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October 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Weeks Out From Election Day, Sen. Kagan Answers Questions About Ballots

Election Day is three weeks away but voting is ongoing. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-17) is engaged with state and county election board matters and helped clarify some ballot questions like where exactly to sign and why internet delivery may not be as convenient as you think. In Maryland, the board of elections must receive mail-in […]

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October 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Take Advantage of Ballot Drop Box Option 

Residents who are voting by mail in the 2020 General Election can deliver their completed ballot to a drop box. As of Wednesday, there are a total of 25 drop boxes available throughout Montgomery County, with more planned to be installed. MyMCMedia caught up with voters taking advantage of the option.

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August 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Sen. Kagan Offers Advice for Smooth Voting Process

Marylanders will be mailed applications to request a ballot for the upcoming November election. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-Montgomery), who represents Rockville and Gaithersburg, offered advice on how to easily make sure your vote is counted. For example, she recommends requesting your application through the post office and not through internet delivery. The 2020 election is […]

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April 21, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Primary Presidential Election Voting Will Be Held By Mail

The June 2 presidential primary election will now take place by mail due to Gov. Larry Hogan’s new election procedures during the pandemic, the Board of Elections announced. Marylanders need to submit their voter’s registration or any updates to their voting record by Wednesday, May 27.  Because Maryland holds closed party primaries, only registered Democratic or […]

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December 22, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

It’s The Busiest Time of the Year at Shady Grove Post Office (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

Employees at the United States Postal Services (USPS) processed more than 600 million pieces of mail on Dec. 20 and projecting nearly 16 billion cards and letters and 750 million packages this holiday season.  This is an estimated 12 percent increase in package volume compared to last year’s holiday season, according to a news release. […]

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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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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

It’s a Busy Day at the Post Office

T’is the season! If you are going to the Post Office today, prepare to wait in line. The United States Postal Service predicts that today, Dec. 14, will be the busiest mailing and shipping days for holiday packages, letters and cards. The busiest mailing day also is expected to be the Postal Service’s busiest day […]

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April 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Postal Service Delays Saturday Service Cuts

The Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service met April 9 and discussed the Continuing Resolution recently passed by Congress to fund government operations. By including restrictive language in the Continuing Resolution, Congress has prohibited implementation of a new national delivery schedule for mail and packages, which would consist of package delivery Monday […]

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