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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 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wear and Carry Applications Going Online

The Maryland Wear and Carry Permit application for firearms is going digital on Oct. 1, 2019, according to a news release from Maryland State Police on Sept. 10. It will be totally online and paper applications will not be accepted after Sept. 30. In the release, state police said that going online will make applying […]

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October 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ficker and Floreen Weigh in On Immigration in Montgomery County

During Monday’s County Executive candidate forum, moderator Tom Sherwood asked Nancy Floreen and Robin Ficker  a question about immigrants facing deportation proceedings. Tom Sherwood asked, “Montgomery County has identified $370 thousand dollars to support the efforts to provide legal representation for low income immigrants and children facing deportation proceedings.What more should the county do?” Here […]

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October 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Marc Elrich and Nancy Floreen Quiz Each Other at Monday’s County Executive Forum

Montgomery Community Media hosted a forum with the three candidates for the County’s next executive. Nancy Floreen, Robin Ficker, and Marc Elrich all responded to questions from Kojo Nnamdi and Tom Sherwood. The forum was held at MCM’s studios in Rockville Monday, Oct. 1. In the final minutes, Kojo Nnamdi gave Marc Elrich and Nancy […]

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October 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kojo Nnamdi and Tom Sherwood Moderate CE Forum with Floreen, Ficker and Elrich

The three candidates running for Montgomery County executive will appeared in a forum at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) Studios Monday, Oct. 1. You may watch the forum below: The candidates — Marc Elrich (D), Robin Ficker (R), and Nancy Floreen (I) — seek the seat held by Ike Leggett, who will leave office in December […]

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October 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 1 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 1, and it’s a heavy day for local politics in Montgomery County: 1. County Executives Face Off: Montgomery Community Media hosts the county executive candidates in a forum. You can watch Democrat Marc Elrich, Republican Robin Ficker and Independent Nancy Floreen square off on Channels 19, 21 and 995 HD and live-streamed […]

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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Committees Meet Monday Oct. 1

Two Montgomery County Council committees are meeting Monday. All meetings are held in the Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. Below is the committee schedule: The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. to review a zoning amendment (ZTA 18-11) on small cell towers. View […]

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September 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Gun Law Goes into Effect on Oct. 1

New gun control laws will go into effect in the state of Maryland beginning next week that would temporarily ban firearms and ammunition from people who pose a risk to themselves or others. The law, known as extreme risk protective orders, allows qualifying health professionals, law enforcement officers, or individuals who meet specified relationship requirements, […]

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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registration and election worker recruitment drives Oct. 1 through Oct. 16 at local public libraries: Monday, Oct. 1 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Aspen Hill, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville Tuesday, Oct. 2 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Chevy Chase, 8005 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase Wednesday, Oct. 3 (5 p.m.-8 […]

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October 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Record Attendance At Pike & Rose Street Festival (PHOTOS)

North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose celebrated autumn with the fourth annual Piketoberfest street festival Sunday, Oct. 1. The festival drew a record number with more than 3,000 people attending. There was entertainment for the entire family including food from neighborhood restaurants, live music from AMP by Strathmore, lawn games, and Bavarian dance performances by the Foggy […]

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