November 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Village Grafitti Wall Awaits Your Feedback at Gaithersburg Library

The Montgomery County Planning Department is inviting anyone with an interest in the future of Montgomery Village to participate in the Graffiti Wall exhibition at the Gaithersburg Library. The poster-board “wall” is up from now until November 17 at the library. The idea of the graffiti wall is to provide a place and an opportunity […]

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September 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo from Rockville Pike Plan draft

Rockville Pike Plan Hearings Set for This Month (Video)

The Rockville Mayor and Council will hold meetings to discuss the Rockville Pike Plan later this month: The Rockville Mayor and Council will host an open house to discuss the Planning Commission’s draft Rockville Pike Plan with the public on Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers. The evening will […]

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June 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Pete Pederson, Manager, Emergency Preparedness, Pepco

Pepco’s Restoration Process (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Pepco’s Emergency Preparedness Manager Pete Pedersen tells us how the utility prioritizes restoration during a power outage.  Pedersen says severe weather is not the only cause of power outages. For example, he said a downed tree or a limb on a wire, wild animals, equipment failure and car accidents can result […]

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February 21, 2014 | Sonya Burke

unshoveled sidewalk

Councilmember Riemer Proposes Sidewalk Snow Removal Plan

Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer is requesting Council staff to draft legislation that would require Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation to create a Sidewalk Snow Removal Plan. In a Feb. 21 memo to his colleagues on the Council, Riemer said although the county’s snow plow operation clears roads efficiently there is no sufficient plan or […]

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February 3, 2014 | Staff Writer

Andrews Proposes Plan for Public Financing (Video & Photos)

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews held a  news conference on Feb. 3rd to detail his proposal to allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to use public financing for their campaigns. Councilmember Andrews will introduce Bill 16-14—the first of its type for County elections in Maryland—before the Council on Feb. 4.  A public hearing […]

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January 21, 2014 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County’s Snow Emergency Plan

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has declared a snow emergency beginning at 5 p.m. on Jan. 21. The State of Maryland has also designated a snow emergency. Under a snow emergency, it is illegal to park vehicles along designated snow emergency routes and they will be towed. Vehicle owners will be responsible for all towing […]

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April 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ike Leggett interviewed on "One on One"

“It was the Right Thing to Do”

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released this statement regarding County Council approval of the employee compensation package for fiscal year 2014. “I commend the Montgomery County Council for approving the employee compensation package I recommended for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. It was the right thing to do. “Over the last six years, I have taken […]

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November 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

Image of Pepco truck door with Pepco logo

Roger Berliner: “Pepco Prepared Well” (Video)

At the start of his November 5 press conference Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner talked about how Montgomery County prepared for Hurricane Sandy and he praised Pepco’s planning efforts. Take a look.

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