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April 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women Issues To Be Discussed During Public Forum on April 18

The Maryland Commission for Women (MCW) is inviting both women and men to discuss challenges women face at a public forum on April 18 in Silver Spring. MCW is continuing its listening tour across the state titled, “Voices of Maryland Women.” “We want to personally hear from Maryland women,” Yun Jung Yang, co-chair for the […]

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April 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Council to Hold Public Hearing for Proposed U.S. 29 BRT Project on April 18

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed plan for Bus Rapid Transit line for the U.S. 29 corridor on April 18, according to a news release. Leggett’s proposed U.S. 28 BRT line would run between Burtonsville and Industrial Parkway in a dedicated lane and from Industrial Parkway […]

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April 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 7, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s a day off for Montgomery County Public Schools students and a professional day for teachers. The school district’s spring break is scheduled for next week. Students return to class on April 18th. 2. The Gaithersburg Skate Park opens for the season. 3. […]

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April 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Council President Unveils Plans to Increase Recordation Tax to Raise Capital Funds (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen introduced legislation to increase the recordation tax to help raise funds for additional school construction and affordable housing. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Missing Kensington Man Located (PHOTO)

UPDATE, April 19, 6:30 p.m. Montgomery County police report Aaron Watkins has been located. ORIGINAL, April 19, 12 p.m. Montgomery County police are asking for your help to locate a 21-year-old man missing from Kensington. According to police, Aaron Watkins was last seen on April 18 at approximately 12:30 p.m. when he was believed to […]

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April 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Proposes Rate Increase in Recordation Taxes, GCAAR Opposes (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen introduced legislation this week to change the rate of the recordation tax paid when properties are sold or refinanced. According to a Council news release, the tax premium only applies to sales and refinancing above $500,000 and the move will stimulate funding for additional school construction and affordable […]

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April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Floreen Discusses Hogan, Budget and Zika Virus at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen discussed a variety of topics at her weekly briefing with reporters on Monday, April 18. She began the briefing with information about her recent tour of United Therapeutics in Silver Spring with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan.  She said she was delighted to see the Governor at a business in […]

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April 18, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Gaithersburg Leaders to Meet Behind Closed Doors to Discuss Small Cell Facilities (PHOTOS)

UPDATE, April 15, 2:50 p.m. After receiving numerous complaints in opposition of a proposed plan to install small cell facilities in local communities, the Mayor and City Council of Gaithersburg plan to convene a closed executive session on Monday night to further discuss the issue. The closed door meeting will take place following the Council’s regular meeting, which […]

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April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to attend the 2016 Regional BioTech Forum in Gaithersburg later today. This will be his second visit to Montgomery County in a week. 2. Early voting continues from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at ten locations […]

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April 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Water Main Repairs Complete, Repaving Set for Monday

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission crews have completed repairs on a 12-inch water main break that occurred along University Boulevard at Piney Branch Road on Saturday morning. Road repairs were completed on Sunday and repaving is expected to take place on Monday after the morning rush hours. According to WSSC, two westbound and two eastbound […]

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