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February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Veirs Mill Corridor Plan Meeting Takes Place Tonight in Silver Spring

A community meeting to discuss the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan takes place tonight from 7-9 p.m. at Sargent Shriver Elementary School in Silver Spring. According to a news release, the Montgomery County Planning Department’s discussion will focus on the purpose and goals of the plan, and major planning topics that will be analyzed in […]

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March 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. A fire watch has been issued for our area, according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson, because of low humidity and windy weather conditions. 2. Brush fires are responsible for limited service on the MARC’s Campden Line today, according to […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Board of Education to Announce Selection of New MCPS Superintendent at Special Meeting

The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) has called a special meeting on Feb. 4th to take action on the conditional appointment of the new superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools. According to a news release, the appointment, effective July 1, 2016 thru June 30, 2020 – will be contingent upon final written approval of […]

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January 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the 300th episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the budget, a day of service, the need for election judges and more. Watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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September 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Van Hollen Calls on State Board to Reject Proposal to Change Early Voting Sites in MoCo

Congressman Chris Van Hollen sent a letter to the Maryland Board of Elections this week urging the rejection of a proposal to change early voting sites in Montgomery County. The Board is considering a proposal to eliminate early voting at the Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center in Bethesda and the Marilyn J. Praisner Community […]

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June 25, 2015 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Names Huntley & Olenick to Board

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that Liz Huntley of MedImmune  and John Olenick of M&T Bank, have been elected to the GGCC Board of Directors. “It’s great to have people willing to volunteer their time and serve the business community. We are very happy to have Liz and John join […]

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April 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Governor, Lt. Gov. Release Joint Statement on Health Board Vote

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown issued the following joint statement on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board’s recommendation to upgrade the exchange’s IT system:  “Thanks to the incredible hard work and commitment of hundreds of consumer assistance workers, brokers, carriers, Exchange staff, and many other stakeholders — Maryland exceeded our goal […]

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January 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Jan. 13 Meeting Recap

The Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board convened for the first meeting of the new year on Jan. 13. One of the items on the Board’s agenda included a presentation by the development team of United Therapeutics. Other topics discussed at the meeting included an update on the operating budget and upcoming budget forum, and the […]

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July 9, 2013 | Staff Writer

MCM Seeks New Board Member Nominees

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is undertaking to strengthen its governance and continued ability to serve the public communications needs for Montgomery County. In 2012, the Board of Directors (BOD) made the decision to transition its board from the current quasi-governmental, representative structure to a more classic nonprofit board model. Recruitment of a new board for […]

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