Articles by Douglas Tallman

April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner: ‘Historic Injustice’ on Westbard Cemetery (VIDEO)

As Macedonia Baptist Church plans a “Justice Tuesday,” Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner said that “all county government is committed that a historic injustice is not perpetrated into the future.” The church, as well as the “Save Westbard” group, plan to gather at the County Executive Building at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The rally will be […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Shalleck: ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Voter Fraud (VIDEO)

About a dozen residents spoke before the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Monday asking for action to prune voter rolls in the wake of a statement by a watchdog group that found the county has more registered voters than voting age adults. The organization Judicial Watch believes Montgomery County, and jurisdictions in 10 other […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Progressing on Fiscal 2018 Budget (VIDEOS)

The Montgomery County Council is in the middle of deciding the modifications it will make to County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget. Council President Roger Berliner said he and his colleagues will be making changes on the margin that “reflect our values.” Among the changes could be restoring money to nonprofits that Leggett removed […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Meets with Reporters (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday and his topics included: restoration of 1% cut to nonprofits, expectation that Md. congressional representatives to prevent draconian cuts to NIH budget, status of his fossil fuel divestiture bill, thoughts on voter fraud, Metro.

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Blog Keeps Tabs on Area Restaurants, Retail (VIDEO)

You and your friends might be talking about the new REI that’s opening this week at Pike & Rose. Or maybe you’re looking forward to the Gusto opening at Westfield Montgomery mall. Chances are the source of that news can trace back to StoreReporter.com, a blog that’s the brainchild of a Potomac woman with a […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nonprofits Seek Reversal of $600,000 Cut in Budget (PHOTO & VIDEO)

About 150 people representing dozens of nonprofits gathered at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Monday, seeking to overturn a 1 percent cut in county funding proposed in County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget. The cut would hit contracts awarded by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, which serve “the […]

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April 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ride On Partners with Manna on Food Drive (VIDEOS)

Ride On passengers are being asked to donate food in exchange for a free fare on one of their buses. “Give and Ride” runs from now through April 29, an annual drive to benefit the Manna Food Center. In exchange for a nonperishable food item, Ride On commuters can get a free ride on the […]

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April 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Arcing Stud Forces Glenmont Metro Evacuation

Fire crews investigated an “arcing crosstie/stud” on Metro’s Red Line forcing an evacuation of the Glenmont Metro Station, according to tweets from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer and Metro itself. The latest: Update – WMATA ERT advises arcing 'crosstie/stud', fire is out, smoke cleared, MCFRS picking up, no injury, Station Closed fro […]

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April 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Ask Public’s Help in Identifying Man who Assaulted Letter Carrier

  Montgomery County police released a computer-created sketch of a man Friday believed to have assaulted a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier in the Damascus area on March 15. Police are asking the public’s help in identify him. About 12:10 p.m., a female letter carrier was delivering mail in the 9400 block of Holsey Road […]

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April 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from April 14-April 20

I-270 traffic dominated our top stories for the past week, according to web traffic for the MyMCMedia website. Public safety stories we among the best read, including one about a scrap pile fire and a missing Wheaton woman (who was ultimately found). A runaway goat, a top 10 finisher the previous week, was still getting […]

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