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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Councilmembers Reimer, Rice, Albornoz and Jawando Announce Presentation Award Winners

At the culmination of the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Saturday more than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet. For a full year, the students had worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from MOAA, NIST, Pepco, Emergent BioSolutions, University of Maryland, […]

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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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July 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

MVA Launches Digital Driver’s License Pilot Program

Officials with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration have announced the launch of a new digital driver’s license pilot program. “We are proud to be on the leading edge of testing technology that will deliver the driver’s license of the future,” MDOT Secretary Pete Rahn said. “This innovative technology will increase customer convenience […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner on President Trump’s Budget Proposal, “It’s Not A Good Start” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner was asked about President Donald Trump’s newly released budget proposal at a small business networking event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on Thursday morning. Noting the county’s large federal workforce, Berliner said: “It’s not a good start.” Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for more: After the MCM interview, […]

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February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Replacing Pipes on NIST Campus

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is replacing two sections of pipe, 36 inches around and 20 feet long, on the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus, a project visible to commuters heading south on Interstate 270. The pipes are equipped with acoustic fiber optics (AFO) that can help WSSC detect any possible leaks or […]

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February 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Cybersecurity Center Opens in Montogmery County (VIDEO)

The nation’s hub on civil cyber defense just opened its doors in Montgomery County. A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony took place at the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence this week. Lorna Virgili reports.   Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Officials Celebrate Newly Expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Government officials and business leaders toured and celebrated the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Rockville on Monday. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. The new facility is 60,000 square-feet and includes 22 labs. U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senator […]

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August 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Leads the Way on Cybersecurity Initiative (VIDEO)

After receiving a $50 million Department of Labor grant, Montgomery College is leading the consortium of 14 Maryland community colleges in the cyber technologies’ pathways across Maryland initiative. MCTV’s Michael Brown reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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May 5, 2015 | Krista Brick

(UPDATED) NIST Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident

UPDATED, May 5, 11:15 a.m.- HazMat teams are now using a robot to assist with the containment of hazardous chemicals in a lab on the campus of the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus in Gaithersburg. NIST Update – #mcfrs HazMat & Fire/Explosive Investigators (Bomb Squad) robot assist NIST Safety Team w/ containment pic.twitter.com/lN7HolmZeo […]

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