montgomery county

January 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

More Volunteer Events to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” It’s one of many poignant and memorable quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The answer to the question, for some, will come this weekend with a variety of volunteer events for people who want to help honor Dr. King’s legacy. Here’s […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not in Montgomery County for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Montgomery County released the holiday schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which is observed January 20. County Offices — closed. Libraries — closed. County Liquor Stores — open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation Centers — closed. Aquatics Facilities — open. For information about Montgomery Parks’ holiday schedule, visit its website. Ride […]

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January 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2012 MCPS Graduate Running for Board of Education

Gaithersburg resident Cameron Rhode filed to run for the at-large seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education Thursday. He is the first and only person to file candidacy for the position thus far. Jeanette Dixon, the current at-large board member, will not run for reelection.  Currently a tutor at Everest Tutors & Test Prep […]

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January 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

Dozens of Firefighters Respond to Large Transfer Station Blaze in Rockville

Firefighters responded to the Montgomery County Transfer Station located on Shady Grove Road in Rockville around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. MCFRS Chief, Scott Goldstein says there was a large fire in the trash pit located inside of the building. At one point, it took about 85 personnel to battle the blaze.  The fire fighters […]

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January 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

County Holiday Giving Project Assisted More than 11,000 Families in 2019

As we look back on 2019 and set goals for the new year, we need to remind ourselves of the importance of giving back to our communities. In Montgomery County, the child poverty rate is over 9 percent and 35 percent of the public school students qualify for free or reduced price meals. A family […]

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January 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Clarifies How Speed Camera Citation Data is Utilized

More than 280,000 citations were issued by Montgomery County-operated speed cameras in Fiscal Year 2018-19 grossing more than $10 million. MyMCMedia spoke with the County’s Automated Enforcement Manager who explained how the citation data is utilized and why some of the cameras are moved on a weekly basis. The speed camera program is apart of […]

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January 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Abiertas Contrataciones Temporales en el Departamento de Recreación

El Departamento de Recreación del Condado de Montgomery actualmente está buscando ocupar puestos estacionales a tiempo parcial para la próxima temporada de verano. El departamento organizará cuatro ferias de empleo en los próximos dos meses para cualquier persona interesada en esta oportunidad. El calendario de las cuatro ferias de empleo es: Martes 7 de enero […]

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January 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

County Recreation Department Hiring Seasonal Employees

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation is currently looking to fill part-time seasonal positions for the upcoming summer season. The department will host four job fairs in the next two months for anyone interested in this opportunity. The schedule of the four job fairs is: Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. Plum Gar […]

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December 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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December 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County until midnight Friday. Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility making driving dangerous. Motorists should be aware that when encountering a patch of dense fog visibility will be reduced to less than one-quarter mile. The NWS advises motorists to slow down, […]

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