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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Somerset Elementary Dedicates New Turf Field (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Sunday for the new synthetic turf field at Somerset Elementary School. The dedication took place at the annual back to school picnic. Katherine Coleman is the chair of the Somerset Elementary School field renovation campaign, which was carried by the Somerset Foundation. According to Coleman, Somerset is the […]

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September 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Governor Signs Executive Order Requiring Public Schools to Begin After Labor Day (VIDEO)

At a news conference in Ocean City this week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring all public schools begin after Labor Day, and end by June 15th, beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Alongside the governor was Comptroller Peter Franchot who has pushed for this idea, “Let Summer Be Summer,” for years. […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection investigates consumer complaints. Watch this report, below, for information about a recent investigation in Rockville involving unlicensed tree trimmers:

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Help the Homeless: Shelter Prepares to House Over 200 Men During Winter Storm

UPDATED The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH) is prepared to house over 200 men at its emergency shelter during the snowstorm that is forecast to impact our area on Friday and Saturday. On Monday night, which was one of the coldest nights of the winter season, the shelter housed 189 men at its […]

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December 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Football Fans Inspire Players and Coaches (VIDEO)

Damascus High School is playing for the state championship against Dundalk on Dec. 3rd at M & T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Star running back Jake Funk and head coach Eric Wallich said the team’s fans are one of a kind.

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces He’s “Cancer Free” (VIDEO)

At a news conference on Monday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced he’s “100-percent cancer free.” Hogan said he’s in remission after receiving medical treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. During his remarks at the podium, Hogan said he is thankful for all the love and support he has received from around the state of Maryland over […]

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March 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Big Day for Congressman Chris Van Hollen in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It was a big day for Congressman Chris Van Hollen who was endorsed for U.S. Senate by the entire Montgomery County Council and County Executive Ike Leggett at a rally in Rockville on March 9.  In his own words: Senator Barbara Mikulski announced last week that she is retiring when her term ends in 2016. […]

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