may 14

April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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May 12, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 12 – May 14 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: The 14th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival takes place this weekend with hours on Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival is located in Woodmont Triangle along Norfolk and Auburn Avenues and will be held rain […]

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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Local Moms Describe their Ideal Mother’s Day and More ‘Sleep’ is the Takeaway (VIDEO)

What do local moms want for Mother’s Day? We asked some moms at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets to describe their ideal day, and the majority of them said, “sleeping in.” “My ideal Mother’s Day would be spending the morning with my son, Austin, and my husband, and then having some me time in the afternoon,” […]

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May 12, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 13 – 15 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, May 13 Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present “Sax & Strings Live” featuring Phillip Doc Martin and Blake Aaron at 8 p.m. Socialize, dance and learn the newest dances at White Oak Senior Center in Silver Spring. Tonight’s Soul Line Dance Party begins at […]

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May 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Rockville Farmers Market to Reopen on May 14

The Rockville Farmers Market will reopen on Saturday, May 14 giving shoppers a place to find fresh produce, plants, baked goods, soaps and more.   Several returning vendors such as Great Harvest Bread Company, Gilda’s Produce and Quarter Branch Farm will have a variety of goods on sale. New additions to the Rockville Farmers Market […]

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June 25, 2015 | Aline Barros

Scott Goldstein Sworn in as Fire Chief (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service has a new chief. Scott Goldstein was sworn in as the county’s newest fire chief on June 25. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Goldstein said, “We answer many calls a day … and each call is somebody else’s bad day and we need to be ready and we need to always have […]

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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Council Confirms Scott Goldstein as Fire Chief (VIDEO)

The County Council voted unanimously on June 16th to confirm Acting Fire Chief Scott Goldstein as Fire Chief. Goldstein was County Executive Ike Leggett’s nominee for the post. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says Acting Fire Chief Scott Goldstein is his nominee to head the Montgomery County Fire-Rescue Service (MCFRS). “As a 25-year […]

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May 14, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Governor Will Not Release Additional Money to Fully Fund Education (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will allocate $68 million dollars into the pension fund, and he will not fully fund education in the state of Maryland. Hogan said he was elected to “provide the fiscal discipline that Maryland taxpayers expect” on a news conference in Annapolis on May 14. “Here are the facts,” Hogan said adding […]

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May 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 14, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 14, in Montgomery County: 1. House Fire: Five firefighters were injured as they battled a two-alarm house fire in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg early today. 2. Bear Basics: The state’s top bear expert will discuss black bears at […]

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April 29, 2015 | Krista Brick

Council Compiling List of Unfunded Projects and Programs

As projects fight for fiscal 2016 funding during a tight budget year, the Montgomery County Council is keeping it annual “reconciliation list” of line items waiting in the wings for a shot at some cash. As of Wednesday afternoon, a partial list of operating budget tracking by committee shows a total of $21 million on that […]

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