Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson

May 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Insta a Cambiar el Nombre de White Flint Metro a North Bethesda Metro

El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, envió una carta a la Autoridad de Tránsito del Área Metropolitana de Washington (WMATA) solicitando que la estación de metro de White Flint se rebautizara como “Estación de metro North Bethesda”. Esta carta fue enviada hace un par de semanas, desde que la organización Friends of White Flint le […]

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May 25, 2021 | Staff Writer

Elrich Urges WMATA to Change Name From White Flint Metro to North Bethesda Metro

County Executive Marc Elrich sent a letter to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) requesting that the White Flint Metro Station be renamed “North Bethesda Metro Station.” This letter was sent more than two weeks since the organization Friends of White Flint asked the county government consider changing the new “North Bethesda” name for […]

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May 10, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne and Suzanne Pollak

After Criticism for Delay, County Announces Plan to Reopen Libraries, Senior Centers

After backlash from residents and community leaders, Montgomery County will be reopening some of its public libraries and senior centers. On June 1, six library branches will reopen. Then, on June 14 two of the county’s seven senior centers will reopen. The libraries that will reopen are: Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda Gaithersburg […]

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April 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Leaders, Residents Working to Mitigate Air Traffic Noise From Reagan National Airport

Local jurisdictions are working together to reduce noise related to air traffic from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). More than 150 residents from both sides of the Potomac River, including County Councilmember Andrew Friedson and officials from northern Virginia, tuned into the Airplane Noise Virtual Community Conversation on Monday to get a progress report […]

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March 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, March 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 16, and it is National Panda Day. To celebrate, click here to watch a video of Xiao Qi Ji—the National Zoo’s 6-month-old panda cub —wrestling with a log. And as you enjoy the cuteness, here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council […]

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March 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County to Spend $500,000 to Accommodate Two Additional Councilmembers

Members of the Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee unanimously agreed Monday to allocate an additional $92,000 so that the council offices can accommodate the two new members who will be seated in 2022. The county already set aside $408,000 from excess appropriations for the work. Residents approved a charter amendment during […]

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March 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Friedson Asks Elrich for Clear Target Metrics Required for Next Stage of Reopenings

In a letter Tuesday, Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson asked County Executive Marc Elrich for specific metrics the jurisdiction must meet in order to move to the next stage of COVID-19 reopenings. “While we must continue to do all we can to follow public health guidance to protect the safety of our residents, the County […]

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