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Education Forum at Kingsview Middle School Recap (VIDEO)

More than fifty percent of the county’s operating budget goes to funding the school system. County Councilmember Craig Rice chairs the Council’s Education Committee, and he has been holding a series of budget forums along with leaders from Mongomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College. Our crew caught us with them at Kingsview Middle School […]

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Council Takes Straw Vote on Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council took a straw vote on the Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan amendment after some spirited discussion on March 24. Formal action is scheduled for March 31. You can watch a recap of this discussion and vote here: According to a county official, the area being addressed covers about 14 acres west […]

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Leggett Talks About This Year’s Budget (VIDEO)

This month, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his recommended 5.1 billion dollar, fiscal year 2016 operating budget. Lorna Virgili recently sat down with Mr. Leggett to talk more about his budget and how difficult it was to put it together. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Rockville Business Academy (VIDEO)

Each year, the city of Rockville invites local businesses to get together to learn how to operate effectively and thrive in the city. Rockville’s Katie Ghiardi tells us more about the Rockville Business Academy. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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Leggett Hails State Passage of $20 Million Matching Fund for School Construction Funding

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hailing state passage of $20 million in matching funds for additional school construction funding. “I want to thank Speaker Michael Busch and the members of our Delegation who made bringing home additional funds to help us address our public school construction issues their number one priority,” said Leggett in […]

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Public Health Experts and Police Testify at Council’s Liquor Control Meeting

Public health experts sent a clear message today to Montgomery County Council members considering privatization of Montgomery Local Liquor Control system: Montgomery County’s Local Liquor Control system is superior in protecting the public health, combating underage drinking and striking the balance between the sale of a legal, controlled substance and meeting community concerns and the […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on a recent education budget forum tour, the county executive’s operating budget, a community meeting with the police chief and more.

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Hucker Praises Partial Victory in Supreme Court for Pregnant Workers

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The U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled on March 25 that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit had used an incorrect standard to determine whether workplace discrimination had occurred in the case of Peggy Young- a United Parcel Service worker who was dismissed from her job in 2006 because she was pregnant. Montgomery […]

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White Flint’s Pike and Rose Project Earns County National Award

The Pike & Rose project is a feather in the cap for the Montgomery County Planning Department. The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, is this year’s recipient of an Award of Excellence from the American Planning Association (APA), County Planning Division, and its sister organization, the National […]

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Public Invited to Meeting on Montgomery Village Master Plan

Montgomery Village is undergoing some big changes and on Wednesday the public has another opportunity to weigh in on them. The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, invites business owners and residents to discuss the Montgomery Village Master Plan at a meeting on March 25 from 7-9 p.m. […]

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