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Predatory Towing Bill Passes Unanimously (VIDEO)

Predatory towing is the number one consumer complaint in Montgomery County. Over the years hundreds of grievances have been filed with the Office of Consumer Protection. And it’s become enough of an issue that this week the...

#PickthePike hopes to Lure Marriott (PHOTO)

Friends of White Flint launched its #PickthePike campaign hoping to persuade Marriott to pick the Pike District for its new international headquarters. The group unveiled a new #PickthePike ad located at the bus shelter...

Dwight Deneal Headlines Small Business Series at MCM (VIDEO)

Small Business Specialist Dwight Deneal is the keynote speaker at Thursday’s Small Business University event at MCM’s studios. His topic is “Getting Your Business Ready for PRIME Time.” You can watch the...

Hogan Announces Creation of “Regulatory Reform Commission” (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan held a news conference on July 9 in Annapolis and announced the creation of a Regulatory Reform Commission to make Maryland more business friendly. Hogan also talked about jobs and rollback on taxes....

Christopher’s Hardware Honored as ‘Retailer of the Year’ (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Small Business Awards were announced June 24. The winner of the Retailer of the Year award is Christopher’s Hardware of Rockville.   Related:...

CCT Update Shows Alignment Changes and Cost Escalation

The Corridor Cities Transitway, a busway from the Shady Grove Metro to Clarksburg, has a new price tag of up to $800 million and a target date to be up and running by 2021, according to planners. Rick Kiegel, Maryland Transit...

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Predatory Towing Bill Passes Unanimously (VIDEO)

Predatory towing is the number one consumer complaint in Montgomery County. Over the years hundreds of grievances have been filed with the Office of Consumer Protection. And it’s become enough of an issue that this week the County Council took action to put a stop to it. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County […]

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White Flint Demolition Enters New Phase (VIDEO)

As the demolition work at White Flint escalates, plans for the Pike District are moving ahead and includes a new campaign to keep Marriott International headquarters in Montgomery County.  MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña reports.

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Montgomery College’s Raptor Tank Business Competition (VIDEO)

The popular show Shark Tank has spawned business competitions nationwide. In fact, Montgomery College held one. MCTV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Franchot Visits Gaithersburg Shared Office Space (PHOTOS)

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited Launch Workplaces, a coworking office space in Gaithersburg, as part of his Montgomery County tour on July 22. Franchot and Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman visited the commercial office and had a conversation with current tenants about their experience on this new office approach. Ashman said the city is glad to have Launch […]

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Large Power Outage Hits Residents and Businesses in Silver Spring and Chevy Chase

Two power outages- on July 19 and 22- hit 2,000 residents in Chevy Chase and Silver Spring area. Pepco Spokesperson Bob Hainey said the first power outage was caused by a downed tree limb while the second incident was caused by a crew cutting grass near Metro’s Grosvenor station. The crew hit a wire, which […]

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#PickthePike hopes to Lure Marriott (PHOTO)

Friends of White Flint launched its #PickthePike campaign hoping to persuade Marriott to pick the Pike District for its new international headquarters. The group unveiled a new #PickthePike ad located at the bus shelter directly in front of Marriott headquarters. Earlier this year Marriott chief executive Arne M. Sorenson announced the company is planning to relocate […]

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Bulldozing White Flint (PHOTO)

Bulldozers are tearing down a bit of Montgomery County history to make way for a development that mixes residential, retail and restaurant space with offices and parks.  The Montgomery County Council approved plans for what they call smart growth; a more walkable community that’s close to the Metro with parks and walking trails and buildings […]

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Wheaton High Students Behind County Food Truck Bill (VIDEO)

The council is considering a bill to expand food truck hours to include breakfast and after dinner hours. Wheaton High School students are behind this effort. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Maryland Comptroller to Honor WAU Students and Local Business Owner

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Nok Kim, owner of Rainbow Coin Laundry, and Washington Adventist University business students will be recognized for their efforts in helping students in the Long Branch area. Comptroller of Maryland Peter Franchot is scheduled to present a proclamation and the “Comptroller’s Medallion” on July 21 to Kim and WAU students in recognition of their Rainbow […]

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Identity Theft Forum (VIDEO)

Identity theft is a growing problem across the country and right here in Maryland. In fact, over 275 people attended an identity theft and fraud prevention forum earlier this month in Germantown. The standing-room only event at the BlackRock Center for the Arts was hosted by Congressman John Delaney and featured one-on-one advice from over […]

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