Montgomery County Council

May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

The Capitals are in the Stanley Cup finals with Wednesday’s win against Tampa Bay Lightning! Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Business: The Montgomery County Council takes their final vote on the $5.6 billion operating budget and $4.5 billion six-year capital budget. Here is the full […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Fields: Join Montgomery Parks for a ceremony marking the opening of the first solar fields installed on parkland at the South Germantown Recreational Park. Read Doug Tallman’s story, Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks for more information. 2. Free Deck Inspections: […]

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May 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session:  The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a special appropriation to the County Government’s Fiscal Year 18 Operating Budget on  funding legal representation for residents detained for deportation proceedings. 2. Congressional Forum on Election Security: U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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May 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 70s. Here are five more things to know for Monday, May 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Vietnam Veterans Remembered: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will unveil the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at 1 p.m. at Memorial Plaza, which is adjacent to the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., […]

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May 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 18 in Montgomery County

Heavy rainfall is predicted today, many roads close to rivers and streams are expected to flood. Here are five things to know for Friday, May 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Bike to Work Day: It’s Bike to Work Day and there are pit stops across the county, including in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring. 2. Montgomery […]

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May 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Flood Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting more rain through Friday and has the area under a flood watch from now through Friday evening. 2. Budget Work: The County Council is scheduled to reach agreement on the fiscal year 2019 […]

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May 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Council Unanimously Passes Small Cell Antenna Regs

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved new small-cell antenna regulations Tuesday. The regulations have been controversial among residents who object to the antennas as unsightly. State and federal laws do not allow local governments from disallowing the antennas in residential neighborhoods. Councilmember George Leventhal had hoped the council would adopt separate regulations — one set […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Property Taxes: The Montgomery County Council is expected to reach an agreement on property tax rates and credits for County homeowners during a work session meeting today at 9:30 a.m. The session will be available live via streaming through the Council web site […]

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May 9, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates National Small Business Week

At the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) every day is a celebration of business. Lucky for us, we get one week a year to go above and beyond to recognize the critical contributions of the Upcounty’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, the IRS marked the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week […]

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May 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Free College Tuition: Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to sign a bill today that would offer free tuition at State community colleges to qualifying residents. 2. Montgomery College Nursing Program Celebrates 50 Years: Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice will present a proclamation […]

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