Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich

October 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Nueva Comunidad de Viviendas Asequibles para Personas Mayores en Silver Spring

El Ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, dirigió el evento de apertura en Willow Manor en Fairland, una nueva comunidad de viviendas asequibles en Silver Spring para personas mayores. La comunidad es para residentes mayores de 62 años y ofrece 60 unidades asequibles y 61 unidades a precio del mercado. MyMCMedia asistió a la […]

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October 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

New Affordable Senior Housing Community Opens in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich led a ribbon cutting at the Willow Manor at Fairland, a new affordable housing community in Silver Spring. The community is for residents ages 62 and older and offers 60 affordable units and 61 units at market rate. MyMCMedia attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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October 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Riemer Warns More Reopenings Mean ‘We Are Painting Ourselves Into a Corner’ with Schools

Councilmember Hans Riemer is concerned schools are not being prioritized when it comes to Montgomery County’s reopening strategy. “Yes small businesses are paying a price from covid, kids are paying a price from covid too,” Riemer said in an interview with MyMCMedia. Montgomery County Public Schools has been offering virtual learning since March and will […]

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October 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Introduce Maryland’s First Bus Rapid Transit Service

Montgomery County Department of Transportation officially debuted its Flash bus rapid transit system Wednesday, the first of its kind in the state of Maryland. MCDOT’s Flash buses operate on U.S. Route 29 from Burtonsville to Silver Spring. Buses arrive at stations every 7.5 minutes during rush hour. There’s 80 seat capacity aboard the 62 feet […]

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October 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 7, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 7, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Walk Maryland: It’s Walk Maryland Day! Find a scheduled walk in Montgomery County to celebrate our state’s official exercise. *Tomorrow* Walk Maryland Day is Wednesday, October 7 A day to promote walking for physical activity, recreation, transportation, and improved […]

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September 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Public Safety Task Force Will Focus Work in Five Areas

Montgomery County’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will break up much of its work into five categories before presenting recommendations next year. In late June, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced he was creating the task force. Members will discuss racism in policing and examine how to fix policies that impact certain groups disproportionately in […]

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September 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Says All School Systems Have Submitted In-Person Learning Plans

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that all 24 Maryland jurisdictions have state-approved plans to bring at least some students back into school buildings this fall.  On Aug. 27 Hogan said eight school systems did not include any in-person learning in their fall semester plans, which he said was not acceptable. “It is essential that we […]

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September 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders Honor Lives Lost in 9/11

Montgomery County and state leaders took to Twitter Friday to mourn the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. Friday marks 19 years since the tragedy. Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford visited the Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial in Annapolis to honor those who were killed. This morning, Lt. Governor @BoydKRutherford […]

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September 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Despite Elrich Request, Gayles Says Case Count Still Too High for Further Reopening

On Friday, Montgomery County announced that restaurants, breweries and wineries can offer live performances along with dining/drinking.  No dancing or congregating around performers is allowed, and people must wear masks (unless eating or drinking) and stay seated while eating. The announcement came shortly after most Maryland counties began Phase 3 of the state’s recovery. Phase 3 […]

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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Live Performances Now Allowed at Restaurants in Montgomery County

Shortly after most Maryland counties began Phase 3 of reopening, Montgomery County announced further reopenings as well.  As of Friday evening venues like indoor and outdoor restaurants can offer live performances along with dining. No dancing or congregating around performers is allowed, and people must wear masks (unless eating) and stay seated while eating. Prince George’s […]

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