economic development

December 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan’s Economic Plans for 2018 Include Investing in Science and Technology

Governor Larry Hogan announced his plans for economic growth and job development for Marylanders in 2018.  His initiatives include investing in STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) industries and expanding the More Jobs for Marylanders Act with new legislation. Back in 2017, the More Jobs for Marylanders Act was passed to give manufacturing companies tax credits for […]

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October 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 27 in Montgomery County

What do you need to know for Oct. 27? Here are five things: 1. Hate Classical Music?: Or do you just think you hate classical music? A session from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Potomac Senior Center, 13850 Travilah Road, Rockville. Center director TeAnna Abraham will explore the works of Mozart, Bach, […]

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October 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Yappy Hour: Enjoy music and food at Yappy Hour sponsored by Montgomery Parks and the Bethesda Urban Partnership. The pop-up dog park will consist of a small dog area and a large dog enclosure area for well-socialized dogs. We are howling about Yappy […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

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BioTech Company Expands Headquarters In Gaithersburg, Plans to Add 45 New Jobs

Altimmune, Inc, a clinical-stage immunotherapeutics biotechnology company, announced on Tuesday that it will relocate new employees acquired as a result of its merger with Pharmathene, and existing employees, to a new 14,000 square-foot location in Gaithersburg. The new facility, located at 910 Clopper Road, is planned to be complete by the beginning of 2018 and […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Candidate Seeks Greater Effort on Economic Development

A candidate for Montgomery County Council on Wednesday said he would increase economic development by more than 50 percent over the next four years. Tom Ferleman, a Republican running for the District 2 council seat, said that by increasing the commercial tax base, the county could increase jobs. It also would increase business taxes, which […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCEDC CEO David Petr Wants New Organization to be the Best in Economic Development (VIDEO)

David Petr, the CEO and president of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC), was the keynote speaker at the Small Business Network’s monthly event on Jan. 19 at the studios of Montgomery Community Media. Petr, who has been on the job for four months, told dozens of business leaders that the newly created MCEDC […]

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December 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Elected as New County Council President, Riemer is VP (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Council members unanimously elected Roger Berliner as president of the Council on Tuesday morning. Council member Hans Riemer was elected as vice-president of the Council. Berliner succeeds Nancy Floreen as Council president. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports: During his remarks at the dais, Berliner thanked his colleagues for their support and said he […]

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November 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Discusses Election Results, Liquor Authority and More at News Briefing (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen discussed a variety of topics including the “Stand Up for the Montgomery Way” rally, election results, term limits, the county’s Triple-A bond rating, the state’s transportation program, the proposed independent Liquor Authority, the landlord tenant bill, the Economic Development Corporation, the subdivision staging […]

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September 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Behind the Scenes of Clarksburg Premium Outlets, New Retailers Announced (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

It may look like there’s still a lot of work to do but the Clarksburg Premium Outlets shopping center is on track to open at 22705 Clarksburg Road on Oct. 27th with 90 retailers, including Armani, Coach, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, and Tory Burch. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Clarksburg […]

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August 30, 2016 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for La Casita CA Cocina

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported La Casita CA Cocina and celebrated the grand opening of their restaurant by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Friday, August 26. They are located at 2 East Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg. La Casita CA Cocina brings a new dining experience to the people of Gaithersburg […]

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