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January 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS gets Total of $60,000 in Donations to Help Student Lunch Debt

Two Montgomery County-based businesses donated a total of $60,000 to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Dine with Dignity program to help alleviate student lunch debt.  Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center and the DARCARS Automotive Group each donated $30,000 to the program.  “It’s kind of a no-brainer. You’ve got to look after the children if […]

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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Will Provide Meals to Students Financially Hurt by Government Shutdown

Montgomery County Public Schools has announced that students whose parents or guardians are furloughed because of the federal government shutdown are eligible to receive meals through the Dine With Dignity program. The program started this past November and allows students with a negative balance in their dining account to still enjoy breakfast or lunch at […]

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Questions with U.S. Reps Raskin and Delaney (VIDEO)

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin went live on Facebook from the backseat of a car with U.S. Rep. John Delaney on Thursday afternoon as the two Democrats fielded some questions about their first job, their first album, Elton John, food, and people they would like to meet. At the beginning of the video, Raskin said he […]

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August 9, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

New Café Serves Up Spring Rolls in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Next time you are looking for a new place to grab a bite you might want to stop by Dip-N-Rolls. A former financial controller opened the deli and café in downtown Silver Spring on July 26. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports the menu offers American cuisine and Vietnamese specialties. DipNRolls is located at 8737 Colesville Road at the […]

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May 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Power Outage in Rockville Impacts 1,600 Pepco Customers

A power outage in Rockville impacted 1,600 Pepco customers, including several city of Rockville facilities, shortly before lunch on May 5. Marcus Beal, media relations manager for Pepco, said the outage was caused by a transformer issue in Rockville. He said Pepco received the first report at 10:40 a.m. and by 11 a.m. crews were […]

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March 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Congressman Chris Van Hollen Meets with Montgomery County Councilmembers (VIDEO)

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen met with Montgomery County Councilmembers during an informal lunch meeting on March 9. The local leaders discussed a variety of issues, including the national budget, Van Hollen’s recent trip to Cuba, education, policies for the middle class and small businesses, the status of social security, transportation and more. Related:

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March 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Congressman Chris Van Hollen Meets with County Council (VIDEO)

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen met with Montgomery County Council members during an informal lunch on March 9. The local leaders discussed a variety of issues, including the national budget, Van Hollen’s recent trip to Cuba, policies for the middle class and small businesses, the status of social security, transportation and more. You can watch the meeting […]

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July 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS Summer Lunch Program (Video)

Thousands of children will have access to free, nutritious meals this summer thanks to the Montgomery County Public Schools summer food service program. MCPS-TV has the story from Montgomery Blair High School, one of the sites where free meals are distributed every weekday. Visit our PEG partner, MCPS- TV to view more of its local […]

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January 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Sarbanes Visits with Council (Photos & Videos)

Montgomery County Council members met with U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes on Jan. 29 in the 6th floor conference room of the Council office building. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. The informal discussion and lunch included news that Sarbanes is preparing to open a Burtonsville office on National Drive. Sarbanes noted that outreach was extremely important to […]

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