Tom Hucker

August 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Identify One-Third of County Apartments as ‘At Risk’ or ‘Troubled’

County Executive Marc Elrich held a press conference Thursday to announce the completion of a two-year apartment building inspection project. During the two-year initiative, the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) inspected 22,199 apartment units. Overall, they discovered 31,000 violations—96% of which were corrected. Violations were given one of three labels based […]

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July 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 31. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then thunderstorms later in the day. Here’s the forecast. Here’s five things to know: 1. Council Committee Work: The County Council’s planning committee meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation for a roundtable discussion. The committee is chaired by Councilmember Hans […]

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July 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Hucker Hosting Democratic Debate Viewing Party

Montgomery County councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a Democratic primary debate viewing party tonight, July 29, at Silver Branch Brewing Company. John Delaney, Potomac resident and former representative of Maryland’s sixth district, will be debating candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass), Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) among others. The event begins at 7:30 […]

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July 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 30 and we are celebrating three random holidays: International Day of Friendship, National Cheesecake Day, and National Father-in-Law Day. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Night One of CNN’s Democratic Debate: The first of CNN’s two-night Democratic primary debate is tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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July 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Se exige aire acondicionado para todas las unidades en alquiler

Una propuesta de ley requerirá aire acondicionado para todas las unidades de alquiler en el Condado de Montgomery. El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery presentó la Ley 24-19, Propietario – Relaciones con los inquilinos – Obligaciones del propietario – Aire acondicionado. Este medida busca mejorar las condiciones de vida de los inquilinos en todo el […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy Student Sworn in as New Student Member of the Board

Nate Tinbite was sworn in as the 42nd Montgomery County Student Member of the Board (SMOB) of Education on Tuesday. Tinbite, a rising senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, was elected by Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) middle and high school students to serve on the school board for a one-year […]

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July 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Navarro, Katz Release Statement on Police Use of Force During Aspen Hill Arrest

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro and Vice President and Chair of the Public Safety Committee Sidney Katz made the following statement after viewing cell phone videos from community members showing the use of force by a Montgomery County Police officer during an arrest at McDonald’s in the Aspen Hill Shopping Center. “We are outraged […]

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July 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Investigación por video publicado en Twitter escala al Fiscal Estatal

La Policía del Condado de Montgomery discutirá, junto al Fiscal del Estado de Maryland, el uso de la fuerza durante un arresto en Aspen Hill. Un video, grabado con un teléfono celular, muestra a un oficial de policía colocando la rodilla sobre un hombre postrado sobre la acera. En el video, también se puede escuchar […]

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July 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Investigation into Use of Force to Go to State’s Attorney

Update, 7:30 a.m. Friday: The Montgomery County Police will discuss the use of force in an Aspen Hill arrest with the State’s Attorney, after cellphone video showed an officer kneeing a prostrate man. “There may be criminal charges out of this,” said Capt. Thomas Jordan, a police spokesman, on Friday morning. In the video, posted […]

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July 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Ever Annoying Silver Spring Metro Turnback Ends

Forest Glen, Wheaton, and Glenmont Metro riders officially have a less annoying commute because the Silver Spring “turnback” is no more. County officials came out to the Wheaton Metro on Monday morning to celebrate the end of the Silver Spring Metro Red Line Turnback. Now, all redline trains will travel all the way to and […]

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