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October 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, October 1, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, October 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected […]

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October 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 1 in Montgomery County

And the countdown to Halloween has officially begun—30 more days! Today is Tuesday, Oct. 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 1 p.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Big Day for Sports Fans: The Washington Nationals host the Milwaukee […]

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August 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Council Expands Property Tax Credit for Surviving Spouses of Retired Military Members

The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to expand the property tax credit for surviving spouses of retired military service members. To be eligible for the credit, a person needs to be a surviving spouse of a retired member of the uniformed services, who’s at least 65 years old and hasn’t remarried. Eligible people […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Motor Vehicle Laws, Including Noah’s Law, Take Effect on Oct. 1

A number of motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during the 2016 session go into effect on Saturday, October 1. The list of new laws impacting Maryland drivers includes the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016, also known as Noah’s Law, which was signed into law by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on […]

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May 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Noah’s Law to be Signed by Governor Larry Hogan This Week (VIDEO)

“Noah’s Law” was passed by the Maryland General Assembly on April 11th. The law requires the use of ignition interlocks for convicted drunk drivers. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Officer Noah Leotta’s father, Rich Leotta, says that the law is scheduled to be signed by Governor Larry Hogan on May 19th and will go into effect October […]

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September 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for Oct. 1 for Progress Place Homeless Facility

You are invited to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Progress Place homeless facility on October 1. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m., at 8110 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, behind Fire Station #1. County Executive Isiah Leggett will be joined at the event by Council President George Leventhal, Councilmember […]

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October 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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‘Move Over’ for Tow Trucks (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Montgomery County Police Spokesperson Rebecca Innocenti reminds Maryland motorists of a new law that went into effect today and that expands the state’s “move over” law to make it safer for tow truck operators working on the side of the road.  

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September 30, 2014 | Staff Writer

‘Move Over’ Law Takes Effect on Oct. 1

The Maryland State Police are urging motorists to practice moving over for tow trucks now because on October 1st, it is the law. On the first of October 2014, tow trucks will be included in the safety barrier of the ‘move over’ law. The law is intended to provide an extra barrier of safety for […]

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September 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Holy Cross Hospital Opens on Oct. 1 (VIDEO)

Holy Cross Hospital opens its doors in Germantown on October 1st. The hospital is the first in the nation to be located on the campus of a community college – Montgomery County Community College – Germantown Campus – and the first new hospital in Montgomery County in 35 years. A grand opening celebration was held […]

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October 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Kickoff (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined Interfaith Works Executive Director James Mannarino, Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, Montgomery County Health and Human Services Director Uma Ahluwalia to kick-off the the start of enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They were joined on Oct. 1 at the Rockville Town Square by representatives […]

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