Communities

July 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Preocupación por la Propuesta de Recorte Presupuestario de $66 Millones

El Ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, propuso $66 millones en recortes presupuestarios para el próximo año fiscal, incluida una reducción de $8.5 millones a los fondos del departamento de policía, que eliminarían más de veinte puestos en todo el condado. El mes pasado, se pidió a los departamentos del condado que redujeran sus […]

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July 9, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Councilmembers and Political Groups Concerned With Proposed $66M County Budget Cut

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich proposed $66 million in budget cuts for the upcoming fiscal year, including an $8.5 million reduction to police department funding that would eliminate more than twenty positions countywide. Last month, county departments were asked to cut their approved budgets by 6% for the upcoming year as the county could lose […]

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July 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Residents, Business Owners Invited To Guide Downtown Future Plans

The Montgomery County Planning Department wants Silver Spring residents and business owners in the downtown area to participate in online listening session as a start to its review of that area. The plan, last updated in 2000, is used to guide future growth in the area and includes such topics as zoning, land use, community […]

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July 9, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Gaithersburg Invites Residents to Virtual Meet-n-Greet With City Manager Candidates

The two finalists for Gaithersburg City’s Manager position will be able to meet the public through a Zoom meeting on Thursday July 9 at 5:30 p.m. More than 90 applicants were interested in the position as a result of a national search conducted by The Novak Consulting Group. Multiple interviews later, the Mayor and City […]

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July 8, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

For Tax Filing Procrastinators, Deadline Quickly Approaching

Remember when you had all that extra time – three whole months to be exact – to do your taxes? Well now you’ve only got one week left. State and federal tax deadlines are approaching on July 15. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, income tax payment deadlines were extended from April 15 to July 15. […]

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July 8, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Police Will Resume Monthly Vehicle Auctions

The Montgomery County Department of Police Vehicle Recovery Section will resume its monthly auctions to sell abandoned and seized vehicles beginning July 18.  https://t.co/KpzWnoWdaP — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) July 7, 2020 The auction will take place at 305 Metropolitan Grove Road Gaithersburg. Gates open at 7 a.m., and the auction begins at […]

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July 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Suspect Charged in Takoma Park Murder

Eric Alton Andrews of Hyattsville was arrested and charged with first and second degree murder in connection with an assault in Takoma Park on July 7. According to the Takoma Park Police Department, at 12:20 a.m. on July 7, police responded to the 8300 block of Flower Branch Avenue for an assault in progress. When […]

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July 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

County’s Chief Administrative Officer Facing Ethics Violations

Montgomery County Chief Administrative Officer Andrew Kleine is facing ethics violations for allegedly maintaining conflicts of interest through business relationships with outside companies while serving as a government employee. On Tuesday, Council President Sidney Katz made the following statement on behalf of the Montgomery County Council about the July 1 Ethics Commission agreement with Kleine: “Our system of […]

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July 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Junta Electoral de Montgomery Busca Jueces Bilingües y Llama a Registrarse

Se acercan las elecciones generales presidenciales de 2020 el 3 de noviembre, por ende la Junta Electoral del condado de Montgomery recuerda a los residentes la importancia de registrarse para participar en las elecciones e invita a voluntarios bilingües para que sirvan como jueces. El Dr. Gilberto Zelaya, Oficial de Información Pública de la Junta […]

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July 7, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Hyperthermia Alert Issued For Tuesday as Temperatures Hover in 90’s

Montgomery County has issued a hyperthermia alert for Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., as the heat index is expected to soar above 95 degrees. County residents are advised to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their pets from heat-related illnesses. Many things about summer have changed this year due to COVID-19, […]

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