April 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Oh %@#*! Study Reveals Americans Curse to Deal with Stress

A new study reveals that the average American utters their first curse word of the day at 10:54 a.m. The study commissioned by 9Round Kickbox Fitness and conducted by OnePoll focused on the everyday stress and frustration of 2,000 Americans by exploring how much stress they take on and how they deal with it, according […]

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February 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Traffic Study Shows County Moving Slower

Motorists coursing through Montgomery County traveled 4 mph slower in 2015 than in 2011, according to a new study from the county Planning Board. And if anyone had trouble guessing, most of the speed reductions are in down county areas and along the I-270 corridor, the mobility assessment report says. County planners drafted the report, […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

CCM’s Susan Kenedy hosts Council in Brief, and this week’s show includes reports on the minimum wage increase and a new partnership to expand health services to County residents. You can watch the show, below:

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October 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen Touts New Bill to Create Property Tax Credit for Seniors at News Briefing (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing today, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen announced that she’s introducing a bill at this week’s County Council meeting that would create a new property tax credit for residents who are 65-years-old and who have lived in the same dwelling for at least 40 years. Retired members of the U.S. armed […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Montgomery County Ranks 19th Happiest Place in America

There’s a new study out that looks at happiness in counties across America, and Montgomery County ranks 19th in the 2016 study, which is out this month. When it comes to the happiest places, Loudoun County, Virginia and Fairfax County, Virginia are ranked number one and two, respectively. This is the second year in […]

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October 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct 23rd, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. The results of a groundbreaking study about African American youth in Montgomery County will be discussed at a meeting of civic and educational leaders today at the Silver Spring campus of Montgomery College. The program is entitled, “Connecting Youth to […]

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July 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Calls for OLO Study of County Managers’ Salaries (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is calling for an Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) review of the salaries of Montgomery County’s “high level managers.” In a memo to Councilmembers on July 13th, he said: “Our managers do an excellent job, but my sense is that in many cases their salaries are well above those […]

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June 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Rockville Meeting Set to Discuss Southlawn Industrial Area Study

The City of Rockville is embarking on a study to identify possible land use and traffic solutions to lessen the impact of industrial uses on the city’s east side neighborhoods. A meeting for the Southlawn Industrial Area Feasibility Study is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3 at the Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 […]

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December 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Fast Tracks BRT Study, Council Wants to See Corridor Improvements

Gaithersburg city officials agreed to spend up to $105,000 for a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) study of the five-mile Maryland 355 corridor. “We want to do this in a hurry,” said Gaithersburg Planning and Code Administration Director John Schlichting. His request for the study came at the end of the Dec. 15 City Council meeting, […]

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October 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

MCPS May Change School Start Times (Video)

For teens in Montgomery County and the nation, studies show that early morning schedules can negatively impact a high schooler’s sleep cycle. Montgomery County Public Schools is looking into possibly changing school start times. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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