September 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Asks Hogan to Help Protect Federal Funding for Purple Line

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, who is vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan this week encouraging the Governor to contact Congressional Republican leadership in the both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in an effort to join in working to protect federal funding […]

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September 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders Approve Matching Grants for 19 Neighborhoods

Nineteen neighborhood and homeowner associations are being awarded a total of $60,000 in matching grant funds from Gaithersburg’s Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program. The program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding matching grants of up to $5,000. Some of the neighborhood projects being funded with city monies […]

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September 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Applauds $295 Million End of Year Budget Closeout

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is applauding the end-of-year budget closeout report showing that Maryland finished the fiscal year with $295 million in the estimated fund balance. According to a news release from the Governor’s office, $84 million of the total comes from state agency reversions, which is $54 million more than estimated. This is the […]

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July 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: City Responds to KCA’s Request for $900,000 to Fix Retaining Wall

ORIGINAL POST UPDATED 7.24.15 The Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) is requesting $900,000 from the city of Gaithersburg to fix a retaining wall that runs along Quince Orchard Road. A section of the wall partially collapsed over a year ago. The KCA’s request was transmitted in a letter dated July 9th to the Mayor and Council and […]

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July 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Announces Health Exchange Website Contractor to Repay State $45 Million

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the prime contractor hired to build Maryland’s flawed health exchange website will pay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performance. Maryland’s health exchange program garnered national attention last year because Maryland had one of the worst sign-up rates for private health care plans in the country. […]

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Cold and Costly Winter in Montgomery County

It was cold and costly. The total costs for snow removal operations this winter cost Montgomery County over $32 million, according to County Executive Isiah Leggett. “During the winter of 2014-2015, Montgomery County experienced 27 snow/ice events with total accumulation of approximately 46.6 inches,” wrote Leggett in an April 24 memo to Council President George […]

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April 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Senator Kagan on Status of State Funds for MCPS (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, District 17 State Senator Cheryl Kagan stresses how important state funds are for Montgomery County Public Schools. Take a look:

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Pat O’Neill’s Message to Parents and Students (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill says parents and staff need to know that local leaders are doing the best they can for students in Montgomery County.

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March 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Pat O’Neill on MoCo Budget: “There’s Still a Gap”

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Board of Education President Pat O’Neill reacts to the County Executive’s proposed budget and talks about some of the measures Montgomery County Public Schools officials are proactively taking to try and close the gap.

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March 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Hispanic Gala Scholarships (VIDEO)

In its third year, the Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala announces that the organization has opened the scholarship opportunity to all students who are part of our diverse community. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Visit or call 24.277.8072 to apply for scholarships.

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