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March 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Young Professionals Conference at Universities at Shady Grove

The Universities at Shady Grove recently hosted the Young Professionals Conference. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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March 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Durso Says Leggett’s Budget is “Good News” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Board of Education President Michael Durso characterized County Executive Ike Leggett’s recommended operating budget as a step in the right direction for the public schools and the county as well. Find out more in the this MyMCMedia Extra video: County Executive Leggett stressed the importance of our public schools during his March 15th […]

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Sidney Katz on Leggett’s Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz said he has always believed that raising taxes is a last resort. But that doesn’t mean he won’t support County Executive Ike Leggett’s recommended $5.3 billion operating budget, which includes a property tax hike. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Katz said that budget decisions are some of […]

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March 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Briggs Chaney Homicide

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old Washington, D.C. found in the Briggs Chaney area on the night of March 11. Police have released new information and say that the man, identified as Sheldon Williams, died because of a gunshot wound to the upper body. According to police, […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Dr. DeRionne Pollard on Leggett’s Budget and Impact on Montgomery College (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released his recommended FY 2017 operating budget on March 15, and when it comes to Montgomery College his funding recommendations include $2 million in new county support compared with the College’s request of $10 million. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard said she’s grateful for the […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Floreen on Executive Leggett’s Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen describes Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended fiscal year 2017 operating budget, which includes a property tax hike, as “pretty aggressive.” Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Floreen is also encouraging residents to provide input about the proposed budget by sending an email or speaking up at a public […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council Celebrates National Agriculture Day (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council saluted farmers and their contributions to the economy as part of its celebration of National Agricultural Day on March 15th. In 1981, Montgomery created its Agricultural Reserve—which has been called the country’s most successful farmland preservation program as it protects 93,000 acres. Watch the proclamation in this video, below:  

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 15, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett unveils his recommended FY 17 operating budget today at noon. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for the latest. 2. You can ask Mr. Leggett questions about the budget or any other topic during a Virtual Town Hall […]

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Kick Off Budget Forums on Jan. 6th in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding the first of five budget forums on Jan. 6th to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Operating Budget priorities. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, in Silver Spring. “Public forums are the residents […]

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March 15, 2015 | Krista Brick and Sonya Burke

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Silver Spring Library Closing Book on Colesville Location

The Silver Spring Library will be celebrating the close of one chapter and opening of a new one when the current location shuts its doors on March 15. After 58 years of service, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) officials have announced that the Silver Spring Library branch will close to the public at 5 p.m. […]

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