October 12, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Council President George Leventhal News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters Monday morning for a news briefing, where he discussed the following: the restructuring of the Department of Economic Development, early voting centers, the privatization of special liquor orders, the County’s Health and Employee Wellness Program including the recently launched Virgin Pulse program, and more. You can […]

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October 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County

It’s Columbus Day! Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 12th, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are flying Southwest Airlines today, company officials are advising you to arrive at the airport two hours early and to print your boarding passes because of some technical issues impacting customer service. 2. The Mayor and […]

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October 5, 2015 | Aline Barros

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal News Conference (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters Monday morning for a news briefing, which he discussed his proposed bill to ban pesticides, County’s Board of Elections decision to eliminate two popular early voting centers, police body camera program on school ground, and more. You can watch the news conference here:  

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August 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leventhal on Agenda When Council Returns in September (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters for a news briefing on July 27. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Leventhal talks about upcoming topics when the county council gets back from vacation. Take a look:

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July 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leventhal on Confederate Statue Removal (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Council President George Leventhal hopes to identify an ultimate location of the Confederate soldier statue in Rockville. The monument, which was dedicated in 1913, was moved to its current location on the east side of the Red Brick Courthouse in 1971. It depicts a life-sized bronze cavalry Confederate soldier on top […]

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May 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 4th, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 4th, in Montgomery County: 1. Active Aging Expo: Gaitherburg’s 7th annual Active Aging Expo takes place today from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. 2. School Fire: Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what […]

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December 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Leventhal News Briefing (PHOTOS AND VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal held his first news briefing with reporters today, Dec. 8, at the Council Office Building. Leventhal talked about the upcoming budget challenges and working with his colleagues. He fielded questions about the Silver Spring Transit Center, the resignation of Economic and Development Director Steven Silverman, the newly formed Ad […]

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November 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Rice Reflects on What He’ll Miss as Council President (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Council President Craig Rice is asked what he will miss most about being Council President and if he has any advice for the next Council President. Take a look: Related:

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October 30, 2014 | Krista Brick

photo of polystyrene food containers

Proposed Styrofoam Ban to Be Discussed by County Committee Today

A Montgomery County Council committee is scheduled to discuss today a bill that would ban the use of styrofoam as packaging for most food products. The meeting is to be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room before the Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, which is chaired by Councilmember Roger Berliner […]

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October 22, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Council Passes Snow Removal Bill

The Montgomery County Council  passed what they are calling the snow removal bill on Oct. 21 with the goal of preparing the county for future snow seasons. Backed by eight members of the council, and sponsored by Councilmember Hans Riemer, the bill requires a plan that includes a digital map of the county that shows who […]

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