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October 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg Touts Himself as ‘Values’ Candidate at Chevy Chase Fundraiser

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., attended two private fundraising events in Chevy Chase on Saturday. Tickets to the events ranged from $250 to $2,800. In Chevy Chase, Buttigieg made the case for choosing a Democratic presidential nominee who is “living up to our values” as a country. A video […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Takes Aim at Front-Runner Candidates in CNN Debate

During the second set of Democratic primary debates on CNN, John Delaney, Maryland’s former District 6 representative, appeared to have made a name for himself. The Washington Post, CNN, Vox, and Politico all listed Delaney as one of the night’s winners because of his viral exchanges with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (Vt.). […]

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March 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Republican Candidate Flaunts Friendship with Rosa Parks, Muhammad Ali During Forum

During a candidate’s forum hosted by the Montgomery County Black Business Council, Republican Candidate Robin Ficker touted his friendship with Civil Rights leaders Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali. Ficker boasted his friendships after moderator Deborah Milo asked candidates how they would examine the county’s procurement regulation regime to improve contract opportunities for black businesses. “Rosa […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Candidate Seeks Greater Effort on Economic Development

A candidate for Montgomery County Council on Wednesday said he would increase economic development by more than 50 percent over the next four years. Tom Ferleman, a Republican running for the District 2 council seat, said that by increasing the commercial tax base, the county could increase jobs. It also would increase business taxes, which […]

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March 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidate Ferleman Talks About Rolling Back Property, Recordation Taxes

Tom Ferleman, the Germantown Republican who has filed for the District 2 County Council seat, criticized the council Monday for the hefty increases to the property and recordation taxes passed last year. “Who does that? That’s counter to caring for people,” Ferleman said. “When people are struggling to make ends meet, the last thing you want to do […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Marilyn Balcombe Plans Run for County Council in 2018 (VIDEO)

Germantown resident Marilyn Balcombe, who is the president and CEO of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, is planning a run for Montgomery County Council in 2018. In an interview at the studios of Montgomery Community Media (see videos below), Balcombe, a Democrat, said she wants to make sure the County Council has experienced, knowledgeable, and […]

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June 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCFRS Hosts Fiery “Ladies Night Out” at the Training Academy (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services recently held a “Ladies Night Out” recruiting event that was designed to introduce more women to the career of firefighting. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

One Montgomery Endorses Sebastian Johnson for BOE At-Large Seat

One Mongomery, a grassroots organization of parents, teachers, and community members in Montgomery County that is dedicated to public school improvement, has endorsed Sebastian Johnson in the Board of Education at-large seat in the April 26 Primary Election. According to a news release from the organization, Johnson “has a keen understanding of the challenges our […]

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October 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ana Sol-Guiterrez on Her Candidacy for Congress (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Ana Sol-Guiterrez talks about her candidacy for Congress. You can find out more about Sol-Guiterrez online, here.

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August 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Sima Osdoby Announces She’s Running For Mayor in Rockville (VIDEO)

Leading a slate of candidates known as Team Rockville, Sima Osdoby announces she is running to be the next mayor of Rockville. “I am running for mayor because I love Rockville,” said Osdoby at the New Mark Commons Clubhouse on Monday night. Watch her announcement in this MyMCMedia Extra: Find out more about the city […]

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