Montgomery County Council Vice President Hans Riemer

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 ┬ápublic hearing on the Council’s proposed legislation to raise the minimum wage. ┬áMoving 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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May 31, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Historic Lyttonsville Bridge Closed But Not Forgotten (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rusted supports and a deteriorating surface forced the closure of a bridge built in Lyttonsville almost a century ago. The Talbot Avenue structure still represents an historic connection between the Silver Spring community founded by a free black laborer in 1853 and other Montgomery County neighborhoods. The 105-foot-long bridge spans train tracks slated for use […]

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May 30, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Lone Dissenter Explains Objections to Downtown Bethesda Development Plan (VIDEO)

The newly approved Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan is moving forward without the backing of one Montgomery County Councilmember, Marc Elrich. The lawmaker is known for taking a stand against building more more homes and businesses without guaranteeing the infrastructure will keep pace with increased density and traffic. Elrich was the lone dissenter when the County […]

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May 30, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Lyttonsville Development Plan Connected to Purple Line (VIDEO)

The future development of a Montgomery County community is riding on the eventual resolution of the Purple Line. Two of the stops along the transit line would be in the Lyttonsville neighborhood of Silver Spring. The County Council approved the Lyttonsville Sector Plan in February. It calls for development of new housing on plots where […]

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