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June 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Takoma Park Mayor, Police Chief Condemn Cop’s ‘Dismissive’ Interaction with Activist

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and the city’s Chief of Police Antonio DeVaul held a discussion at the gazebo on Carroll Avenue to talk about an officer’s “dismissive” interaction with an activist that occurred around midnight Tuesday. The activist, Sokka Asif, shared a video of interaction on her Instagram page, which has—as of Tuesday evening—been […]

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June 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

After Video Shows Officer Removing Signs, Takoma Park Lifts Sign Restriction Ordinance

In response to a video circulating on Instagram showing a Takoma Park police officer removing Black Lives Matter signs on lamp posts, City Manager Suzanne Ludlow announced she’s taken emergency action to suspend rules about sign posting. In light of the protests surrounding racism and police brutality, Ludlow is now encouraging residents to post welcoming […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County police officers receive training of use of Narcan, Police Chief Tom Manger comments; Discovery Communications announces plans to move Silver Spring headquarters to New York; Takoma Park has a […]

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December 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Selects Next Police Chief

Antonio “Tony” DeVaul was selected as the City of Takoma Park’s next police chief. DeVaul, who is currently the Police Chief for the Maryland-National Capital Park Police, will begin his first day with the city on Jan. 2, 2018. Takoma Park City Manager, Suzanne Ludlow, made the announcement Tuesday on the city’s website stating that […]

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March 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park City Offices Will Open at Noon on Mar. 14

Due to the overnight winter weather, Takoma Park City offices and facilities will open at noon on Mar. 14. Residents can expect limited services on Tuesday. “There’s just a couple of things  that won’t be open after noon,” said Suzanne Ludlow, Takoma Park city manager. “We’re not opening passport services today and the before and […]

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January 26, 2016 | Willie James Inman

UPDATED: City of Takoma Park to Begin Enforcing Sidewalk Clearing Laws

UPDATE: Jan. 27, 4 p.m. The City Manager of Takoma Park, Suzanne Ludlow, released an update on the winter weather recovery efforts. The City will begin collecting on Thursday and Friday, but will start later in the morning than usual. Ludlow noted that not all streets may be accesible. Residents are urged to place collection […]

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January 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Takoma Park Officials Urge Residents to Stay Off Roads

UPDATE: January 25, 2 p.m. City Manager Suzanne Ludlow released an update on winter storm operations. “We are continuing around the clock snow clearing of roads, with sidewalk clearing being done during daylight hours. Every street should have had at least one pass by a snowplow, but many roads still only have an 8-foot wide cleared […]

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January 22, 2016 | Willie James Inman

City Manager of Takoma Park Urges Residents to Prepare for Storm

Takoma Park City Manager Suzanne Ludlow is urging residents to prepare for this weekends winter weather. “The storm will be here soon. Please take these last few hours to move your cars off the road if possible, get any remaining medicines, food and supplies you need, and prepare to stay inside until Sunday,” Ludlow said […]

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April 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 7, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, April 7, in Montgomery County: 1. City News: Suzanne Ludlow is the new city manager of Takoma Park. 2. On Track.: Remediation work at the Silver Spring Transit Center is on track for a late spring release, according to a Montgomery County official. 3. Spirit Family: The […]

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April 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Suzanne Ludlow Named City Manager of Takoma Park

The city of Takoma Park has a new city manager. Suzanne Ludlow was selected by the city’s elected leaders for the post last week. “She has worked for the city for over 20 years, and has a deep and broad understanding of our community,” said Mayor Bruce Wiliams. “She knows many of the players at […]

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