August 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Declares His Support for Harriet Tubman Statue in State Capital

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett wants to see a statue of Harriet Tubman erected in the state’s capital, and he’s written a letter to the governor about it. In a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan dated Aug. 9, Leggett describes Tubman as “far more than an abolitionist.” “She was a maverick; and the reverberation […]

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are you five things to know today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Public Schools district is opening two hours late today because of weather conditions. A final decision on opening school is scheduled for 7 a.m. on Tuesday. 2. Montgomery County government offices are open today. As for snow preparations, […]

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December 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Top 10 Stories of 2015 (VIDEO)

As we prepare to welcome a New Year, we wanted to take a look back at ten of the top MyMCMedia stories of 2015:

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October 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Must Apply to Rockville HDC Again to Relocate Confederate Soldier Statue (PHOTOS)

The Confederate soldier monument in front of the Red Brick Courthouse is not moving anytime soon, according to a Montgomery County official. “We will be applying for a Historic District Commission (HDC) permit to relocate the monument to the Beall Dawson house,” said Greg Ossont, deputy director of the Department of General Services, in an […]

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September 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville HDC Approves Request to Relocate Confederate Monument

The Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) has approved Montgomery County’s request to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property. The motion passed 4-0. As part of their motion, Commissioners requested that the monument remain in the city of Rockville at a site with public access. The Thursday night vote came after […]

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August 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Boxes In Confederate Soldier Statue “to Protect it from Vandalism” (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County officials have taken measures to protect the Confederate soldier statue from future incidents of graffiti and vandalism. On Friday, July 31st, the statue was enclosed by a wooden structure. David Dise, general services director of Montgomery County, said the wood box was installed around the statue “to protect it from vandalism until it […]

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July 29, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Leggett Says Confederate Statue Vandalism is “Unacceptable” (VIDEO)

This week, MyMCMedia’s Cindy Pena spoke with County Executive Ike Leggett about the vandalism of the Confederate soldier statue in Rockville. Watch the interview in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Related:

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June 19, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Black Bear Spotted in Rockville Today

UPDATED Rockville police officers responded to a confirmed sighting of a black bear near downtown Rockville on Thursday morning. Major Michael England said the bear was last seen around 9 a.m. at Great Falls Road and Monument Court. He said a city employee initially spotted the bear earlier this morning. Officials say it is relatively […]

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