Kate Stewart

November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Takoma Park Residents Can Cast City Ballot in Person Election Day

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart spoke to MyMCMedia Monday about the city’s election on Nov. 3. (Stewart is seeking reelection in the local election, running against Roger Schlegel.) Stewart says it’s the first time in Takoma Park history that the city’s election has fallen on the same day as the national election. She added that […]

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November 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Lawmakers Call on Hogan to Provide $2 Million for Businesses Along Purple Line

Several Maryland and Montgomery County lawmakers gathered outside of Evita’s Bridal Shop in Takoma Park Monday, calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to provide funding for businesses along the Purple Line. Many of those businesses are immigrant-owned, and they face a unique financial challenge because of Purple Line construction and restrictions placed on businesses because of […]

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July 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Mayor Seeking Re-Election: One of ‘the Best and Toughest Jobs I’ve Ever Had’

Kate Stewart, who has been mayor of Takoma Park since 2015, just announced she is seeking another term. She officially kicks off her campaign July 26 at a 2 p.m. Zoom meeting. “Being mayor in the city is one of the best and toughest jobs I’ve ever had,” she said, adding she particularly relishes “the […]

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June 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Takoma Park Mayor, Police Chief Condemn Cop’s ‘Dismissive’ Interaction with Activist

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and the city’s Chief of Police Antonio DeVaul held a discussion at the gazebo on Carroll Avenue to talk about an officer’s “dismissive” interaction with an activist that occurred around midnight Tuesday. The activist, Sokka Asif, shared a video of interaction on her Instagram page, which has—as of Tuesday evening—been […]

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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County police officers receive training of use of Narcan, Police Chief Tom Manger comments; Discovery Communications announces plans to move Silver Spring headquarters to New York; Takoma Park has a […]

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June 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Takoma Park City Officials Seeking Public’s Help With Police Chief Search

Takoma Park City officials will begin their search for a new police chief in the next few weeks but not without the public’s help first. Before city leaders begin the recruitment process, they want to hear what qualities residents want in the person replacing former police chief Alan Goldberg, who resigned back in March. “At […]

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May 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Bike to Work Day: It’s Bike to Work Day and there are pit stops across the county, including in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring. 2. Community Coffee: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart is holding a community coffee from 8 a.m. […]

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March 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 21st, in Montgomery County: 1.  The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is a resolution asking Congress to reject President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal. 2. It’s Election Day in the town of Somerset. 3. In Takoma Park, Mayor Kate […]

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July 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro Red Line Commuters Reminded to Prepare for Delays and Crowded Trains in August, Alternative Transit Options Advised (VIDEO)

Metro riders are advised to prepare for delays and crowded trains in August as Safe Track repair work begins on the Red Line,

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