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County Executive Leggett Welcomes Alan Gross Home

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released the following statement about the release of Alan Gross: “I am delighted by the release of Montgomery County resident Alan Gross by the Cuban government. “As I and many others have said in the past, he should never have been arrested in the first place. His only ‘crime’ was […]

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Larry Hogan on the Purple Line (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Governor-elect Larry Hogan answers questions about the Purple Line during a visit last week in Bethesda. Related:

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County to Hold Hearing on Development Ombudsman Post

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 13, on a bill that would create a new non-merit position of Development Ombudsman in the Office of the County Executive. County Executive Ike Leggett proposed creating the new position in his inauguration remarks on Dec. 1. He said the position […]

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Alan Gross Returns to Maryland

Alan Gross, a USAID subcontractor who lived in Potomac, was released from a Cuban prison on Dec. 17 as part of an agreement between the U.S. and Cuba. Gross spent more than five years in a Cuba prison. He was arrested in December 2009. After arriving on American soil, Gross talked to reporters at a press conference where […]

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Van Hollen Talks Purple Line and Working with MD Governor-elect Hogan

In this MyMCMedia Extra, U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen says he looks forward to work with Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan, and agrees that everyone must work together “for the good of Montgomery County.” When it comes to the Purple Line Project, Van Hollen says it would be a “big mistake to pull the plug.”

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Mikulski: Overwhelmed with Emotion of Alan Gross Release

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U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today heralded the release of Marylander Alan Gross from his imprisonment in Cuba since December 3, 2009. “I was so pleased to be at Andrews AFB this morning to welcome Alan Gross as he touched ground back in the United States of America. ‎I am so honored to be […]

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Van Hollen: Joy in Bringing Home Friend Alan Gross

Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-8th) issued the following statement announcing Alan Gross’s return home and President Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba: “Today, it brings me great joy to join with Judy Gross and Senators Leahy and Flake to bring my friend Alan Gross home from Cuba after his five years in prison. This day […]

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Groundbreaking Scheduled for Senior Living Community in Germantown

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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmember Craig Rice are scheduled to break ground on Phase II of Churchill Senior Living in Germantown on Thursday. The project will feature 133 senior units – 121 of them affordable housing and 12 market-rate units. Thirty units will be one-bedroom and 103 units will be two-bedroom. Financing […]

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Hogan Headlines Committee for Montgomery Breakfast (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan headlined the Committee for Montgomery legislative breakfast on Dec. 12. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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Costco’s Plan for Wheaton Gas Station Gets Thumbs Down by County Hearing Examiner

Costco should not be given a special exception to construct a 16-pump gas station on its property in Wheaton, according to  a hearing examiner with the Montgomery County Board of Appeals. The report by Martin L. Grossman, hearing examiner and director for the Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings, was released late last week. According to the […]

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