Council President Berliner on Marriott and Future Parking Issue (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner said he is pleased with Marriott’s decision to locate its new corporate headquarters and flagship hotel on Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda near Veterans Park....

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Marriott Selects Wisconsin Avenue Site for New Bethesda Headquarters and Hotel, Leggett Releases Statement

Marriott International officials announced on Friday that the company has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel...

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As The Kabob Turns

There’s fire, passion, romance, and we’re not even talking about the Soaps. We’re talking about the one and only OG skewered stick of meaty perfection: the kebob. Check out this Local Yelp for all the places to...

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Fight for $15: Local Groups Ask County Executive Ike Leggett to Sign Minimum Wage Bill (VIDEO)

Representatives from several local organizations are asking Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett to sign a bill that would increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. The legislation was passed by the Montgomery County...

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MCEDC CEO David Petr Wants New Organization to be the Best in Economic Development (VIDEO)

David Petr, the CEO and president of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC), was the keynote speaker at the Small Business Network’s monthly event on Jan. 19 at the studios of Montgomery Community Media....

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David Petr Headlines Small Business Network Series Jan. 19 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Davi Petr was the featured speaker at the Jan. 19th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Petr’s topic was titled, “Connections, Capital and Customers: A New Vision for...

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January 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief Features Reports on Minimum Wage and Permit Parking Problems (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts Council in Brief. This week’s show begins with reaction to County Executive Ike Leggett’s veto of legislation that would raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2020.

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January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council President Berliner on Marriott and Future Parking Issue (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner said he is pleased with Marriott’s decision to locate its new corporate headquarters and flagship hotel on Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda near Veterans Park. “You’ve got 3,000 more customers coming in everyday for all those restaurants,” said Berliner. “This is going to be huge, huge deal for that part […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council to Interview Leggett’s Pick to Lead DLC on Tuesday (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members are scheduled to interview Robert Dorfman on Tuesday. Dorfman is County Executive Ike Leggett’s pick to lead the Department of Liquor Control. You may remember that former DLC Director George Griffin left the post last year, and Fariba Kassiri, assistant chief administrative officer, was named acting director of the department. The […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marriott Selects Wisconsin Avenue Site for New Bethesda Headquarters and Hotel, Leggett Releases Statement

Marriott International officials announced on Friday that the company has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues, […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCEDC CEO David Petr Wants New Organization to be the Best in Economic Development (VIDEO)

David Petr, the CEO and president of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC), was the keynote speaker at the Small Business Network’s monthly event on Jan. 19 at the studios of Montgomery Community Media. Petr, who has been on the job for four months, told dozens of business leaders that the newly created MCEDC […]

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January 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

David Petr Headlines Small Business Network Series Jan. 19 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Davi Petr was the featured speaker at the Jan. 19th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Petr’s topic was titled, “Connections, Capital and Customers: A New Vision for Economic Development in MoCo.” You may watch Petr’s presentation, below: David Petr is the first President and CEO of the Montgomery County […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

CCM’s Susan Kenedy hosts Council in Brief, and this week’s show includes reports on the minimum wage increase and a new partnership to expand health services to County residents. You can watch the show, below:

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Ranked in Top 100 Best Cities for New Grads

The city of Gaithersburg is one of the best cities to live for new college graduates, according to a new report. The careers and personal finance website, GoodCall.com, ranks the city of Gaithersburg at 89 on the Best Cities for Grads 2017 list. Also, making the top 100 list from the Washington region is Frederick, […]

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January 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bethesda IT Firm Plans to Expand Corporate Headquarters and Create 100 New Jobs

InfoZen, an advanced IT services and solutions provider for the federal government is planning to expand its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County and create 100 new jobs by the end of 2017, according to a news release. This comes after the company was awarded a $208 million federal contract from the Department of Homeland Security […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Suggests Metro Could Sell Land It Owns “For Substantial Funds”

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recently met with WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld and Nina Albert, the director of real estate for WMATA, to discuss ways in which the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) could “maximize its real estate holdings.” In a Dec. 22nd follow-up letter to Wiedefeld, Berliner wrote: “WMATA’s real estate […]

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