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November 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Mental Health Clinic for Veterans: The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic opens at Easterseals at 10:30 a.m. 2. Transportation Plans: State officials bring the Hogan administration’s road and transit plans to Montgomery County with a session in the Third Floor Council Hearing […]

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June 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Tough Course: Professional golfer Rickie Fowler is having a great season, but the ninth-ranked golfer in the world says TPC Potomac is going to be a challenge. The $7.1 million tournament, with 120 golfers, starts today. 2. A Metro Thank You: With […]

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March 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Leggett Ask Planning Board Chair to Pause Westbard Plan and to Retain Mediator

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner have written a letter to Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson asking for a delay in the Equity One sketch plan process, just weeks after the board approved the development plan (excluding the area believed to be a historic burial ground). In the letter dated March […]

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February 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Traffic Study Shows County Moving Slower

Motorists coursing through Montgomery County traveled 4 mph slower in 2015 than in 2011, according to a new study from the county Planning Board. And if anyone had trouble guessing, most of the speed reductions are in down county areas and along the I-270 corridor, the mobility assessment report says. County planners drafted the report, […]

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February 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Groundhog Day! Will Punxsutawney Phil, the celebrity groundhog, see his shadow? According to legend, if it’s sunny and he sees his shadow that means six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, then an early spring is on the way. […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council Takes Straw Vote on Subdivision Staging Policy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has taken a straw vote on the proposal that amends the county’s development impact tax for transportation and school improvements. Susan Kenedy has more on the subdivision staging policy. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Are you ready for the Olympics? Beginning today, you can wish two local Olympic swimmers, Jack Conger and Katie Ledecky, good luck by signing two giant flip flops at the Rockville Town Square. #MoCo2Rio 2. Speaking of feats, a man and his goat are walking […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is expected to propose closing the rail system at 10 p.m. on Sundays and midnight every other night on a permanent basis at today’s WMATA Board of Directors meeting. 2. The Planning Board is meeting today and […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 22, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service is predicting that a heat wave will impact our area beginning today. Montgomery County has posted some tips to stay cool on its website. 2. Over two dozen high school students from the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area will […]

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June 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Planning Board to Weigh In on Johnson Property Annexation Petition

The Montgomery County Planning Board is scheduled to discuss the Johnson Property Annexation petition on Thursday. According to the agenda, the staff is recommending that the Board approve transmitting comments to the Montgomery County Council. The latest report from the Planning Board staff presents a revised version of the Johnson Property Annexation petition and focuses […]

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