Report: Maryland Offering Billions to Amazon

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Maryland’s bid to lure Amazon’s new headquarters will be measured in the billions of dollars. The story also says New Jersey has announced it’s bid will be $7 billion. Gov....

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County Sending Off Its Amazon Pitch This Week (VIDEO)

Montgomery County will provide very few details of its sales pitch to Amazon to bring its new headquarters to Montgomery County, a county spokesman said Monday afternoon. “Basically they’ve asked for confidential proposal,...

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Burtonsville Hosting Its First Food Festival

Residents in Burtonsville celebrated the town’s first food festival early Saturday. The Taste of Burtonsville featured food from more than a dozen restaurants to highlight the diverse community. “This is a great...

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Norman Augustine Speaks to Montgomery College Students (VIDEO)

Norman Augustine, the former CEO of Lockheed Martin, spoke to Montgomery College students recently about the importance of careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — as well as the importance of...

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Hogan To Address Business Hall of Fame Induction

Gov. Larry Hogan will be the keynote speaker at the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame on Oct. 24. The event will start at 11:30 a.m. at The Universities at Shady Grove Conference Center in Rockville. The Hall of Fame,...

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October 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda Green Honors Sustainable Businesses During Gala (VIDEO)

Bethesda Green, a local green business incubator, held its eighth annual Green Gala, in partnership with Bethesda Magazine, to honor organizations and businesses in the county for their sustainability initiatives. “Sustainability means acting in a way that provides for the needs of the current generation without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their needs,” Stu […]

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October 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Report: Maryland Offering Billions to Amazon

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Maryland’s bid to lure Amazon’s new headquarters will be measured in the billions of dollars. The story also says New Jersey has announced it’s bid will be $7 billion. Gov. Larry Hogan has made no secret on where he thinks Amazon should relocate — he favors the Port Covington […]

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October 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Sending Off Its Amazon Pitch This Week (VIDEO)

Montgomery County will provide very few details of its sales pitch to Amazon to bring its new headquarters to Montgomery County, a county spokesman said Monday afternoon. “Basically they’ve asked for confidential proposal, which we’re delivering,” said Pat Lacefield, the county’s director of public information. “We don’t want to run the risk of disqualifying ourselves.” […]

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October 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland SoccerPlex Receives Proclamation From Comptroller (PHOTOS)

Staff from the Maryland SoccerPlex and Discover Sports Center were joined by Maryland State Senator Craig Zucker and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot early Thursday to receive recognition for the sports facility’s impact on the local economy. With more than 12 tournaments held at the facility each year, the SoccerPlex brings more than 650,000 visitors and […]

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October 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pop-Up Shops Return to Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station

After a seven-week trial in spring, the pop-up vendor plaza has returned to Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station. Shops have been created by carving a former Metro 4000 series railcar into sections. Commuters and neighbors can stop and shop from several local retailers from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The pop-up plaza […]

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October 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Burtonsville Hosting Its First Food Festival

Residents in Burtonsville celebrated the town’s first food festival early Saturday. The Taste of Burtonsville featured food from more than a dozen restaurants to highlight the diverse community. “This is a great deal,” Jewru Bandeh, director for the East County Regional Services Center, said. “What it means for residents is that they don’t have to […]

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October 4, 2017 | Nick Rhule

Norman Augustine Speaks to Montgomery College Students (VIDEO)

Norman Augustine, the former CEO of Lockheed Martin, spoke to Montgomery College students recently about the importance of careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — as well as the importance of diversity in those fields. This MyMCMedia Extra is an interview after his speech:

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October 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan To Address Business Hall of Fame Induction

Gov. Larry Hogan will be the keynote speaker at the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame on Oct. 24. The event will start at 11:30 a.m. at The Universities at Shady Grove Conference Center in Rockville. The Hall of Fame, founded by Grossberg Co. LLP and Revere Bank (successor to Monument Bank), is a celebration […]

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September 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Disability Community Told Wages Would Grow With Minimum Wage

Workers in the disability community will receive 125 percent of the minimum wage, even if Montgomery County approves an increase of the wage to $15 an hour, Council President Roger Berliner said Tuesday night. The County Council heard from about 40 people about a proposal to increase the minimum wage gradually from $11.50 an hour […]

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September 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Dawson’s Celebrating Its Fifth Anniversary in Rockville (VIDEOS)

Dawson’s Market in Rockville Town Square is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week. Bart Yablonsky is the store’s director of operations. In this MyMCMedia Extra, he describes his store and its staff: In this MyMCMedia Extra, Yablonsky describes Dawson’s Market focus on local produce and products: Previous Post: Rockville’s Dawson’s Market Kicks off Week of […]

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