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August 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Sidney Katz Files For Re-Election (VIDEO)

With his wife Sally by his side, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, a Democrat, filed his paperwork at the Board of Elections Wednesday as he prepares to run for re-election to his District 3 seat in 2018.  A former mayor of Gaithersburg, Katz is finishing his first term on the County Council and it’s a […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Considers Political Options in 2018, Including the County Executive’s Race

Make no doubt about it, State Senator Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat, loves representing District 17 residents in Annapolis. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaithersburg and Rockville,” she said in an interview Monday. But she’s also considering some other options in 2018, including the race for Montgomery County executive. Over the last few […]

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July 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Palakovich Carr Running for House of Delegates

Rockville City Councilmember Julie Palakovich Carr announced she was running for the Democratic nomination for the House of Delegates in District 17, with a statement released Thursday. “Now more than ever, we need progressive leadership in Annapolis,” Palakovich Carr said in a statement.  “I’m going to fight for the values that people of Rockville and […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Courthouse Team Files Paperwork for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election (PHOTO)

UPDATED It’s official. The Courthouse Team is running for re-election in Montgomery County. The team consists of State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Clerk of the Circuit Court Barbara Meiklejohn, Register of Wills Joseph Griffin and Sheriff Darren Popkin. The four Democrats filed their paperwork at the Board of Elections office in Gaithersburg on June 26. McCarthy, […]

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June 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Nancy Navarro Files Paperwork For Re-Election Bid (VIDEO)

It’s official. Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro is running for re-election to her District 4 Council seat. Navarro, a Democrat, filed her paperwork Thursday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. She is the first candidate to file for the District 4 seat. It was a bittersweet and exciting moment for Navarro. “I am definitely […]

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June 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 26, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 26, in Montgomery County: 1. MoCo Votes: One year from today, Montgomery County voters will cast their ballots in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election. Follow our #MoCoVotesMCM coverage online for everything you need to know about this historic election. 2. Metro Changes: Be prepared. New Metrorail fares and schedules are […]

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June 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Greenberger To Be Transferred from PIO Position Because of Candidacy

Neil Greenberger, the Montgomery County Council public information officer who says he is running to be a member of the Montgomery County Council, said Friday he will be transferring out of his office. Instead of handling the public relations duties for the county council, he’ll cross East Jefferson Street to join County Executive Ike Leggett’s […]

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June 23, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra Prepares for First Recital (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The sounds of young musicians will fill The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Monday, June 26. It will be the first public performance by the new Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra. The group started rehearsing at the supper club in April. The Supper Club’s owner Rick Brown established a foundation to support […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Tom Hucker Files for Reelection to District 5 Council Seat (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is running for reelection to keep his District 5 County Council seat. Hucker filed his elections paperwork Monday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. He is the first candidate to file for the District 5 Council seat, according to the BOE website. As the District 5 County Councilmember, […]

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June 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Spokesman to Run for Seat on County Council

Montgomery County spokesman Neil Greenberger said Thursday he was running for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council. He said he was assembling a team of advisers skilled in communications and knowing the “pulse of the community,” he said. Greenberger, a lifelong Democrat who lives in Damascus, said in February that he was mulling […]

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