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  1. Riemer asked for Legislative Oversight review; council debates implicationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 |

    Privatizing Montgomery County alcohol sales and distribution would require substantial changes to state law and could cost the county up to $43 million a year in revenue and eliminate about 400 county jobs, a new county report found. Montgomery County is the only county in Maryland that still controls the sale and distribution of beer, wine and liquor.


  2. Residents blast proposed zoning for former BAE site in Aspen HillRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 |

    Numerous residents objected on Tuesday to the zoning proposed by planning officials for the site of a vacant 263,000-square-foot building in Aspen Hill. The highly visible, 10-acre property on Connecticut Avenue near Aspen Hill Road has had a vacant building since 2010, when defense and aerospace contractor BAE Systems moved out.


  3. Montgomery County Council committee wants Purple Line to be top priorityRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 |

    The Purple Line should be Montgomery County's top transportation priority, emphasizing to Gov. Larry Hogan the project's importance, according to County Council committee. The council's Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee voted Thursday to rank the Purple Line higher than the Corridor City Transitway in the county's letter to the Maryland Department of Transportation.


  4. Public reaction to limits on e-cigarettes in public mixedRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 |

    A bill to ban electronic cigarettes and vapor inhalation devices wherever Montgomery County already prohibits tobacco products has gotten a mixed public reaction. The bill also prevents the sale of the electronic products to minors.


  5. SoccerPlex co-founder appointed to advise U.S. Olympic CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 |

    Attorney Kenneth Salomon, a resident of Garrett Park, has been named to the five-member ethics committee of the U.S. Olympic Committee, based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Salomon is a co-founder of the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown and continues to serve on its board.


  6. Creation of sub-districts to spread costs could be answer to financing sewer extensionsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 |

    Connecting to a sewer line has become so expensive for thousands of homeowners and businesses on septic systems in Montgomery County, including sites in the Clarksburg Historic District, that they simply don't attempt to do it. However, a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission working group has come up with the idea of creating sewer sub-districts to spread the costs over a larger group of people.


  7. Montgomery County Council bills address HOA, condo boardsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 |

    Two pieces of legislation working their way through the County Council likely will affect more than 1,200 registered condominium and homeowners associations in the county if approved next year. Bill 44-14, sponsored by Democratic at-large members George Leventhal of Takoma Park and Nancy Floreen of Garrett Park, would require the owner of a unit to be within 30 days of paying outstanding condo or HOA fees before renting the unit to a tenant. 1 comment

  8. Walking in a Winter WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 |

    A student choir from Watkins Mill High School in Gaitersburg is among six student groups scheduled to perform during Saturday's annual Winter Wonderland celebration in downtown Bethesda. What: Bethesda's Winter Wonderland, featuring ice sculpting, student choral performances and a visit from Santa Claus.


  9. Cana t wait until Black Friday to start holiday shopping? Bethesda has you coveredRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 |

    Halloween decorations are barely cold in their grave, but a slew of holiday markets and bazaars are popping up in the Bethesda area to give shoppers a jump on their gift buying. Saturday, the Edgemoor Art and Fine Craft Show opens its door to sell gifts for those with an artistic bent.


  10. Council incumbents win re-election in MontgomeryRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    Montgomery County Council District 1 *Roger Berliner, Dem. 41,264 Jim Kirkland, Rep. 19,072 59 of 59 precincts, including early voting reporting; results are unofficial District 2 *Craig Rice, Dem.


  11. Montgomery council proposes relief for cab companiesRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have been gaining market share in Montgomery County and traditional cab companies claim county regulations restrict their ability to compete against the newcomers. Several cab companies asked the county for relief, specifically a loosening of county regulations to allow, among the changes, for drivers to use their own vehicles and for software-based meters.


  12. County working on alternative to transit fee proposal in White OakRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    Montgomery County is working on an alternative to a proposed amendment to the White Oak master plan that would partly change how developers pay for transportation improvements in that area. Developers now pay at least part of the costs of transportation improvements if the county determines that a project will produce additional traffic by adding the estimated impact of approved, but unbuilt, projects.


  13. Montgomery students get a feel for the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 |

    The cheering of more than 1,600 Montgomery County fifth-graders was nearly deafening Wednesday at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. It wasn't One Direction driving their enthusiasm, nor Taylor Swift.


  14. Council to work on zoning for new White Oak planRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 |

    Officials are getting down to nitty-gritty details for the new White Oak master plan, as a Montgomery County Council committee is scheduled to review proposed zoning changes for the area on Monday. An amendment to the sectional map passed last week by the county Planning Board would reclassify 862 acres, including some 700 acres as commercial residential and 50 acres as life sciences center.


  15. Montgomery County campaign finance bill loses steamRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 |

    As the Montgomery County Council heads on its monthlong August recess, a bill to establish public campaign financing remains unfinished, and some members are questioning what problems, if any, the reform bill solves.


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