January 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich Urges Residents to Stay Away from D.C. Protests

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is asking residents to stay away from the protestors and demonstrators who are expected in Washington D.C. Wednesday in support of Pres. Donald Trump’s “erroneous claims that the election was fraudulent,” he wrote in a statement. While he stressed the right of everyone to protest, Elrich said he was joining […]

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June 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Black Lives Matter Protesters March Down Rockville Pike

Black Lives Matter protesters took to Rockville on Friday to raise awareness and demand justice for the killings of George Floyd and other black people by police officers.  The protest began outside the Montgomery County Circuit Court and made its way down Rockville Pike. People took over both sides of the major roadway. 

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June 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Peaceful Protesters Hold Black Lives Matter Signs in Olney

On Wednesday, more than 100 people peacefully protested on sidewalks at the intersection of Route 108 and Georgia Avenue in Olney, holding Black Lives Matter signs. As cars drove by, several drivers waved and honked their horns supportively. Here are some images from the peaceful protest: And here are even more images on MyMCMedia’s Instagram: […]

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June 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPD Expresses Support for Protesters and Their Message

The climate throughout the United States is very tense right now. The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other deadly incidents have shined the light on racial inequality and sparked protests demanding justice all across the nation, including here in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Police say the people who are protesting here have a […]

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May 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Council Approves Phase 1 Order, Denounces Offensive Language from Residents

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved County Executive Marc Elrich’s new executive order to enter Phase 1 of reopening. On Thursday, Elrich held a press conference to announce that the county will begin a slow reopening starting Monday, June 1 at 6 a.m. He was met with booing and name-calling protesters, who believe the process […]

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