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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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville’s Dawson’s Market Kicks off Week of Demonstrations, Samplings and Birthday Cake Sept. 25

Dawson’s Market, an independently owned natural foods market, is celebrating five years at their location in Rockville Town Square with a week of free activities, food demonstrations, raffles and an Oktoberfest event. The activities start Sept. 25 and continue daily to Sept. 30 inside and outside of Dawson’s Market at 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. Denizen’s […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Where Hogan Thinks Amazon Should Go (VIDEO)

Gov. Larry Hogan wants Amazon in Maryland, and he has a favorite spot for the company’s new headquarters. It’s not Montgomery County.

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Toys R Us Bankruptcy Part of ‘Retail Apocalypse’

News reports say national toy retailer Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy Monday and a local blogger who watches retail industry says the year has had a record number of closings of stores across the country. Cheryl Kane Heimlich, who writes the Store Reporter blog, said, “People are calling this a retail apocalypse. This is […]

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September 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Fox Moving to New Bethesda High Rise

Local television station Fox 5 is planning to move into the Apex building in Bethesda, a marquee location in the downcounty community’s massive development efforts. WTTG Fox 5 and WDCA Fox 5 Plus will move into the Apex building at 7272 Wisconsin Ave., a site that will become the Bethesda terminus of the Purple Line […]

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September 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lt. Governor Rutherford Will Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month in Silver Sping

Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford is expected to join community members and small business honors  to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Read, Set, Grow small business workshop in Silver Spring. Rutherford will present citations to members of the Hispanic business community and a procurement workshop connecting small business owners to buyers from key […]

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September 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Remarks During Hispanic Gala: ‘We Will Protect Our Dreamers’ (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Thursday evening for the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala to honor more than 60 students with scholarships. The MCEHG was implemented in 2013 to bring organizations and stakeholders together to assist Hispanic youth achieve a high level of education while building diverse and united communities […]

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September 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert: Don’t be Scammed by Air Duct Cleaning Services (VIDEO)

Are you considering having the air ducts in your home cleaned. The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) warns residents of deceptive practices by companies that promote their air duct cleaning services with coupons. “Most of these firms do not even disclose their business address on their coupons and receipts,” said OCP Director Eric Friedman. “The […]

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September 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Power Conference Draws 500 Women Entrepreneurs (VIDEO)

About 500 people attended the Power Conference: Women Doing Business on Thursday at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in North Bethesda. Nearly 40 speakers led workshops or small group sessions to discuss entrepreneurship.  

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September 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council Seeks Applicants for Airpark Liaison Committee

The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants to fill positions on the Montgomery County Airpark Liaison Committee. The council authorized the re-establishment of the committee on June 13. The committee was established to provide a forum for increased communication among interested groups and individuals concerned with the operations of the Montgomery County Airpark. Applicants are […]

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September 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Pitching Maryland for New Amazon Headquarters (VIDEO)

Amazon is looking for a second headquarters, and Gov. Larry Hogan says Maryland is the perfect place for it. Here’s what he said Thursday:

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