Hans Riemer

January 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part Two

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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December 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, Dec. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Flags at Half-Staff: Governor Hogan has ordered that Maryland flags be lowered to half-staff to honor Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen, who died in the line of duty on Dec. 8. 2. Media Brief:  Montgomery County Council President, Hans Riemer, will hold his […]

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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hans Riemer Elected Council President, Nancy Navarro Elected Vice President (Video)

Montgomery County Councilmembers have unanimously elected Hans Riemer as the new Council President and Nancy Navarro as Council Vice President. Councilmember Sidney Katz nominated Riemer as President and Councilmember Nancy Floreen nominated Navarro at the Council’s Dec. 5th meeting. Both Riemer and Navarro will serve a one-year term. New Council leadership: Council Pres @hansriemer and […]

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November 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 1 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Road Safety: County Executive Leggett will announce the county’s two-year action plan to eliminate traffic deaths at a briefing at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. 2. Takoma Park Election: Early voting starts today at the Takoma Park Community Center from 2 to 8 p.m. […]

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October 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

35 Annual Potomac Day Parade (PHOTOS)

Participants in the Potomac Day Parade marched down River Road under a beautiful blue sky on Oct. 21. There were animals, antique cars, floats, firetrucks and plenty of politicians. Here are some photos from the parade.

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with transit news – construction on the Purple Line light-rail project connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton is underway. There are also reports on Montgomery College greeting students as the fall semester begins, the future of early childhood programs in the county, Gaithersburg […]

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July 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part One

MyMCMedia political posts through July 31st. Find more current political posts, here. The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, […]

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July 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer Files for Re-Election to Montgomery County Council (VIDEO)

Councilmember Hans Riemer filed for a third term on the Montgomery County Council, completing paperwork at the county Board of Elections on Wednesday. We asked him about what he plans to do for the next four years, and what he considers his accomplishments for the last eight years. Here’s what he said: Riemer was an […]

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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Introduces New Online Survey Tool to Measure Your Internet Speed (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials want you to check your speed, not on the highway, but on the internet. It’s easy: just log on here and take the test. “It takes approximately two to four minutes to complete the survey and will help the County identify which general areas within the County may need improved services and […]

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June 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Wiedefeld Addresses Arcing Insulators on the Red Line at Briefing with County Council (VIDEO)

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld was in Rockville on Tuesday to present his plan to the Montgomery County Council for continuous improvement to the Metrorail system now that the Safe Track program is completed. During the briefing, Wiedefeld was asked about continuing issues with arcing insulators on the Red Line. “That has been an issue […]

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