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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Named One of 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is one of 17 people who will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week at a ceremony at the White House. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom,” said Mikulski in a statement released by her office. “To […]

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November 29, 2014 | Krista Brick

Golfers Sink Their Final Putts at Montgomery Village Golf Course (VIDEO)

The Montgomery Village Golf Club will close its doors permanently today, Nov. 30 leaving a 147-acre parcel vacant. The County Planning Department is developing a new Master Plan for Montgomery Village. The next community meeting is scheduled for Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at Watkins Mill High School. Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice talks […]

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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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November 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Widening I-270 Key Project Says Council President (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra VIDEO, County Council President Craig Rice said he is looking forward to working with Republican Governor-elect Larry Hogan. Transportation is a priority, Rice said at his weekly briefing, as he identified a key project as the widening of I-270. Take a look. Related:

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November 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Craig Rice Remembers Marion Barry (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice remembers Marion Barry as a dedicated community leader. While he may have had a storied and troubled past, @marionbarryjr was a public servant truly dedicated to his community. RIP Mayor Barry. — Craig Rice (@RicePolitics) November 23, 2014             […]

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November 24, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Craig Rice News Briefing (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice held his weekly briefing with reporters on Nov. 24 and discussed a wide range of topics from working with Republican Governor-elect Larry Hogan in the new year to his thoughts on the passing of Marion Barry. You can watch the briefing in its entirety, below:

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November 24, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. The kickoff for Small Business Saturday begins today in Silver Spring. 2. A fire in Montgomery Village over the weekend caused an estimated $800,000 in damage and displaced 13 residents. 3. Three people died in a single vehicle collision early Sunday morning […]

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November 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Council President Craig Rice

Council President Craig Rice News Briefing Set for Nov. 24

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice is scheduled to meet with members of the media at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the topics he is expected to discuss are the potential impact of Maryland’s […]

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November 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Ingleside at King Farm to Present Peace Quilts to the Stepanek Foundation

Peace quilts made by members and staff at Ingleside at King Farm are scheduled to be presented to the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation on Nov. 24 at the continuing care retirement community in Rockville. Already 120 panels have been made for the quilts. According to a news release, the idea is Ingleside at King Farm’s […]

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November 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

Sugarloaf Craft Festival at Gaithersburg Fairgrounds (Photos)

The Sugarloaf Craft Festival will host more than 250 nationally-known artists and craftsmen, Nov. 21 through Nov. 23, at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Admission is $8 when purchased online and $10 at the door and is valid for all three days of the show. Children under 12 are admitted free. Free parking is available. […]

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