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November 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 2 – 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. 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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October 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Tackles Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention With New Campaign

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett launched a new campaign titled, “BTheOne,” aimed to prevent substance abuse and suicide in teens, according to a news release. The new campaign includes a new website that provides resources an ways to help others that will be advertised and distributed throughout the county. “As a parent and a grandparent, […]

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October 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Welcomes 22 New Americans (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett, joined some members of the Montgomery County Council and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services on Friday to welcome 22 new Americans during a U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony in Silver Spring. The ceremony is a part of the county’s path to citizenship initiative that aims to reach the 60,000 […]

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October 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Executive Seeking Public’s Input on Proposed Zoning Text Amendment for Antennas

Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett, is asking for the public’s input on a Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) draft to revise the county’s zoning code to address deployment of small antennas on streetlights and lower height buildings, according to a news release. As technology evolves, the County has received a number of applications to deploy small […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

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County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Winners Announced

Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett, will present awards to eight community leaders to recognize their contributions to the county’s arts and cultural community at the 2017 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Nov. 6. The ceremony, which started in 2002, honors the work of individuals who have made an impact […]

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October 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Kagan Decides To Seek Re-Election and Forgo County Executive Race

State Sen. Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat who represents District 17, has chosen to seek re-election rather than to enter the fray for Montgomery County executive, according to a post on her Facebook page. “As intrigued as I am by the possibility of serving as our next County Executive at this critical juncture, I have decided […]

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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 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Valerie Ervin on County Executive Race: ‘Where are the Women Candidates?’ (VIDEO)

Former Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin is looking forward to the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election next year. Ervin, now a senior adviser for the Working Families Party, said she thinks the Montgomery County Council race is going to be exciting because of the growing number of candidates in the at-large race. She said the public […]

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June 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for Wheaton Redevelopment Project

UPDATED: Groundbreaking to redevelop parts of Wheaton is set for Sunday June 4 during the annual Taste of Wheaton celebration. The Wheaton Revitalization Project will provide a government office building, an underground parking garage, and a new town square for residents which includes a public park of approximately 35,000 square feet, according to a news […]

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May 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Talks About Learning from Failure (VIDEO)

Total Wine & More founder David Trone said Thursday too many businesses are afraid of failure. “We want failure,” Trone told the Small Business Network. “Because if we don’t have some failure, how are we going to learn. If we don’t learn, we’re probably not going to succeed.” Trone, who ran unsuccessfully for the 8th […]

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