Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart

February 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart Discusses Priorities Under New Trump Administration (VIDEO)

Mayor Kate Stewart of Takoma Park recently issued a statement that Takoma Park is a “sanctuary city” after the recent federal executive orders signed by President Donald Trump on immigration. Takoma Park’s sanctuary law prohibits city police from cooperating in the enforcement of federal immigration laws that could lead to the deportation of resident. In this […]

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January 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Mayor Addresses Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

Takoma Park city officials released a statement following the Executive Order that President Donald Trump signed on Wednesday regarding immigration and border security. Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart stated in a phone interview that city leaders will review the Executive Order to determine the impact it will have on residents and how they will work to […]

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January 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women’s Democratic Club Discuss Priorities During Trump’s Administration

The Women’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County held a special meeting Thursday evening in Bethesda to discuss its priorities during Trump’s administration as well as strategies for the next election. “Now more than ever with a Trump presidency looming, we must stand together,” said President Betsy Loyless, first vice president. “We must sustain ourselves as […]

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December 2, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Invited to Attend Cuba Conversation Event in Takoma Park

Residents are invited to join Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, County Councilmember Marc Elrich and Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart for an event entitled, “Cuba Conversation,” this month. That conversation will take place on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Takoma Park Community Center starting at 4:30 p.m. Miguel Fraga, the First Secretary for the Cuban […]

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October 6, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Soldier from Takoma Park Killed in Afghanistan (PHOTO)

The Department of Defense announced that a U.S. Army solider from Montgomery County was killed while on patrol in the Nangarhar Province in Afghanistan on Oct. 4th. Officials say that Staff Sgt. Adam Thomas, age 31, of Takoma Park, died from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device. The incident is under investigation. Thomas was […]

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February 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 19, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County House Delegation is scheduled to be briefed on the Watkins Mill Interchange today at 9 a.m. in Annapolis. 2. Mayor of Takoma Park Kate Stewart will be hosting a coffee meet and greet at Black Lion Grocery at 8:00 […]

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February 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

School Board At-Large Candidate Sebastian Johnson Annnounces Endorsements

Sebastian Johnson, who is running for the At-Large seat of the Montgomery County Board of Education, released a list of endorsements for his campaign. According to Johnson’s news release, Montgomery County Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and George Leventhal are endorsing his campaign. “I had the privilege of serving on the Board of Education with Sebastian, and […]

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