County Executive Isiah Leggett

September 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Leggett Speaks at Bethesda Yom Kippur Service

Yom Kippur is the most solemn of all the high holy days in the Jewish religion. It’s a time for reflection, atonement and fasting. Today, it was a day of surprise for some of the several hundred who attended morning services at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda. The guest speaker was none other than […]

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May 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Work: The Montgomery County Council has a session at 10 a.m. and one of the main agenda items is taking action on the budget consent calendar for the fiscal 2019 budget. The consent calendar typically means all issues have been reviewed […]

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December 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Pursuing Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

In an effort to combat the Montgomery County’s growing opioid crisis, County Executive Ike Leggett announced Tuesday that the county was pursuing legal action against manufacturers and distributors of addictive painkillers. “As we continue to respond as a county to the critical needs created by this epidemic, I wanted to do more, and by today’s […]

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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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September 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Remarks During Hispanic Gala: ‘We Will Protect Our Dreamers’ (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Thursday evening for the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala to honor more than 60 students with scholarships. The MCEHG was implemented in 2013 to bring organizations and stakeholders together to assist Hispanic youth achieve a high level of education while building diverse and united communities […]

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June 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Announces Security Grant Guidelines For Faith-Based Groups

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced the guidelines for a new grant program aimed to help faith-based groups that have experienced hate crimes in the county make security improvements. The grant program titled, “Faith-based Facilities Security Improvement Grant,” is a one-time program of $225,000 that was approved by the Montgomery County Council in response to […]

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June 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

At the EPIC Awards, A Conversation About the Value of Community Media (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media’s inaugural EPIC Awards brought out major players in our community, as the event honored seven people who have contributed excellent programming and innovative content. With the demise of traditional media, community media is more important now than ever, because enterprises like MCM help inform our communities, and as County Executive Ike Leggett […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Loran Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week , which begins with a major transportation announcement by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. Watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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March 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Leggett Says Montgomery Institutes Snow Plan (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said the county had begun to institute its snow-removal plan as the region braces for a big nor’easter heading toward the mid-Atlantic. “Unfortunately over the last few years I now know more about snow removal than I ever wanted to know in my lifetime,” Leggett said Monday morning. In January […]

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