Tom Hucker

August 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cuatro Años del Incendio en Flower Branch ‘Es Necesario Trabajar para Evitar otra Tragedia’

El 10 de agosto, hace cuatro años, siete personas murieron, decenas resultaron heridas y cientos fueron desplazadas luego de una explosión de gas e incendio en los apartamentos de Flower Branch, en Silver Spring. “Este día siempre es difícil, porque recuerdo haber escuchado la explosión”, dijo el Concejal Tom Hucker, quien recordó vívidamente haber corrido […]

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August 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Four Years After Flower Branch Fire, Work Still Needed To Prevent Another Tragedy

Four years ago today, seven people were killed, dozens injured and hundreds displaced following a gas explosion and fire at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. “This day is always difficult, because I remember hearing the explosion,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker. He vividly recalled rushing to the apartment complex on Aug. 10, 2016 and […]

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June 26, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery County Officials Urge Leaders to Resolve Purple Line Disputes

County Council President Sidney Katz and Council Vice President Tom Hucker urged Maryland officials to resolve ongoing conflicts with purple line contractors in a statement released Thursday.  The announcement comes as Purple Line Transit Partners, the company tasked with constructing the more than $2 billion light-rail project, announced that it would lay off at least […]

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June 11, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Elrich, Hucker to Discuss Eliminating Fatal Traffic Deaths by 2030 with Community

County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council Vice President Tom Hucker will meet June 18 to discuss a 10-year-plan to eliminate fatal traffic deaths and kickoff an online survey that offers residents an opportunity to share input on the project. “Our County is large and diverse, so achieving Vision Zero will look very different in […]

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June 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Community Discussion About Policing

There will be a town hall-style listening session about policing in Montgomery County on Monday, June 8, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. County Council Vice President Tom Hucker, Councilmember Will Jawando, MCPD Chief Marcus Jones, State Senator Will Smith, and a representative from the NAACP are among the people who will be a part of […]

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May 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 18. 1. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Virtual meeting information may be found here.  Poolesville’s Town Commissioners meet at 7 p.m. Here’s the agenda. 2. Gaithersburg Road Repairs:  Repairs to the curb and sidewalk along West Deer Park Road […]

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May 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 11. 1. Graduation Goes Virtual:  The Class of 2020 will celebrate graduation with a virtual ceremony in early June, MCPS announced Sunday. 2. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 10:45 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. 3. Municipal […]

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May 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 4. 1. Virtual Safety Week:  Elementary and middle school students are invited to the county’s first virtual safety week. The event emphasizes safety in all forms of travel. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Virtual […]

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April 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

Council Vice President Tom Hucker Hosts Virtual Renter Town Hall Monday

Hucker continues a series of weekly virtual town hall meetings Montgomery County Council Vice President Tom Hucker continues his series of weekly townhalls with an event focusing on issues faced by renters Monday at 7 p.m. Speakers this evening include: Dr. James Bridgers, Deputy Health Officer; Jheanelle Wilkins, State Delegate; Nigam Aseem, Director of Department […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, April 27. 1. Dance and Laughter for Total Wellness: Montgomery County Public Libraries offer numerous virtual programs for all ages. Find a list of the programs here. This zoom event at 11 a.m. is led by Kumud Mathur is intended for adults and seniors. […]

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