Memorial Day Schedule for Public Facilities Announced

Memorial Day Schedule for County Facilities Released

Memorial Day is Monday, May 28. Photo from Wikimedia Commons Memorial Day schedules for Montgomery County and other public facilities have been announced. All county offices and libraries, along with state offices and courts, Montgomery County schools and administrative offices, will be closed in recognition of the holiday, which honors those who died while serving in the armed forces. The county’s … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Cherri Branson

County Council At-Large Candidate: Cherri Branson

Photo of the candidate courtesy Cherri Branson Why are you running for County Council? I’m running because I want to provide the steady and effective representation this county will need to navigate through the upcoming sea change in leadership with four members of the County Council and the county executive leaving office. In the midst of this change, the residents … Read More

Upcoming Events, May 23-31

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Saturday, May 26 The Heavy Editors concert, Fountain Stage on Ellsworth Drive, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27 Yappy Hour, Republic, 6939 Carroll Ave., 3-5 p.m. Monday, May 28 Memorial Day Memorial Day Tour, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 Takoma Park Independence Day Committee benefit, Middle East Cuisine, … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Hans Riemer

Photo of the candidate courtesy Hans Riemer Why are you running for County Council? I am running for re-election to advance our progressive, Montgomery community values: To reduce Montgomery County public schools’ class size, to strengthen pre-k and afterschool programs for low-income children To move towards a smart growth future, protecting our environment while helping to ensure our county is … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Danielle Meitiv

Photo of the candidate courtesy Danielle Meitiv Why are you running for County Council? Three years ago, my children were detained by the police for walking home without an adult. My husband and I were harassed and charged with child neglect. I fought back because no one should feel powerless when dealing with our local government and no innocent family … Read More

County Police Looking for Assistance to Identify Burglary Suspect

Suspect who used a credit card that was stolen during a residential burglary on East West Highway. Photo from Montgomery County Police Department. County detectives are looking for assistance to identify a suspect in a May 12 residential burglary in the Woodside area, according to a police department press release. The suspect, or suspects, is reported to have entered a … Read More