Hans Riemer

June 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Destina $10 Millones para Centros de Cuidado Infantil

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery introdujo una asignación especial de $ 10 millones para proporcionar fondos designados para la reapertura de programas de centros de cuidado infantil que tengan licencia, hogares de cuidado de niños familiares registrados y programas de carta de cumplimiento, así lo informó el Concejo el martes a través de un […]

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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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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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August 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for August 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, August 1. Here’s five things to know: 1. DOGust 1st, Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs: Thousands of sweet dogs land at animal shelters until they can find a forever home. If you’ve ever visited a shelter, you know the heart wrenching looks on their faces. Click here to learn more about the […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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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 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Council Passes Controversial Zoning Measure to Increase Housing

The County Council unanimously passed a zoning amendment Tuesday that reduces restrictions in building accessory dwelling units, known as ADUs, on the properties of single-family homes. With this measure, homeowners are capable of building a separate housing unit on properties as small as 6,000 square feet provided they meet the requirements, when detached ADUs previously […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Council Members Undertake Transit Challenge

Five members of the County Council are participating in the Transit Challenge this week. They are tasked with either walking or using public transportation like the Ride On, Metro, or carpooling to get wherever they need to go. All four of the at-large members⁠—Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando, and Hans Riemer⁠—as well as District […]

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February 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Commission Established to Honor 19th-Century Lynching Victims

Almost 140 years after at least three black men were lynched in Montgomery County, the county council has called for a commission to memorialize the victims and promote a better understanding of the community’s racial history. Councilmembers Will Jawando, Craig Rice and Hans Riemer introduced a resolution on Jan. 22 to form the Remembrance and […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the village” can do more to serve as an incubator for its nonprofits. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Kim Jones, executive […]

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