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October 18, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Council

Montgomery County Council to Host Youth Town Halls

The Montgomery County Council will be hosting two youth town halls in the upcoming weeks. The County wants to learn more about the issues that are impacting young people in the area. The two town halls will be taking place on Oct. 30 at Clarksburg High School and Nov. 13 at Wheaton High School. Each […]

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September 13, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Emergency Town Hall to Address Climate Change in the County

County officials and environmental activists will hold a “Climate Emergency Town Hall” on Sept. 14. “We are now in a climate emergency. Addressing any emergency requires a plan, and that plan must be followed by leadership and action. Montgomery County intends to lead and set an example that others can follow and join. That is […]

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May 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

County Residents, Officials Protest Toll Lanes and I-270 Widening Plan

Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. The Maryland Board of Public Works was scheduled to vote on […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 26. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County’s council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for the meeting. 2. Kojo Talks School Diversity: WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi is hosting a town-hall discussion on the achievement gap and diversity in Montgomery County Public Schools. The event […]

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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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October 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 10, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Governor Celebrates Fitness: Governor Larry Hogan is expected to attend National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils ribbon cutting and pep rally at Newport Mill Middle School in Kensington today at noon. 2. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council is expected to discuss gun […]

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April 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Teen Safety Issues Will Be Discussed During Town Hall on April 22

The Montgomery County Women’s Bar Foundation will hosts its annual “Preparing for Success” program for students on April 22 at Montgomery College Germantown Campus. With a theme of “Navigating Life, the Streets and Social Media,” this town hall meeting is aimed to teach participants about safety issues that teens and parents face daily. The program […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 15, in Montgomery County

Bundle up! It’s cold outside and the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory. Here are five more things to know today, March 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County public schools are opening two hours late today. 2. Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his proposed $5.4 billion budget this week. 3. Got a question for […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Virtual Town Hall: Got questions about life in Montgomery County? Executive Ike Leggett is holding an online town hall meeting from 2 – 3 p.m. today. 2. Senior Living: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmember Craig Rice are scheduled to attend a […]

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October 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on Noah’s Law. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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