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June 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 24. Thunderstorms early in the week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. 2. School Board: The Montgomery County Board of Education meets at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville. The meeting will begin […]

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June 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Raskin Says Congress Will Work This Week on Border Issues

About 250 Attend Immigration Solidarity Rally at Bethesda Church Rep. Jamie Raskin said Congress would work this week on the crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico. “The president has created chaos at the border, and we need to be addressing the humanitarian crisis,” Raskin said. The second-term congressman spoke before an event at the […]

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June 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Wins First Ever Emmy Award

Montgomery Community Media has reached a major milestone in its 30 plus year history by winning its first ever National Capital Emmy Award! Carolyn Raskauskus and Ben Romero won the Emmy on Saturday at the 61st Emmy Awards at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center for a feature story they shot and produced […]

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June 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Say Missing Wheaton Teen Found

Update, Saturday: Montgomery County police say Amen Alemu has been reunited with her family. Original post: A Wheaton 14-year-old girl is missing and Montgomery County police is asking the public’s help in finding her. Amen A. Alemu was last seen by family on June 14 when she left her Shorefield Court home on foot, a […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Newton Announces Bid for Third Term as Rockville Mayor

Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton announced her desire to seek a third term at a gathering of supporters Friday night. She’ll be running on a “Rockville Forward” slate with incumbent Councilwoman Beryl Feinberg, and Monique Ashton, Kuan Lee and Suzan Pitman. “We have one goal, and that is to serve the city to the best […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

FBI Searches Jack Evans’ Home Day After He Resigns from Metro Board

News reports say FBI agents searched the home of D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans on Friday, a day after he resigned his post as chairman of the Metro board. The resignation takes effect next week. Evans was the subject of an ethics investigation relating to his role as chairman of Metro’s Board. The Washington Post has […]

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June 21, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Washington Spirit’s Joanna Lohman to Have Jersey Retired On Pride Night

One of the best players in Washington Spirit history will retire her jersey Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown. Joanna Lohman will be honored at halftime of the Houston Dash-Spirit game for her professional and personal achievements as part of Pride Night. The LGBTQ community will also be celebrated as well as showing […]

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June 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Sophia Wilcox Tells MCM the Story Behind Viral Father’s Day Video

Sophia Wilcox, a former Quince Orchard student now in college, gave her stepdad, Brian Sandusky, a Father’s Day to remember thanks to a very unexpected and heartwarming present. A video of her presenting the gift of framed post-it notes given to her by her stepfather during her middle school years that she secretly saved went […]

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June 21, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Ride On, Metro Announce Free Rides for Kids 18 and Under Beginning July 1

Starting July 1, students under the age of 18 will have free access to Ride On and Metrobuses. Currently, the kids ride free program allows students under the age of 18 to ride the Metrobus and Ride on for free, but it is only available Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m while […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Katz on Police Chief, Business Climate

Councilmember Sidney Katz talks about the process to appoint a new chief of police. Plus, he practically grew up in a local department store, so he’s been tasked with helping County Executive Marc Elrich to improve the county’s climate for small businesses. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, […]

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