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Holiday Recycling Tips (VIDEO)

With the holidays around the corner, Montgomery County officials are reminding residents about the importance of recycling. Lorna Virgili has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Montgomery County Announces New Life Sciences Impact Grant Program

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The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (MCDED) has launched a new program aimed at strengthening the Life Sciences industry within the county. According to a news release, grants of $5,000 to $25,000 will be available to companies to assist in the advancement of business development and product development initiatives. An information session for potential […]

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Montgomery County’s Holiday Schedule for Thanksgiving Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 27: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed Montgomery Parks — all Parks facilities are closed on Thursday. For operating schedules on Friday, including Brookside Gardens, ice […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the homeless in Montgomery County, the Montgomery County Public Schools calendar decision, the Maryland Professor of the Year and more.

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President Obama to Discuss Immigration Tonight

President Barack Obama is scheduled to discuss the immigration system tonight, and it’s a hot topic that many Montgomery County residents say they will be watching. Jonathan Jayes-Green, of Silver Spring, said he is “cautiously optimistic.” Jayes-Green is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient. His parents wanted to give him a better education and […]

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County Says it Has No Plan to Offer GE-Tech Park as a Future School Site

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Montgomery County has no plans to allow a school to be built on land it owns off of Route 28 in Gaithersburg, the county’s Deputy Director of General Services told MyMCMedia Thursday. The county acquired the 52-acre parcel which includes the former National Geographic building at 100 Edison Park Drive and relocated county services to […]

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Floreen Sends Daily Updates from India (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen traveled to India in November with a business delegation to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech and other high-tech areas. Floreen wrote in an email to MyMCMedia that she is on this trip “because of the importance of establishing relationships and connections to advance the county’s economic growth.” The latest update from […]

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Postal Service Delivering Packages Seven Days A Week Thru Christmas Day

The Postal Service kicked off the holiday shipping season this month by announcing that it will be delivering packages seven days a week in major cities and high volume areas now through Christmas Day in response to expected double-digit package volume growth. “The Postal Service will be out making deliveries every single day during the […]

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County Has Vacancies on Board in Bethesda, Dickerson and at MCPL

Do you want a say in the future of downtown Bethesda? Do you want to help direct the future of the county’s library system? Do you want to weigh-in on environmental issues in the Dickerson Area? The county has a way for you to do it by applying for one of the following vacancies on a county […]

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Sidney Katz Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman proclaimed Nov. 17 as Sidney Katz Day in Gaithersburg. The proclamation took place at an open house and reception at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in honor of Katz, the city’s former mayor who recently resigned after being elected to the Montgomery County Council. The turnout for Katz was great. […]

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