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Emergent BioSolutions Celebrates its New Gaithersburg Headquarters (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Emergent BioSolutions is conducting important life-saving life sciences work and on Tuesday, the company celebrated the brick and mortar of its operation. County, state and local officials helped Emergent BioSolutions officially...

Steve Dorfman Headlines Small Business Series at MCM (VIDEO)

Steve Dorfman, president and founder of Driven to Excel is the keynote speaker at Thursday’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media on Thursday morning. Dorfman’s topic of discussion is...

Community Comes Together for Playground Build in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It took just less than one workday for the more than 200 volunteers, but for the kids living at the Seneca Heights Apartments in Gaithersburg it will be hours and hours of fun on their new playground here. With funding and...

Leggett Unveils New Approach to Economic Development (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is changing the way the county approaches economic development and business promotion in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Read more in MyMCMedia article,...

Officials Break Ground at Westside at Shady Grove Metro (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Montgomery County officials attended a ground breaking ceremony today for Westside at Shady Grove Metro at 16658 Crabbs Branch Way. This public-private partnership project is planned to revitalize the former industrial area by...

Gables Pike District Receives Preliminary Site Plan Approval

Gables Residential has received Preliminary Plan and Site Plan approval from the Montgomery County Planning Board for Gables Pike District, a mixed-use development at Old Georgetown Road and Executive Boulevard. The approval is...

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Emergent BioSolutions Celebrates its New Gaithersburg Headquarters (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Emergent BioSolutions is conducting important life-saving life sciences work and on Tuesday, the company celebrated the brick and mortar of its operation. County, state and local officials helped Emergent BioSolutions officially open its new corporate headquarters in Gaithersburg on Professional Drive. Krista Brick has the story. Emergent BioSolutions is a leading vaccines and therapeutics company that […]

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Steve Dorfman Headlines Small Business Series at MCM (VIDEO)

Steve Dorfman, president and founder of Driven to Excel is the keynote speaker at Thursday’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media on Thursday morning. Dorfman’s topic of discussion is “Anticipating Customer Needs.” Watch Dorfman’s presentation, below: Steve Dorfman is the president and founder of the consulting firm Driven to Excel which advises businesses […]

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Leggett Nominates Michael Smith as Development Ombudsman (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, County Executive Isiah Legget nominates real estate executive Michael Smith for the new post of Development Ombudsman. The selection of an ombudsman is part of Leggett’s intention, as stated in his inaugural address last December, to “refocus on our economic growth and shared prosperity and put to rest some misperceptions […]

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Community Comes Together for Playground Build in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It took just less than one workday for the more than 200 volunteers, but for the kids living at the Seneca Heights Apartments in Gaithersburg it will be hours and hours of fun on their new playground here. With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County […]

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Leggett Unveils New Approach to Economic Development (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is changing the way the county approaches economic development and business promotion in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Read more in MyMCMedia article, “Leggett Moves to Privatize Department of Economic Development.“

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Ribbon Cutting for Emergent BioSolutions Headquarters in Gaithersburg Tuesday

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to  join Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Emergent BioSolutions President and CEO Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi for a ribbon cutting for the Emergent BioSolutions new headquarters facility at their Gaithersburg campus on Professional Drive on Tuesday. Emergent BioSolutions is a leading vaccines and therapeutics company that represents a vital component […]

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Career Fair for Veterans Opens Doors (VIDEO)

Each year, thousands of veterans return from active duty looking to reenter civilian life. Sometimes that transition can be tough, especially when it comes to finding a job. A recent job fair was held in Silver Spring for veterans. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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Leggett Moves to Privatize Department of Economic Development (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett formally announced this week that he was sending over legislation to the County Council that would transfer the major functions of County economic development and business promotion to a private-sector-led, non-profit entity. Under the proposed legislation, both the County’s Department of Economic Development (DED) and the non-profit Montgomery Business Development Corporation […]

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Leggett Plans to Privatize County’s Economic Development Functions (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett today announced that he will send legislation to the County Council on Friday that would transfer the major functions of County economic development and business promotion to a private-sector-led, non-profit entity. Under the proposed legislation, both the County’s Department of Economic Development (DED) and the non-profit Montgomery Business Development Corporation […]

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Groundbreaking at Westside at Shady Grove Metro (VIDEO)

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for the first redevelopment project under County Executive Isiah Leggett’s Smart Growth Initiative. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more video from the groundbreaking, visit here. You can also find out more about Westside at Shady Grove online here. You can find out more about Mr. Leggett’s Smart Growth Initiative […]

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