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August 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Early Voting Centers for 2018

Montgomery County Board of Elections will hold a public hearing to receive testimony from residents about the list of early voting centers for the upcoming gubernatorial election. Local Board of Elections across the state of Maryland are required to review its list of early voting sites every two years and make recommendations to the state. […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

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BioTech Company Expands Headquarters In Gaithersburg, Plans to Add 45 New Jobs

Altimmune, Inc, a clinical-stage immunotherapeutics biotechnology company, announced on Tuesday that it will relocate new employees acquired as a result of its merger with Pharmathene, and existing employees, to a new 14,000 square-foot location in Gaithersburg. The new facility, located at 910 Clopper Road, is planned to be complete by the beginning of 2018 and […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Ride On’s New ExtRa Service Will Provide an Express Bus Along Route 355 (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Updated 8.14.17 Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Montgomery County Council President, Roger Berliner, and other county leaders on Monday to announce a new bus service aimed to alleviate the amount of cars on one of the county’s “busiest corridors”, according to Leggett. Beginning on Oct. 2, Ride On’s ExtRa Buses will provide a limited stop […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Movies Under the Stars: The City of Rockville’s last “Movies in the Parks” event of the summer will feature Zootopia at Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive, starting at dusk. 2. Rockwood Manor Open House: Tour Rockwood Manor Park in Potomac from 4 […]

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August 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Burtonsville Shooting

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a possible shooting that happened in Burtonsville Monday afternoon. According to police, at approximately 2:53 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center received a call to report an assault inside of a vehicle at the intersection of Cedar Tree Drive and Red Maple Court. Third District officers responded to the location and […]

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August 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland U.S. Senators Release Statement on Purple Line Funding

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md) issued the following statement on reports that Maryland’s Purple Line would receive full federal funding: “From day one, Team Maryland has been fighting to bring the Purple Line to Maryland, because we know it will strengthen our economy, help combat congestion and air pollution, and […]

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August 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Berliner on Purple Line: ‘It’s A Great Day for Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties’ (VIDEO)

Maryland’s Purple Line will receive $900 million in federal funding, according to the The Washington Post. This announcement comes nearly one-month after the Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Judge Richard J. Leon’s decision to halt the project. “We are all so excited, pleased, and grateful that we’ve finally gotten to this point in time,” said […]

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August 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Community Discussion on Universal Pre-Kindergarten Will be Held on Aug. 23

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice will join Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith, for a community meeting to discuss universal pre-kindergarten programs on Aug. 23 and residents are invited to attend. The purpose of this meeting is to gain insight from the community about what they are looking for in early childhood education, […]

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August 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Open Lab –  Bring your questions about downloadable e-books and audiobooks, online job applications, e-mail, Word, Internet use, and library apps at the Gaithersburg Library at 10 a.m. 2. Energy Express Workshop – for kids age 8 to 12 years old at […]

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Create New State Development Plan

Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order which directs state officials to create a new State Development Plan (SDP) that promotes growth initiatives while being more responsive to the needs of local jurisdictions. The governor announced the signing of the order during the annual Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference in Ocean City, according […]

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