September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Considering Layoffs, Service Cuts if Federal Funding Ends

The Metro Board of Directors held a special meeting Friday to approve potential service cuts and layoffs that may go into effect if federal funding does not come through.  The COVID-19 pandemic led Metro to cut back service causing as much as a 90% drop in ridership and revenue, according to a statement from the […]

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December 23, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Major Work on Montgomery County Airpark to Begin This Spring

The crumbling pavement on 2,500 feet of taxiways will be restored when major work begins at Montgomery County Airpark. Phase I of the rehabilitation project is set to begin this spring in Gaithersburg. U.S. senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this fall that a federal grant would pay for the improvements. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

One on One with County Executive Ike Leggett (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett recently sat down for a one on one interview with Lorna Virgili where he talked about the upcoming budget, the Department of Liquor Control, his regrets and his legacy. You can watch some of that interview in the report, below:

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November 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Frick Says Public Support is “Overwhelming” for Reforming MoCo Liquor Monopoly (VIDEOS)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, State Delegate Bill Frick, who represents District 16, says “there is overwhelming public support” for reforming Montgomery County’s liquor monopoly. But what do Montgomery County officials think? Frick says he’s heard an interest in reform but concern about a loss of revenue. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: […]

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April 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo The Town of Chevy Chase sign

Town of Chevy Chase May Return Property Tax Levy

Homeowners in the Town of Chevy Chase who have not had to pay town property taxes for the past two years, might see the end of that free ride. The town may look into bringing back the tax after the County Executive’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget included no money for the town in municipal tax […]

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April 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which recaps Montgomery County Council news this third week of April.  

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