During the news briefing, Floreen announced that County Councilmembers would receive an update about […]

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August 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Executive and Public Safety Officials Update on Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with federal, county and public safety officials, held a news conference at the Long Branch Community Center with the latest information the Flower Branch Apartment complex explosion on Friday afternoon. Police believe that there are a number of people are still within the remains of the collapsed building. Two […]

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August 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

How to Help Residents Affected by Silver Spring Apartment Complex Explosion (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is working with nonprofits to assist residents who have been displaced after the tragic explosion that happened at the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Spokesperson Mary Anderson talks about how residents can help by donating to local nonprofit groups. Anderson said that approximately 90 […]

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May 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Officials Celebrate Newly Redeveloped Parklawn Building with Ribbon Cutting (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The newly renovated Parklawn Building, located in Twinbrook will now house four U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. Officials from the JBG Comapanies, General Services Administration, HHS, and Montgomery County celebrated the official opening of the building on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Executive Ike […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Urge Residents to Protect Against Mosquitoes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County leaders held a news conference in Rockville on April 29 to encourage residents to take precautions against mosquito bites, and to eliminate potential mosquito breeding sites. Local officials also announced a new website to help residents stay informed. You can watch the news conference, below:

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February 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 4, in Montgomery County

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. today. Here are five more things to know today, Feb. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) is set to announce the “conditional appointment” of the next MCPS superintendent at a special meeting tonight. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for the […]

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January 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog: Blizzard 2016

This is your source for the latest blizzard news from across Montgomery County. For more snow news, visit our MoCo Snow page. We hope you will contribute your updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #Snow. You can also follow us […]

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