Government

November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Election Results Certified

The Gaithersburg Board of Supervisors of Elections officially certified the winners of Gaithersburg’s election for three City Councilmembers as Neil Harris, Ryan Spiegel and Robert Wu. The newly elected officials will be sworn in at a Mayor and City Council meeting on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Each newly elected city councilmember will serve a […]

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November 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Certifies Election Results, Inauguration Set for Nov. 17

On Tuesday, Rockville’s Board of Supervisors of Elections certified results from last week’s vote by mail city election, confirming preliminary results that return Bridget Donnell Newton to the mayor’s seat for a third term. A total of 12,287 votes were cast in the Nov. 5 election, which is an increase of 89.96% over the 6,468 […]

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November 11, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

‘The Most Impeachable Thing Any American President Has Ever Done’

Three days before the House Intelligence Committee begins public impeachment hearings, U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) gave a lecture Sunday night about the potential impeachment of President Trump that mixed American history, constitutional law and some partisan politics. Raskin spoke to a packed house of 500 friendly faces at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church […]

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November 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Sostendrá Reunión Virtual, Envíe sus Preguntas en Línea

Envíe preguntas en línea para el Ejecutivo del Condado Marc Elrich El Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, está organizando un chat en línea de 2pm a 3 p.m. el jueves 14 de noviembre, a través del sitio web del condado de Montgomery. Esta discusión, en vivo, en línea brinda a los residentes la […]

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November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Holiday Time Means Beware of ‘Porch Pirates’

With the holidays coming up the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection is warning residents about scams that increase during this time of year. The first one involves “porch pirates,” which targets deliveries at home for theft and the other comes in the form of “mock mail” that makes residents concerned about their vehicles or […]

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November 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich to Host Virtual Town Hall Nov. 14, Submit Questions Online

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting an online chat from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, via the Montgomery County website. This live, online discussion gives residents a chance to send questions, or comments, directly to the county executive. You may submit questions before […]

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November 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: County Council confirms Marcus Jones as Chief of the Montgomery County Police Department. Several county departments and agencies join forces to tackle pedestrian safety. A second Early Childhood Education Center opens its doors in […]

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November 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Eventos del Día de los Veteranos en el Condado de Montgomery

El Día de los Veteranos es un feriado nacional para recordar a todos los veteranos militares de EE. UU. Se celebra cada 11 de noviembre. La Comisión de Asuntos de Veteranos del Condado de Montgomery da a conocer los siguientes eventos que se llevarán a cabo en el condado para honrar y celebrar a nuestros […]

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November 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Hogan Responds to Elrich Over Thin Blue Line Flag Controversy

The debate over the Thin Blue Line flag continued at the opening of the new Biomedical Sciencing and Engineering Building at the Universities at Shady Grove on Thursday. Gov. Larry Hogan, who was at the grand opening in Rockville, commented on Elrich’s decision to ban the flag from being displayed at Montgomery County police stations. […]

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November 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Albornoz on Marcus Jones, Vaping, the 2020 Election and Racial Equity

Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz stopped by the MyMCMedia studios and we had an impromptu news conference where he covered his 2020 presidential pick, the appointment of Marcus Jones to lead Montgomery County police and what the County Council learned on its recent retreat on racial equity legislation. But first, he talked about the public […]

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