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November 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Are Taxes Increasing to Fund Kirwan Commission Recommendations?

Mark Uncapher hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss the Washington Nationals World Series championship run, tax implications to implement education recommendations from the Kirwan Commission, County owned liquor stores lose $5 million a year, and the best way to reduce gridlock on I-270. This […]

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September 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Dangers of Vaping; Judicial Watch Alleges Voter Fraud

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the dangers of vaping, County Council proclamation recognizing the New York Times Magazine 1619 project, Judicial Watch alleges voter fraud, and opposition to the County Executive’s ‘sanctuary policies’ grows. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Is Montgomery County Bad for Small Business?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a report that shows Montgomery County losing small businesses, a recent bill introduced by councilmember Tom Hucker to require landlords to install air conditioning units, why the County Executive seems unable to fill key top positions, […]

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December 16, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards $6,000 in Scholarships and Raises Another $27,250

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is proud of its Montgomery College Scholarship Program. Our local economy relies on an educated workforce. The Chamber Scholarship provides financial assistance to Montgomery College students pursuing higher education. Each year, with the help of its donors, the Chamber awards students Montgomery College Scholarships at its Annual Celebration Dinner […]

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April 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Mike Knapp on Montgomery County’s Economic Development Corporation (VIDEO)

Mike Knapp, CEO of SkillSmart and former Montgomery County Councilmember, stopped by Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business University event on April 21. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Knapp talks about Montgomery County’s Economic Development Corporation.

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October 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

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‘Montgomery Moving Forward’ Calls for a Single Workforce Development Authority (VIDEO)

With the goal of creating a single workforce development authority, members of Montgomery Moving Forward recently announced a call to action that details what steps to take during the next two years to close the gap between good jobs and the number of skilled people. A diverse coalition of leaders calls for accountability to ensure […]

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July 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council to Interview Five Applicants for Planning Board Chair

The Montgomery County Council will interview five applicants for the chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board on July 8. As you may remember, Planning Board Chair Francoise Carrier’s term expired on June 14 and she did not apply for reappointment. The Council received letters of interest from 18 applicants to fill the vacancy. Eight […]

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June 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Primary Election Night Coverage, On-Air and Online

Six television stations that are members in the Montgomery County PEG (Public/Education/Government) organization of community cable stations are combining resources to be the main place to find up-to-date information on Tuesday, June 24, when County voters go to the polls for primary elections concerning County Government, the County delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, Governor […]

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May 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Planning Board Chair Interviews Set for July 8

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice has announced the list of applicants to be interviewed for the chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board on Tuesday, July 8. Planning Board Chair Francoise Carrier’s term expires on June 14. She has indicated that she would not apply for reappointment.  The applicant list consists of 18 applications […]

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April 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Planning Board Applicants Include Familiar Names

A total of 19 people have applied to fill an open position on the Montgomery County Planning Board, including former County Councilmember Mike Knapp, former Rockville Councilmember John Britton, the former president of the Kentlands Citizens Assembly Richard Arkin, former planning board member, Meredith Wellington and two current members (Casey Anderson and Norman Dreyfuss) as […]

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