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November 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Annual Snow Summit: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will hold a press conference for its annual winter preparedness “snow show” to demonstrate the latest technologies they’re using to combat winter weather. 2. Blast in Bethesda: Weather permitting, single controlled blasts […]

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October 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS Superintendent Recommends a $1.818 Billion Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2019

To address overcrowding and aging facilities, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith is recommending $1.818 billion for the Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget and the FY 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). His recommendation is $74 million more than the approved CIP. In a letter addressed to the Board of Education on Oct. 23, […]

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December 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New School Board Members are Sworn in, Two Others Say Goodbye (VIDEO)

There are some new faces on the Montgomery County school board. Newly elected school board members Jeanette Dixon and Shebra Evans were sworn into office, alongside incumbent member Rebecca Smondrowski, on Dec. 1st at a Board of Education (BOE) meeting in Rockville. They join Michael Durso, Judith Docca, Patricia O’Neill, Jill Ortman-Fouse and student member […]

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November 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

This is your source for the latest election news in Montgomery County. For more election news, visit our Vote 2016 page. We hope you will contribute your election updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #vote. You can also follow us […]

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November 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Voters Share Their Thoughts on Election Day (VIDEO)

Damascus voters at John T. Baker Middle School share their thoughts on the Presidential General Election in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: In Damascus there's a shout out every time a new voter arrives. @mymcmedia #ElectionDay — Sonya Burke (@SonyaNBurke) November 8, 2016 With BOE member Graciela Rivera-Oven who reports big turnout in Clarksburg […]

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November 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Frost Advisory for Montgomery County for Tuesday Morning

UPDATED You may want to cover your plants again tonight. That’s because the National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for Montgomery County, and it is in effect from  2 a.m. – 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8. According to the advisory, temperatures will be in the upper 30s, and the cold weather may […]

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November 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MVA Announces Election Day and Veterans Day Closings

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will close all offices on Nov. 8 and Nov. 11 in observance of Election Day and Veterans Day. All full-service Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also be closed. According to a news release, MVA’s ten self-service VEIP kiosks will remain open. MVA customers can […]

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October 28, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Former Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin on Term Limits

The Presidential General Election is days away and Montgomery County voters are going to decide if there should be term limits for the offices of County Executive and County Council. My MCMedia caught up with former County Councilmember Valerie Ervin on why she doesn’t agree with term limits, (see below):

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October 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot Disagree on Term Limits (VIDEO)

During a recent conversation with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, it appeared the two state leaders agree on a lot of state and local issues from a post-Labor Day school start to funding for Metro to liquor control. But one issue they do not agree upon is term […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen: ‘I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country” (VIDEO)

In an interview this week, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat who is running for U.S. Senate, talked about the stakes in the upcoming Presidential General Election and he shared his thoughts about Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for President. “I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country,” Van Hollen said. Watch […]

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