Montgomery County residents will soon have access to ultra fast internet. The County’s ultraMontgomery program is working to construct a fiber “highway” that will be a part of the Ashburn Express cable system project. The project will connect to multiple data centers in the region, including in Ashburn, Virginia. The County Council received a status update […]
On this week’s One on One, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett talked about how the county is moving forward to create a new community in the east portion of the county that incorporates mixed use and transit oriented development. Viva White Oak will be a 300-acre mixed use project. Find out more, below: Visit our […]
In an effort to better serve its customers, the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) has opened a new store in the King Farm Village Shopping Center. The Rockville store is now open Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The new location offers wood-look […]
As part of a public private partnership, County Executive Ike Leggett has announced an alliance between USA Fiber and White Oak Data Center Bytegrid to provide ultra high speed service. Find out more in this report: You can find out more, here.
The Montgomery County Office of Procurement has announced the recovery of over $300,000 in unpaid wages for 318 people employed by five different service contractors engaged in contracts with the county. Find out more in this interview, below: You can find out more about Bill 43-15, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to […]
Montgomery County residents can now file consumer complaints electronically. This new, online system makes it easier for consumers to request that the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) investigate and hopefully resolve disputes regarding most consumer transactions. At the same time, OCP is relaunching its 24-hour “tip” line to facilitate receiving anonymous tips, suggestions, comments, and/or […]
Montgomery County is launching a new outreach campaign to encourage residents to use reusable bags. Lorna Virgili reports that you can get free reusable bags at your local library. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says he is withdrawing his request for a Declaration of No Further Need for Jeremiah Park, the current site of the Shady Grove Bus Depot. In a memo sent to Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen today, Leggett writes that he has directed his staff to finalize a plan that will […]
The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee is meeting with representatives of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to discuss the SafeTrack program that is rehabilitating the operation and safety of the area’s Metrorail system. According to a Council news release, the update will detail how Montgomery County […]