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December 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 20 Stories for 2017

With all the public safety news, the events happening in the school system and even the development announcements we’ve covered this year, our No. 1 story for the year was … drum roll please … sunflowers. Here are the Top 20 stories for the year for   UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville […]

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July 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 from July 21-27

Never underestimate the power of a sunflower. For the fourth week in a row, our coverage of the blooming sunflowers was among our top stories based on web traffic. Our stories about the relocation of the Confederate soldier from the Red Brick Courthouse grounds in Rockville to White’s Ferry also ranked high. Rounding out the […]

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February 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County: 1.  Councilmember Tom Hucker tried Craigslist to find a new location for a statue of a Confederate soldier in Rockville. 2. The Washington Post’s Bill Turque traces the history of the burial sites at the center of the controversy in Westbard. 3. Peerless Rockville […]

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are you five things to know today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Public Schools district is opening two hours late today because of weather conditions. A final decision on opening school is scheduled for 7 a.m. on Tuesday. 2. Montgomery County government offices are open today. As for snow preparations, […]

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December 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Confederate Soldier Statue on Historic District Commission Agenda This Week

The Confederate soldier monument still sits outside the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville as local officials continue to talk about moving it to a new location. The discussion will resume on Dec. 17th as the statue is one of the items on the Rockville Historic District Commission’s (HDC) agenda . County officials are requesting a Certificate […]

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September 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Seeks Public Opinion on Future of Confederate Statue (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Council members want you to weigh in on the future of the Confederate Soldier statue in Rockville. Take a look:   Related posts:

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September 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Leaders Review Locations for Relocating Confederate Soldier Statue

Where do you think Montgomery County should relocate the Confederate Soldier statue? Local leaders are hoping to hear from you by Sept. 9th. You may recall that Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council are reviewing options for the relocation of the statue of a Confederate soldier that is currently located next to […]

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August 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on  changes to county liquor control, launch of UltraMontgomery, National Night Out activities, and much more. You can watch the show, here:

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August 1, 2015 | Staff Writer

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A Preview (VIDEO)

Here’s a preview of the next episode of “21 This Week.” “21 This Week” airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m. You can watch the show at 11 a.m. and […]

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July 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leventhal on Confederate Statue Removal (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Council President George Leventhal hopes to identify an ultimate location of the Confederate soldier statue in Rockville. The monument, which was dedicated in 1913, was moved to its current location on the east side of the Red Brick Courthouse in 1971. It depicts a life-sized bronze cavalry Confederate soldier on top […]

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