Virginia Onley Wants to Be Next Rockville Mayor

Rockville City Councilwoman Virginia Onley is vying to become the city’s next mayor. In an interview with MyMCMedia, Onley discusses why she wants to be mayor: The Rockville election is Tuesday, Nov. 5. This will be the...

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Marianne Williamson’s Former Iowa State Director Joins Team Delaney

Brent Roske, the former Iowa state director for author-turned-presidential-candidate Marianne Williamson, has joined John Delaney of Potomac’s 2020 campaign. The news was first reported by the Des Moines Register on Monday....

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Delaney Wins Spot on June 26 Presidential Debate Stage

John Delaney of Potomac will take part on the June 26 Democratic presidential debate, according to a post from the news source, Axios. The debates will appear from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, according to NBC...

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Ficker Launches Petition Drive to Limit Taxes — Again

Robin Ficker — the Montgomery County attorney famous for running for office and trying to amend the county charter — has a new plan for eliminating tax increases. He is proposing a charter amendment that would allow the...

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Van Hollen Statement on Mueller Probe: America Needs Access to Full Report

Sen. Chris Van Hollen issued this statement after the release of Attorney General William Barr released a summary into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation: “The Mueller report confirms that the Russians interfered...

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Silver Spring State Senator to Be Deployed to Afghanistan in March

Sen. William Smith Jr. will be deployed to Afghanistan in March in support of Operation Resolute Support, his office said Wednesday. Smith is an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was commissioned to be an intelligence officer...

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Elrich Met with Poolesville Residents Tuesday

County Executive Marc Elrich Visits Poolesville on Listening Tour County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. He wants to hear from residents about the most important issues. Tuesday, Elrich was in Poolesville to hear the communities’ concerns. Watch the meeting below:   In addition to Tuesday’s […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Marc Elrich to Visit Poolesville, Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington on Listening Tour

County Executive Marc Elrich has added three stops on his listening tour in addition to Tuesday’s stop in Poolesville. Elrich has added stops in Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington. Initially, Elrich’s transition team scheduled five sessions for residents to share their thoughts with him. The first session, scheduled for Potomac on Nov. 14, was canceled due to […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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Watch Live As New Board of Education Members Are Sworn In

Montgomery County’s Board of Education is live broadcasting the swearing in of its new members today at 1 p.m. You can watch the ceremony by clicking this link. Here are the newest members of the Board of Education: Karla Silvestre (At Large) Judy Docca (District 1) Patricia O’Neill (District 3) Brenda Wolff (District 5) New […]

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November 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Elrich Takoma Park Listening Session Held Saturday

County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. Saturday, Elrich was at Takoma Park Middle School for a meeting on his tour. Watch the meeting in its entirety: The remaining stop on Elrich’s Listening Tour is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at […]

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November 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Exec-elect Marc Elrich Listening Tour Stops in Olney

County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is holding a series of meetings to listen to residents concerns about the county. Elrich will be sworn in as the next County Executive Dec. 3. He is working with his transition team to establish priorities and ensure residents have a voice. To that end, Elrich is holding a series of meetings designed […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Area Residents Tell Elrich They Feel Forgotten

Yesterday was the third leg of County Executive-elect Marc Elrich’s “Listening Session” tour before he takes office in December. When he answered resident questions at East County Community Center in Silver Spring, the residents expressed a number of concerns about feeling like they live in the “forgotten” part of Montgomery County. Watch highlights from Elrich’s […]

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November 28, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hashing Out Some Issues As Elrich Takes Office

County Executive-elect Marc Elrich gets to drop the “-elect” on Monday when the Montgomery County inaugurates its new county executive and new county council. In advance of that important date, Doug Tallman and Ryan Miner got together to hash out the issues that will greet Elrich in his first days of office. Tallman is Montgomery […]

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November 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Elrich Takes Questions on Listening Tour

County Executive-elect Marc Elrich started his listening tour getting questions from residents. Here’s our video:

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November 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Exec-elect Marc Elrich to Host Listening Sessions

Marc Elrich will be sworn in as Montgomery County County Executive Monday, Dec. 3. Between now and then Elrich and his team are working hard to establish priorities and ensure residents have a voice in the process. Elrich has established a list of seven priorities for his administration. The priorities reflect the goals Elrich established […]

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