Articles by Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

June 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Blair in Too Close to Call County Executive Race

Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich and Rockville health care executive David Blair were in a virtual dead heat last night in the race to be the county’s next county executive. With 251 of 255 precincts reporting, Elrich had 34,163 votes and Blair had 33,788 votes, a difference of 375 votes. “It’s clear the race is […]

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May 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Hogan Plans Two Events in Montgomery Next Week

Hogan Plans Two Events in Montgomery Next Week Gov. Larry Hogan has two fundraisers planned for July 31. He will be a guest at a noon lunch reception in Potomac for Amie Hoeber, the Republican nominee for the 6th Congressional seat. The same day, Hogan will be at Positano Ristorante in Bethesda for a reception […]

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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Update: Police Identify Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train in Gaithersburg

Update, Jan. 24, 6 p.m.: Montgomery County police have identified the victim as Dwight Nathaniel Demar, 67, of Chestnut Street in Gaithersburg. Update, 5:15 p.m.: Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed by an eastbound Amtrak train Tuesday afternoon in Gaithersburg. About 1:55 p.m., the man was hit […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Democratic Candidates for Council At-Large Debate in Gaithersburg

When asked about Montgomery County’s current shortfall in the fiscal 2018 budget of about $120 million, candidates in the afternoon session were asked by the moderator “what specific actions would you recommend if you were a current council member to address the budget shortfall in FY 18?” At least two of the candidates oppose County […]

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January 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Leggett, Riemer Stay Mum on Amazon Site

Montgomery officials aren’t revealing the location the county has pitched as a possible location for Amazon’s “HQ2” — the site where the Seattle-based company would build for 50,000 employees. On Thursday, Montgomery County was chosen as a potential site, one of 20 potential locations out of 238 that were competing for the new office complex […]

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