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August 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Shop Maryland Tax Free Week, Aug. 13 – 19 (VIDEO)

Have you done your back to school shopping? Shop Maryland tax free week from Aug. 13 – 19 in Maryland. Find out more in this video, below: What’s better than a shopping spree? A shopping spree without paying sales tax! đź›’#ShopMDTaxFree Aug 13-19! https://t.co/xR4i13K8G1 pic.twitter.com/wvBcLYB7uY — Peter Franchot (@peterfranchot) July 31, 2017

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pinstripes Opens at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda

There is a new place to bowl, play bocce and dine in Montgomery County. Pinstripes is now open at the Pike & Rose development at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Rockville Pike in North Bethesda. The two-story, 37,000 square feet showplace features 14 bowling lanes, 10 indoor/outdoor bocce courts, a bistro and more. […]

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August 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Loses Court Challenge of Pesticide Ban (VIDEO)

A judge ruled Thursday the county could not regulate residents’ ability to use pesticides on their lawns, issuing a summary judgment in favor of lawn care companies and others who opposed the 2015 measure. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Terrence McGann said the county ordinance conflicted with state laws regarding pesticides, which would have pre-empted […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Crews Remove Dozens of Trees Outside Public Safety Headquarters Building for New Microgrid Project (VIDEO)

If you have visited the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters building in Gaithersburg this week, you may have seen tree removal crews at work in the parking lot. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that dozens of trees are coming down so that the county can install a new microgrid project. According to the county’s website, Duke […]

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August 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Minimum Wage Report Would Mean 45,000 Jobs Lost by 2022 (VIDEO)

A report prepared for Montgomery County government said an increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour would mean that by 2022, more than 45,000 jobs would be lost, more than $396.5 million in income would be lost and nearly $41 million in lost tax revenue. The report also noted the positive effects of […]

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July 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Taking Up Minimum Wage Again (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council will take up legislation Tuesday designed to increase the county’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. The council had passed legislation in January phasing in increases but County Executive Ike Leggett vetoed the legislation. Here, Council President Roger Berliner discusses the legislation at his Monday meeting with local reporters: Follow this […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Get Real Health Opens New Offices in Rockville (PHOTOS)

Get Real Health, an award-winning, healthcare technology company, has expanded its corporate offices at 51 Monroe Street in the city of Rockville. Local leaders, including Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Nancy Floreen and Sidney Katz attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new offices Tuesday. Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce CEO Gigi […]

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July 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Transportation Planning Board Moves Forward with Potomac Bridge Study

Consultants for the Transportation Planning Board will study a northern Potomac River crossing over the objections of some of the board’s Montgomery County members. The county officially has opposed a new span for years. “We are not dictating to jurisdictions what they must do,” said Bridget Donnell Newton, the Rockville mayor who serves at the […]

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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Coming in 2019 to Kentlands Market Square: Cinépolis USA

Movie buffs are getting a new theatre at Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg. Kimco Realty officials announced today that it has signed a lease with CinĂ©polis USA, a leading world-class cinema exhibitor. The 34,000 square foot movie theatre is scheduled to open in 2019, and will include 540 fully reclining leather seats, an upscale lounge-style […]

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