Andrew Friedson

November 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

FOX5 to Receive County Grant for Moving North One Metro Stop

FOX5, Fox Television’s locally owned and operated affiliate, is in line to receive $1.5 million from the state and county for its move to a Bethesda high-rise. The station — at 5151 Wisconsin Avenue, NW since 1966 — is moving its 178 employees into the renovated 7272 Wisconsin Ave. location, essentially moving one Metro stop, […]

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November 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Friedson Holds Community Conversation With Police Commander Gagen

Councilmember Andrew Friedson is holding a Community Conversation with District 1 residents at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Bethesda Elementary School. Bethesda Police District Commander Sean Gagen will join Friedson to engage with residents and learn about what is important to them. The discussion will cover both countywide and neighborhood issues in District 1. […]

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September 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 25, and it’s Comic Book Day. Celebrate by reading a comic about your favorite heroes and villains. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Watershed Restoration and Outreach Information Session: The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and the Chesapeake Bay Trust is inviting people to an information […]

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September 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Video: Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy Legislation Introduced

New legislation to create a Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy for Montgomery County has just been introduced. County Council President Nancy Navarro says Bill 27-19, the Racial Equity and Social Justice Act, will include establishing a Racial Equity and Social Justice Program and Executive Branch.

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July 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 31. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then thunderstorms later in the day. Here’s the forecast. Here’s five things to know: 1. Council Committee Work: The County Council’s planning committee meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation for a roundtable discussion. The committee is chaired by Councilmember Hans […]

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July 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Woman Struck on Tuckerman Lane Dies From Injuries

UPDATE (July 24): Police announced Wednesday afternoon that 31-year-old Jennifer Dimauro of North Bethesda has died from injuries she sustained after she was struck by a car while crossing Tuckerman Lane at Kings Riding Way on Saturday. Upon hearing the news, Councilmember Andrew Friedson took to Twitter, calling for more aggressive action in designing roadways. […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 24. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich to Address Media: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will address the media this morning at 11 a.m. to discuss the impact of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget and investments that were made this year about housing. 2. Protecting Seniors from […]

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July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Councilmembers Engage with Local Small Businesses

Some Montgomery County Councilmembers were guests on the Small Business Network, a taped networking session for local small business hosted at Montgomery Community Media’s studios in Rockville. Here’s what Councilmember Gabe Albornoz, and Andrew Friedson had to say about engaging with the small businesses throughout the community: Councilmember Albornoz went on to discuss the importance […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Large Sinkhole on Belfast Road in Potomac

Belfast Road in Potomac (off of MacArthur Boulevard) is one of several roads damaged from Monday’s flooding. Montgomery County Department of Transportation Highway Services tweeted that a team is onsite, working on fixing the sinkhole. Reports of a large sink hole on Belfast Road in Potomac, Md. Heavy rain has caused flooding throughout the DC […]

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June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Friedson Bill Would Waive Housing Fee for Disabled Individuals

Councilmember Andrew Friedson introduced legislation that would waive fees for individuals with disabilities living in accessory dwelling units, or ADUs. The County Council is currently considering Zoning Text Amendment 19-01, which would loosen restrictions for ADUs. This would allow residents to create ADUs for their loved ones with disabilities so that the individuals can have […]

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