BB&T to Close Rockville Branch, Company Says

BB&T will be closing its downtown Rockville branch on April 12, a company spokesman said. “More and more, our clients are choosing to conduct their banking business digitally both here at BB&T and in the financial...

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Elrich and Navarro to Talk Business at MCM’s January Small Business Network

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro are the guests of Montgomery Community Media’s January Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place January 17 from 8 to 9:30 a.m....

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Small Business Network Examines Hiring & Firing in the #MeToo Era

Montgomery Community Media’s December Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines best practices for hiring and firing in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of business experts on best practices...

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Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the...

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Wheaton Revitalization Project Reaches Halfway Point

The Wheaton Revitalization is underway and has reached its halfway point. It is scheduled to be complete by May 2020. The project, which started in June 2017, will transform Wheaton’s old central business district to...

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More Than 164 Million Consumers Plan to Shop Thanksgiving Weekend

An estimated 164.6 million consumers are planning to shop Thanksgiving weekend, according to a study by The National Retail Federation (NRF) released Nov. 16. The numbers include those planning to shop on Thanksgiving Day, Black...

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October 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Honest Tea Co-Founder Discusses Democratizing Organic Food Industry

In a recent visit to Montgomery Community Media studios for its October Small Business Network (SBN) session, Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman discussed with participants some of his new business ventures. Honest Tea is the nation’s top selling organic bottled tea, specializing in beverages that are just a tad sweet, organic and Fair Trade Certified. […]

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October 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman Headlines MCM’s October Small Business Network

Honest Tea Co-founder Seth Goldman was the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s October Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Thursday, Oct. 18 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Second Annual Regional Job Fair Set for Wednesday in Silver Spring

Looking for a job? Montgomery County will host the Second Annual East County Regional Job Fair on Oct. 17 from 3-7 p.m. in Silver Spring. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are asked to bring many copies of their resume and to dress in business attire. Registration for job seekers is encouraged […]

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October 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Forum to Focus on Future of Rockville Town Square

After the recent closing of several businesses in Rockville’s Town Square, including the Mellow Mushroom, Dawson’s Market, and Apollo, City of Rockville officials are hosting a town hall meeting for residents to voice their concerns on Oct. 9. The meeting will be held in the Buchanan Room at VisArts Center and begins at  7 p.m. Find […]

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October 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Dawson’s Market in Rockville to Close At The End of October

After six years in the Rockville community, Dawson’s Market in Rockville Town Square will close its doors on Oct. 27. “This was an extremely difficult decision to make,” the store’s owner Rick Hood said in a statement on the store’s website. “The Rockville community welcomed Dawson’s Market with open arms in 2012 and has supported […]

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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

MYDM #56

Here’s a clip from Manage Your Damn Money #56 with Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge: In the clip, Ben and Malcolm discuss some of the details presented in a Vox.com piece, which you can find here.

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September 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Electric Vehicles Spark Interest in Poolesville

Electric cars and motorcycles were featured in downtown Poolesville on Saturday while the town celebrated Poolesville Day.

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September 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Bezos Provides No Hints on Where Amazon Will Site HQ2

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gave little indication Thursday night on where his company’s HQ2 will be placed.

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September 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s What You Can Expect When Sunday Morning Bakehouse Opens in 2019

When Chef Caroline Yi opens her storefront full of her handmade croissants and pastries next year in Pike and Rose, she’s planning to fill the bakery with more than her passion for baking. Yi, who grew up right here in Montgomery County, says she hopes that Sunday Morning Bakehouse brings a sense of family. “My […]

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September 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

ALDI Grocery Chain Hosting Job Fairs at Montgomery County Locations

The ALDI grocery store chain will hold a job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at each of its Montgomery County locations, including stores in Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville, Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Job openings include store associates, shift managers and manager trainees. Store associate, $12 to $13.50 per hour (depending on location), plus a pay increase after […]

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