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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Council President Hans Riemer met with reporters where the discussion focused on the bicycle master plan, small cell towers and other topics.

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October 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Committees Meet Monday Oct. 15

Montgomery County Councilmembers have a busy schedule of committee meetings Monday. All meetings are held in the Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The schedule of committee meetings for Monday, Oct. 15: The Health and Human Services (HHS) committee will meet with the Public Safety (PS) committee at 9:30 a.m. to consider […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: County Council approves a measure to help local breweries and wineries increase their incomes; Montgomery County Public Schools participate in Walk to School Day activities; County Executive Ike Leggett cuts the ribbon of […]

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October 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Job Fair Set for Oct. 17 in Silver Spring

Looking for a job? Montgomery County will host the Second Annual East County Regional Job Fair on Oct. 17 from 3-7 p.m. in Silver Spring. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are asked to bring many copies of their resume and to dress in business attire. Registration for job seekers is encouraged […]

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October 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Leggett Online on Thursday, Oct. 11

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Ike Leggett Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting his final “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted […]

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October 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Workers Spotted Crushing Floreen Political Sign

Montgomery County employees destroyed two large political signs for county executive candidate Nancy Floreen on Thursday in Silver Spring, but as the sign came down red flags went up among Floreen supporters. The sign was in a garden in front of Lee Plaza at Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road. Surveillance images show members of the […]

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October 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: Members of Governor Larry Hogan’s cabinet visited the county to discuss transportation and other topics with the Montgomery County Planning Department; Artspace broke ground in Silver Spring; Biohealth Innovation will take part in […]

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October 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Rocker Sheryl Crow Thanks Hogan for Signing ‘Red Flag’ Bill

Gov. Larry Hogan got a shoutout Tuesday on Twitter from an unlikely source: rocker Sheryl Crow. Thank you Republican @GovLarryHogan of Maryland for signing the Red Flag bill that will prohibit mentally ill from access to firearms. This is sensible! This is great leadership! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 — Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) October 2, 2018 The Red Flag […]

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October 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Katz Introduces Outdoor Smoking Ban

Councilmember Sidney Katz introduced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit smoking in a restaurant’s outdoor seating area. “In general, most people are in agreement with this legislation,” Katz told reporters Tuesday. “That does not mean that that will continue to be, but in general that’s what I’ve heard from constituents.” Here are excerpts from what he […]

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October 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy: Watch the Full Interview

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive rose from poverty in rural Louisiana to lead Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. As Leggett prepared to leave the office of County Executive, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about his early years, college life, his political campaigns and more. Watch all four parts of Tallman’s […]

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