Articles by Douglas Tallman

October 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Some Montgomery Businesses Wonder If They’re Serving Their Communities

Montgomery County’s minority populations are growing and that has local business leaders pondering if their companies reflect the communities they serve. Data from a report recently submitted to the county council called the Racial Equity Profile of Montgomery County shows that in the last 10 years the percentages of African American, Latino and “other” minority […]

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October 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Oct. 11. 1. Beauty Meets Diversity: The Chase the Dream Culture, Arts and Beauty holds its 4th annual Multi Cultural and Humanitarian Gala at the Great Hall in the Silver Spring Civic Center. The 2019 humanitarian theme […]

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October 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Raskin Talks Impeachment in Meeting with Constituents

Rep. Jamie Raskin met with residents Thursday at Dawson’s in Rockville, where much of the talk was on the congressional impeachment inquiry.  

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October 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Why Delaney Keeps Running

Polls say he has an uphill climb, but John Delaney of Potomac says he’s staying in the 2020 Democratic presidential race.

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October 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: John Delaney Is Still in the Race

Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney says he’s going to stay in the 2020 races. He also discussed his issues with Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. And would he run for governor? Find out in this edition of Montgomery Talks.

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October 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Fields Questions on Fiscal 2021 Budget

Several dozen people peppered County Executive Marc Elrich with questions Monday night about the state of roads, regional service centers and how Montgomery County is caring for its seniors. Elrich met with the residents at the new Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center to discuss the fiscal 2021 budget. On hand were also more than […]

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October 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 7. Showers Monday afternoon then mostly clouds the rest of the week. Cooler days ahead, too. Here’s the forecast. 1. Budget Forum: County Executive Marc Elrich is holding the first of five budget forums at 7 p.m. at the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. Participants will […]

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October 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Administration Still Doing ‘Due Diligence’ on Jones’ Nomination for Police Chief

It’s been almost two weeks since County Executive Marc Elrich made his announcement but Acting Police Chief Marcus Jones has not yet been officially nominated to fill the permanent position. County spokesman Barry Hudson said that in “the very near future” Jones’ name would be sent to the County Council, who has the ultimate decision. […]

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October 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Billionaires From Montgomery County Make Forbes Richest List

Five Montgomery County men show up on Forbes magazine 2019 list of the 400 richest Americans, and if they wanted, they could carpool. All five are downcounty residents who live only a few miles from each other. Here are the five: Ted Lerner and family, who ranks 128 on the Forbes’ list, with a worth […]

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October 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Coyotes Spotted — And Heard — Around Poolesville

The unmistakable howls of coyotes have been heard in the Poolesville area. The distinctive sounding varmints have been spotted in and around the town, residents say. “There are some around here I believe,” said Jerry Klobukowski, president of the Poolesville town commissioners. And one showed up on a camera used to spot deer movements. In […]

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