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February 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Johnson Family Hosts Property Development Workshop With Community (VIDEO)

Russell Johnson, owner of the Johnson Property located just across the street from Quince Orchard High School held a community workshop Feb. 23rd at the school to discuss concerns about the annexation of the property by the city of Gaithersburg. MyMCMedia talked with Johnson and community members after the workshop.   For more information about […]

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February 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Residents Still Skeptical About Johnson Property Annexation Plan (VIDEOS)

Dozens of Montgomery County residents attended a workshop at Quince Orchard High School held by the Johnson Family about the annexation plan for the 14 acre parcel known as the Johnson Property. Residents were divided into small groups to discuss three key topics with a team of consultants including proposed development, traffic and pedestrian safety, and school capacity. […]

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February 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED Dozens of Residents Attend Johnson Property Annexation Workshop (PHOTO)

UPDATED Dozens of concerned residents attended a community workshop at the Quince Orchard High School cafeteria to discuss the proposed annexation of the Johnson property on Tuesday night. At the meeting, residents were divided into small groups to discuss three, key topics with a team of consultants: Proposed Development, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety, and Schools. The workshop was […]

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February 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

official photo of Larry Hogan

Governor Hogan Strengthens Cultural and Economic Ties With South Korea (PHOTO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan re-affirmed cultural and economic ties between Maryland and South Korea by renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the province of Jeollanam-do. Governor Hogan signed the agreement along with Jeollanam-do province Governor Nak-yon Lee on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Maryland State House according to a news release from the Governor’s […]

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February 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Hucker Introduces Resolution to Oppose Oil and Gas Development in the Atlantic Ocean

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker today introduced a resolution that would have the Council formally opposed to offshore drilling and/or seismic airgun blasting off the east coast of the United States. “I have introduced a resolution to oppose the Obama administration’s unwise offshore drilling proposal,” said Hucker. “Opening up our Atlantic shores to drilling would […]

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February 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 23, in Montgomery County: 1.  The Wheaton Redevelopment Program and the Purple Line are on the Montgomery County Council’s agenda today. The Planning Department will also demonstrate a new online map of historical African American Communities at the Council session. You can watch the session live, here. 2. A community workshop […]

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February 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Community Workshop Set for Feb. 23 on Johnson Property Annexation

A community workshop is set for Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Quince Orchard High School to discuss the proposed annexation of the Johnson property. Attendees are expected to participate in small break-out sessions on various topics related to the development of the Johnson property, according to information posted online. You may […]

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February 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Board of Elections to Ramp Up Voter Outreach at Local High Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) is working to get out the youth vote in Montgomery County this election season.  Ahead of the primary election on April 26th, the BOE is aiming to register as many young voters as possible. Gilberto Zelaya is the Outreach and Early Voting Coordinator for the Montgomery County Board […]

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February 21, 2014 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner (Photos and Video)

Gaithersburg’s Singer Songwriter series concludes this Saturday, Feb. 22 with country singer Slaid Cleaves. The workshop with Cleaves at 3 p.m. at the Kentlands Mansion provides a unique insight into the world of the singer songwriter. Cleaves will perform work from his latest album Still Fighting the War at the Arts Barn at 7:30 p.m. […]

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