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June 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, June 20, in Montgomery County: 1.  Recycling Seminar:  Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection will host a businesses recycling seminar.  Businesses will have the chance to learn about reducing waste, reusing material, and how to make recycling and waste reduction a part of their day-to-day operations. 2. Enrollment […]

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June 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Regional ‘Move Over Law’ Enforcement Campaign Reminds Drivers to Switch Lanes

Maryland and Virginia Move Over Law Enforcement Campaign Maryland State Police, in partnership with Virginia, will participate in an education and enforcement campaign for the Move Over law from now through Saturday, June 23. The goal of the campaign is to inform the public about the importance of the Move Over law. All 50 states […]

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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ingleside at King Farm Partners To Partner With Link Generations for Summer Storytelling Series

In an effort to connect youth and older adults by a creative outlet, Ingleside at King Farm Retirement Community and Link Generations are partnering up this summer for a storytelling series for high school students and older adults, according to a news release. The summer storytelling series is an inter-generational activity that is centered around […]

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June 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff June 20th in Honor of Fallen Maryland Soldier

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Tuesday, June 20 in honor of Army Sergeant Eric Houck, who died on June 10 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan while serving in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. According to a press release and an Army Times article, Houck was […]

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May 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council to Hold Public Hearing on Hotel Pool Bill in June (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz has introduced legislation that would allow hotels to open their swimming pools without a lifeguard present. There are 36 hotels with pools in Montgomery County. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Bill 16-17 was introduced on May 16 and a public hearing is tentatively scheduled for […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Announces Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a statewide proclamation announcing June as Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in Maryland. Alzheimer’s disease, a neurodegenerative brain disorder, leads to memory loss and progressive mental and physical impairments. Every year on the summer solstice, the Alzheimer’s Association and advocates raise funds and awareness to honor those living with […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council President Nancy Floreen News Briefing (VIDEO)

The room was packed for Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen’s weekly briefing with reporters on June 20. Floreen began by talking about the bill she will introduce on Tuesday, June 21, that would amend procedures for solving an impasse in collective bargaining with County employees and for making the process more transparent. Some union employees […]

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June 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer Vacation: It’s the first day of summer and the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students. Today is an early release day for MCPS. 2. A New Chapter: The Friends of the Library is opening the Wheaton Bookstore at […]

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June 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police to Discuss New Body Camera Program at Safe Silver Spring Meeting

Montgomery County Police will be discussing their plans to field 1,000 body cameras throughout the County at a Safe Silver Spring meeting scheduled for June 20. “Body cameras are not a panacea for every issue between the police and the community but they can help resolve questions about incidents and improve police performance,” said Tony […]

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June 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Pepco – Exelon merger, the 6th annual World Elder Abuse Day workshop at Holiday Park Senior Center,  graduating inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Center, and more.

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