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Council President Rice Briefing Set for April 21

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice will meet with members of the media at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 21, to discuss key items that will be facing the Montgomery County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the issues Rice is expected to discuss are the recently released Office of Legislative […]

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Council Committees Meet on April 21

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The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 21, will hold a worksession on a variety of transportation issues with representatives of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA—or Metro). The worksession is part of the committee’s review of budget requests concerning County Executive […]

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Seeking Sewers for Historic Clarksburg (Photos)

The Montgomery County Council and County Executive Ike Leggett on April 18 announced a joint effort to secure “affordable” sewer service for the historic district of Clarksburg. Council President Craig Rice (front right) and County Executive Leggett (front left) signed a letter urging the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to work with the dozens of property […]

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County Victim Assistance Program Needs Volunteers (Video)

Volunteers are needed to assist sexual assault victims and their families through the Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP) of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. Interviews are currently being conducted for a May 2014 training session. VASAP outreach volunteers donated more than 10,000 hours in 2013 serving victims of sexual […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on the State of Montgomery College.

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Councilmember Floreen Announces Golden Shovel Award Winners

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Montgomery Councilmember Nancy Floreen will present the 2014 Sidewalks Are Safe For Everyone (SAFE) Golden Shovel awards at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in the Council Office Building to honor residents who helped out neighbors at various times during the Washington area’s long and snowy winter of 2013-14. The ceremonies will be televised live […]

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Tips for Tax Day in Montgomery County

Tax Day has arrived and as many rush to file their taxes at the last minute, experts have advice on how to avoid errors in the rush to the Post Office. Marion Thompson, a Rockville-based CPA, says if not submitted yet, it might be best to file an extension. “Calm down. It’s better for the computations to […]

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Governor Signs Domestic Violence and Public Safety Bills

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley today signed legislation to strengthen and improve public safety in Maryland. Three of Governor O’Malley’s 16 strategic goals involve enhancing the security of Maryland’s people. Among the bills Governor O’Malley signed today were three measures to combat domestic violence. These efforts are part of the Administration’s goal to protect women, children […]

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Leggett to Launch Local Business Strength Marketing Campaign

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will join local chamber and business support organization executives, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development Director Steve Silverman and other representatives of the local business community to officially launch the “Increase Your Business Strength” local marketing campaign. A key component of DED’s FY2014-2015 strategic plan is to help increase membership in […]

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Montgomery Al Dia Radio Show Marks 100th Episode (Video)

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County Executive Ike Leggett was the featured guest on Montgomery Al Dia (Montgomery Today) to celebrate the 100th show, the county’s award winning Spanish language radio show that airs every Tuesday at 2 p.m. on Radio America 1540 AM. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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