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November 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chief Jones on Flag Controversy: I’m Trying to ‘Bring the Sides Together’

Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones weighed in on the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy on Friday night. After he was officially sworn in as police chief at Gaithersburg High School, Jones told MyMCMedia that his goal to work through the strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Jones noted that the flag has […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Stands By Decision to Prohibit Divisive Flag

County Executive Marc Elrich met with members of the media Monday afternoon and doubled down on his decision to prohibit a Thin Blue Line flag from being displayed at the Germantown District police station. Elrich said his problem with the flag is that it’s been appropriated by Blue Lives Matter, a media group started in […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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November 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Appoints Judge in Montgomery County District Court

Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Victor Del Pino to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after interviewing submissions from the judicial nominating committee. Victor Del Pino is currently a partner with the firm of McGann, Del Pino, and Hughes LLC. He has been with the Rockville firm since […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Tours Life Science Company in Germantown

Gov. Larry Hogan toured Mars Symbioscience in Germantown on Tuesday morning. Mars Symbioscience is a technology-based health and life sciences business that was established in 2005. It’s other business segments include CocoaVia, Mars Sustainable Solutions, Mars Biomedical, and The Mars Center For Cocoa Health Science. Mars Symbioscience informs the practices of these businesses through scientific […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Makes Media Rounds as Trump Disparages Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) was in New York City on Thursday, making the media rounds on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Fox News, and CNBC. These appearances came the same week President Donald Trump has disparaged Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7) and the City of Baltimore. The focus of Hogan’s appearances was speaking about his new […]

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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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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Gives State Employees Day Off On July 5

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that state employees are getting an extra day off on July 5. Since Independence Day falls on a Thursday this year, Hogan has extended the holiday to include Friday. “We have some tremendous family-friendly events taking place all around the state, not only on the Fourth of July, but throughout the […]

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May 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hucker to Speak at Beltway Town Hall in Landover

Councilmember Tom Hucker is speaking at a Beltway Town Hall on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Landover. The town hall comes weeks after Hucker lead a protest in Siler Spring regarding Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. Councilmember @CmHucker, who chairs the Council’s Transportation and […]

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May 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marriott President Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Arne Sorenson, the president and CEO of Marriott International, has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. According to a statement from Marriott Corporate, a team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore diagnosed Sorenson after he underwent a series of tests. Marriott Corporate says that Sorenson, 60, will stay in his role as president and […]

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