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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Reports on Housing In Montco Indicate a Vibrant Real Estate Market

The number of housing units built and nonresidential square footage completed in Montgomery County in 2018 shows a hot suburban real estate market, according to two new reports issued by the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC).

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Montco Office of Aging & Adult Services Announces Name Change

Norristown, PA (July 15, 2019) - The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the Office of Aging and Adult Services will begin operating under the name Office of Senior Services, effective immediately.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Montgomery County Announces 100% Wind Power Purchase & Commitment to Sustainable Operations

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a wind energy purchase that will power all of the county’s electrical accounts with emission-free renewable power.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fifteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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The Montgomery County Commissioners announced Thursday that fifteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue a program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Montco & Chesco to Hold Public Meeting on Keim Street Bridge

Montgomery and Chester counties will conduct a public meeting and plans display on Wednesday, May 22nd for the public to give input on the Keim Street Road Bridge Replacement.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Montco Commerce Department Launches Enhanced Economic Development Initiative

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The Montgomery County Commerce Department announced enhancements to MontcoForward, its economic development initiative and campaign, during a kick-off event at Montgomery County Community College on May 3 at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners open Pottstown section of Schuylkill River Trail

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Montgomery County recently completed the construction of 1.1 miles of multi-use trail and the installation of 1.0 mile of shared bicycle lanes along Industrial Highway and Hanover Streets in Pottstown and Lower Pottsgrove Townships.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Montco Housing Market Surges on 3.4 Percent Median Price Increase in 2018

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The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County indicates that the housing market in the county has moved beyond recovery and is in a state of growth following the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Saving Our Bees and What You Can do to Help

Come to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, May 11, from 10 am to 12 pm in the Classroom Building to hear a special presentation on how you can help bees survive.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Department of Public Safety Telecommunicator Hiring Marathon

An Open Testing/Hiring Marathon, including tours of the 9-1-1 Center, for interested applicants will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Montgomery County Emergency Operations Center. No appointment is necessary.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Montco Sells $116.9 Million in Bonds, Yields $5 Million in Future Savings

Montgomery County announced the results of competitive bidding on a series of three bond offerings totaling $116.9 million at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

New Voting System Demos and 'Conversations with the Commissioners'

Montgomery County has scheduled a series of demos of the new voter-marked paper ballot system with a verifiable paper trail. The main demo is scheduled for this Sat. April 6 from 9 am to noon at Ambler Borough Hall, 131 Rosemary Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002.

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Montgomery County Maintains Aaa Bond Rating

The Montgomery County Commissioners have received confirmation to the county's coveted Aaa bond rating from Moody's Investors Service.

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Four Farms Permanently Preserved in Montco

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Montgomery County has added four more farms to its growing list of farms permanently preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program, which is administered by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeks Nomination for 2019 Montgomery Awards

The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is looking for projects and people that represent the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County and invites the public to submit nominations for ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

"Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

A "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration has been declared for Montgomery County starting Monday, March 4th at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday, March 9th at 8 p.m.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Montco HHS Will Host Naloxone Distribution and Education Event in Pottstown

Montco HHS will host a free Naloxone distribution and education event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5th at the Montgomery County Community College West Campus, 101 College Dr., Pottstown, South Building, Community Room.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Youth - Law Enforcement Forum

Montgomery County's Disproportionate Minority Contact Working Group will host a Youth-Law Enforcement Forum from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday March 5th at Eagleville Hospital, 100 Eagleville Road, Eagleville, PA 19403.

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Monday, February 25th at 6:00 pm and ending on Wednesday, February 27th at 11:00 am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Montgomery County's Annual Black History Program

Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Montgomery County Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown.

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

State of the County Address

The Montgomery County Commissioners delivered their State of the County Address at today's Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

All Montgomery County Courts and Offices Closed

All Montgomery County Courts and offices will be closed today, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service is predicting snow throughout the day, changing to freezing rain in the afternoon.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Power Restored To One Montgomery Plaza Normal Operation Thursday, Feb. 14th

– Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will return to normal operations on Thursday, Feb. 14th. Power to the building has been fully restored.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

One Montgomery County Closed Due to a Power Outage

Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 13th, due to a power outage that is affecting the entire building.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

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The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County through Wednesday, February 13th at 8:00 am. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued beginning Friday, February 8th at 9:00 pm and ending on Monday, February 11th at 9:00 am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Shining A Light On The Opioid Crisis

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, through its contracted provider, Be a Part of the Conversation, is hosting free community forums about the opioid crisis.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, in partnership with the Montgomery County Overdose Task Force, hosted its annual Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition for high school students ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners Announce New Paid Parental Leave Policy

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a new parental leave policy for eligible county employees that will provide up to six weeks of paid parental leave during the 12 months immediately following the birth, adoption, guardianship or ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Montgomery County Now Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2019

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is seeking applications for the 2019 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

ManuFest 2019 Invites Students and Parents to Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers

For the past five years MontcoWorks, the workforce development board for Montgomery County, has gathered regional employers to showcase for our future workforce the in-demand, high paying opportunities that a career in manufacturing can offer.

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