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February 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Council At-Large Candidates Discuss Recordation Tax During Debate

The recordation tax took center stage Wednesday during a debate between six candidates running for Montgomery County Council At-large in the upcoming election. Implemented in 2016, the Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to increase the recordation tax to help fund school construction costs and to assist low and moderate income households with rental assistance. Some […]

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October 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Woman To Appear in Court for PTA Embezzlement

A Silver Spring woman is expected to plead guilty next month to embezzling nearly $40,000 from the Montgomery County Council of PTAs, court records show. Lisa Betts, 47, of Silver Spring will be in court Nov. 17 before Judge David Boynton, court records show. The charging documents say Betts agrees to pay full restitution, less […]

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December 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Find out what happened in Montgomery County this week by watching the latest episode of County Report This Week.  Lorna Virgili hosts this week’s show, which includes reports on a new law to improve tenant and landlord relations, a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, the proposed schools operating budget […]

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Board of Education Candidates Forum (VIDEO)

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs  and the  NAACP (Montgomery County, MD Branch Parents’ Council) held a Board of Education candidates forum Sept. 28 at John F. Kennedy High School. The forum included Jeanette Dixon and Phil Kauffman in the at large race; Brandon Rippeon and Rebecca Smondrowski in […]

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January 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Liquor Control and Education Top Concerns at Budget Forum in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett hosted a budget forum in Bethesda on Monday, January 11.  Residents shared their concerns about the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports. Related:

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January 12, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Executive Leggett Hosts Budget Forum in Bethesda (PHOTO)

County Executive Ike Leggett hosted a budget forum in Bethesda on Monday night. Residents gathered to listen and offer their opinions on the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Center at 4805 Edgemoor Lane. The operating budget for Montgomery County is over $5 billion with the majority of those funds going […]

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