January 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville to Hold Second Hearing on APFS Tonight (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville is holding its second public hearing on the Adequate Public Facilities Standards (APFS) tonight at City Hall and Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton says it is important for residents to stay involved in this issue and others. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra Video:

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May 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

County Adds Nearly 25,000 Jobs

The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED) announced on May 2nd that employment in the county between 2010 and 2012 grew by nearly 25,000 jobs – from 631,154 jobs in 2010 to 655,824 jobs in 2012. That represents a 3.9% job growth rate. During the same period job growth in Fairfax City & County […]

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November 20, 2012 | Staff Writer

Subdivision Staging Policy On Growth (Video)

The Subdivision Staging Policy, formerly called the Growth Policy, sets pace for growth in Montgomery County. The policy is based on three tests or “tools” to measure the impact of growth. These are, area transit, local transit, and the school test. In this video Council member Marc Elrich explains why Montgomery County is using these […]

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November 16, 2012 | Staff Writer

Sears Named MBDC President

The Montgomery Business Development Corporation (MBDC), which was created two years ago by the Montgomery County Council and given the mission of helping to retain and attract businesses, today announced the appointment of Holly Sears as its first president. Sears, who was selected after a national search, will begin her duties on Nov. 26. The […]

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November 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

Subdivision Staging Plan (Video)

The Montgomery County Council has begun work on a new Subdivision Staging Policy, which will set the tone for development in the future. The plan calls for tests to measure impact of development as well as the need for services. Planners predict 21% growth in households within the county so growth will be encouraged where […]

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July 30, 2012 | Staff Writer

Washington Grove Sign

Explore Washington Grove (Video)

Washington Grove near Gaithersburg is a small community of 225 homes with just under 500 residents trying to preserve the architecture and small town character. Mayor Pro-Tem Joli McCathran tells us about concerns with adjoining development. Learn more about Washington Grove.

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July 26, 2012 | Staff Writer

Image of Don Wood, Chief Executive of Federal Realty Investment Trust, talking to business and civic leaders.

North Va. Versus Montgomery County (Video)

At the Pike & Rose groundbreaking ceremony, Don Wood, President & Chief Executive Officer of Federal Realty Investment Trust, talked about the advantages of doing business in Montgomery County. Take a look.

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