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February 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: County Council discusses small cell towers regulations; A zoning text amendment is introduced to raise the allowable production of solar energy on public properties; The Board of Elections seeks hiring bilingual […]

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February 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 23, in Montgomery County

Friday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Community Coffee: Takoma Park City Councilmembers Talisha Searcy who represents Ward 6 and Cindy Dyballa who represents Ward 2 will meet with community members over coffee today at La Chiquita from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 23, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. […]

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February 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 23-25: Guide to Arts & Entertainment in Montgomery County

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb. 23-25. Friday, Feb. 23  VisArts Art Exhibit Reception and Artist Talk  Artist Hsin-Hsi Chen’s ‘Liminal’ exhibit is on display in the Kaplan Gallery through April 1. Mary Anne Arntzen’s ‘Solitary Bees’ exhibit is on display in the Gibbs Street Gallery through March 18. Sobia […]

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February 26, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 24 – Feb. 26 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Cabin Fever exhibit at Kentlands Mansion is on display through April 14. This juried mixed-media exhibit features works by members of the Art League of Germantown. The Mansion at Strathmore has three new exhibits […]

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February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planners Share Community’s Concerns about Possible Cemetery Site in Westbard (VIDEO)

Montgomery County planners say they share a church community’s concerns about a possible African-American burial site in the Westbard section of Bethesda near River Road. “We want to find out if there are human remains or burial shafts in the area that was historically a cemetery,” said Planning Director Gwen Wright in an interview with […]

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March 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Johnson Family to Unveil Revised Plan for Proposed Annexation

The Johnson Family is scheduled to unveil a new modified version of their proposed annexation plan tonight to residents at Quince Orchard High School. The meeting is a follow-up to a community workshop the family hosted back in February, where residents raised concerns about the development plan. Organizers sent the following in an email invitation […]

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February 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Johnson Family Hosts Property Development Workshop With Community (VIDEO)

Russell Johnson, owner of the Johnson Property located just across the street from Quince Orchard High School held a community workshop Feb. 23rd at the school to discuss concerns about the annexation of the property by the city of Gaithersburg. MyMCMedia talked with Johnson and community members after the workshop.   For more information about […]

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February 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Residents Still Skeptical About Johnson Property Annexation Plan (VIDEOS)

Dozens of Montgomery County residents attended a workshop at Quince Orchard High School held by the Johnson Family about the annexation plan for the 14 acre parcel known as the Johnson Property. Residents were divided into small groups to discuss three key topics with a team of consultants including proposed development, traffic and pedestrian safety, and school capacity. […]

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February 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED Dozens of Residents Attend Johnson Property Annexation Workshop (PHOTO)

UPDATED Dozens of concerned residents attended a community workshop at the Quince Orchard High School cafeteria to discuss the proposed annexation of the Johnson property on Tuesday night. At the meeting, residents were divided into small groups to discuss three, key topics with a team of consultants: Proposed Development, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety, and Schools. The workshop was […]

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February 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Governor Hogan Strengthens Cultural and Economic Ties With South Korea (PHOTO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan re-affirmed cultural and economic ties between Maryland and South Korea by renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the province of Jeollanam-do. Governor Hogan signed the agreement along with Jeollanam-do province Governor Nak-yon Lee on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Maryland State House according to a news release from the Governor’s […]

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