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November 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Thursday, Nov. 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. World Diabetes Day: First created in 1991 to help to spread awareness and education. Health officials say diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure and early death. Simple action can reduce the risk. […]

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November 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, Nov. 13 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pedestrian Master Plan Community Meeting: Montgomery Planning is beginning work on the county’s first Pedestrian Master Plan. Staff will discuss the purpose and timeline for the plan and gather feedback from attendees about local walking conditions, challenges and […]

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November 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 12 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, Nov. 12 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets in the Council Hearing room at 9 a.m. Council Vice President Sidney Katz will present a proclamation recognizing Veteran’s Day. Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. 2. Announcement About […]

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November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Municipal Elections:  It’s Election Day in the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville. 2. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 10 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. The agenda includes time for the Council to […]

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October 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Halloween is tomorrow. Make sure you have your candy and costume at the ready! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Emory Grove Early Childhood Center Grand Opening: Today at 1 p.m., Montgomery County Public Schools is holding its grand opening ceremony for the Emory Grove Early Childhood […]

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October 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Halloween is just 2 days away. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. World Series, Game 6: The Washington Nationals are playing at the Houston Astros tonight in Game 6 of the 2019 World Series. Fox Sports is broadcasting the game. First pitch is scheduled for 8:08 p.m. […]

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September 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Video: Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy Legislation Introduced

New legislation to create a Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy for Montgomery County has just been introduced. County Council President Nancy Navarro says Bill 27-19, the Racial Equity and Social Justice Act, will include establishing a Racial Equity and Social Justice Program and Executive Branch.

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July 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Council Passes Controversial Zoning Measure to Increase Housing

The County Council unanimously passed a zoning amendment Tuesday that reduces restrictions in building accessory dwelling units, known as ADUs, on the properties of single-family homes. With this measure, homeowners are capable of building a separate housing unit on properties as small as 6,000 square feet provided they meet the requirements, when detached ADUs previously […]

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June 24, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Hogan, County Council Call on Elrich to Improve Public Safety Radio

In a letter sent on Friday to County Executive Marc Elrich, all nine Montgomery County councilmembers advocated for the public safety radio system to be replaced by the fall of 2020. The council cited a point during Mother’s Day weekend, claiming that 75 percent of the radio system channels temporarily went down then, preventing quick […]

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June 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s July SBN Features Councilmembers Albornoz, Friedson, Glass and Jawando

Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Andrew Friedson, Evan Glass, and Will Jawando were the featured guests for Montgomery Community Media’s July Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event took place Thursday, July 18 at our studios in Rockville. July topic: “Montgomery County is Open for Business.” Watch host Kelly Leonard and the Councilmembers discuss business […]

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