UPDATED: Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) is Back Up at the Gaithersburg Airpark

UPDATED 6.22.16 The FAA reports that the AWOS system is back up as of 2:35 p.m. on June 22nd at the Gaithersburg Airpark. ORIGINAL POST The Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) has been down for weeks at the Montgomery...

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H & M to Hold Grand Reopening in Downtown Silver Spring on June 23

H&M is celebrating its grand reopening in Downtown Silver Spring at noon on Thursday, June 23. According to a news release, the newly renovated H&M store employs 40 workers. Customers who bring garments to be recycled...

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Local Leaders Tout Benefits of Pepco-Exelon Merger (VIDEO)

The county executives of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties are touting the benefits of the Pepco- Exelon merger. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local...

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Students Experience Science at Emergent Biosolutions (VIDEO)

Some Montgomery County elementary school students and their families recently got to experience a career in science at the headquarters of Emergent Biosolutions. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its...

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Novavax Announces Plans to Expand in Gaithersburg

Novavax, a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, has announced plans to expand its presence in Montgomery County. The company, which has its...

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Dawson’s Farmers Market Open on Wednesdays Now Thru Sept. 28 (PHOTOS)

Dawson’s Farmers Market is open on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. now thru Sept. 28 at 225 N. Washington Street in Rockville Town Square. Beginning on June 8th, there will also be live music at the market to enjoy while...

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June 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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A New Way to File Consumer Complaints in Montgomery County

Montgomery County residents can now file consumer complaints electronically. This new, online system makes it easier for consumers to request that the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) investigate and hopefully resolve disputes regarding most consumer transactions. At the same time, OCP is relaunching its 24-hour “tip” line to facilitate receiving anonymous tips, suggestions, comments, and/or […]

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June 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) is Back Up at the Gaithersburg Airpark

UPDATED 6.22.16 The FAA reports that the AWOS system is back up as of 2:35 p.m. on June 22nd at the Gaithersburg Airpark. ORIGINAL POST The Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) has been down for weeks at the Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg. According to the FAA, the system has been out of service since […]

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June 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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H & M to Hold Grand Reopening in Downtown Silver Spring on June 23

H&M is celebrating its grand reopening in Downtown Silver Spring at noon on Thursday, June 23. According to a news release, the newly renovated H&M store employs 40 workers. Customers who bring garments to be recycled before the store opens at noon will have the chance to win gift cards, valued between $50 and $250, […]

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June 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Local Leaders Tout Benefits of Pepco-Exelon Merger (VIDEO)

The county executives of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties are touting the benefits of the Pepco- Exelon merger. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Students Experience Science at Emergent Biosolutions (VIDEO)

Some Montgomery County elementary school students and their families recently got to experience a career in science at the headquarters of Emergent Biosolutions. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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June 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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RainKing Software Expands in Bethesda, Adding More Than 60 New Jobs

RainKing Software, Inc., a leader in IT sales intelligence, is moving from its current headquarters on Rockledge Drive in Bethesda to a new, larger space on Old Georgetown Road, according to a news release issued by the Maryland governor’s office today. As part of the relocation and expansion, RainKing is adding more than 60 new […]

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June 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Job Fair Set for Thursday in Rockville

Looking for a job? Congressman John Delaney will host a Sixth District Job Fair with over 45 employers on June 16th in Rockville. This event is free and open to the public. You can register by calling 301.926.0300. The Job Fair takes place at the Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Drive. Some of […]

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June 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Council President Nancy Floreen Named Legislator of the Year (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce has named County Council President Nancy Floreen as Legislator of the Year. Floreen was honored at the Chamber’s dinner celebration at the Bethesda North Marriott on June 9th. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Council President @NancyFloreen honored as legislator of year @MCCCMD dinner. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/Lf2OFfc3b6 […]

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June 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Fire at Nordstrom Rack (PHOTO)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire at Nordstrom Rack in the 15780 Shady Grove Road Thursday evening. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire originated in a dumpster and trash compactor. According to Piringer, the building’s sprinklers activated and there was considerable smoke and water damage […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Novavax Announces Plans to Expand in Gaithersburg

Novavax, a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, has announced plans to expand its presence in Montgomery County. The company, which has its headquarters in Gaithersburg, is planning to build out its research, development, and clinical trial support operations. As part of the […]

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