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May 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 4 in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service expects a third day of 90 degrees or above temperatures. Here are five things to know for Friday, May 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Safety Tips for Heat: Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Captain Thomas Potter provides tips for surviving the heat in this short video. 2. County Council T&E Committee […]

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May 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 3 in Montgomery County

Temperatures today may reach 90 degrees or higher for the second day in a row. Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Mass Casualty Active Shooter Drill: Don’t be alarmed if you observe emergency vehicles and personnel on, or receive an emergency alert from the Rockville Campus of […]

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May 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Democrats Plan Forum for 6th District Candidates

Democrats vying for the 6th congressional district will take part in a forum from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Gaithersburg High School auditorium, 314 S. Frederick Ave. The seat is open because the incumbent, Rep. John Delaney of Potomac, has decided to vacate the seat and focus on running for […]

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March 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 1

The National Weather Service expects strong winds late Thursday night through Friday evening that may cause power outages. Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, March 1 happening in (or near) Montgomery County: 1. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board meets today and will hold their third work session on the Bicycle Master Plan. […]

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February 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for Feb. 28

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Montgomery County: 1. County Executive Forum: Montgomery County Black Business Council will hold a candidate forum  for county executive candidates. 2. Purple Line: MCDOT will hold a public hearing to consider public comments for the creation of multiple new Residential Permit Parking Areas (RPPAs) in Silver Spring. […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Candidates Face Off at GCAAR Forum

Seven Montgomery County Council at-large candidates fielded questions from members of three development groups Wednesday, the fourth and last forum for the crowded at-large field. The candidates largely supported the recordation tax, a levy imposed on the transfer of property. They said the money was needed to fund the capital needs of Montgomery County Public […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Democratic Candidates for Council At-Large Debate in Gaithersburg

When asked about Montgomery County’s current shortfall in the fiscal 2018 budget of about $120 million, candidates in the afternoon session were asked by the moderator “what specific actions would you recommend if you were a current council member to address the budget shortfall in FY 18?” At least two of the candidates oppose County […]

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March 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Safe Silver Spring to Host Eighth Congressional District Candidate Forum on Saturday

Safe Silver Spring will host a forum with candidates for the U.S. Congress 8th Congressional District race on Saturday, March 12 in Takoma Park. The forum presents an opportunity for area residents to hear directly from candidates.    The following candidates are confirmed to attend the forum. Democratic candidates include; David Anderson, Kumar Barve, Ana […]

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May 13, 2014 | Staff Writer

Democratic Candidates Forum for County Council District 5

The Greater Silver Spring Democratic Club is sponsoring a forum for the Democratic candidates for County Council District 5 at Takoma Park Middle School on Tuesday, May 27. The forum is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. and is co-sponsored by the following clubs: Women’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County Montgomery County Young Democrats Hispanic Democratic Club […]

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April 7, 2014 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Announces 2014 Candidate Forums

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will hold two candidate forums in light of the upcoming Gubernatorial Primary Elections slated for June 24, 2014. Press and the public are invited to join us & the Rockville Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, May 6 at the County Council District 3 Forum and Thursday, May 29 at […]

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