councilmember andrew friedson

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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August 30, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday and sunny. Can’t beat that. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 30. 1. Free Concert: Rockville’s Town Square hosts Moonshine Society, a blues/roots/soul group, starting at 6 p.m. 2. Wine Tasting: Bel Pre Fine Wine, 2251 Bel Pre Road in Silver Spring, […]

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August 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Andrew Friedson

Councilmember Andrew Friedson, serving his first term on the County Council, has made a name for himself in trying to make government run more efficiently. He’s also been an advocate for pedestrian safety. In this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman, Friedson also shares his thoughts on the latest developments in Tonya Chapman’s decision […]

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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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June 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Celebrates Pride with Haus of Stone Drag Show

Montgomery County continues celebrating Pride Month. On Wednesday, the Haus of Stones drag group performed at Denizens Brewery Co. in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass helped organize the event. When Glass addressed the people at Denizens, he spoke about serving as Montgomery County’s first openly gay councilmember. Glass said he organized a series […]

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May 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Holocaust Survivors Honored By County Council

Holocaust Survivors, Family Members Honored By Montgomery County Council A Montgomery County Council proclamation recognized Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah, at Tuesday’s council meeting. The councilmembers were joined by Holocaust survivors, relatives of Holocaust survivors, and community leaders. County Executive Marc Elrich warned about the consequences of hateful rhetoric when presenting the proclamation. Elrich […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmembers Meet with Senator Van Hollen

Montgomery County councilmembers met with Sen. Chris Van Hollen Friday afternoon. In a social media message to MCM, Councilmember Andrew Friedson had high praise for Van Hollen. “Our state and county are so lucky to have someone as gifted and highly-respected as Senator Van Hollen fighting for us. There are so many things happening at […]

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