Blair Requests Partial Recount of Democratic Primary Ballots

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Photo from barbarajpeters.com David Blair has requested a partial recount of ballots in the Democratic primary race for county executive, according to a report in The Washington Post. Blair, the Potomac businessman who largely self-financed his campaign, lost the election by 79 votes to Councilmember Marc Elrich (D-At Large). The county’s Board of Elections certified the results on Monday. Blair … Read More

Park Valley Road to Close Tomorrow for Bridge Replacement

Screenshot of the project map from the county’s Division of Trasnportation Engineering project page. Park Valley Road is scheduled to close Friday, July 20 in order to begin construction to replace the bridge over Sligo Creek and provide improvements to Sligo Creek Hiker/Biker Trail nearby, a representative of the county’s Department of Transportation confirmed. The project, budgeted at $3.95 million, … Read More

Upcoming Events July 18-26

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 18 Free Speaker Series: The 11th Street Bridge Park and the Restoration of the Anacostia Watershed, 8787 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m., preregister for free boxed lunch Long Branch Book Discussion: Isadora by Amelia Gray, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m. Thursday, July 19 Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 … Read More

Elrich Certified as Primary Winner; Floreen Plans Independent Run

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Photo from barbarajpeters.com The Montgomery County Board of Elections has certified the results of the Democratic primary for county executive, won by Councilmember Marc Elrich (D-At Large). Elrich beat businessman and political novice David Blair by 79 votes, 37,529-37,450, in the six-person race. “I want to thank the Democratic voters of Montgomery County for selecting me to be the Democratic … Read More

So Your Dog Wants a Yard…

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Upcoming Events, July 11-19

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Thursday, July 12 Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee Meeting, Discovery Communications, 8 a.m., RSVP Kanopy Film Screenings—“Antarctic: A Year on Ice,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Citizens Against Beltway Expansion planning meeting, Indian Springs Recreational Center, 9717 Lawndale Dr. 7 p.m. Animals Altered Art Exhibition Opening Reception, Takoma Park Community Center, … Read More