Montgomery County Council

October 18, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Council

Montgomery County Council to Host Youth Town Halls

The Montgomery County Council will be hosting two youth town halls in the upcoming weeks. The County wants to learn more about the issues that are impacting young people in the area. The two town halls will be taking place on Oct. 30 at Clarksburg High School and Nov. 13 at Wheaton High School. Each […]

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October 16, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

County Council Approves Lawsuit Against Juul Labs

The Montgomery County Council publicly authorized its lawsuit against Juul Labs and Altria Group on Tuesday.  The council is suing the electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) manufacturers and distributors for targeting minors in their marketing, breaking state and federal law. The lawsuit was filed on Oct. 11.  In the statement on behalf of the council, Council President […]

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October 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.County Council in Session: Montgomery County Council will be in session today starting at 9:30 a.m. Click here to view the agenda. 2. Affordable Housing and School Construction Legislation Introduction: Councilmember Evan Glass will hold a press conference discussing his new […]

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October 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 14. Showers Wednesday. Here’s the forecast. 1. Sneaker Gala: The Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County awards its “Peacemaker of the Year,” “Executive Director’s Award” and the “Volunteer of the Year” from 1 to 2 p.m. at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. For details, click here. 2. Advisory Board: The Silver […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8 and people of the Jewish faith are celebrating Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Nuts & Bolts of Starting a Business: Maryland Small Business Development […]

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October 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 7. Showers Monday afternoon then mostly clouds the rest of the week. Cooler days ahead, too. Here’s the forecast. 1. Budget Forum: County Executive Marc Elrich is holding the first of five budget forums at 7 p.m. at the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. Participants will […]

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October 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 1 in Montgomery County

And the countdown to Halloween has officially begun—30 more days! Today is Tuesday, Oct. 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 1 p.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Big Day for Sports Fans: The Washington Nationals host the Milwaukee […]

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September 30, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 30. A few more nice days ahead. Is this Maryland? Here’s the forecast. 1. Holiday: Students have no school today for Rosh Hashanah. 2. Watch and Vote: Each year MCM celebrates excellence in community media at the Monty Awards. We ask viewers to vote for their favorite community program. Click here to cast […]

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September 26, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Sept. 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 26. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County… 1.Federal Technology Transfer Round Table: At 8:30 a.m. the Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will host a round table discussion on federal technology transfer in the Council Office Building’s Third Floor Hearing Room (100 Maryland Ave. in Rockville). […]

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September 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Jawando, Navarro Introduce Bill to End Discrimination Against Natural Hairstyles

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando and Council President Nancy Navarro introduced legislation to prohibit discrimination against certain types of natural hairstyles, including braids, locks, afros, curls and twists. This comes after some African American residents and residents with African ancestry expressed that they are more likely to be affected by workplace discrimination and other forms […]

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