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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich, Navarro Release Statements on Mosque Shooting in New Zealand

Elrich and Navarro both released statements about the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand on Friday. The attacks left dozens of people dead. Council President Nancy Navarro said in a statement that the council stands with the people of New Zealand and is committed to helping Montgomery County’s Muslim community practice their faith. […]

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March 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police, Firefighters Honored at 45th Annual Public Safety Awards

A number of public safety officers were honored at this year’s 45 Annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center in North Bethesda. The event was emceed by NBC4’s Leon Harris and Doug Kammerer. The event is organized by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Make sure to […]

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March 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Adventure Theatre Gala Honors Honest Tea CEO Seth Goldman

Theater supporters, community leaders and politicians gathered at the Bethesda Ballroom Thursday night for the Adventure Theatre Gala to raise money and celebrate the difference that ATMTC makes in the lives of children and youth across the region. The night featured Broadway star Amber Iman and ATMTC’s Pre-Professional Company.

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March 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes video on: County officials unveiled a new early childcare and education initiative; County officials warn residents about carbon monoxide poisoning and explain how an upcoming law could save lives; Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman talks about […]

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March 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Press Conference Held for Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative

Elected officials are working toward ensuring racial equity and social justice throughout Montgomery County. The launch of the county’s Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy was announced during a press conference Wednesday. The initiative is aimed at advancing fair and equitable outcomes for individuals and communities through government decision-making across all county-funded agencies. Officials want […]

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March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 13. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation on Racial Equity Begins: Montgomery County Council is doing more to address systemic racism in the county. This morning at 10 a.m., County Executive Marc Elrich, the County Council, the Montgomery County Planning Board, and student representatives from Montgomery College and […]

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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Teachers, County Officials March For Education Funding in Annapolis

Thousands of teachers took buses to Annapolis Tuesday to march in support of increased education funding in the state of Maryland. County leaders including councilmembers, leaders from the Board of Education, and the county executive joined teachers in solidarity for the march. In a social media message to MCM, Councilmember Andrew Friedson said that his […]

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March 12, 2019 | Sam Merrill

County Leaders to Host Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice Tomorrow

The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Marc Elrich, and several other county leaders are hosting the first Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice tomorrow night. The purpose of this meeting is to allow county residents to engage with the county government and voice opinions and experiences on the topics of race, racial equity […]

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March 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Elrich Online Thursday, March 14

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14. 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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March 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Comprehensive Early Childhood Education Plan Announced

A press conference was held this week to introduce an Early Care and Education Initiative. The four-year action plan was announced by County Executive Marc Elrich, Council President Nancy Navarro, and the County Council, as well as MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard, local childcare providers, and other community leaders. The […]

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