July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

On the Agenda: County Council Committees Meet Thursday

Several Montgomery County Council committees are meeting Thursday. On the agenda, student loans, taxicabs, public campaign financing, a telework regulation, declaration of no further need property, and safe routes to school. Below is the committee schedule: The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy and Education committees will meet jointly at 9:30 a.m. to […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Discusses Snow, Superintendent, Westbard and Airbnb at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters on Feb. 8th for her weekly briefing, and she began the discussion by announcing some changes to the County Council’s schedule on Tuesday because of the wintry weather headed this way. According to Floreen, a special session on the blizzard has been rescheduled from Feb. 9th […]

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December 22, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Delegation Visited India and Taiwan To Boost County Businesses

Montgomery County officials along with local business leaders visited India on a 12-day mission in November with the goal to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech, other high-tech areas, and to address culture, education, and economic development. According to a press release, county officials and business leaders visited seven cities resulting in more than 100 meetings […]

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November 26, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Leaders and Business Owners Return from India (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett led a business delegation on a visit to India with the goal to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech, other high-tech areas, and to address culture, education, and economic development. The delegation visited New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and returned to the U.S. on Nov. 22. from a trip that lasted […]

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November 20, 2014 | Aline Barros

Floreen Sends Daily Updates from India (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen traveled to India in November with a business delegation to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech and other high-tech areas. Floreen wrote in an email to MyMCMedia that she is on this trip “because of the importance of establishing relationships and connections to advance the county’s economic growth.” The latest update from […]

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November 16, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Ike Leggett in India (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is interviewed by India media after cutting the ribbon for the new office dedication of a Montgomery County company, Syscom Technologies, Inc., in Hyderabad, India. Joining him are County Councilmember Nancy Floreen, Deputy Director of the Department of Economic Development Sally Sternbach and the CEO of Syscom, Lax Chepuri. You […]

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November 4, 2014 | Aline Barros

Candidates to Attend Watch Parties for Election Results

Election day results will be updated starting at 9:20 p.m., according to Montgomery County Board of Elections. Here’s where some Montgomery County candidates will watch the results come in on election: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, and Councilmembers Roger Berliner, and Nancy Floreen will be catching the results at […]

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October 22, 2013 | Staff Writer

The World of Montgomery (Photo)

A festival that celebrated the diverse cultural heritages that play an active role in the lives of area residents drew a large crowd to downtown Wheaton on Oct. 20 for the World of Montgomery Festival. The festival showcased this rich diversity through food, music, dance, traditional arts and hands-on projects for children and families. Exhibits […]

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November 14, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Proposes Smoking Ban on MoCo Property

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Floreen is proposing a bill to ban smoking on property owned or leased by Montgomery County. The ban would include all county properties except public rights of way. She plans to share details of her proposal at a press conference in Rockville on Nov. 15. The bill, which is scheduled […]

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