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Infrastructure and Growth Meeting Set for March 7 (VIDEO)

Save the date: On March 7, Councilmember Roger Berliner will host a forum to address school and transportation planning. The meeting is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. Register at montgomerycountymd.gov/berliner.

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Susan Prince on the Importance of the Life Sciences Impact Grants (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Department of Economic Development’s Susan Prince talks about the importance of the new Life Sciences Impact Grants. The program, introduced in December 2014, was created to provide financial assistance to life sciences employers to retain jobs and stimulate the organic growth of the life sciences industry in Montgomery County.

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Andrews on his New Role at the State’s Attorney’s Office (VIDEO)

Former Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews talks about his role at the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s office as director of crime prevention initiatives.

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Montgomery County Council Works to Simplify Development Process (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Council’s Planning Housing and Economic Development Committee recently held work sessions to improve the counties development review process. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Solar Arrays Proposed for County Parks in Germantown, Rockville

Montgomery County may soon have its first parkland solar arrays. The two arrays are proposed for South Germantown Recreational and Rock Creek Regional Park to reduce the county’s carbon footprint. Each array is proposed to be about five acres. Montgomery Parks staff evaluated approximately 135 park owned properties from an inventory of more than 400 parks, […]

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Civil Rights Historic Bus Tour (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is again co-sponsoring a civil rights historic bus tour that retraces the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and there’s still time to sign up to take part in this experience. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts County Report This Week, which includes reports about streamlining the development process in Montgomery County, a celebration of Black History Month, a preview of the upcoming Civil Rights Educational Freedom tour, a recap of the busy winter firefighters are experiencing, an update from the Young Activists Club in Takoma Park and […]

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Agriculture is Big Business in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County’s Agricultural Services Division Manager Jeremy Criss says Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve is big business. Take a look: Criss recently attended a networking event designed to bring farmers together with local chefs. According to Criss, at last count there were over 540 farmers in Montgomery County and the county has […]

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County Working to Reduce Cost for Wheaton Library/Community Center

The proposed Wheaton Library and Community Center carries a $89 million price tag and county officials are working to optimize the scope of the project to bring that cost down. County Department of General Services Director David Dise presented an update of the project to a joint meeting of the Montgomery County Council’s Health and […]

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Berliner, Floreen, Hucker Concerned about Metro Raising Fares and Reducing Service

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The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee sent a letter this week to Chair Mortimer Downey and the other members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA, or Metro) Board of Directors “expressing our deep concern” about a staff proposal the board will consider on Feb. 26 to increase fares and […]

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