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March 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Small business owners are expected to gather at MCM’s studios this morning for the Small Business Network. The featured speakers are County Council President Roger Berliner and Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) Director Marla Bilonick. If you can’t attend, watch the live […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner and Bilonick Headline Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner and Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) Director Marla Bilonick were the guests at the Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville on March 16. Their discussion with host Kelly Leonard focused on creating economic opportunity by establishing and expanding microlending in Montgomery County. Watch […]

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March 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, March 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The entire Metro system shut down at midnight after officials raised concerns about passenger safety following a cable fire on March 14. The system will remain closed until 5 a.m. on Thursday. 2. Federal government employees who work for agencies based in […]

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March 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ride On Bus Service Adding Buses on Wednesday

Montgomery County’s Ride On bus service is planning to add buses when possible to routes on Wednesday in response to the Metro rail outage. According to a county news release, there are 85,000 daily Metro rail travelers in Montgomery County. Commuters are encouraged to adjust their travel plans accordingly. Montgomery County Government will be open […]

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February 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Education Budget Forum Attracts a Big Crowd (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice is holding his annual education budget meetings where residents are invited to ask questions about the upcoming Fiscal Year 2017 budget. Videographer Mike Springirth covered the first meeting: Remaining education budget forums: March 9 – Gaithersburg High School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 16 – Magruder High School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 23 […]

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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Jennifer Toole Headlines Planning Department’s Speakers Series, Her Topic is Cycling (VIDEO)

Jennifer Toole headlined the Planning Department’s Winter Speaker Series this month. Bridget Schwiesow has a recap. The next Speaker Series event takes place on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Planning Department’s auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring. Transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin, principal and director of strategy for San Francisco-based Nelson/Nygaard, will […]

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January 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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County Education Officials to Hold Second Annual Budget Forum Series in February (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, Education Committee chair, will hold a series of five public forums to discuss programs and budgets for the County’s public school system and community college. Councilmember Rice is hosting the event along with MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers, and Montgomery County College President DeRionne Pollard. According to a news release, the […]

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March 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett’s Budget Presentation (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett has sent his recommended fiscal year 2016 operational budget to the Montgomery County Council. The 5.1 billion dollar budget increases county government tax supported spending and cuts the property tax. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett’s Proposed Budget and MCPS (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Executive Isiah Leggett highlights the impact of his recommended budget on Montgomery County Public Schools. Related:

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March 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Acting Fire Chief Pleased with Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

Acting Fire Chief Scott Goldstein shares his reaction to the County Executive’s recommended operating budget and what it means for the department in this MyMCMedia Extra video.

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