Blog Keeps Tabs on Area Restaurants, Retail (VIDEO)

You and your friends might be talking about the new REI that’s opening this week at Pike & Rose. Or maybe you’re looking forward to the Gusto opening at Westfield Montgomery mall. Chances are the source of that news can...

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Hundreds Attend BioHealth Capital Region Forum in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Local business leaders, elected officials, scientists and scholars attended the 2017 BioHealth Capital Region Forum at the campus of MedImmune in Gaithersburg on April 19 and 20th. The forum focuses on the biotechnology cluster...

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David Trone to Headline Small Business Networking Event at MCM on May 25

David Trone, the founder of Total Wine & More, is scheduled to headline the Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on May 25th. His topic for the business event is, “Zero to $2...

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Marissa Levin Headlines April 20th Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO)

Marissa Levin was the featured speaker at the April 20th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Levin’s topic was titled, “Built to Scale: How Top Companies Create...

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County Council Passes ‘Healthy Vending Choices’ Legislation

Update, Tuesday: The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved the “Healthy Vending Choices” bill. The measure requires that half the items for sale in vending machines on county property to meet the American...

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DLC Director Meets with Licensees in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Robert Dorfman, the new director of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC), met with restaurant owners and beer and wine store owners in Silver Spring on Monday to explain changes and improvements that are being...

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert: Don’t Be Scammed (VIDEO)

Spring is the time of year when many residents are working on outdoor, home improvement projects. “This is also the time that scammers show up, ” said Joy Matthews, an investigator from the Office of Consumer Protection. Find out more in this Consumer Alert, below:

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April 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Tourism Video Touts Things to Do in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Tourism Bureau has posted a new marketing video spotlighting all there is to do and see in Montgomery County. The video introduces Montgomery County as “Maryland’s gateway to the nation’s capital.” Watch, below: There’s so much to do North of D.C. – See why you should #Explore Montgomery County, Maryland https://t.co/HNzTiBo3f0 — […]

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April 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Attend BioHealth Capital Region Forum in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Local business leaders, elected officials, scientists and scholars attended the 2017 BioHealth Capital Region Forum at the campus of MedImmune in Gaithersburg on April 19 and 20th. The forum focuses on the biotechnology cluster in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., which is working collaboratively to become a top three biotech hub in the United States […]

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April 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

David Trone to Headline Small Business Networking Event at MCM on May 25

David Trone, the founder of Total Wine & More, is scheduled to headline the Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on May 25th. His topic for the business event is, “Zero to $2 Billion: Entrepreneurship and Leadership.” Kelly Leonard  is the host of SBN. She said registration for Trone’s talk will open […]

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April 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Financing Program Helps Companies Pay for Energy Efficiency Upgrades (VIDEO)

County officials touted a new program Thursday that lets companies pay for projects that energy efficiency to their buildings by adding the costs over 20 years to their property tax bills. The first such project had a “green” ribbon cutting at the Comfort Inn Shady Grove in Gaithersburg and the next-door Shady Grove Professional Building. […]

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April 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marissa Levin Headlines April 20th Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO)

Marissa Levin was the featured speaker at the April 20th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Levin’s topic was titled, “Built to Scale: How Top Companies Create Breakthrough Growth Through Exceptional Advisory Boards.” Watch a video of Levin’s presentation below: Levin founded and runs Successful Culture, a consulting firm that […]

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April 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Where to Drop Off Tax Forms Tonight

Two Montgomery County post offices will be open late today to receive tax forms. Open till 6 p.m.: White Flint Mall, 11301 Rockville Pike, Kensington, Md. 20895-9997 Open till 6 p.m.: Silver Spring Main Station, 8653 16th Street Open till 7:30 p.m.: Suburban Window Service, 16501 Shady Grove Road, Gaithersburg, Md. 20898-9996   The Postal […]

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April 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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DLC Director Meets with Licensees in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Robert Dorfman, the new director of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC), met with restaurant owners and beer and wine store owners in Silver Spring on Monday to explain changes and improvements that are being made at the DLC. The meeting was organized by County Councilmember Tom Hucker so that Dorfman could hear […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Easter Bunny to Visit Clarksburg Premium Outlets on April 15

The Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hopping with spring activities this Easter weekend. On April 15, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt from 1 – 3 p.m. Children can collect eggs filled with candies from select retailers. Participating retailers will have a sign displayed in the storefront window. In addition, the Easter Bunny will be […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce Launches New Website

The Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce has launched a new and improved website. The new site has a fresh new look designed to improve visitors experience using the Chamber’s resources, while being seamlessly integrated with the member database, according to Ibi Teleki Sofillas, who is the chamber’s president. Visitors are now able to locate legislative resources, business […]

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