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Hundreds Attend Women’s Legislative Briefing (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Commission for Women hosted the 35th Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 25 at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Hundreds of women attended the all day event where a variety of issues were...

Summer House Santa Monica Opens at Pike & Rose (PHOTOS)

Summer House Santa Monica is now open on Grand Park Avenue in the new Pike & Rose community in North Bethesda. The California-influenced, American restaurant features a wood-fire grill as its centerpiece and its dinner menu...

County Officials Celebrate Partnership With Four Sister Cities (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials, Montgomery Sister Cities board members, and county residents attended the first meeting that brought together people representing each of the county’s sister cities. The event took place at the...

Gaithersburg’s Downtown Crown Sells for $162.8 Million

As bulldozers and contractors continue to build out the Crown community in Gaithersburg, an Illinois real estate investment trust bought Downtown Crown at a $162.8 million price tag. Retail Properties of America, Inc. is the new...

Zengo: A New Place to Workout in Gaithersburg

Zengo Cycle, an indoor cycling studio, is getting ready for its grand opening on Dec. 31 in Gaithersburg. According to Marc Caputo, studio’s founder, Zengo Cycle is a full body workout where members cycle for 50-minutes...

A Piece of Cuba In Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Photos of famous Cuban-Americans and plaques with names of Cuban professors, journalists, and business people, adorn the walls of The Cuban Corner, a family-owned restaurant that has been opened in Rockville for the past 19...

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Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations

Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,500 students who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted January 30 – March 13 at kohlskids.com. “Children around the country are doing inspiring work in […]

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Animal Lovers Turn out to Testify For and Against Pet Bill 50-14 (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County residents love their animals. That was certainly evident at a Jan. 27 public hearing about proposed Bill 50-14 that would ban retail pet stores that sell dogs and cats in Montgomery County. Dozens of residents packed the Council’s chamber, many of them wearing stickers or buttons that read “Animal Lover” or “Stop Puppy […]

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Glen Echo Park Fire (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters say an electrical fire sparked a blaze at Glen Echo Park around 3 a.m. on Friday. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said there was heavy smoke showing when the first units arrived on scene overnight. According to Piringer, sprinklers controlled the fire in an art studio, classroom and jewelry […]

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Ban on Retail Pet Stores Public Hearing Set for Tonight

The Montgomery County Council is holding a public hearing tonight at 7:30 p.m. to discuss a ban on retail pet stores that sell dogs or cats in the county. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is the chief sponsor of the bill and he said the idea behind it is to ban pet stores from […]

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Hundreds Attend Women’s Legislative Briefing (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Commission for Women hosted the 35th Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 25 at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Hundreds of women attended the all day event where a variety of issues were discussed. Among the topics equal pay, domestic violence, paid sick leave, human trafficking, encouraging woman to run for […]

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Davis Construction Announces Promotions and New Hires

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James G. Davis Constructions Corporation (DAVIS) announced 36 company-wide promotions and 26 new employees. Some of DAVIS’ key leadership promotions include Jon Hancher, who was named Vice President – Healthcare. Jon joined DAVIS in 2012 as Director of Healthcare. With 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Jon has played an integral role in […]

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Summer House Santa Monica Opens at Pike & Rose (PHOTOS)

Summer House Santa Monica is now open on Grand Park Avenue in the new Pike & Rose community in North Bethesda. The California-influenced, American restaurant features a wood-fire grill as its centerpiece and its dinner menu includes salads, seafood, steaks, sushi and pasta. You will not want to ignore the dessert menu which features shortbread, […]

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Super Bowl Party to Benefit the Homeless

Montgomery County resident David Cornblatt likes to help people. In fact, he hopes to do just that on 2015 Super Bowl on Feb. 1. Cornblatt, a.k.a Curley owns Curley’s Q BBQ Food Truck and is donating his truck and food to benefit Bethesda Cares- a nonprofit organization that helps people in need throughout Montgomery County. Cornblatt […]

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County Approves Ban on Styrofoam Food Containers, Packing Peanuts

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The Montgomery County Council today unanimously enacted a bill that will ban use and sale of certain expanded polystyrene food service products and the sale of certain polystyrene packing materials in the county, and will require the use of compostable or recyclable alternatives. The bill, whose chief sponsor was Councilmember Hans Riemer and which was […]

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Ken Smith Headlines Small Business Event at MCM (VIDEO)

Sales force development expert, Ken Smith headlined the Small Business University event at the television studios of Montgomery Community Media on Jan. 22. Smith’s address was titled “Four Crucial Strategies to Boost Sales in 2015.” Watch Smith’s presentation in its entirety here:

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