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November 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: County Executive Marc Elrich hold press event with other elected officials to send a message to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan about the importance of funding the Corridor Cities Transitway. County officials honor Chef José […]

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October 2, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Oktoberfest is Back in Germantown!

Enjoy your Oktoberfest shenanigans in Germantown on Saturday, October 5. The Oktoberfest Germantown Parade and Festivities will be Germantown’s largest event of the year. The festival committee is committed to making this the best event for Germantown and surrounding communities. “It’s great to see the Oktoberfest coming back to Germantown”, said Marilyn Balcombe, president / […]

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September 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Video: Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy Legislation Introduced

New legislation to create a Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy for Montgomery County has just been introduced. County Council President Nancy Navarro says Bill 27-19, the Racial Equity and Social Justice Act, will include establishing a Racial Equity and Social Justice Program and Executive Branch.

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September 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Nuevo Proyecto de Ley sobre Venta de Cigarrillos Electrónicos

Este lunes, El Concejal Gabe Albornoz junto al Concejal Craig Rice y otros miembros del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, en conferencia de prensa, anunciaron un nuevo proyecto de ley 29-19 que busca prohibir que los establecimientos que fabrican y distribuyen cigarrillos electrónicos, además de los productos para tal fin, operen cerca de las instituciones […]

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September 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Want to Keep Vape Shops Away from Schools

Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Craig Rice are holding a press conference in Rockville on Monday to discuss initiatives to address the vaping crisis. During the press conference, they will talk about ZTA 19-06, a zoning amendment that would prohibit vape shops that distribute e-cigarettes from opening within a half-mile of middle and high […]

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August 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Council Expands Property Tax Credit for Surviving Spouses of Retired Military Members

The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to expand the property tax credit for surviving spouses of retired military service members. To be eligible for the credit, a person needs to be a surviving spouse of a retired member of the uniformed services, who’s at least 65 years old and hasn’t remarried. Eligible people […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Yale Student Body President Returns Home to Germantown

Germantown’s hometown hero, Kahil Greene, paid a visit to Montgomery County in early July. Greene, a Poolesville  High School alumnus, made headlines this year when he was elected the first black student body president of Yale University in its 318-year history. Germantown's very own, Kahlil Greene, was elected as the first African American student body […]

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June 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In Germantown, More Than 200 Sound off on Racial Equity

The Montgomery County-wide conversation on racial equity and social justice continued Wednesday night at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. More than 200 people came out to share how they’ve seen inequities play out in their communities and their ideas about how county officials can create policies to address these injustices. County Executive […]

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May 28, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Councilmember Rice’s Chief of Staff Loses Battle With ALS

County Council President Nancy Navarro released a press statement expressing her condolences over the death of Steve Goldstein, the chief of staff to Councilmember Craig Rice. Goldstein passed away at his home on May 27 after battling ALS. He worked in politics with Rice since the councilmember’s election to the House of Delegates in 2006, […]

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May 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Contest Challenges Students to be a ‘Councilmember for a Day’

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice’s office is accepting entries in the 2019 Councilmember for a Day Challenge from now through June 14. This is the fourth year Rice will host the winner of the contest as an honorary Councilmember for a Day. Rice, who serves as the chair of the Council’s Education Committee, is asking […]

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