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July 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Bidding Adieu to Confederate Soldier Statue

Historians and Civil War buffs are expected to gather today in Rockville in what some are calling the “final retreat” of a statue of a Civil War soldier in front of Montgomery County’s old district court house. The statue, erected in 1913, will be moved to a location near White’s Ferry, a spot more than […]

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July 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on gang activity in the county. Other stories in this week’s show include the grand reopening of the Aspen Hill Library, MCPS’ annual drive for supplies event, a new name for a swimming pool in Poolesville and more. You […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Greenberger Begins New Role in County Government

After serving more than a decade as the legislative officer for the Montgomery County Council, Neil Greenberger transferred to his new role in the Public Information Office of the County Executive on Monday. This change comes amid Greenberger’s announcement to run for an at-large seat on the County Council back in June. He requested a […]

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July 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Today, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Wednesday. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat.

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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Introduces New Online Survey Tool to Measure Your Internet Speed (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials want you to check your speed, not on the highway, but on the internet. It’s easy: just log on here and take the test. “It takes approximately two to four minutes to complete the survey and will help the County identify which general areas within the County may need improved services and […]

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July 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Aspen Hill Library Reopens After a Refresh (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the grand reopening of the Aspen Hill Library branch, which reopened this past weekend. The $1.2 million refresh project took eight months to complete. Find out more in the video recap, below: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was joined at the grand opening celebration by Councilmembers Sidney Katz and Marc […]

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July 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with an update on the Watkins Mill Interchange project in Gaithersburg. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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July 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

JBG Smith to Locate Its New Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda

JBG SMITH is planning to open its new corporate headquarters at 4747 Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda in the third quarter of 2019. As part of the move, JBG SMITH will consolidate several area offices, retaining more than 230 employees in Maryland and bringing 138 jobs. The company also plans to create 55 new jobs over […]

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July 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Virtual Town Hall Meeting with County Executive Ike Leggett Set for July 19

Montgomery County residents are invited to join Executive Ike Leggett for a virtual town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19. Residents are encouraged to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat, here. According to a county news release, questions and answers will be posted online. You can read past online […]

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