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September 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Working with State on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

Montgomery County is working on a COVID-19 vaccine dissemination plan with the state and other local jurisdictions.  There is currently no COVID-19 vaccine. Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles has warned residents to be wary of reports that a vaccine could arrive as early as October. CBS News reported that Pfizer and BioNTech may […]

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August 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Short-Term COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program Opens Tuesday

Montgomery County’s rental assistance program, administered by the Housing Opportunities Commission, will accept applications starting Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. and continuing through Monday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m. The program is funded through the CARES Act to provide low-income households with assistance for up to three months to avoid eviction. 📢 Applications will […]

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April 9, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Launches Public Health Emergency Grant Website

Montgomery County has launched the website for the $20 million Public Health Emergency Grant program for businesses with 100 employees or less. The PHEG program’s website contains information for businesses on the grant applications, updates on the program and a link to the application. The program will benefit both for-profit and non-profit businesses as well […]

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February 27, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

MCPS Meetings Will Address Changes to ESOL Program

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) invites staff, parents and community members to a series of meetings to learn about the upcoming changes to the middle and high school English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) program. The ESOL program helps linguistically and culturally diverse secondary students orientate to a new cultural and academic environment. The […]

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February 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Complain About Residential Permit Parking Program in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials have received hundreds of complaints about the county’s residential permit parking program. Many residents say they prefer the county’s original paper pass system over the new online program. CCM’s Susan Kenedy has more in this video report, below:

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January 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Northwest High Students Learn About Helping Others in First Aid Course (VIDEO)

Some Northwest High School students have been taking a unique First Aid course, where they learn skills for aiding adults, children and infants in case of an emergency. These students are passionate about what they have learned, and recently they organized a First Aid Fair to share information with other students and teachers. Find out […]

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November 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Nonprofit Village Hosts Duck Pond Program to Help Start Ups (VIDEO)

Ever thought of launching a nonprofit organization? The Nonprofit Village has launched a program called the Duck Pond to help potential start ups learn more about making that decision. The Duck Pond was inspired by the popular Shark Tank model. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Drumming Program Empowers Youth to Find Their Own Beat (VIDEO)

In Rockville, a city employee, Bobby Jones, is showing kids how to dance to the beat of their own drum. Rock 11 Now has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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August 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County

It’s going to be a scorcher today. Here are five more things to know today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Local leaders and police are holding a news conference today in Gaithersburg to discuss back to school safety, and the expansion of the school bus camera enforcement program. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students […]

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