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County Leaders and Local Businesses Heading on Business Mission to India

A business delegation that will address culture, education, and economic development- that’s what  county leaders and local businesses owners hope to achieve on the November trip to India. The trip is scheduled for Nov. 13 through 22.  There will also be a pre-departure seminar on “Doing Business in India” on Oct.1. County Executive Isiah Leggett is […]

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Rockville Community Satisfaction Survey Underway

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The city of Rockville is in the process of conducting a community satisfaction survey. Some residens will begin receiving the survey by mail in early October. The city is urging recipients to complete and return the questionnaire. The survey provides an opportunity for community members to rate their satisfaction with the quality of life in […]

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County Announces Partnership for New Bethesda Police Station

Montgomery County has executed a public-private partnership agreement with StonebridgeCarras, LLC, a Bethesda-based real estate firm to design and construct a new county police station in Bethesda. The new police station will be located at 4823 Rugby Avenue and will replace the current station at 7359 Wisconsin Avenue. “This is just another example of creative […]

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Council Committees Discuss e-Cigarettes, Cybersecurity Today

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee is scheduled to continue its discussions on e-cigarettes at 9:30 a.m. today. The worksession will focus on options for restricting youth access to purchases of e-cigarettes The Health and Human Services Committee, which is chaired by George Leventhal and includes Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice, […]

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Ana Sol Gutierrez to Receive “Public Service Award” at Hispanic Gala

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Maryland Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez will be presented the “Public Service Award” at the Sept. 18 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala. Gutierrez was the first Salvadoran-American to be elected to office in the U.S., and serves on the House Appropriations Committee. “We are delighted that Delegate Gutiérrez will honor us by accepting this award.  She made history as […]

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Navarro Supports Selection on Olney Town Center for Microgrid Control System Pilot Project

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro today expressed enthusiasm for the continued progress of a two-year pilot program that will have Olney Town Center involved in a microgrid project that could be a model for the future of electric power service. Among the goals of the project would be to reduce critical load outages by 98 […]

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Grants Available For Rockville Neighborhood Associations

Neighborhood associations could receive up to $1,000 in a matching grant for projects promoting community involvement. Applications are being accepted through Oct. 15 for Rockville’s Organizing Communities and Neighborhoods Matching Grant Program. The program strives to support and empower neighborhood associations and encourage participation by community members. Qualified neighborhood organizations could receive up to $1,000 […]

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Council Committee Votes Unanimously on the Public Finance Campaign Bill (VIDEO)

Nancy Navarro council vice president

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee voted unanimously on Sept. 15 to recommend the adoption of a public campaign finance bill to Montgomery County Council. The bill could establish a system of public campaign financing for candidates for the offices of County Executive and County Council. In this MyMcMedia Extra, Montgomery County Councilmember […]

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Captain Tom Didone: A Highway Safety Hero (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Traffic Division Director Captain Thomas Didone, who received a national “Highway Safety Hero Award” for his dedication to advancing highway-safety initiatives was recognized by the Montgomery County Council and County Executive Isiah Leggett for his recent award and his 26 years of protecting and educating County motorists and pedestrians about being […]

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10 Years of Helping (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Jacki Coyle talked about her experiences during a decade of serving as the executive director of Shepherd’s Table, which provides a variety of services to the homeless in the Silver Spring area. She was recognized by the Montgomery County Council on Sept. 16 for her 10 years in leading the 31-year-old organization. At the ceremonies […]

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