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February 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Touts Economic Growth in State of the State

Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday spent more than 10 percent of his 2017 State of the State address — more than any other topic — focusing on the Maryland economy. “Businesses are returning to – and expanding in – our state once again. Maryland truly is Open for Business,” Hogan said. In the speech, he […]

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January 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Congressman Sarbanes Releases Statement about President Trump’s Refugee Ban

Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes, a Democrat, released the following statement after President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning refugees from entry into the United States: “President Trump’s executive order imposing entry restrictions on refugees and citizens from certain countries is unlawful and is already being challenged in the courts. The President is pitting himself […]

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January 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Has Two Vacancies

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is seeking applicants to fill two public vacancies on the Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board. The Board is comprised of 15 residents and businesses from the following areas: Upper Rock Creek, Wheaton, Kensington, Kemp Mill, Aspen Hill, Glenmont, Norbeck, Forest Glen, Olney, Brookeville, and Sandy Spring. The Board serves as a […]

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January 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Navarro Vows to Continue Working for $15 Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro is “very disappointed” that County Executive Ike Leggett has vetoed legislation that would have raised the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. “It’s not a good day,” she said, the day after the veto. The Council passed the legislation by a 5-4 vote earlier this month. Council members Marc […]

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January 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County officials are mourning the sudden passing of Montgomery County Health Officer Ulder Tillman. 2. The Ross Boddy Community Center in Sandy Spring remains closed today due to problems with the heating system. 3. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative […]

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January 3, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

January Recreation Happenings

January 3:  Drum Circle with Stream Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901 240.777.8085 2-3 pm Sponsored by the Stroke Association. A drum circle is a participatory celebration of life through rhythm. It creates a sense of joyful inclusion in a community. Open to all. Also on January 10, 17 […]

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November 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Strathmore is hosting its 27th Annual Museum Shop Around today. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is also scheduled to perform Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 at The Music Center tonight. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Department will present the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Working Draft today. […]

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November 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Newly Renovated Ross Boddy Recreation Center Reopens in Sandy Spring

Montgomery County residents recently celebrated the reopening of the newly renovated Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center in Sandy Spring. Find out more in this report, below:

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November 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the new Public Safety Training Academy, the annual snow summit, extended hours for the county call center through Metro’s current Safe Track Surge, the renovated Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center in Sandy Spring and much more. You can watch the […]

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November 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Today is the last day of early voting. You can cast your ballot from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at ten locations across Montgomery County. The Presidential General Election is on Nov. 8. 2. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for the new Thomas Edison High […]

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