The Rockville Mayor and Council are scheduled to discuss “mansionization,” the impact of building or remodeling houses that are much larger than homes in the surrounding neighborhood, at their regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 20. Other important Mayor and Council agenda items over the next two months include: • Public hearings and work sessions on […]
Thousands of residents turned out for the World of Montgomery Festival in Wheaton held at Westfield Wheaton Plaza Mall parking lot on Oct. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. The festival is known for promoting Montgomery County culturally diverse community. Michael Lin, of Potomac, has been living in the U.S. for more than 40 years. […]
The World of Montgomery Festival returns to Wheaton this month. Take a look: Related:
It was a morning to brainstorm ideas about the county’s future on closing the academic achievement gap and preparing young people for jobs. The Ready for Tomorrow: Education and Workforce Summit featured three panels, each with three speakers who talked about labor force, adult education, achievement gap, partnerships between private organizations, nonprofits and government institutions. […]
In this MyMCMedia extra, Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman notes the biggest difference between him and Mayor Sidney Katz. Ashman is scheduled to be sworn in as the city’s newest mayor on Nov. 10. Related:
Montgomery County Public Schools and the NAACP recently kicked off another year of collaboration at a meeting at Richard Montgomery High School. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.
The Rockville Open Golf Tournament at the Redgate Golf Course provided an exciting two days for many golfers who came out to compete in the annual event. Rockville 11′s Morgan Lash has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.
From Oct. 23 – 26, theaters in the D.C. area will be hosting the Greater Washington Immigration Film Fest. Out of the 13 movies featured in the festival, four will be viewed in Montgomery County. Over four days, movies about immigration will be screened on venues including churches, and other spaces in Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. Patricia […]
Wendy Howard, founder of Silver Spring-based WH Consulting also serves as the executive director of GreenWheaton, a local nonprofit promoting sustainable practices. She earned the Bethesda Magazine Green Champions Award for her work in the green arena. In this MyMCMedia Extra Howard talks about her award and her efforts. Related:
The Town of Poolesville won Bethesda Magazine’s Green Champions award for its efforts in creating a sustainable community. Commissioner Valaree Dickerson was on-hand at the Bethesda Green Gala to accept the award. She talks about it in this MyMCMedia Extra.