January 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Lauds Earned Income Tax Credit and Free Tax Help

Highlighting the positive impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), County Executive Isiah Leggett and the County Council proclaimed today as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day. The EITC is one of the country’s most successful anti-poverty efforts. In 2015, the EITC lifted about 6.5 million people out of poverty, including about 3.3 […]

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October 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland SoccerPlex Receives Proclamation From Comptroller (PHOTOS)

Staff from the Maryland SoccerPlex and Discover Sports Center were joined by Maryland State Senator Craig Zucker and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot early Thursday to receive recognition for the sports facility’s impact on the local economy. With more than 12 tournaments held at the facility each year, the SoccerPlex brings more than 650,000 visitors and […]

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April 9, 2017 | Shannon Doty

Montgomery County Proclaims April 21 as “Autism After 21 Day” (VIDEO)

To boost awareness of the various needs of adults with autism, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Councilmember Craig Rice, and the Montgomery County Council jointly proclaimed April 21, 2017 as Autism After 21 Day. The proclamation was presented to the Madison House Autism Foundation (MHAF) by the Montgomery County Council at the County Council meeting […]

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January 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Council Recognizes Korean American Day (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council presented a proclamation during its first legislative session of the new year to recognize Korean American Day, which was celebrated on Jan. 13 while the Council was on recess. Korean American Day honors the contributions of the Korean American community to the United States and commemorates the day in 1903 when […]

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December 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County to Celebrate Local Olympic Athletes on Dec. 19 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is planning to celebrate the county’s Olympic athletes and their extraordinary accomplishments at a special event at 7 p.m. on Dec. 19 at the Silver Spring Civic Building, and you are invited to attend. County spokesperson Judy Stiles said Olympians Jack Conger, Katie Ledecky, and Ashley Nee have confirmed […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Recognizes Montgomery College’s 70th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The 70th anniversary of Montgomery College (MC) was recognized by the Montgomery County Council today as College President DeRionne Pollard and members of the faculty and staff joined the tribute. County Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice led the ceremonies. “[The College] has helped to change our community, our society, our world,” said Rice. MC […]

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October 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has issued a proclamation recognizing the month of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Find out more in this video, below:

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

It’s Academic Celebrates 50 Years Partnership with Giant Foods (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s Academic, the high school quiz show which started in 1961 on NBC4 in Washington D.C., is recognized as the world’s longest-running TV quiz show. This year, the popular show is celebrating a 50-year partnership with Giant Foods. The Montgomery County recognized the partnership on Oct. 4th by issuing a proclamation. “It’s just amazing that […]

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May 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Councilmembers Celebrate Asbury Methodist Village 90th Anniversary with Proclamation (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmembers George Leventhal and Sidney Katz presented Asbury Methodist Village with a proclamation in honor of its 90th Anniversary on Monday. “Councilmember Sidney Katz and I presented a proclamation to Asbury Methodist Village on its 90th anniversary, providing an excellent quality to life to its senior citizen residents in Gaithersburg,” Leventhal wrote in […]

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April 14, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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

Here are five things to know today, April 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for parts of Montgomery County until 9 a.m. Temperatures are expected to dip to the mid 30’s. 2. Primary Election early voting starts today until April 21st in Maryland. Former President Bill Clinton held a […]

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