June 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

State’s Attorney Announces Project to Evaluate Criminal Prosecutions in Montgomery County 

During a press conference Wednesday, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy announced a new project to analyze criminal prosecutions in the county and ensure fairness in criminal justice. “As State’s Attorney for Montgomery County, my primary objective is to maintain public safety for all members of our diverse community,” McCarthy said in a statement. “Critical […]

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January 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Slavin Ends His 61-Year Membership at the Woodmont Country Club (VIDEO)

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin, a lifelong member of the Woodmont Country Club, has ended his 61-year membership at the club following a controversy about if President Obama should be invited to join the club. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Slavin sent an open letter to the club’s general manager with news of his decision […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council Takes Straw Vote on Subdivision Staging Policy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has taken a straw vote on the proposal that amends the county’s development impact tax for transportation and school improvements. Susan Kenedy has more on the subdivision staging policy. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

School Board Approves Changes on MCPS Child Abuse Policy

Montgomery County Board of Education approved changes to policy JHC- Child Abuse and Neglect. The board met on June 30 and approved a revised set of draft protocols for reporting an allegation of abuse or neglect of a child. According to a news release, the policy guides Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) procedures and protocols […]

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April 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

School Board to Review Revised Abuse Reporting Protocols

The Montgomery County Board of Education is expected to review a revised set of draft protocols for reporting an allegation of abuse or neglect of a child at a board meeting on Monday. “It is basically making it clear what people are supposed to do and how to proceed if there is an allegation of abuse […]

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Mayor Jud Ashman on Piloting Police Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Mayor Jud Ashman talks about police body worn cameras being piloted in Gaithersburg.

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September 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ervin to Discuss “Legislation by Design”

Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia will be among the leaders addressing the Richmond City Council at its fall retreat on the University of Richmond campus on Sept. 30. Councilmember Ervin will participate in a panel discussion with University of Richmond School of Law Dean John Douglass and former […]

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