November 4, 2014 | Aline Barros

Candidates to Attend Watch Parties for Election Results

Election day results will be updated starting at 9:20 p.m., according to Montgomery County Board of Elections. Here’s where some Montgomery County candidates will watch the results come in on election: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, and Councilmembers Roger Berliner, and Nancy Floreen will be catching the results at […]

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July 16, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Councilmember Nancy Navarro

Cable Communications-Community Media Organizations Bill (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, the Montgomery County Council unanimously adopts Bill 28-14, with amendments to redefine “community access organization” to “community media organization” and broadens the applicability of the Code to “community media engagement platforms,” which include television, radio, internet and social media. It also requires a community media organization to “develop and implement […]

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June 24, 2014 | Krista Brick

photo of early voting sign

Early Voting Results Heavy for Incumbents

For the incumbents early voters were a friendly bunch. County Executive Ike Leggett got 50 percent of the early votes in his bid to hold onto his seat netting a total of 8,114. Democratic challengers Doug Duncan got 4,525 early votes to Phil Andrews 3,403. In the race for the at-large seat on the Montgomery […]

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February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

It Takes a Village (Photos)

Robert Hydorn, who has served seven consecutive terms as president of the board of directors of Montgomery Village Foundation, was honored on Feb. 11 by the Montgomery County Council for his many contributions to the one of the nation’s first planned communities. He will not be seeking another term heading the board. At the ceremonies […]

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December 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Committee for Montgomery Legislative Breakfast (Photos)

The Committee for Montgomery Legislative Breakfast featured the first Maryland Gubernatorial Election Forum on Dec. 16 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. A crowd of 600-plus elected officials, government and business representatives, and community leaders from throughout Montgomery County and the State of Maryland were on hand for the Committee for Montgomery’s […]

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October 22, 2013 | Staff Writer

The World of Montgomery (Photo)

A festival that celebrated the diverse cultural heritages that play an active role in the lives of area residents drew a large crowd to downtown Wheaton on Oct. 20 for the World of Montgomery Festival. The festival showcased this rich diversity through food, music, dance, traditional arts and hands-on projects for children and families. Exhibits […]

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April 23, 2013 | Staff Writer

Council Committees Meet on April 24

The Montgomery County Council’s Education and Health and Human Services (HHS) committees will meet on April 24 at 9:30 a.m. on April 24 for a joint worksession on programs for young children, school wellness centers, the Kennedy Cluster Project and Public/Private Partnerships for special needs students. The reviews are part of the Council’s examination of […]

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July 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

Road Money

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner makes a point on July 23 as the county celebrated the completion of a road repaving projects that improved more than 43 miles of seven roadways using $6.744 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. The federal funds employed 50 people. The selected roads were designated as […]

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