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May 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

First Responders Honored by Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

Montgomery County’s first responders were honored with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award by Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH). County first responders were honored during the coalition’s 2018 Gala held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Thursday evening. “First responders are often the first people to interact with individuals experiencing homelessness,” […]

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May 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Melanie Wenger, Deborah Landau, Stuart Rosenthal, and Jane de Winter. Mooers and the panel discuss the results of the 2018 Maryland General Assembly Session with Melanie Wenger, the work of the Nature Conservancy with Deborah Landau, the May issue of The Beacon Newspaper with Stuart […]

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May 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Be Aware of Thursday’s Mass Casualty Exercise at Montgomery College in Rockville

Remember the sayings, practice makes perfect and  you can’t judge a book by it’s cover? Thursday Rockville will put both sayings into action. County officials with Emergency Management, Homeland Security, County public safety agencies, area hospitals and Montgomery College will perform a full-scale mass casualty, active assailant training exercise on the Rockville campus from 9 a.m. […]

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May 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Fallen heroes: Montgomery County police continues its annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg. 2. Council meets Metro: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority meets the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation Committee […]

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May 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council Unanimously Approves Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council approved new zoning for the Westbard community of Bethesda on May 3rd. The vote was unanimous, 9-0, for the Westbard Sector Plan. “It has been, to say the least, a bumpy ride,” said Council Vice President Roger Berliner, who worked to reduce the density in the plan and who also found […]

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May 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Patriots Over the Cougars in Boys Lacrosse (PHOTOS)

The Wootton boys varsity lacrosse team topped Quince Orchard Tuesday in a game that never had a lead change. The Wootton Patriots scored 14 goals to the Cougars’ 6. Phil Fabrizio captured some of the action at Wootton Field in Rockville.

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May 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 3rd, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Election Day in the town of Chevy Chase. Town residents are electing three Council members, each to serve for a two-year term. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets at 1 p.m. today, and on the agenda is the Westbard Sector Plan. […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Residents Want County Councilmembers to Reduce Density in Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

Dozens of Bethesda residents protested outside the Council Office Building one week before the County Council scheduled a vote on the Westbard Sector Plan. The residents displayed signs that read, “Save Our Neigborhood,” and “Beautify not Densify,” as they took turns at the microphone sharing their thoughts on the current Westbard Sector Plan. They were […]

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April 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Marc Elrich Addresses Save Westbard Group (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich addresses the residents at the “Save Westbard” rally outside the Council Office Building on April 26th. Elrich said he shares the residents’ anxiety about the planning process. Take a look: The rally comes one week before the Montgomery County Council is slated to vote […]

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April 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bus Rapid Transit Informational Sessions Set for April 28 and May 3rd

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), is planning to host two open houses in Montgomery County where the public can learn more and provide input on plans to develop Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along the MD 355 corridor from Bethesda to Clarksburg. The first Open […]

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