November 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County School Board Tentatively Approves In-Person Learning Plan

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously to tentatively approve a phased-in return to in-person learning beginning Jan. 12, 2021. A final vote is scheduled for Dec. 3. In-person learning will only begin if public health conditions allow it. On Friday, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials presented a matrix that shows […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Encourages Homeowners to Test their Homes for Radon (VIDEO)

During the month of January, Montgomery County is joining a nationwide effort to educate homeowners and renters on the dangers of radon gas and the importance of testing their homes. National Radon Action Month focuses on the steps everyone can take to help ensure their home is safe and radon free. “I encourage every resident […]

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January 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Meet Rockville’s New City Manager on Jan. 9 (VIDEO)

Rockville’s new city manager, Robert DiSpirito, began working at City Hall this week. “My first objective is to go out and meet Rockville’s employees and residents, listen intently, and learn all I can about this great community, reaching out and hearing what matters to our residents, civic groups, schools, businesses, and other partners,” said DiSpirito. […]

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January 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 6, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. A new facility serving homeless women has opened on Taft Court in Rockville. 2. Ride On officials have announced some route changes that take effect on Sunday, including new service to the Clarksburg Premium Outlets. 3. According to a new report, […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Begins Monitoring Speeds on Maryland Avenue This Week (VIDEO)

Slow down! The Rockville Police Department is deploying a speed monitoring system on Maryland Avenue near the intersection of South Washington Street this week. The system will use portable cameras to monitor eastbound and westbound traffic. Motorists may see “photo enforced” signs, but officials say citations will not be issued for the first 30 days. […]

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January 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Some of the 66 dogs seized from a Rockville area home are now available for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood. 2. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to meet at a retreat today at the […]

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January 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

UPDATED at 4 p.m. Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg leaders were scheduled to discuss a request to annex the Potomac Valley Shopping Center into the city limits at tonight’s Mayor and Council meeting but that agenda item has now been deferred. You can view the agenda […]

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January 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

January is National Blood Donor Month

This January, the American Red Cross is celebrating National Blood Donor Month and local Red Cross representatives are hoping you will join them by rolling up your sleeves to give blood or platelets. So, where can you donate? On Jan. 4, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., the American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at […]

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July 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Residents React to the Newly Open Cuban Embassy In Washington D.C.

The Cuban Embassy reopened in Washington D.C. on July 20 after more than 50 years of a broken relationship between Cuba and U.S. In Montgomery County, some see this as a step towards a better association between the two countries. Daniel Parra, president of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Montgomery County, said “It’s a very […]

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January 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Recap of Our January MCOL Video Reports

The first month of the new year is already in the books and it’s been a busy start of the year for the web team at MyMCMedia. We produced 14 Montgomery Channel on Location (MCOL) video segments for Montgomery Channel 21. Our most watched video online was produced by Krista Brick and it spotlighted three […]

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