Councilmember Sidney Katz

November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, County Executive Ike Leggett signs the minimum wage bill into law earlier this week. The minimum wage increases to $15 by 2024. Next is a report by Susan Kenedy on a job fair at the East […]

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November 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

L.L. Bean Grand Opening in Bethesda (VIDEO)

The first L.L. Bean store in Montgomery County is opening at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda The 27,000 square-foot store opened Friday morning and is the company’s 35th retail store outside of Maine, according to a news release. The store will employ 75 people. Here’s what you can expect: Just took a tour of the new […]

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November 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the launch of the Vision Zero campaign to reduce traffic fatalities in the county, the recent senior forum held in Gaithersburg sponsored by Councilmember Sidney Katz, Rockville’s annual holiday drive, and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:  

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October 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the establishment of a permanent commission to combat human trafficking in the county, residents look back fifteen years to the D.C. sniper case, a suicide prevention and drug abuse campaign recently launched, and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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October 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

Montgomery County launched an awareness campaign Monday to ensure victims of domestic violence are aware of county programs that can help. Ads on Ride On buses and at bus shelters will provide contact information for the Family Justice Center and the Abused Persons Program. The ads were unveiled at a news conference at the Executive […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the new express bus service along Maryland Route 355 which is free through October. Next up, the county launches a pilot program with Mobike in Downtown Silver Spring to offer a dockless bike sharing service. Watch the show in its entirety […]

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October 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Upcoming Political Events in October

Councilmember Sidney Katz kicks off his re-election campaign at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dawson’s Market, 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. Andrew Friedson, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council District 1, has a campaign kickoff from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac. Free. For more information, write […]

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September 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with Tuesday’s  public hearing on the Council’s proposed legislation to raise the minimum wage.  Moving to transportation, Governor Hogan announces major projects to add lanes to I-270, the beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the mental health court initiative in Montgomery County. There are also reports on the Lloyd Welch guilty plea for the abduction and murder of Katherine and Sheila Lyon from Wheaton Plaza in 1975, county flu vaccination clinic schedule, the groundbreaking ceremony […]

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September 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Status of County’s Mental Health Court to Be Discussed on Sept. 14

The status of Montgomery County’s Mental Health Court will be the topic of discussion this coming Thursday, Sept. 14. Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy will join Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner along with Councilmembers Marc Elrich; George Leventhal; Sidney Katz; and Tom Hucker, for a joint news conference at 12:30 p.m. in the […]

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