Rockville Based Mechanical Solutions Provider Wins ABC’s 2016 Excellence in Construction Award (PHOTO)

The Associated Builders and Contractors, Metro Washington and Virginia Chapters (ABC) recently recognized Rockville based mechanical solutions provider Shapiro & Duncan, Inc. with its 2016 Excellence in Construction Award for...

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Local Leaders Launch Fix I-270 Now Coalition (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders have launched a new coalition entitled, Fix I-270 Now, to widen and improve traffic conditions along I-270. “The gridlock and endless congestion on I-270 is one of the biggest problems facing Maryland,...

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Behind the Scenes of Clarksburg Premium Outlets, New Retailers Announced (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

It may look like there’s still a lot of work to do but the Clarksburg Premium Outlets shopping center is on track to open at 22705 Clarksburg Road on Oct. 27th with 90 retailers, including Armani, Coach, Jimmy Choo,...

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Laura Van Eperen Headlines Small Business University Series (VIDEO)

Laura Van Eperen was the keynote speaker for the Small Business University (SBU) event at Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) studios on September 15th. Van Eperen’s discussion was entitled, “Nail Your Brand Message...

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Montgomery County Council Welcomes MCEDC CEO David Petr (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Council officially welcomed the new CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) David Petr today at an informal luncheon. Before joining MCEDC, Petr was the president and CEO of...

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Silver Spring Takoma Park Restaurant Week Set for September 6-11 (VIDEO)

Over 20 restaurants in Silver Spring and Takoma Park are joining together from Sept. 6 – 11 for the second annual Silver Spring Takoma Park Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner...

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Senators Announce $5.4 Million Federal Grant for Montgomery County Airpark

U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this month that Montgomery County has been awarded a $5,477,702 Federal Aviation Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to rehabilitate Montgomery County Airpark (GAI). According to a news release, the grant will be used to restore more than 2,500 feet of pavement critical to […]

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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State Grant to Help Expand Employment Opportunities to those with Disabilities in County

WorkSource Montgomery will be able to expand its employment opportunities for residents with disabilities due to the federal funding the State of Maryland will be receiving as a part of a grant o serve job seekers in Montgomery County and Anne Arundel County. According to a news release, the U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded Disability […]

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September 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Based Mechanical Solutions Provider Wins ABC’s 2016 Excellence in Construction Award (PHOTO)

The Associated Builders and Contractors, Metro Washington and Virginia Chapters (ABC) recently recognized Rockville based mechanical solutions provider Shapiro & Duncan, Inc. with its 2016 Excellence in Construction Award for its work on the INOVA Women’s Children’s Hospital in Falls Church, VA. The company was honored at an award ceremony that took place at The […]

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September 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Brookeville Beer Farm Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County officials and residents celebrated the grand opening of Brookeville Beer Farm on Sept. 16. The farm is located at 20315 Georgia Ave. and includes various beers on tap for customers to enjoy. The farm also hosts food trucks and features live music. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. According to Phil Muth, president of the […]

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September 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Local Leaders Launch Fix I-270 Now Coalition (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders have launched a new coalition entitled, Fix I-270 Now, to widen and improve traffic conditions along I-270. “The gridlock and endless congestion on I-270 is one of the biggest problems facing Maryland, severely impacting the quality of life and economic competitiveness of one of our most critical job creating regions,” said U.S. Representative […]

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September 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Behind the Scenes of Clarksburg Premium Outlets, New Retailers Announced (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

It may look like there’s still a lot of work to do but the Clarksburg Premium Outlets shopping center is on track to open at 22705 Clarksburg Road on Oct. 27th with 90 retailers, including Armani, Coach, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, and Tory Burch. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Clarksburg […]

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September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Laura Van Eperen Headlines Small Business University Series (VIDEO)

Laura Van Eperen was the keynote speaker for the Small Business University (SBU) event at Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) studios on September 15th. Van Eperen’s discussion was entitled, “Nail Your Brand Message and Deliver It Wisely.” She covered the following topics: What’s your brand message and the marketing strategy behind it? Essential role of training […]

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September 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Montgomery County Council Welcomes MCEDC CEO David Petr (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Council officially welcomed the new CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) David Petr today at an informal luncheon. Before joining MCEDC, Petr was the president and CEO of the Central Florida Development Council. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Petr talks about his goals for the newly developed private/public partnership. […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Women’s Power Conference Held in Bethesda (Video)

The Maryland Women’s Business Center and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. cosponsored the annual Women’s Power Conference August 25th. Rock 11’s Willie James Inman has the report. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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September 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Sept. 8

Pepco is asking its customers to conserve energy Thursday as an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. Pepco’s Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. It rewards customers by […]

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