Montgomery County Council

October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Thursday! Here are #fivethings to know today, Thursday, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. A Rock Anniversary: Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Clemente Music Rocks with a benefit concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. The fun begins at 7:30. Ticket at http://bbjlive.com/ 2. Public Safety Committee […]

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October 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Tuesday! Here are #fivethings to know today, Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Outdoor Smoking Ban?: The Montgomery County Council will consider a bill that would ban outdoor smoking at restaurants with outdoor seating during its regularly scheduled session today. 2. The Future of Montgomery College: Residents are invited to attend a forum with Montgomery […]

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September 18, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council Mulls Brewery Rules in Ag Reserve

Montgomery County Council members mulled over a change in zoning regulations Tuesday that would make it easier for farms in the Ag Reserve to operate wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries. The proposal has broad support on the council, but concerns have been raised about the increased traffic alcohol production could bring to the area’s rolling […]

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September 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

I-495 and I-270 Managed Lanes Study on Montgomery County Council’s Agenda

Alleviating traffic-congestion, a legal defense fund for residents facing deportation proceedings, and affordable housing are just some issues that the Montgomery County Council will take up when they reconvene after a nearly two-month hiatus next week. After Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to add four express toll lanes to the Beltway and I-270, the Maryland Department […]

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July 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council to Take Up Small Cell Antennas Again

The Montgomery County Council will again take up small cell antennas, the antennas that are needed for the next wave of cell phone technology. The antennas have been controversial among residents who don’t want to see the antennas in their neighborhoods. In his address to reporters on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer said […]

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July 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Officials Will Remember Homeless Individuals During Memorial Service 

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join the Montgomery County Council and local non-profits to remember homeless individuals who died in 2017 and 2018. The second annual memorial service will take place at the Executive Officer Building Circuit Court Plaza, located at 101 Monroe Street in Rockville. Last year, 50 individuals in the […]

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June 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, June 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Josiah Henson Leadership Conference: Montgomery Community Media and the Montgomery Parks Foundation host the Josiah Henson Leadership Conference. The conference addresses the local legacy, history and challenges facing Montgomery County’s African Americans and people of African ancestry. The conference runs from […]

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June 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 12 in Montgomery County

Updated: Here are five things to know for Tuesday, June 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Stanley Cup Celebration: The Washington Capitals will celebrate winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Championship with a parade in downtown Washington, D.C. 2. Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park: Montgomery Parks will hold a community meeting to present updated concept plans to […]

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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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