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Montgomery County To Close Two Liquor Stores

Government-run stores in Rockville and Germantown will close this summer as part of modernization plan
04/09/18

Week Ahead: Council To Continue Work on Plans To Expand Pre-K

Plus: School board to discuss naming new Richard Montgomery cluster elementary school; five public hearings on 2019 operating budget this week
04/09/18

State Lawmakers Approve Education Lockbox Bill Referendum for Casino Revenue; General Assembly Prepares for Last Day of 2018 Session

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
04/09/18

Montgomery County Executive Proposes Speedier Zoning Approval Designed To Help Secure Amazon H2Q

Change would expedite the traditional development review for county approval, but only for a very large company
04/06/18

State Legislators Change School Construction Review Process; State Senate Passes Bill Requiring Officers in Public Schools

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
04/06/18

County Plans Push To Enforce Distracted Driving Regulations

Over the next two months, county police officers will be pulling over drivers using cell phones
04/05/18

County Residents Express Concern About Adding Antennas To Deliver 5G

Council to consider bill allowing more small cell towers in downtown areas
04/04/18

County Council To Host Public Hearings on Leggett’s Operating Budget Proposal Next Week

Residents can weigh in on the proposed $ 5.56 billion fiscal 2019 budget at five afternoon and evening forums
04/04/18

Montgomery County Reports No Increase in Number of Sexual Harassment Complaints Filed by Government Employees

Amid the #MeToo movement, there hasn’t been a significant change in reported incidents, officials say
04/03/18

Business Notes: Two Council Bills Proposed To Generate More Sustainable Energy at Homes, Commercial Buildings

Plus: Stroke Comeback Center opening in Rockville; AARP discounts at Strathmore
04/03/18

Planning Board To Consider Silver Spring Redevelopment on Site of Condemned Office Building

Proposal calls for 83,000-square-foot complex with housing, work space
04/02/18

County Planning Department Launches Online Tool for Tracking Bethesda Development

Website offers users a look at the big picture and at details of individual projects
04/02/18

State Agriculture Officials Urging Local Gardeners To Be on the Lookout for New Invasive Insect

Spotted lanternfly has spread in Pennsylvania and scientists believe it could appear in Maryland soon
04/02/18

Week Ahead: Council To Hold Public Hearing on Zoning Regulations for Small Cell Antennas

Plus: County energy summit Wednesday in Silver Spring; rain expected this week
04/02/18

County Council Likely To Approve Resolution Opposing Citizenship Question On Census

Move will be the local legislative’s body latest effort to oppose a Trump proposal
03/30/18

Hogan Signals Support for Bill Giving Schools More Flexibility in Calendar Planning

Durso said the measure would help alleviate some scheduling challenges
03/30/18

State Plans to Make Temporary Improvements Permanent at Braeburn Parkway and River Road

Also plans to add new pedestrian signals on River Road near Walt Whitman High School
03/30/18

State Bill on Safe Use of Digital Devices in Classrooms Makes Progress in Legislature

Local parent advocates welcome advance of proposal to create best practices for health and safety
03/29/18

Montgomery College Board Approves Naming New Math and Science Building in Honor of Catherine and Ike Leggett

Construction on $ 88 million building at Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus scheduled to begin late next year
03/28/18

National Alert System Test Will Cause Mobile Phones To Make Loud Noise, Vibrate in Montgomery County

County is participating in the April 5 test with 20 other D.C.-area jurisdictions
03/28/18
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