County Executive Marc Elrich

June 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Elrich Statement on Pride and POW/MIA Flags

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich issued this statement Tuesday following Monday’s Pride flag raising. The Pride flag temporarily replaced the POW/MIA flag in Veterans Memorial Plaza. “The Pride flag did not replace the POW/MIA flag. On June 10th, when the Pride flag was raised, there was not a mechanism in place for both flags to […]

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June 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting June 13, Submit Questions Online

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Elrich before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich. Questions and answers will be […]

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June 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Residents Take Police Concerns to Elrich, Jawando

About 200 people went to Kennedy High School in Wheaton on Thursday night for a community forum on policing. Many expressed their grievances with the force.

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June 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Takes Aim at Local Officials Who Oppose Road Widening Plan

Gov. Larry Hogan took a shot Tuesday at Montgomery County officials who held a news conference Monday opposing the governor’s road widening project for I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The officials wanted more money to go toward public transit to relieve congestion on the snarled highways, and held a press conference Monday in advance of […]

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June 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Officials Fault Hogan Road Plan Ahead of Key Meeting

Officials from Montgomery, Prince George’s and Frederick counties met in Silver Spring on Monday morning to assail Gov. Hogan’s plan to widen I-270 and the Capital Beltway. Their press conference was scheduled in advance of a Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis where the three-member body is to take the first steps in making […]

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May 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Updates Status of Council’s Body Camera Request

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said the Montgomery County Council will receive the body camera footage from the officers who took part in an incident at a McDonald’s where an officer used the N-word. The footage from the officer has already been released. One of the men being questioned released his own video to social […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Joins Silver Spring Community for Fox 5 Zip Trip

Montgomery Community Media’s Education Team was there for Fox 5 DC’s Zip Trip to Silver Spring on Friday morning. Check out some of our live social media coverage from the eventful morning. MCM is repping our Media Lab signs as Councilmember @tomhucker is about to be interviewed by @fox5dc! pic.twitter.com/76B4cVT4RF — MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) May 24, […]

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May 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

We’re officially halfway through the week! It’s Wednesday, May 22 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Marc Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz are continuing their 4Business series tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Here’s more information. 2. Navarro […]

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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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May 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Call for Investigation Into Incident Involving Officer Using Racial Slur

Two Montgomery County elected officials want police to investigate the officer who used a racial slur Thursday while officers questioned a group of black men in Silver Spring. “She seemed happy that she had said it — almost tauntingly happy. That didn’t please me at all,” Elrich said. Elrich said that he hopes Montgomery County […]

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