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July 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marianne Williamson’s Former Iowa State Director Joins Team Delaney

Brent Roske, the former Iowa state director for author-turned-presidential-candidate Marianne Williamson, has joined John Delaney of Potomac’s 2020 campaign. The news was first reported by the Des Moines Register on Monday. Brent Roske has resigned as the Iowa State Director for @marwilliamson ‘s 2020 campaign. Roske had no comment as to why he resigned. Paula […]

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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Faith Leaders Attend Interfaith Event at Gaithersburg Mosque

Montgomery County Councilmembers, County Executive Marc Elrich, and faith leaders showed support for the Muslim community Sunday by attending an interfaith event at the Islamic Center of Maryland in Gaithersburg. According to Councilmember Evan Glass, over “two dozen religious institutions” came to this interfaith event to show support for the Muslim community, days after the attack […]

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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich, Navarro Release Statements on Mosque Shooting in New Zealand

Elrich and Navarro both released statements about the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand on Friday. The attacks left dozens of people dead. Council President Nancy Navarro said in a statement that the council stands with the people of New Zealand and is committed to helping Montgomery County’s Muslim community practice their faith. […]

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February 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen, Raskin Call for Governor Northam’s Resignation

Maryland officials have taken to social media to call for Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D-Va.) resignation over a racist image that surfaced Friday. The image came from Northam’s 1984 yearbook page when he was a student at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam did not resign during a news conference, saying he does not believe […]

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April 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Media Talent Honored During EPIC Awards

Some of the most talented television anchors and radio hosts in the Washington D.C.region were honored for their contributions at Montgomery Community Media’s Second Annual EPIC Awards ceremony at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. “This is an awesome, awesome, night,” Jeffrey Slavin, chair of the board for Montgomery Community Media, said. “I’m so glad that […]

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June 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Night to Shine: Montgomery Community Media Hosts Inaugural EPIC Awards (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was night to shine for local content creators and media industry experts. Dozens gathered at the Fillmore Music Center in Silver Spring Thursday evening for Montgomery Community Media’s first annual Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content (EPIC) Awards to highlight and honor those who are at the forefront of creating innovative multimedia content on […]

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May 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Discusses Diverse City Ranking with CNN Host (VIDEO)

The City of Gaithersburg continues to gain national attention for its high ranking in WalletHub’s reports of “Most Culturally Diverse Cities” in America. The study, which recently compared more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities, determines its rankings on key factors such as ethnicity and race, language and birthplace. In 2017, Gaithersburg ranked third. […]

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September 22, 2014 | Staff Writer

Rockville Named One of America’s ‘Best Places to Live’

The City of Rockville’s proximity to the nation’s capital and its location at the heart of Montgomery County’s tech corridor are among the reasons it has been ranked as one of the country’s “Best Places to Live,” by Money magazine. The City ranked #24 out of 50 cities and towns with populations ranging from 50,000 […]

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September 18, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits Bethesda (Photos & Videos)

Texas Governor Rick Perry visited Montgomery County on Sept. 18. He met with some Maryland Republicans and business people during a lunch reception at Morton’s in Bethesda. The Governor said he is in Maryland to discuss red state versus blue state policies and to talk to business owners about business opportunities in Texas. During his […]

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October 29, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Governor Martin O'Malley picture

Governor Calls Storm “A Monster”

On CNN this morning, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley called Hurricane Sandy “a monster.” He said the state’s preparations have been “intense” with 23 shelters opened and hundreds of National Guard personnel mobilized. The Governor said  it looks like the storm is going to make landfall across Maryland and he warned that the storm will not be […]

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