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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Faith Leaders Attend Interfaith Event at Gaithersburg Mosque

Montgomery County Councilmembers, County Executive Marc Elrich, and faith leaders showed support for the Muslim community Sunday by attending an interfaith event at the Islamic Center of Maryland in Gaithersburg. According to Councilmember Evan Glass, over “two dozen religious institutions” came to this interfaith event to show support for the Muslim community, days after the attack […]

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February 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Commission Established to Honor 19th-Century Lynching Victims

Almost 140 years after at least three black men were lynched in Montgomery County, the county council has called for a commission to memorialize the victims and promote a better understanding of the community’s racial history. Councilmembers Will Jawando, Craig Rice and Hans Riemer introduced a resolution on Jan. 22 to form the Remembrance and […]

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February 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Weeks After Government Re-Opens, Federal Workers Attend Potluck at Blair

Two weeks since the federal government re-opened Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services organized a potluck dinner for those community members who were hurt by the shutdown. The event took place Friday night at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Charles Bailey, division chief for the Fire and Rescue Services, said Lt. Irvin Smith, Capt. […]

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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Council Take Oaths of Office

Marc Elrich pledged not to raise taxes, improve early childhood education and told Gov. Larry Hogan he opposed widening the Capital Beltway in his remarks Monday morning shortly after being sworn in as the county’s seventh county executive. Elrich and the nine County Council members took the oaths of office Monday morning inside the Music […]

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December 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Inaugurates County Executive Marc Elrich and 19th Council

The inauguration of County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council took place Monday morning. The ceremony was broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 in the standard format, Channels 996 and 1056 in high definition on Comcast and RCN; Channel 30 on Verizon) and streamed live on County Cable Montgomery Facebook […]

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December 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive and Council Inauguration Set For Dec. 3 at Strathmore

The inaugural ceremony for Montgomery County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council is set for Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Music Hall at Strathmore. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entrance. Tickets will be provided immediately before the event starting at 9:30 […]

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July 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Jawando Describes Why He’s Supporting Democratic Nominees

Will Jawando, a Democratic nominee for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council, tells why fellow Democrats need to support all the party’s candidates in November:

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February 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Council At-Large Candidates Discuss Recordation Tax During Debate

The recordation tax took center stage Wednesday during a debate between six candidates running for Montgomery County Council At-large in the upcoming election. Implemented in 2016, the Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to increase the recordation tax to help fund school construction costs and to assist low and moderate income households with rental assistance. Some […]

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February 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Will Jawando (D) Notes Priorities if Elected to the County Council

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Will Jawando fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. Jawando responds to a question about what their accomplishments will be if elected to the County Council. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of […]

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February 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Will Jawando (D) Talks About Home Affordability for Millennials in the County

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Will Jawando fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. Jawando responds to a question about where young Millennials might locate in the County. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, the Maryland […]

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