June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett Announces Agreement on White Oak Development

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced today that Montgomery County is moving forward on its vision of creating a local community in the eastern portion of the County that provides opportunities to live, work and play in a walkable, mixed use transit-oriented development. According to a news release, the County has reached an agreement with […]

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May 19, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Five Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

Good morning. Here are five things to know today, May 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Governor Hogan is expected to sign Noah’s Law and several other bills into law today. 2. The Montgomery County Council will reach a preliminary agreement on the County’s Fiscal Year 2017 operating budget and the Fiscal Years 2017-22 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The Council […]

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May 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Plans to Build 2,600-Ton Salt Storage Building

Because of the addition of the Parklands and Crown communities, city of Gaithersburg officials say they need a new salt storage building to keep up with the city’s growth and the additional miles of roads during the winter months. On the Mayor and Council’s agenda, Monday night, is a resolution that authorizes the city manager […]

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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 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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March 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kensington Park Library Reopens March 28

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is inviting residents to celebrate the grand reopening of Montgomery County Libraries (MCPL) Kensington Park branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for April 2 at 10 a.m. at 4201 Knowles Avenue. The library was closed October 10, 2015 to undergo a refresh and will reopen for patrons Monday, March 28 at […]

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January 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Twinbrook Library Officially Reopens with a New Look

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett helped cut the ribbon for the refreshed Twinbrook Library branch at 202 Meadow Hall Drive in Rockville on Saturday. “I am pleased to cut the ribbon for this freshly renewed Twinbrook Branch,” said Leggett at the grand reopening ceremony. “This is the first branch completed under my new CIP refresh […]

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January 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Twinbrook Library Postponed (PHOTO)

UPDATE Jan. 20, 2016  The ribbon cutting ceremony for the reopening of Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) Twinbrook branch has been postponed because of the potential winter storm that is predicted to impact the County this week. Montgomery County spokesperson Judy Stiles says that the ribbon cutting event will now be held on Jan. 30 at […]

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November 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County is the first in the nation to mandate radon testing. On Tuesday, Councilmembers unanimously approved a bill that will require most single-family homes to be tested for radon before they are sold. The bill goes into effect next fall. […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 12, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. A Walter Johnson graduate, retired Captain Florent Groberg will receive the Medal of Honor today at the White House. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Board meets today and one of the items on the agenda is an annexation petition that is […]

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