montgomery county government

May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Council Plans to Fund Collective Bargaining Agreement for County Employees

Montgomery County Councilmembers met to review renegotiated compensation and benefits for the Municipal and County Government Employees’ Organization (MCGEO) in the fiscal year 2020 operating budget. The council voted, 7-2, to adopt a resolution that indicates “its intent to approve the renegotiated collectively bargained contracts with MCGEO and to fund the compensation and benefits provided […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MLK Indoor Pool Will Be Closed For the Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Pool in Silver Spring will close for mechanical work on May 20. During the closure, the pool filters will be upgraded in the facilities. According to a press release from the county, MLK Indoor will “reopen in early September.” Robin Riley, the director for Montgomery County Recreation, released a statement […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: Apartments at The Enclave Silver Spring Will Be Inspected

County Executive Marc Elrich has instructed the Department of Housing and Community Affairs to inspect every apartment unit at The Enclave Silver Spring. The Enclave Silver Spring is located in White Oak, and it consists of three high-rise buildings. Montgomery County received a total of 113 complaints about the Enclave’s living conditions in 2018. From […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

What’s Open and Closed on the National Day of Mourning?

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in the United States. Therefore, the federal government will close to honor the 41st president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94. Coinciding with this declaration, Governor Larry Hogan also announced that Maryland State Government will close to honor President […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Area Residents Tell Elrich They Feel Forgotten

Yesterday was the third leg of County Executive-elect Marc Elrich’s “Listening Session” tour before he takes office in December. When he answered resident questions at East County Community Center in Silver Spring, the residents expressed a number of concerns about feeling like they live in the “forgotten” part of Montgomery County. Watch highlights from Elrich’s […]

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July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Government closings for Independence Day

What’s Open and What’s Closed on July 4

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 p.m.  All other classes […]

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Lorna Virgili Recognized for Multicultural Content During EPIC Awards

Since 2009, Lorna Virgili  has served as the official Spanish Language Spokesperson for Montgomery County Government. Prior to county government, Virgili was a reporter for the Telemundo and Univision Networks. Virgili received the EPIC Award for Multicultural Content Content on April 25th. The EPIC award was presented to Virgili by Telemundo 25 reporter Karla Flores. Watch the […]

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January 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays in Montgomery County on Tuesday

The icy weather conditions are resulting in delays at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools have announced a two hour delay today. Montgomery County government offices are opening at 10 a.m. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will open on time.   The city of Gaithersburg has announced the Activity […]

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February 12, 2016 | Laura Rowles

2016 Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Legislative Agenda Released

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will advocate to elected leaders in the State of Maryland for policies that will create a vibrant economy. In that spirit, the Chamber will evaluate legislation based on the five elements of a vibrant economy: The five elements of a vibrant economy: A competitive business climate A place to do business that […]

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