Elrich ‘Evaluating’ Hogan’s Phase 2 Reopening Announcement

County Executive Marc Elrich responded Wednesday night on Twitter to Governor’s Hogan’s announcement that Maryland will begin Phase 2 of reopening this Friday: “We will be evaluating Governor Hogan’s new Executive Order...

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Five Things to Know for June 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, June 4. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Rent Assistance Program: Montgomery County is offering partial rent suport to low-income residents who have been impacted finacially...

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Inspired Montgomery College Student Organizes Peaceful Protest in Olney

Franco Ortuno, an Olney resident and a Montgomery College student, attended his first protest ever at the Rio in Gaithersburg Monday. Like thousands of others around the country, Ortuno was protesting police brutality after the...

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‘This Was a Murder in a Police Uniform’: Hogan Addresses George Floyd Killing

“This was not just a bad cop or bad policing, this was a murder in a police uniform, right? This is beyond anything you can possibly imagine.” Gov. Larry Hogan addressed the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek...

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Hogan Announces Stage 2 of Reopening Begins Friday

  Stage 2 of Maryland’s reopening begins Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m., Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday.  Hogan is leaving it up to counties to decide whether to follow his plan or reopen more...

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County Leaders Mull Next Steps for Transitioning to Phase 2 of Reopening

Montgomery County leaders held a virtual media briefing Wednesday to give a weekly COVID-19 update. County Executive Marc Elrich was joined by county Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and county Emergency Management and Homeland...

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