protests

January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Stop the Shutdown, Stop the Wall’: Furloughed Workers Call for Government to Re-Open

Politicians and furloughed federal workers came out to protest the government shutdown at the Silver Spring Civic Center on Wednesday night. The event was lead by Rep. Jamie Raskin, who started the rally with a chant: “All for one, one for all, stop the shutdown, stop the wall.” In addition to Raskin, the rally featured […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Superintendent on Protests: All Students Expected to Stay in School (VIDEO)

In a video message posted online, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) superintendent Jack Smith said he expects all students to remain in school and participate in the school’s daily educational program as intended. “If students do not comply with these expectations, they may be subjected to the regular disciplinary actions that align with whatever infraction […]

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November 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area of Gaithersburg. 2. At a news conference today, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Councilmembers are expected to address community concerns following reports of hate-based vandalism in […]

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September 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Rep. John Delaney on National Anthem Protests: “I Don’t Think [It’s] The Right Thing to Do” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, U.S. Rep. John Delaney addresses the National Anthem protests that have been happening around the country, including in Montgomery County. “They have the right to do this, but I don’t support them doing it,” he said.

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April 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 29, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Unites: Governor Larry Hogan has unveiled a new website following the protests in Baltimore. 2. Baltimore Protests: County Executive Isiah Leggett shares his thoughts on the situation in Baltimore and how to handle […]

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett on Helping Baltimore Restore Peace (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett explains how Montgomery County is helping Baltimore restore peace.

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Senator Ben Cardin Statement on Baltimore

Senator Ben Cardin issued the following statement on the situation in Baltimore: “We need to restore peace to our beloved Baltimore. I am fully committed to seeking justice for the death of Freddie Gray and support the efforts of thousands of Baltimoreans who have participated in non-violent protests and raised their voices in his memory. […]

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Leaders Share Thoughts on Baltimore Protests via Social Media

Several Montgomery County Councilmembers are sharing their thoughts about the protests that have turned violent in Baltimore on social media. Councilmember Marc Elrich posted his thoughts on Facebook: “The situation in Baltimore is truly tragic. I hope we can escape this without further serious injuries which will in no way address, let alone solve, the […]

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