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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Potomac Street Names Now Honor Black Community Pioneers

Three streets in Potomac no longer carry the names of Confederate generals. On Friday, the street signs for J.E.B Stuart Road, J.E.B. Stuart Court and Jubal Early Court came down. The new signs bear the the names of two Montgomery County African American community leaders. J.E.B Stuart Road and J.E.B. Stuart Court were renamed Geneva […]

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June 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Council’s New Regulations Incentivize Housing Development at Metro Stations 

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved regulations to implement the “More Housing at Metrorail Stations Act,” which aims to incentivize high-rise housing construction at Metro stations by providing a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT), with some criteria for development. According to the council, the bill offers the PILOT for 15 years for […]

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June 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejal Andrew Friedson es Nombrado como Legislador del Año

La Cámara de Comercio del Condado de Montgomery honró al Concejal Andrew Friedson como Legislador del Año durante la Transmisión de los Premios Anuales Virtuales MCCC 2021, el 10 de junio. El premio reconoce a los funcionarios electos que han tenido un impacto positivo en el éxito de las empresas del Condado. Friedson es el […]

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June 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Councilmember Andrew Friedson Named Legislator of the Year

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce honored Councilmember Andrew Friedson as Legislator of the Year during the MCCC 2021 Virtual Annual Awards Broadcast on June 10. The award recognizes elected officials who have had a positive impact on the success of businesses in the County. Friedson is the District 1 Councilmember who represents western and […]

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June 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

CDC: Montgomery Ocupa el Primer Lugar de Vacunación entre los Grandes Condados

Los datos de vacunación COVID-19 del Centro para el Control de Enfermedades, CDC por su siglas en inglés, muestran que, entre los condados con una población mayor a 300,000, el condado de Montgomery ocupa el primer lugar en la nación cuando se trata de vacunar a personas de 12 años o más. El Departamento de […]

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June 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

CDC Data: Montgomery Ranks First Among Large Counties for Vaccinating Ages 12+

The Center for Disease Control’s COVID-19 vaccination data shows that, among counties with a population larger than 300,000, Montgomery County ranks first in the nation when it comes to vaccinating people ages 12 and older. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services obtained the data from the CDC on June 4, showing that, at […]

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May 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Council Introduces Resolution to Support Maintaining Open Streets Programs

The Montgomery County Council introduced a resolution Thursday showing support for maintaining Open and Shared Streets programs. The county’s Department of Transportation (DOT) began the Shared Streets program when the COVID-19 pandemic started, according to the resolution. It closed some roads to cars to allow outdoor activities like walking and dining. Areas like the Bethesda […]

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May 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Insta a Cambiar el Nombre de White Flint Metro a North Bethesda Metro

El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, envió una carta a la Autoridad de Tránsito del Área Metropolitana de Washington (WMATA) solicitando que la estación de metro de White Flint se rebautizara como “Estación de metro North Bethesda”. Esta carta fue enviada hace un par de semanas, desde que la organización Friends of White Flint le […]

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May 25, 2021 | Staff Writer

Elrich Urges WMATA to Change Name From White Flint Metro to North Bethesda Metro

County Executive Marc Elrich sent a letter to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) requesting that the White Flint Metro Station be renamed “North Bethesda Metro Station.” This letter was sent more than two weeks since the organization Friends of White Flint asked the county government consider changing the new “North Bethesda” name for […]

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March 31, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Possible Name Change for White Flint Metro to be Addressed at Meeting

A virtual meeting to discuss whether to change the name of the White Flint Metro is set for Wednesday at 7 p.m. Friends of White Flint, Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce, County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Andrew Friedson are sponsoring the meeting on the possible renaming of the rail station. Amy Ginsburg, executive director […]

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