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December 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Planners To Take Up New Marriott Headquarters Next Week

The Montgomery County Planning Board takes up approvals for the new Marriott International project in downtown Bethesda next week. The 2.25-acre site is at Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues. It also faces Woodmont Avenue to the west. Marriott International now has its headquarters in Bethesda on Fernwood Road. In October 2016, the company announced it was […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planning Chair Casey Anderson on the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan: ‘We are at the End of the Road’ (VIDEO)

Casey Anderson, chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board, answered some questions (see video above) about the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, shortly before a work session on the plan with the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday morning. The sector plan is a blueprint for development in Bethesda over the next 20 years or so. “We […]

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April 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Employment Expo Set for April 3rd (VIDEO)

Are you over 50 and looking for a new job? The 50 plus job expo will take place on April 3rd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Find out more in this report, below:

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January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council President Berliner on Marriott and Future Parking Issue (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner said he is pleased with Marriott’s decision to locate its new corporate headquarters and flagship hotel on Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda near Veterans Park. “You’ve got 3,000 more customers coming in everyday for all those restaurants,” said Berliner. “This is going to be huge, huge deal for that part […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Talks Minimum Wage, Bethesda Plans, E-Permit Parking Problems, Marriott, DLC, Metro and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner told reporters today that he believes Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is going to veto the Council’s legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. You may remember the Council voted 5-4 last week to pass the legislation. Berliner was one of the four Councilmembers (Nancy […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Wind Advisory, MC Students Head Back to School Top Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. The National Weather Service reports that rain is in the forecast, and a wind advisory is in effect from 5 a.m – 4 p.m. so you may want to secure any outside objects before you […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marriott Selects Wisconsin Avenue Site for New Bethesda Headquarters and Hotel, Leggett Releases Statement

Marriott International officials announced on Friday that the company has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues, […]

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December 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Leggett Taps Robert Dorfman to Lead DLC

UPDATED 12.20.16 Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett wants to appoint Robert Dorfman as the new director of the Department of Liquor Control. Dorfman, a North Potomac resident, will be paid a salary of $220,000, according to county spokesperson Patrick Lacefield. “Bob Dorfman has been a success wherever he worked, “said Leggett. “He is just the leader […]

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December 14, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

The 2016 Montgomery County Executive’s Ball Celebrates the Arts (VIDEO)

The 31st annual Montgomery County Executive’s Ball was held on Dec. 4. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

First Lady Catherine Leggett on How the Arts Inspired Her Career (VIDEO)

The 31st annual Montgomery County Executive’s Ball was held on Dec. 4. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County’s First Lady Catherine Leggett talks about how the arts influenced her life and career.

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