Government

April 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery Community Media is Expanding

Montgomery Community Media will be opening a new Silver Spring Studio and classroom very soon. MCM’s headquarters is located in Rockville, and officials will celebrate the opening of a second location in downtown Silver Spring. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the new Silver Spring Media Lab on Wednesday, April 24. Watch this video […]

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes video on: The NAACP’s ACT-SO winners were announced during a local ceremony at Montgomery College; County Executive Marc Elrich and Council VP Sidney Katz unveiled a grassroots business initiative; The Department of Correction and […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Calls Lawmakers Back to Annapolis

Annapolis lawmakers have been called back to the State House to elect a new speaker of the House of Delegates. The delegates are voting to choose the successor of Michael E. Busch, who died April 7, a day before the last day of the 90-day 2019 General Assembly session. The 72-year-old was the state’s longest […]

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April 18, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

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Councilmember Will Jawando Named One of Nation’s Rising Leaders

County Councilmember Will Jawando has been named one of 20 leaders nationwide to join the NewDEAL: Developing Exceptional American Leaders. The network has a membership of about 170 leaders from 45 states, chosen from more than 1,500 nominations in its eight-year history. U.S. Sen. Mark Warner from Virginia and former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell lead […]

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April 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Marc Elrich on Schools, Budget and Transportation

County Executive Marc Elrich discusses the schools, budget and transportation in the County – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your friends.

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April 17, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Kimco Plans To Redevelop Existing Strip Mall in Kentlands

Kimco Realty is requesting approval to redevelop a section of property in the Kentlands. The property they plan to redevelop is currently home to a parking lot and a few retail stores, including Orange Theory and a post office. The proposal says the lot will be converted into a six-story mixed-use building, “including 245 apartments, 12,125 […]

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April 16, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Charges Dropped Against Kellyanne Conway’s Alleged Assaulter

Prosecutors dropped all charges yesterday against the woman accused of assaulting White House counselor Kellyanne Conway at a Bethesda restaurant. The trial for Mary Elizabeth Inabinett of Chevy Chase was scheduled to begin yesterday, but the second-degree assault and disorderly conduct charges were dropped before court proceedings could begin. Inabinett, 63, approached Conway while she […]

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April 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Volunteers Who Helped Taxpayers Recognized on Deadline Day

Today marks the tax season filling deadline, and volunteers who helped Montgomery County taxpayers were recognized for all their hard work.   County councilmembers joined philanthropic partners to recognize the impact of Community Action’s VITA volunteers for helping to deliver free tax help through the IRS’ Volunteer Tax Assistance Program. The VITA program serves Montgomery […]

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April 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

The Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes video on: County Executive Marc Elrich wants to hear from county entrepreneurs; The Department of General Services unveils the Green Government Report; Earth Day and Greenfest will be celebrated at Brookside Gardens on April […]

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April 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Funding for Problem Solving Courts Discussed for FY20 Budget

A joint Health and Human Services Public Safety Committee hearing was held on Thursday. Officials discussed updates and recommendations on the FY20 budget. Key topics included possible funding for the Adult Drug Court, the Mental Health Court, and the Exchange and Supervised Visitation Center. For the Adult Drug Court, officials say they need funding for […]

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