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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Where Hogan Thinks Amazon Should Go (VIDEO)

Gov. Larry Hogan wants Amazon in Maryland, and he has a favorite spot for the company’s new headquarters. It’s not Montgomery County.

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September 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

DHHS to Host Free Series for Youth and Parents on Substance Abuse Prevention

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services will host a series of free presentations for youth and parents on topics such as substance abuse prevention and promoting positive attitudes, according to a news release. The sessions will be held on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gang Activity Blamed for Two Recent Deaths

The Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office confirmed Thursday that the two men whose bodies were found in county parks died as a result of gang activity. Ramon Korionoff, a spokesman for the office, provided little about the case. He said prosecutors are still awaiting information on the cause of death. “As the cases get further […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Project Would Widen I-270, Beltway, Md. 295 and Add Tolls (VIDEO)

With I-270 as a backdrop, Gov. Larry Hogan announced three major road projects for the Maryland suburban region Thursday, targeting new lanes for I-270, the Capital Beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. “Added all together, these projects will substantially and dramatically improve our state highway system and traffic throughout the region,” Hogan said. He estimated the […]

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September 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public Hearing on Possible Merger of Gas Utilities Set for Sept. 28

The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing  on Sept. 28 for a proposed merger of WGL Holdings, Inc., and AtlaGas, Ltd. WGL Holding, the parent company of Washington Gas, has more than 400,000 customers in Maryland and employs 1,500 people. If the commission agrees on the $4.5 billion transaction, Washington Gas will […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Goucher Poll Reveals Racial Divide in Maryland

Whites and African-Americans generally agree on the state of race relations in Maryland, but when it comes to individual issues, a divide emerges, according to a poll released Thursday. For example, the poll found 59 percent of African-Americans and 61 percent of whites agree that race relations in Maryland have gotten worse in the past […]

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September 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 22 – 24

Here are some ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Sept. 22 Noon – 9 p.m, The Armenian Food Festival features traditional foods, music, handicrafts, and more, Scoorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Drive, Bethesda. 1 p.m. & 2 p.m., Interact Story Theatre presents The Legend of Pufferfish Pat for children and their families at Montgomery […]

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September 21, 2017 | Mandi Wyndham

It’s Back! Explorer Post 1921 & Explorer Club 995

I am excited to announce that MCM’s Media Explorer program is back for the fall and will begin on Tuesday, September 26. This is such a great way to get your teen involved, creating and learning about new ways to express themselves using media. Explorer Programs give real hands-on multimedia production experience for the youth in […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 21 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. No School: Montgomery County Public Schools are off for the Rosh Hashana holiday. 2. Transportation Announcement: Gov. Larry Hogan will make a transportation announcement at 10:30 a.m. in the Md. 124 Ridesharing Lot in Gaithersburg. 3. Bicyclists Meet: The Montgomery County Bicycle […]

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September 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Joins Global Climate Leadership Coalition

Montgomery County is partnering with cities, states and countries from across the world to address climate change. The county has signed the Under2 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), a commitment by governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions towards net-zero by 2050, according to a news release. “Now, more than ever, jurisdictions need to redouble their […]

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