Montgomery County Council

July 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council to Take Up Small Cell Antennas Again

The Montgomery County Council will again take up small cell antennas, the antennas that are needed for the next wave of cell phone technology. The antennas have been controversial among residents who don’t want to see the antennas in their neighborhoods. In his address to reporters on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer said […]

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July 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Officials Will Remember Homeless Individuals During Memorial Service 

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join the Montgomery County Council and local non-profits to remember homeless individuals who died in 2017 and 2018. The second annual memorial service will take place at the Executive Officer Building Circuit Court Plaza, located at 101 Monroe Street in Rockville. Last year, 50 individuals in the […]

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June 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, June 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Josiah Henson Leadership Conference: Montgomery Community Media and the Montgomery Parks Foundation host the Josiah Henson Leadership Conference. The conference addresses the local legacy, history and challenges facing Montgomery County’s African Americans and people of African ancestry. The conference runs from […]

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June 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 12 in Montgomery County

Updated: Here are five things to know for Tuesday, June 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Stanley Cup Celebration: The Washington Capitals will celebrate winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Championship with a parade in downtown Washington, D.C. 2. Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park: Montgomery Parks will hold a community meeting to present updated concept plans to […]

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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

The Capitals are in the Stanley Cup finals with Wednesday’s win against Tampa Bay Lightning! Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Business: The Montgomery County Council takes their final vote on the $5.6 billion operating budget and $4.5 billion six-year capital budget. Here is the full […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Fields: Join Montgomery Parks for a ceremony marking the opening of the first solar fields installed on parkland at the South Germantown Recreational Park. Read Doug Tallman’s story, Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks for more information. 2. Free Deck Inspections: […]

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May 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session:  The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a special appropriation to the County Government’s Fiscal Year 18 Operating Budget on  funding legal representation for residents detained for deportation proceedings. 2. Congressional Forum on Election Security: U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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May 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 70s. Here are five more things to know for Monday, May 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Vietnam Veterans Remembered: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will unveil the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at 1 p.m. at Memorial Plaza, which is adjacent to the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., […]

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May 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 18 in Montgomery County

Heavy rainfall is predicted today, many roads close to rivers and streams are expected to flood. Here are five things to know for Friday, May 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Bike to Work Day: It’s Bike to Work Day and there are pit stops across the county, including in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring. 2. Montgomery […]

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May 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Flood Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting more rain through Friday and has the area under a flood watch from now through Friday evening. 2. Budget Work: The County Council is scheduled to reach agreement on the fiscal year 2019 […]

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