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Councilmember Berliner Says Predatory Towing is Number One Consumer Complaint in County

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner says “predatory towing” is the number one consumer complaint in the county. Today, Berliner introduced Bill 17-15, legislation that he has sponsored to reform private...

Summer Concerts May Return to Kentlands Market Square

Summer concerts just may be back in Kentlands Square this summer. According to Robert Auxier with Blittzed! Media, Market Square Live is expected on city space in Market Square this summer with a line-up of summer entertainment....

Free Wi-Fi, Nighttime Economy and Procurement Topics with Riemer at SBU (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer was the featured speaker at the Montgomery County Small Business Series event at Montgomery Community Media on Thursday morning and he answered some tough questions from business owners...

Riemer Headlines Small Business Series at MCM (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer was the featured speaker at the Montgomery County Small Business Series event at Montgomery Community Media on Thursday morning. Riemer’s topic of discussion is “Building...

One Stop Shop: WSSC Opens Office in Rockville (PHOTO & VIDEO)

An innovative improvement in processing development approvals was announced on March 10 by County Executive Ike Leggett and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) General Manager and CEO Jerry Johnson. WSSC is...

Chef and Farmers’ Summit at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

Montgomery County farmers and chefs recently connected at a networking event at the Universities at Shady Grove. They talked about business opportunities and challenges and then prepared lunch alongside each other....

Business

Green Business Certification Expands in MoCo (VIDEO)

Twenty-six new county businesses have received the green business certification. They were recognized at a networking event at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Learn more: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Tammy Darvish Honored with William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award

Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to present the third of this year’s William Donald Schaefer Helping People Awards tonight to Tamara C. Darvish, who has devoted much of her life serving those in need in Montgomery County, according to a release from the comptroller’s office. Darvish, who is executive vice president at Pentagon Federal Credit […]

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A Day in the Life of Montgomery County Before the Sun Came Up (PHOTOS)

The day starts early for many in Montgomery County. Here are some early morning photos of life across Montgomery County on April 22nd before the sun even came up. Send your photos to pix@mymcmedia.org or Tweet them @MyMCMedia #DITL #MoCo. You can see what everyone is sending here.

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Leggett Proposes New Structure for Economic Development in MoCo

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County Executive Isiah Leggett is putting the wheels in motion to move Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development into a non-governmental agency. “He thinks the work of attracting investment and jobs obviously is something public officials have to be involved in, but the machinery to do it is a little more flexible and easier to […]

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A Preview of Taste the World in Fenton Village (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Reemberto Rodriguez, director of the Silver Spring Regional Center, invites the community to the fifth annual Taste the World in Fenton Village. More than two-dozen local restaurants are participating and festival goers can taste some of the diverse ethnic restaurants that are part of downtown Silver Spring. According to a news […]

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Connecting Farmers and Consumers Still Challenging in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Heather Bruskin, manager of Montgomery County Food Council, said Montgomery County has “beautiful farms and “amazing food is developed here.” The challenge is connecting consumers to the produce available in the county, Bruskin said.    

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Darby Store Up for Rent in Beallsville

The Darby Store in Beallsville has a long history in the community and now Montgomery County is hoping it has just as long a future. The Montgomery County Department of Parks is accepting requests for proposals to occupy the historical store located on Darnestown Road. The county is hoping a new tenant will bring new life to […]

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Transit Advocates, Business Community Push For Purple Line (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery and Prince George’s County business community and officials from both counties met in Silver Spring on April 20 to launch a final 30 day “Purple Countdown Action Plan.” Alexander Metcalf, CEO and president of TEMS, Inc., presented a summary of his findings on the economic impact of the Purple Line. According to Metcalf’s conclusion, the […]

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Gabrielle Jackson Headlines Small Business Series at MCM (VIDEO)

President and Founder of the Millennial Solution, Gabrielle Jackson is the featured speaker at the Montgomery County Small Business Series event at Montgomery Community Media on Thursday morning. Jacson’s topic of discussion is “Keeping the Millennial Employee Engaged.” Watch Jackson’s presentation here: Gabrielle Jackson is the President and Founder of the Millennial Solution, a next-generation […]

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World Creativity and Innovation Week (PHOTO & VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council celebrated World Creativity and Innovation Week at a special ceremony on April 14. In the photo at the right, Chief Innovation Officer Dan Hoffman talks about the importance of adopting new programs and technologies to help government and residents. Among those at the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: Sara […]

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