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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 6-9

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 6-9. Bereishit Dance Company:  This Seoul-based dance company approaches Korean traditional culture from a contemporary view. The company includes five contemporary dancers, a pair of Korean traditional drummers, and one traditional pansori singer. As part of Strathmore’s Windows series, the show includes a discussion […]

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January 16, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Reaction Mixed to Elrich’s Proposed Budget

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich unveiled his 2021-2026 budget during his first State of the County address on Wednesday, stressing affordable housing as one of his top priorities. To prove it, he recommended adding a record $132 million to the capital budget for affordable housing projects over the next six years. Elrich says money will […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Protesters Call on Leggett to ‘Reveal the Deal’

Protesters at a budget forum Tuesday night demanded County Executive Ike Leggett “reveal the deal” — the details of what Amazon is being offered to move to Montgomery County. “Corporate tax breaks just won’t cut it. What we need is the people’s budget,” the protesters chanted at a meeting to collect citizen input on what […]

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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Tribute to the Career of Late MCM CEO Merlyn Reineke

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) celebrated the career and contributions of our former Chief Executive Officer, Merlyn Reineke who died unexpectedly Dec. 22. The tribute was streamed live and included speeches by Mike Wassenaar, Nancy Poole, Donna Keating, Jimmy Albert, Nannette Hobson, Jeffrey Slavin, and Vernon Ricks. The program for the tribute may be viewed, here. […]

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February 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Montgomery County

In addition to National Frozen Yogurt Day #FroYo, here’s five things to know today, Feb. 6., in Montgomery County: 1. Livestream of Tribute: Montgomery Community Media (MCM) will celebrate the career and contributions of our former Chief Executive Officer, Merlyn Reineke who died unexpectedly Dec. 22. Watch the livestream, here. 2. Student Mental Health Forum: Students, […]

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February 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Remembering Child Safety Advocate Emilie Crown, Memorial Service Planned for Saturday in Damascus

Local officials are mourning the loss of Emilie Crown, the program manager of Montgomery County’s nationally acclaimed car seat program, who died suddenly on Monday. In an online blog post headlined, “Loss of a Champion,” Fire Chief Scott Goldstein announced Crown’s sudden passing. According to the chief, Crown was a tireless advocate for child safety. She […]

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Sidney Katz Inducted in Hall of Mayors at Gaithersburg City Hall (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz was inducted in the Gaithersburg Hall of Mayors on Monday night at Gaithersburg City Hall.  Katz served the city as mayor from 1998-2014. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more in this report, below: Watch the entire presentation, which included some good-natured teasing from his former city colleagues and a surprise […]

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is promoting Maryland’s Energy Tax Free Weekend at an appliance store today and he’s expected to be joined by County Executive Ike Leggett. Tax-free weekend is scheduled for the weekend of Feb. 18 – 20. […]

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February 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

PHED Committee to Discuss Proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan’s Impact on Schools

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will discuss the fiscal impact of the proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan and the effect the plan would have on schools on Feb. 6, according to a news release. The Bethesda Downtown Plan is a 20 year checkup that involves the community, business owners, developers […]

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