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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County Council elects its new President and Vice-President; Executive Ike Leggett takes on the airwaves on “Montgomery al Dia” Radio show; Montgomery County Council hosts its 7th annual youth town […]

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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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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County and Prince George’s County authorities sign a Purple Line Community Agreement; Department of Transportation unveils the design for Bus Rapid Transit stations; The first phase of construction of the […]

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November 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, Lorna Virgili reports on County Executive Ike Leggett’s request for more funding for a program that connects frequent 9-1-1 users with services. Next, Susan Kenedy reports on the retirement of Delegate Shiela Hixson (District 20), the […]

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November 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Marc Elrich Responds to Controversy Over “Ethnic Cleansing” Remarks

Montgomery County councilmember Marc Elrich recently received attention for remarks he made describing development along the 16-mile Purple Line as akin to “ethnic cleansing.” Elrich was criticized for his remarks by County Council President Roger Berliner. “Words matter. To equate potential gentrification with ethnic cleansing is offensive. Period,” Berliner said. Footage posted on November 20 to […]

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November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, County Executive Ike Leggett signs the minimum wage bill into law earlier this week. The minimum wage increases to $15 by 2024. Next is a report by Susan Kenedy on a job fair at the East […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the County Council vote to increase the minimum wage in the County to $15 per hour by 2024. The show includes a report on the Council passes a bill to require Planning Department to develop a list of burial sites in […]

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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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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Paper Parking Permits Are Back, MCDOT Makes Changes

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is going back to issuing physical parking permits to vehicles registered in the Residential Parking Program. The move was initiated by several county council members after they received concerns from residents about the online permitting program that was rolled out in 2015. “I am pleased that MCDOT has agreed […]

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