Inaugural Ceremony for the 19th Montgomery County Executive and County Council to take place at Strathmore on Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m.

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The Paperless Airplane

News and Information from the Montgomery County Office of Public Information

Patrick Lacefield, Director | Judy Stiles, Editor

November 2018 | Bookmark and Share

inaugural ceremony

Inaugural Ceremony for the 19th Montgomery County Executive and County Council to take place at Strathmore on Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m.

The official swearing in of the 19th Montgomery County Executive and Council will take place on Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Music Hall at Strathmore, which is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane in North Bethesda.

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leggett legacy

The Legacy of the Leggett Administration

For 12 years, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and his team worked to build a better future for Montgomery County.

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patrick lacefield

A Farewell Note from the Creator and Senior Editor of the Paperless Airplane

The creator and editor for the Paperless Airplane, Patrick Lacefield offers parting words.


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holiday safety

Stay Safe this Holiday Season and Throughout the New Year

Unfortunately, there has been a recent increase in injury and fatal pedestrian-related traffic collisions. Roads and activities will continue to get busier this time of year, so everyone is urged to follow important safety tips now and throughout the new year.

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Montgomery County and Prince George’s County File Federal Lawsuit Against Banks

Lawsuits state that Maryland minority communities are devastated by defaults, home vacancies and foreclosures caused by defendants’ practices.

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human rights hall of fame

Six Inducted Into the 2018 Hall of Fame

Six residents, who have made great personal sacrifices in contributing to human and civil rights in Montgomery County, were inducted into the 2018 Montgomery County Human Rights Hall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 29.

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holiday craft show

Montgomery County Recreation Hosts 40th Annual Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 1

Looking for unique holiday gifts or décor? Montgomery County Recreation is hosting its free 40th annual Holiday Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center located at 14635 Bauer Drive.

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Montgomery County Reminds Residents and Businesses to Continue Recycling Glass Bottles and Jars

Montgomery County has recycled glass bottles and jars for decades. All County residents of single-family homes, multifamily properties (apartments and condominiums) and all businesses, organizations and government facilities are required to recycle glass.

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b the one

Call to Middle and High School Filmmakers: "B The One" Video Public Service Announcement Contest

Middle and high school filmmakers from Montgomery County are invited to create a public service announcement to raise awareness about suicide prevention. 


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glenstone museum

The Glenstone Museum Integrates Art, Architecture and Landscape

The Glenstone Museum, a world-class art museum located in Potomac revealed a five-year expansion, which encompasses two buildings, several outdoor sculptures and more than 230 acres of landscape.

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bruce adam and lily qi

Members of County Executive Ike Leggett’s Leadership Team Profiled in the News

Lily Qi and Bruce Adams are in the news.  


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Maryland Department of Transportation to Resurface U.S. 29 (Colesvlle Road) in Silver Spring

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is beginning a project to resurface nearly one mile of U.S. 29 (Colesville Road) between MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) and St. Andrews Way (near Sligo Creek Parkway) in downtown Silver Spring.

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nolte park

Montgomery Parks Seeks Public Input on Community Garden at Nolte Local Park 

Montgomery Parks seeks public input on a proposal to install a community garden at Nolte Local Park.


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