Tom Hucker

June 7, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Newly-Renovated White Oak Athletic Field Reopens

A newly-renovated White Oak Athletic Field reopened to frisbee, soccer, baseball and other games Sunday. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place on the field, which is located next to White Oak Community Recreation Center on 1700 April Lane in Silver Spring. Montgomery Parks, @MoCoRec, @MoCoCouncilMD, ,athletes and other guests today cut the ribbon for the […]

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June 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hucker Wants County to Settle Lawsuit With Boy Verbally Abused by Police

While on The Politics Hour with Kojo Nnamdi radio show, County Council President Tom Hucker said he thought Montgomery County should settle with the family of the East Silver Spring Elementary School student who was subjected to a barrage of verbal abuse from two Montgomery County police officers as school staff stood by. “I think […]

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May 24, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County Leaders: Individual Business Owners Will Enforce Mask Mandates at Their Own Discretion

Although Montgomery County is on track to enter Phase 3 of reopening on May 28, a mask mandate will still be in place for specific settings. People who are fully vaccinated don’t need to wear face masks indoors, except in the circumstances stipulated by the Maryland Department of Health such as healthcare settings, schools, and […]

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May 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery se Prepara para Poner fin a las Restricciones de COVID el 28 de Mayo

Se espera que el condado de Montgomery siga al estado respecto a las restricciones relacionadas con Covid-19, el 28 de mayo, ahora que más del 50% de sus residentes están completamente vacunados. Según un memorando del Dr. Travis Gayles, oficial de salud del condado, el 14 de mayo marcó el día en que al menos […]

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May 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

With 50% of Residents Fully Vaccinated, County Prepares to End COVID Restrictions on May 28

Montgomery County is expected to follow the state’s lifting of Covid-19-related restrictions on May 28 now that more than 50% of its residents are fully vaccinated. According to a memo from County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles, May 14 marked the day when at least half the residents were fully vaccinated. That means those people […]

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May 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Announces Electric Bus Charging Project in Brookville

Montgomery County has entered into an agreement to construct an integrated microgrid and electric bus charging project at the Brookville Bus Depot in Silver Spring. The project is designed to enable at least 44 Ride On buses to move from diesel to electric power. Executive Marc Elrich announced Wednesday that the county set up a […]

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May 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Descuento en Servicio de Internet Durante la Pandemia para Familias de Bajos Ingresos

El programa Beneficio de Banda Ancha de Emergencia (EBB, por sus siglas en inglés), de la Comisión Federal de Comunicaciones proporcionarán a los hogares de bajos ingresos un descuento temporal de $50 por mes en el servicio de Internet residencial, durante la pandemia COVID-19, según el comunicado del gobierno local. “Hoy, le he orientado a […]

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May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Rep. David Trone Announces Run for Reelection 

Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6) announced Friday morning that he is running for reelection to his 6th District seat in the House of Representatives. “Leading with compassion, civility, and competence, we’ve been able to accomplish great things, from addressing the addiction and mental health crises ravaging our communities, to reforming our unjust criminal justice system […]

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April 27, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, April 27, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 27 and it is Babe Ruth Day—a day especially important for Marylanders since the baseball legend was born in Baltimore. Anyway, here are five things worth knowing about in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. Here’s a full look at the agenda of […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich to Tour Germantown Mass Vaccination Site Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan is visiting the mass vaccination site at the Montgomery College campus in Germantown Wednesday afternoon. Hogan will be joined by County Executive Marc Elrich, U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6), Maryland Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader,  Maryland National Guard Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, County Council President Tom Hucker and more. I am […]

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