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July 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Tips for Staying Cool During this Heat Wave

Are you ready for high temperatures and humidity? This is the kind of weather that makes our summers infamous. The National Weather Service is warning that a heat wave will impact our area Friday – Sunday. Local health officials have posted some tips for staying cool on the county’s website. “Summer heat can be dangerous, […]

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October 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

New Progress Place Facility Now Under Construction (VIDEO)

Local leaders recently attended a ground breaking for the new Progress Place facility in downtown Silver Spring. The new location is housed right behind Fire Station Number One. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Officials Break Ground at the New Progress Place Homeless Shelter

Montgomery County officials attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Progress Place- a homeless shelter- on Oct. 1 in Silver Spring. The new facility is a public-private partnership between the county and Bethesda-based developer Washington Property Company. “I am proud of the people of Silver Spring for their commitment to this constructive approach to assisting homeless […]

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October 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County officials will break ground on a new Progress Place, a homeless facility, in Silver Spring today. 2. The head coach of the Washington Spirit, Mark Parsons, is stepping down. 3. There’s good news for commuters in Montgomery County. Department […]

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September 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for Oct. 1 for Progress Place Homeless Facility

You are invited to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Progress Place homeless facility on October 1. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m., at 8110 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, behind Fire Station #1. County Executive Isiah Leggett will be joined at the event by Council President George Leventhal, Councilmember […]

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March 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

Regional Summit on Homelessness

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker are scheduled to convene a summit on regional approaches to homelessness at a Silver Spring homeless facility March 17. They will be joined by other leaders and experts in the fights against homelessness. The three jurisdictions will highlight their […]

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July 10, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

More Housing, Support for Homeless Coming to Silver Spring

More affordable housing, transit-oriented development and a service center for the homeless will be coming to Silver Spring as Montgomery County and the Washington Property Company have signed an agreement to bring the additions to the Ripley District in the downtown area. The County is leveraging one parking lot parcel and two County-owned parcels in […]

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December 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Update for Dec. 5

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee will hold a worksession at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 5, to discuss the the County’s Compliance Check Program regarding establishments that sell alcohol. A report shows that in Fiscal Year 2013, 72-percent of the establishments turned away youth under the age of 21, marking a slight increase in […]

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September 26, 2013 | Staff Writer

Transit, Progress Place & Capital Budget on Council’s Sept. 26 Agenda

The Montgomery County Council will continue a public hearing on the Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 26. The primary purpose of the master plan is to identify the specific lines and approximate station locations for the proposed bus rapid transit lines within Montgomery County, as well as the minimum […]

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