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November 15, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches Campaign to Encourage Green Gift-Giving this Holiday Season

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched a campaign Friday called “Gift Outside the Box” to motivate sustainable gift-giving this holiday season.  The campaign kickoff took place at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Rockville.  Montgomery County launched a campaign today called 'Gift Outside the Box,' to encourage green-gift-giving this holiday season. Also, […]

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November 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Board of Education

Encuesta sobre Salario de la Junta Escolar de Montgomery

¿Cree que los miembros de la junta escolar merecen un aumento? La Asamblea General de Maryland estableció un nuevo panel, la Comisión de Compensación de la Junta de Educación del Condado de Montgomery, en octubre de 2018. Su trabajo es estudiar la compensación para los miembros de la junta escolar y hacer recomendaciones para los […]

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November 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Study Seeks Opinions on Montgomery County School Board Compensation

Do you think the the school board members deserve a raise? A new panel, the Montgomery County Board of Education Compensation Commission, was established by the Maryland General Assembly in October 2018. Its job is to study the compensation for school board members and make recommendations for changes every four years.  After receiving the commission’s […]

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November 15, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Unveils New Park Valley Road Bridge as Part of Vision Zero Initiative

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, other officials and Silver Spring residents unveiled the new Park Valley Road Bridge over Sligo Creek in Silver Spring. The original bridge was built in 1931.  (PHOTOS) County Executive @Marc_Elrich joined Silver Spring community members and federal, state and local officials to dedicate the new Park Valley Road Bridge over […]

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November 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Pelosi to Speak at Trone Fundraiser on Sunday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be the featured guest of a fundraiser for Rep. David Trone on Sunday at Gaithersburg High School. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner event are $10 a person and $25 per family. “We want to let as many people as possible see and hear from the speaker,” Trone spokeswoman Hannah Muldavin […]

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November 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: Marcus Jones is sworn in as Chief of the Montgomery County Police Department. County Executive Marc Elrich will be hosting 4Business Charrettes. November is National Caregivers Month. The Universities at Shady Grove opened its […]

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November 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville to Reopen Saturday

Montgomery County Public Libraries announced that it’s reopening its Marilyn J. Praisner branch in Burtonsville on Saturday, Nov. 16. The branch had been closed since April for renovations. County officials say the refreshed library “includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation, information, and self-checkout desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new painting and flooring; replacement of ceiling […]

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November 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Avanza Plataforma de Desarrollo Económico en Montgomery

Se espera que el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery apruebe una plataforma de desarrollo económico, la próxima semana. “La realidad es que durante demasiado tiempo no hemos tenido un plan estratégico coherente y particularmente sólido, una visión, una plataforma que pueda tomar nota y aprovecharlos para continuar liderando en la región”, dijo la presidenta del […]

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November 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council, Elrich Unveil New Economic Development Plan for County

The Montgomery County Council is expected to pass an economic development platform next week that calls on council committees to develop specific plans. “The reality is that for too long we have not had a coherent a particularly strong strategic plan, a vision, a platform that could take note and leverage them to continue to […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Election Results Certified

The Gaithersburg Board of Supervisors of Elections officially certified the winners of Gaithersburg’s election for three City Councilmembers as Neil Harris, Ryan Spiegel and Robert Wu. The newly elected officials will be sworn in at a Mayor and City Council meeting on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Each newly elected city councilmember will serve a […]

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