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May 15, 2018 | Marisa Fried

photo crosswalk with bikers

County’s First Ever Pop-Up Bike Lane to Debut on Bike to Work Day

Montgomery County’s first pop-up bike lane will make Bike to Work Day a safe and worry-free event on Friday, May 18, in Bethesda.   From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., this protected bike lane will start as the traffic circle at Cheltenham Drive and Tilbury Street, cross Wisconsin Avenue, head south on Woodmont Avenue and end at the entrance to Capital Crescent Trail, according to the Montgomery County government website.  The pop-up […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff Tuesday from sunrise to sunset in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. The […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses the latest developments on the I-270 widening project and small-cell antennas.

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Contest Gives Students a Chance to be Councilmember for a Day

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice’s office is accepting entries in the 2018 Councilmember for a Day Challenge from now through June 15. This is the third year Rice will host the winner of the contest as an honorary Councilmember for a Day. Rice, who serves as the chair of the Council’s Education Committee, is asking […]

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May 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Julian Castro Speaks at Affordable Housing Summit; Leggett Honored

Julian Castro, the Housing and Urban Development Secretary under President Barack Obama, spoke at Friday’s Affordable Housing Summit at the Bethesda North Marriott Convention Center. We spoke with him briefly about his message, making sure to get in a couple of political questions: And here’s his speech from the event: The event included a surprise […]

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May 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: The School Resource Officer program in Montgomery County Public Schools; A Vietnam Memorial will be dedicated by County Executive Ike Leggett on May 21; The City of Rockville celebrates Business Appreciation Week; […]

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May 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Political Reporter Discusses Kevin Kamenetz

Bryan Sears, a political reporter for the Daily Record in Baltimore, talks with MCM’s Doug Tallman about Kevin Kamenetz, who died Thursday morning from cardiac arrest. Kamenetz had served on the Baltimore County Council and was the Baltimore County executive when he died. He also was seeking the Democratic nomination for governor in the June […]

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May 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Kamenetz Heart Attack Would Have Been Difficult to Treat, Doctor Says

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, who died early Thursday morning from cardiac arrest, suffered from a ventricular fibrillation, which are difficult to treat, a doctor who oversaw his treatment said Thursday morning. A ventricular fibrillation is a sign the heart is not getting enough blood, said Dr. Gail Cunningham of St. Joseph’s Medical Center in […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Officer Who Died in Line of Duty on I-270 to Be Honored

The officer who died in the line of duty on I-270 last year will be honored at the annual Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes Ceremony. Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen will be honored during the unveiling of a new memorial honoring members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal killed in the […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Friends, Colleagues Remember Kevin Kamenetz

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released this statement on the passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz: “I am deeply saddened by the untimely passing of my friend Kevin Kamenetz. I worked closely with Kevin to win additional State school construction funding for our two counties and other jurisdictions throughout Maryland, as well as on […]

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