MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on new laws, campaign finance, the MCPS teacher of the year, a child car safety seat program, a solar co-op program, the Washington Spirit’s home opener and more.
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin released the following statement in response to the deaths of Marylander Warren Weinstein and Italian national Giovanni Lo Porto. Weinstein was kidnapped by al-Qaeda while serving as a contractor in Pakistan for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). “My thoughts and prayers are with the families of Dr. Warren […]
Through the eyes of the community, we went to find out what it’s your day like whether you work, play or live in Montgomery County. It all begins with a county proclamation marking April 22 as a Day in the Life of Montgomery County. Montgomery Community Media encouraged everyone to participate. The day starts early […]
A Silver Spring free-range parenting advocacy group is organizing a Day in the Park event where parents can take their children to the park and let them walk home by themselves. The initiative is part of a national celebration in honor of the Meitiv family- Silver Spring parents Danielle and Alexander Meitiv who made headlines across the […]
Rockville city leaders honored a community member and a local business with Environmental Excellence Awards recognizing their contributions to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability earlier this week. • Kris Dighe received the Carl Henn Outstanding Individual Environmental Stewardship award in recognition of his leadership on the Environment Commission. Dighe chaired the commission when it helped […]
President Obama addressed the American people this morning regarding a U.S. counterterrorism operation this past January that resulted in the tragic deaths of two hostages, Dr. Warren Weinstein, a Rockville resident, and Giovanni Lo Porto, an Italian national. Watch it here: The White House’s Press Secretary also released the following statement: “It is with tremendous […]
The White House announced today that Warren Weinstein, who had been held hostage by al-Qa’ida, was killed earlier this year. Weinstein, a Montgomery County resident, was captured in Pakistan in 2011. Congressman John Delaney has released the following statement about the loss of Weinstein: “The loss of Warren is devastating, a tragic event that we […]
The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will be constructing a multi-use path along the north side of Rio Boulevard from Washingtonian Boulevard to Fields Road. The work will consist of the construction of the path and the milling, resurfacing and re-striping of Rio Boulevard. The construction is scheduled to begin on or about […]
U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski issued the following statement, today, about the death of Rockville resident Warren Weinstein, who was taken hostage by terrorists from his residence in Pakistan in 2011: “I was truly heartbroken to learn of the news of Warren Weinstein’s death. I, along with several of my colleagues in the Maryland delegation, have […]
Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal reports that County Councilmembers have received many emails about the ‘free-range parenting’ case and the issues surrounding it. For more information, see our earlier coverage below.