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April 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Disturbed by Takoma Park Shooting: ‘You Can’t Shoot People for Property Crimes’

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said he is very disturbed and concerned about Wednesday’s shooting in Takoma Park, in which police say an off-duty Pentagon Force Protection Agency officer shot and killed two people he said he saw trying to break into a car. Takoma Park Police identified the deceased as Dominique Williams, 32, of […]

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January 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich a los Oficiales de la Policía del Capitolio: ‘Básicamente no Hicieron Nada’

Cuando se difundió la noticia de la renuncia del jefe de policía del Capitolio de los Estados Unidos, el ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, pronunció duras palabras sobre los esfuerzos del departamento de policía durante el caos del miércoles en el distrito. “Básicamente no hicieron nada”, dijo Elrich a MyMCM en una entrevista […]

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January 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich: BLM Protestors Treated Like ‘Invading Army’ While Trump Supporters Let Through 

As news of the U.S. Capitol Police Chief’s resignation spread, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich had harsh words for the police department’s efforts during Wednesday’s chaos in the district. “They basically didn’t do anything,” Elrich told MyMCM in an interview Thursday. “And when you compare pictures of how they responded to Black Lives Matter, which […]

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January 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich Calls Storming of U.S. Capitol ‘an Attempted Coup’

County Executive Marc Elrich called the storming of the U.S Capitol Wednesday by pro-Trump rioters “an attempted coup – an effort to overturn out election and to destroy democracy.” He placed the blame for the riot on “Donald Trump’s head.” Elrich also noted that the county sent dozens of officers to help out in Washington, […]

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November 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘A Clearly Deteriorated Relationship’: Councilmembers Exasperated by Communication from State

Montgomery County councilmembers were upset after learning that State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon rejected a waiver request from the county asking to continue relaxed teacher-child ratios in early childcare facilities. In a letter, County Executive Marc Elrich requested that Salmon let the county maintain the teacher-child ratio in classrooms with three and four-year-olds, at 1:14 […]

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November 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Nov. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and […]

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November 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Urges COVID-19 Compliance: ‘Just Wear the Damn Masks’

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan urged residents to follow public health guidance at a press conference Thursday. He emphasized that mask-wearing is the single best way to fight COVID-19, save lives and keep businesses open. “I mean it’s that simple. It’s not that hard. Just wear the damn masks,” he said. Hogan said that Thursday morning […]

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October 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting Day 3: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents who are eligible but not yet registered to vote […]

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October 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 27, and the 2020 Presidential Election is a week away! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Make a Plan to Vote: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 26, and it’s the first day for early voting in Maryland! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting: Early voting begins today and ends Nov. 2. You can vote in-person between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. To check wait times at your closest voting centers, text […]

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