Small Business Network Series at MCM Tackles Tax Reform Act

The April 19 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A panel of experts from the Stein Sperling law group in Rockville answered questions about the effects of the Act which is arguably the...

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Council Mulls Expansion of Spirits Economy into Ag Reserve

Breweries have been growing in Montgomery County, but largely in suburban areas such as Rockville or Silver Spring. The Montgomery County Council is considering new zoning regulations that would extend that growth into the...

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Maryland’s General Assembly Passes Incentive Bill Worth Billions to Attract Amazon

Maryland’s House of Delegates passed legislation early Wednesday designed to establish $5.6 billion in tax incentives to lure Amazon to Montgomery County. The House’s approval of the Promoting ext-Raordinary...

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Council Approves Biotech Grant Program

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Tuesday a county matching fund for businesses that receive federal grants. Councilmember George Leventhal spearheaded the grant, which was co-sponsored by the eight...

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Peter Franchot Headlines Small Business Network Series March 8 at MCM

Peter Franchot was the featured speaker at the March 8 Small Business Network (SBN) event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Peter Franchot was elected Maryland’s 33rd Comptroller in 2006 and...

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Series at MCM Tackles Tax Reform Act

The April 19 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A panel of experts from the Stein Sperling law group in Rockville answered questions about the effects of the Act which is arguably the most significant revision to the Internal Revenue Code since 1954. The panel from Stein Sperling […]

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April 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

New Brewery Opens in Rockville

A new brewery opened in Rockville on Friday in an office complex off Gude Drive. True Respite brewery will produce and sell its craft brews. The opening drew Gov. Larry Hogan. Brewmaster Kenny Allen said True Respite is using two systems. One allows him to create large quantities to take to market, and the other […]

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April 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland’s General Assembly Passes Incentive Bill Worth Billions to Attract Amazon

Maryland’s House of Delegates passed legislation early Wednesday designed to establish $5.6 billion in tax incentives to lure Amazon to Montgomery County. The House’s approval of the Promoting ext-Raordinary Innovation in Maryland’s Economy, or PRIME Act, is written for any Fortune 100 company, but it comes just months after Amazon officials announced its top 20 […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Begins, Here’s What You Should Know

Here’s What You Should Know Just days after Toys “R”Us, Inc. officials announced they have filed for bankruptcy to begin “winding down” on its more than 700 company stores and inventory across the country,  liquidation sales have begin in the region. Residents can expect discounts on toys and other items starting off at 10 percent, […]

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March 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council Approves Biotech Grant Program

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Tuesday a county matching fund for businesses that receive federal grants. Councilmember George Leventhal spearheaded the grant, which was co-sponsored by the eight remaining council members. The county grant would match grants to businesses that receive federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer […]

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March 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Leadership Montgomery Accepting Applications Through April 13

Leadership Montgomery (LM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and enhancing current and future leaders of Montgomery County. The LM mission is to prepare leaders to understand local issues, grow their leadership skills and connect with others to better serve Montgomery County. Leadership Montgomery offers five programs for emerging and current leaders. They include […]

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March 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Biotech May Add Up to 160 New Jobs in Gaithersburg

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, will potentially add up to 160 new jobs over the next five years as part of its expansion in Montgomery County, a news release from Gov. Larry Hogan’s office said. The company – now in Rockville – […]

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March 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Chamber CEO Leaving

Michelle Day, the president & CEO of the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, is resigning effective June 30, the chamber’s board of directors announced Tuesday. In an interview, Day said she and her family were moving to the Atlanta area to be closer to relatives. Day, who had been in the position for nearly three years, […]

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March 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Peter Franchot Headlines Small Business Network Series March 8 at MCM

Peter Franchot was the featured speaker at the March 8 Small Business Network (SBN) event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Peter Franchot was elected Maryland’s 33rd Comptroller in 2006 and overwhelmingly reelected in 2010 and again in 2014. As Comptroller, Peter Franchot has been an independent voice and fiscal watchdog for the taxpayers […]

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March 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Scam Alert: Officials Warning consumers about ‘Woodchuck Scams’

Last week’s wind storm left thousands of residents without power and a lot of damage to clean up. The downed tree limbs left by the storm across the county are like a jackpot for some criminals and that’s why Eric Friedman, director for the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection, said residents should beware of what he […]

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