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July 26, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Introduces a New Survey for Businesses

Montgomery County has introduced a new survey, the 4Business Climate Survey, which is a part of the 4Business: Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business Initiative. County Council Vice President Sidney Katz is partnering with County Executive Marc Elrich on the 4Business initiative. Once the survey ends, Elrich and Katz will hold two 4Business meetings […]

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July 9, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Residents Give Input on Desired Qualities for Next Police Chief

As County Executive Mark Elrich looks for the next police chief, he has released a survey asking residents what they want to see from Tom Manger’s successor, and the results were released last month. According to the county government, the survey generated 1,028 responses, which were taken into consideration along with 95 responses made at […]

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February 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Where Should Montgomery County’s Next Dog Park Be Located?

Montgomery Parks is looking for feedback from the community to help them determine the next dog park location. The feedback will be used in their Dog Parks Site Suitability (DPSS) Study. This study will not only be used “as a reference tool” for future dog parks but, according to Montgomery Parks, it “may also help identify […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Poolesville Celebrates 150th Anniversary with an Aerial Photo Shoot (VIDEO)

One week ago, thousands of residents in the Town of Poolesville showed up at Whalen’s Commons for an aerial photograph to celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary. Take a look: We’re doing an aerial photo to celebrate our 150th anniversary! Join us at 9 a.m. at Whalen Commons to help us spell out 150. — Town […]

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January 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Council members are back at work today, and on the agenda is the issue of raising the minimum wage, and whether to study its impact. 2. Registration opens for Montgomery County’s summer camps today. 3. Gaithersburg officials want you to […]

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March 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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PEG Governance Board Launches Survey of Local Cable TV Stations and Websites

The mission of Montgomery County’s Public, Education and Government (PEG) organization of locally-based cable television stations and respective web sites is to provide information about issues, programs and opportunities throughout Montgomery County. The stations represent County and local governments, Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College and the independent Montgomery Community Media. Toward meeting its mission, […]

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October 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

District 8 Congressional Candidates on Governor Hogan (VIDEO)

A new poll shows Governor Larry Hogan’s popularity is on the rise. But what do the Democrats running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District think of the governor’s job performance? They were asked that very question at a recent forum hosted by the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR). The candidates included David Anderson, Kumar […]

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September 14, 2015 | Aline Barros

Route 97 Improvements: SHA Wants To Hear From County Residents

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) officials are studying plans to improve Route 97 (Georgia Avenue) near Montgomery Hills shopping area between Forest Glen Road and 16th Street. SHA officials want to hear from residents through a survey about possible improvements that can include wider sidewalks, pedestrian crosswalks, bicycle lanes, and replacing the reversible lane […]

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March 24, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Consultant Reports on Survey/Public Input on Superintendent Search

More than 700 people took the online survey to share their input on the search for the new superintendent at Montgomery County Public Schools and another 260 people attended meetings about the search. Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates presented the MCPS Board of Education a Leadership Profile Assessment Report for a new superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools. […]

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November 19, 2014 | Krista Brick

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School Board Says it “Meets Expectations” in Self Survey

The Montgomery County Board of Education is “meeting expectations” in seven categories including “responsible management of resources” and “community engagement and communication”, according to a self-evaluation published by the board Wednesday. When the Board of Education hired Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr in 2011, the Board committed to a system of shared governance with the superintendent. […]

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