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September 20, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Says Students at Climate Strike Are Unexcused

Montgomery County students left school Friday to participate in the Washington, D.C. Climate Strike, against Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) recommendation. The strike is part of Friday’s Global Climate Strike, which includes more than 150 countries rallying for climate change reform.  Clarksburg on the bus to the #ClimateStrike… Public transit ridership is the first step! […]

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September 13, 2019 | Cindy Peña

A Peaceful Protest for a Hot Topic

People on both sides of the immigration debate staged protests on opposite sides of Maryland Avenue in Rockville. MyMCMedia reporter Cindy Pena was there as several hundred anti-immigration protestors gathered with their messages for the Montgomery County Council and voters.   Coverage of the counter-demonstration: Demonstrators Show Support for Immigrants on a Rockville Street

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September 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Manifestaciones Opuestas sobre la Política de Inmigración

Manifestantes, líderes comunitarios y políticos se reunieron frente al edificio de oficinas del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, en Rockville. Se dos protestas se llevaron a cabo al mismo tiempo: una que apoya a la Agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) y otra que se opone. Aquí un vistazo de la cobertura del […]

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September 13, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Opposing Rallies Over Immigration Policy Converge Outside Council Office

MCM is on the scene as protesters meet in front of the Council Office Building in Rockville. Two protests are happening – one supporting the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and one opposing. Here is a look at MyMCMedia’s journalists on the scene for the demonstrations.  

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August 30, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

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Takoma Park Rallies Against Facility for Migrant Children

Protestors gathered in Washington, D.C.’s Takoma neighborhood on Aug. 28 for a rally against a new shelter for unaccompanied migrant children. The shelter would be near the Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County border, at 6896 Laurel St. N.W., and is meant for minors apprehended at the U.S./Mexico border without a parent. “I think that whole […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Children Start ‘Save the Tree’ Campaign for Popular Chevy Chase Maple

A playtime landmark in Chevy Chase is in danger of being torn down, and several children in the neighborhood are campaigning to have it stay. On June 16, several young residents gathered at a maple tree in the Rolling Wood community and protested against its planned removal, hanging signs on the chain link construction fence […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Stop the Shutdown, Stop the Wall’: Furloughed Workers Call for Government to Re-Open

Politicians and furloughed federal workers came out to protest the government shutdown at the Silver Spring Civic Center on Wednesday night. The event was lead by Rep. Jamie Raskin, who started the rally with a chant: “All for one, one for all, stop the shutdown, stop the wall.” In addition to Raskin, the rally featured […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Metro Expecting Large Crowds for Gun Safety Rally

Students and their families are expected to take to the streets of Washington D.C. to rally behind gun safety law reform and ending gun violence during the March For Our Lives rally this Saturday. To accommodate the expected crowds, Metro will run its rush hour services,  according to a news release.  Trains will begin running […]

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March 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, March 14 in Montgomery County: 1. National Protests: Exactly one month after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people, students from across the country are planning to walkout of school to stand in solidarity with the victims. 2. Town Hall:  Join us tomorrow evening (March […]

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