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October 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Planning Department Launches Subdivision Staging Policy Update (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Planning Department has started to update the Subdivision Staging Policy (formerly called Growth Policy) for review and approval by the County Council in 2016. The intent of the Subdivision Staging Policy is to ensure public facilities, particularly schools and roads, are adequate to meet the needs of new development and growth. Find out […]

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January 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Another Director Departs Montgomery County

Human Resources Director Joseph Adler is no longer working at Montgomery County government. That’s the word from County Spokesperson Patrick Lacefield who confirmed that Adler left on Tuesday. According to salary information posted on the county’s website, Adler was making over $203,000 as the director of human resources. Adler served as the director of human […]

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December 20, 2014 | Krista Brick

County’s Economic Development Director Headed to the Private Sector (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Director of Economic Development Steve Silverman is taking his talents to the private sector leaving his job after 16 years in a government post. Sonya Burke has the story.

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November 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Hails Triple-A Bond Rating (VIDEO)

Good news: The county has maintained its Triple-A bond rating. Lorna Virgili reports. County Executive Ike Leggett has announced that Montgomery County has maintained its Triple-A bond rating from three Wall Street bond rating agencies, just a week after Leggett led a group of County officials, including Council President Craig Rice, to meet with the […]

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November 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Officials Launch Kitchen Incubator (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials helped launch a new kitchen incubator project at the Universities at Shady Grove this week. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Incubator to Help Start Up Food Entrepreneurs

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to announce the kick-off of Montgomery County’s kitchen incubator project at the Marriott Teaching Kitchen at the Universities at Shady Grove on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Envisioned as a way to help entrepreneurs take advantage of the growing demand for artisan food and the expanding buy-local movement, the kitchen […]

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October 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

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‘Montgomery Moving Forward’ Calls for a Single Workforce Development Authority (VIDEO)

With the goal of creating a single workforce development authority, members of Montgomery Moving Forward recently announced a call to action that details what steps to take during the next two years to close the gap between good jobs and the number of skilled people. A diverse coalition of leaders calls for accountability to ensure […]

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September 30, 2014 | Krista Brick

EDENS Tapped to Develop Burtonsville Park & Ride

EDENS of Bethesda has been tapped by Montgomery County to be a key player in the revitalization of Burtonsville, in charge of redeveloping the six-acre Park & Ride lot on Route 29. EDENS has been selected to enter into exclusive negotiations with the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development for the project, according to a […]

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September 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

New County Program Helps Farmers Rent Equipment

Farmers in Montgomery County can now rent farm equipment they need at a reduced rate and closer to their farms thanks to a new county program. The county used a grant to fund the purchase of four pieces of equipment — a no-till drill, a manure spreader, a plastic mulch lifter and a walk-behind tractor […]

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June 17, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Leaders, Local Businesses Gear Up for Trip to India (Video)

Last year was China, this year is India. Leaders from the County government are getting ready for this year’s international trip to establish connections abroad. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how local businesses are getting involved: They all came to the table with different backgrounds, but a similar goal – to learn more about […]

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