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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Manna Offers Food Assistance to Furloughed County Residents in Need

Manna Food Center is temporarily waiving income requirements to offer food assistance to Montgomery County residents who’ve been financially hurt by the federal government shutdown. In a press release, Jackie DeCarlo, Manna’s chief executive officer, said that Manna is ready to open its doors to county residents in need. “We recognize that many government employees, […]

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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Will Provide Meals to Students Financially Hurt by Government Shutdown

Montgomery County Public Schools has announced that students whose parents or guardians are furloughed because of the federal government shutdown are eligible to receive meals through the Dine With Dignity program. The program started this past November and allows students with a negative balance in their dining account to still enjoy breakfast or lunch at […]

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January 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich: Housing Commission Needs to Work with Community over Graves

County Executive Marc Elrich had his first meeting with reporters Thursday. One of the topics that came up was the African cemetery under an apartment complex owned by the Housing Opportunities Commission. Four people were arrested Wednesday at an HOC meeting, protesting the commission’s lack of action to preserve the graves. Here’s what Elrich said […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Stop the Shutdown, Stop the Wall’: Furloughed Workers Call for Government to Re-Open

Politicians and furloughed federal workers came out to protest the government shutdown at the Silver Spring Civic Center on Wednesday night. The event was lead by Rep. Jamie Raskin, who started the rally with a chant: “All for one, one for all, stop the shutdown, stop the wall.” In addition to Raskin, the rally featured […]

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January 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Four Arrested Protesting HOC’s Lack of Action on African Cemetery

Four people were arrested for disorderly conduct Wednesday night after a meeting of the Housing Opportunities Commission in Kensington. They were part of a group of about 30 people who came to urge the HOC to convey its Westwood Towers property in Bethesda to the Macedonia Baptist Church, which can properly care for the hundreds […]

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares Today Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media that he is declaring today Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Maryland. Hogan put out a statement on social media thanking law enforcement officers for their hard work. Hogan said, “These brave men and women work tirelessly every day to keep us and our communities safe. Thank you for […]

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January 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Effects of Shutdown Felt at Montgomery College

Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard spoke with MyMCMedia on how the federal government shutdown has affected her students.

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: Apartments at The Enclave Silver Spring Will Be Inspected

County Executive Marc Elrich has instructed the Department of Housing and Community Affairs to inspect every apartment unit at The Enclave Silver Spring. The Enclave Silver Spring is located in White Oak, and it consists of three high-rise buildings. Montgomery County received a total of 113 complaints about the Enclave’s living conditions in 2018. From […]

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January 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

B-CC Chamber Choir to Perform at Hogan Inauguration

The Bethesda Chevy Chase High School Chamber Choir will be a part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s inauguration on Jan. 16. The choir will perform during pre-inaugural entertainment starting at 9:30 a.m. on the Northwest Lawn Stage at the State House in Annapolis. The school’s music department has earned two Grammy Foundation awards and is home to […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Temp Employee Steals Dump Truck After Learning of Termination

A temporary Rockville city employee stole a dump truck causing a low-speed pursuit, city police say. He was stopped at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crabbs Branch Way and East Gude Drive, drawing about 10 police cars. Earlier this morning the man was terminated from his temporary job with the City of Rockville. Upon exiting the […]

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