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February 20, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Councilmembers Will Host Town Hall on Security for Faith-Based Communities

Montgomery County Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz and Gabe Albornoz are hosting a town hall called “A Discussion of Security for Our Faith Communities.” The event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 7 -9 p.m. in the third-floor hearing room of the Montgomery County Council Office Building. In a statement, the council said […]

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September 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Council Considers Enhanced Security

Montgomery County Councilmembers are considering a step up in security because of messages they’ve received since several men, who are in the country illegally, have been charged with sex crimes. “I think all of us have received alarming messages over the last couple of weeks that are based on ignorance and unfortunately in some cases […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Arrested For Secretly Taking Lewd Photos, Videos of Women in Mall

Police have arrested a man for allegedly taking “upskirt” photos and videos of women in a Silver Spring mall, without their knowledge. According to police, 27-year-old Abdul Muhammad — of an unconfirmed address — faces four charges of using a camera “to conduct visual surveillance of the private area of victims without their consent.” He’s […]

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August 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Schools Boosting Security

With a new school year starting next week, many parents are thinking about the safety of their students, especially after more than a year of distressing headlines of school shootings and student assaults. Montgomery County Public Schools has undergone several security upgrades to schools, including adding cameras and upgrading the systems that allow visitors to […]

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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Dr. Nadia Hashimi’s Position on Nuclear Weapons

George English, candidate for the Democratic nominee in Maryland’s 6th congressional district, participated in the May 3, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by various Democratic Clubs. Paul Bessel moderated the forum. Dr. Hashimi responded to this question: What is your position on nuclear weapons? Would you support 1) a bill that it is the policy of the […]

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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

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George English’s Position on Nuclear Weapons

George English, candidate for the Democratic nominee in Maryland’s 6th congressional district, participated in the May 3, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by various Democratic Clubs. Paul Bessel moderated the forum. English responded to this question: What is your position on nuclear weapons? Would you support 1) a bill that it is the policy of the United […]

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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Andrew Duck’s Position on Nuclear Weapons

Andrew Duck, candidate for the Democratic nominee in Maryland’s 6th congressional district, participated in the May 3, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by various Democratic Clubs. Paul Bessel moderated the forum. Duck responded to this question: What is your position on nuclear weapons? Would you support 1) a bill that it is the policy of the United […]

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September 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery College Expects Dip in Enrollment

Montgomery College, which started this week, expects the 2017-18 enrollment to slip about 2 percent and 3 percent from last year, campus spokesman Marcus Rosano said. The decline is due in large part to the improving economy, he said. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Rosano describes how the college will handle the dip in enrollment, as […]

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July 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 5, in Montgomery County: 1. New Security Measures: New security measures start today at the Council Office Building in Rockville. 2. Kyle Stanley Victorious: Kyle Stanley defeated Charles Howell III to emerge as this year’s Quicken Loans National Champion. Here’s Mitti Hicks’ report. And here are photos […]

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June 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Security Screening Equipment Installed at Council Office Building in Rockville

New metal detectors are being installed at the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. “It’s to screen materials that are coming into the building, to provide more security for everybody in the building, not just the Councilmembers,” explained Glenn Orlin, deputy Council administrator. Beginning on July 5, all visitors to the building will […]

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