County Council

March 25, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Jawando Sponsors Bill to Better Address Workplace Sexual Harassment

On March 25, the Montgomery County Council introduced legislation to define the terms “harassment” and “sexual harassment,” in order to help victims better confront workplace harassment, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Council.  Councilmember Will Jawando sponsored the bill and Councilmember Nancy Navarro is a cosponsor.  The legislation would define harassment as […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, March 10, and it’s the Jewish holiday Purim, which is also known as the Festival of Lots. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. The council will be giving proclamations recognizing […]

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March 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council Briefed on Coronavirus, Preventative and Preparation Measures In Place

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread worldwide, prevention and preparation efforts are being taken locally to ensure the safety of all residents. On Tuesday, Montgomery County Councilmembers were briefed on the novel coronavirus by local health and emergency management officials. Health officials say the virus causes a respiratory illness that can range from mild to […]

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February 26, 2020 | Grace Mottley

County Council Condemns New Trump Regulation Against Immigrants

As President Trump’s public charge regulation goes into effect, the Montgomery County Council voted to condemn the new regulation and urge immigrant families to access local services.  The new regulation, called the public charge rule, would prevent immigrant families who have used public assistance programs from receiving permanent residency status. This regulation went into effect […]

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January 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Jan. 29, and we should expect partly cloudy weather. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Job Fair:  Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hiring people for current and summer position. There will be a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. at Plum Gar Neighborhood […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and it’s National Data Privacy Day. Celebrate by going through the settings on your web browser and clearing your cookies. While you’re at it, check out your social media settings and review the information you’re agreeing to share with third party applications. The Washington Post made an explainer video to […]

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January 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Jan. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Top Golf Germantown Opens: The highly anticipated Top Golf Germantown location officially opens today at 9:00 a.m. Click here for more details.           2. Whiskey Rocks: Montgomery County Liquor & Wine is kicking off 2020 in style. […]

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January 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Salt-Wise campaign launch:  In an effort to protect the environment, the County will launch the new Salt-Wise campaign to help homeowners and private contractors with the proper use of salt for treating ice and snow. The new campaign will include a […]

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January 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Man Struck and Killed Crossing Georgia Avenue in Aspen Hill

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Montgomery County around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Aspen Hill Road. Police released a statement about the incident noting that Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision. According to the Montgomery County Police Department, the preliminary investigation revealed that […]

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November 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Thursday, Nov. 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. World Diabetes Day: First created in 1991 to help to spread awareness and education. Health officials say diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure and early death. Simple action can reduce the risk. […]

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