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May 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 4 in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service expects a third day of 90 degrees or above temperatures. Here are five things to know for Friday, May 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Safety Tips for Heat: Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Captain Thomas Potter provides tips for surviving the heat in this short video. 2. County Council T&E Committee […]

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April 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Equity Policy: Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Navarro is expected to introduce a resolution during today’s council session that would develop an equity policy framework requiring the county to question how budget and policy decisions impact equity. 2. Save a […]

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April 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Update: The Maryland Department of Planning listening session meeting takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Here are five things to know for Monday, April 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Listen Up: The Maryland Department of Planning has scheduled a listening session to hear what the community thinks should be the state’s objectives for growing […]

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April 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Charter Commission Recommends No Change in County Council

The Montgomery County Charter Review Commission will not recommend a change in the constitution of the County Council, despite months of consideration that the current set up is less than ideal. In a Facebook message posted Wednesday, the commission’s chairman Paul Bessel said the panel’s recommendation is to keep the current council structure of four […]

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March 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Ike Leggett Presents His Recommended FY 2019 Budget March 15 (LIVE)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to present his proposed fiscal year 2019 operating budget today, March 15,  at noon. His presentation will be broadcast live on local public, education and government television stations – Comcast/RCN Channel 6 HD 996/1056, Verizon 30. Dozens of county employees typically attend the formal event at the County Executive […]

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February 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Council work: The Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Government Operations (GO) committees meet today to receive updates on the county employee wellness program, capital improvement program, ethics regulations, and the Cable Television and Communications Plan . Watch live, here. 2. Coffee […]

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December 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County hires an independent law firm to investigate filing a lawsuit against opioids manufacturers; Council President Hans Riemer testifies in Congress; Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance is extended […]

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December 9, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing NEA Big Read Grant (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized Montgomery Community Media, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Friends of the Library Montgomery County (FOLMC), and the Gaithersburg Book Festival at the Council session Tuesday, Dec. 5. The organizations were awarded a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The goal of the Big Read program […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County Council elects its new President and Vice-President; Executive Ike Leggett takes on the airwaves on “Montgomery al Dia” Radio show; Montgomery County Council hosts its 7th annual youth town […]

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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County and Prince George’s County authorities sign a Purple Line Community Agreement; Department of Transportation unveils the design for Bus Rapid Transit stations; The first phase of construction of the […]

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