April 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Discuss Women Issues During Public Forum in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Dozens of residents gathered at Veteran’s Plaza to voice their concerns on women’s issues with elected officials. “The purpose of this is to listen to women from all parts of the state to see what the biggest concerns are,” said Lee Bachu, chair, Maryland Commission for Women. Participants completed questionnaires to check what women’s issues […]

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January 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Safe Silver Spring Chair Tony Hausner is Stepping Down (VIDEO)

Tony Hausner, chair of Safe Silver Spring, is stepping down after serving for roughly eight years. Safe Silver Spring was created in 2009 as a partnership with residents and community leaders to develop strategies in keeping Silver Spring a safe community for people to live, work, travel, shop and play in. At a recent legislative […]

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January 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Announce Partnership in Health Discount Program for Residents on Jan. 12

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join County Councilmember George Leventhal, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, on Jan. 12 to announce a partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACO) that will provide residents with low cost health services, according to a news release. NACO’s Live Healthy Program helps uninsured […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wootton High School Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice  selected Wootton High School student Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu served as an honorary Councilmember today and participated in the Council’s session. “It’s just really unique to be able to sit with all the councilmembers and to see what it’s really like upfront […]

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October 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Wootton High School Student Angela Wu Wins Councilmember for a Day Challenge (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice has selected Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu, a Wootton High School student, will shadow Rice this fall to learn what it’s like to be a Councilmember. Find out more in this video report, below: Read Wu’s winning essay, here.    

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July 18, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation Officially in Business

The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) has officially replaced both the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (MCDED) and the Montgomery Business Development Corporation (MBDC) as of July 1st. The transition to the new corporation hasn’t exactly been smooth, but the leaders have already set their priorities for the upcoming year. “Like everything else […]

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June 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Civic Building Welcomes Home Architect Rodolfo Machado (VIDEO)

The architect of the Silver Spring Civic Building, Rodolfo Machado, discussed the public space at a recent presentation. Take a look: During his lecture, Machado explained how architecture can relate to its surroundings to strengthen a neighborhood, a campus or a city. He presented past and recent designs, including a new mixed-use complex in Cairo, […]

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August 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Clark Reed Announces Bid For Rockville City Council (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Rockville resident Clark Reed announces his bid for City Council as part of the Team Rockville slate. Reed is the chair of the city’s Environment Commission. Watch his announcement, below: The city of Rockville will hold its election on Nov. 3.

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July 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council Appoints Casey Anderson as Planning Board Chair (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Council named Silver Spring resident Casey Anderson as the new chair of the County Planning Board on July 15. Anderson replaces Chair Francoise Carrier, whose term expired on June 14. She did not apply for reappointment. Anderson, who is also a current member of the Planning Board, was appointed by an 8-1 […]

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July 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Rice Wants Answers about Closing the Achievement Gap (Video)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice said he is hoping to get some answers from Montgomery County Public Schools officials at the July 14 Education Committee meeting. Specifically, Rice said he is looking forward to learning about a timeline for closing the achievement gap. Take a look:

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