February 12, 2019

Councilmember Craig Rice has sent letters to the two Maryland House Committee chairs voicing his opposition to a proposed bill that would halt the public-private partnership solicitation process and further delay possible improvements to I-270 in Montgomery County.

   The Bill — HB91— proposed b...

December 28, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed six citizen members to the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering. The Sixth Congressional District currently serves the Germantown and most of the UpCounty Montgomery County area from Potomac and runs through most of Frederick County a...

December 5, 2018

A new era has dawned in Montgomery County, as Marc Elrich was sworn in as the seventh Montgomery County Executive. Elrich and the new County Council, which has four new members, took their oaths of office at the Inauguration Ceremony held at Strathmore Music Hall in North Bethesda on Monday.

   Elric...

November 8, 2018

On Tuesday David Trone won the election for Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District, which encompasses the entire Germantown area, from Potomac north to much of Frederick County and west to the Maryland border with West Virginia in Garrett County.

   On Wednesday, a three-judge panel in the United St...

November 8, 2018

The results of Tuesday’s election will send three new Delegates to the Maryland Legislature from the three UpCounty districts; unsurprisingly, all three are Democrats just like the six other Delegates and three State Senators elected on Tuesday.

   It was another clean sweep for the local legislative...

November 8, 2018

For the first time in its history, the Montgomery County Board of Education will consist of all females, after Tuesday’s election made it official. It wasn’t a surprise since there were no men on the ballot after the June primary.

   On Tuesday voters in the UpCounty narrowly elected incumbent board...

November 7, 2018

Tuesday’s General Election saw some historical events take place. The state of Maryland elected a two-term Republican governor for the first time since 1954, and Montgomery County elected its first new County Executive in over a decade.

   Governor Larry Hogan won easily in the statewide election and...

August 29, 2018

Late Monday afternoon, it was announced that Democratic nominee for Maryland’s Sixth District Congressional seat and co-owner of Total Wine & More has been diagnosed with cancer and will likely require having a kidney removed.

   Trone issued the following statement:

   “I want the 760,000 reside...

August 22, 2018

It will definitely be a three-way race for County Executive in November.

   It was announced this morning, that the Montgomery County Board of Elections has approved Councilmember Nancy Floreen’s campaign to run for County Executive as an Independent candidate.

   “Floreen officially launches her...

August 21, 2018

With 77 days until the November election, Republican Candidate for County Executive Robin Ficker has released his first campaign video.

   The video entitled, “This is Our Election” highlights some of Ficker’s highlights as life-long resident of Montgomery County, including a 2008 property tax c...

August 7, 2018

Yesterday, Montgomery County At-Large Councilmember Nancy Floreen submitted signatures to the Montgomery County Board of Elections in Gaithersburg so that her name might appear on the ballot in November as a candidate for Montgomery County Executive.

   “I am pleased to announce that, in the past 25...

July 25, 2018

It is over. The winner of the Democratic nomination for County Executive is not certified, official, challenged, re-certified, and the challenger has conceded.

   Longtime Councilmember Marc Elrich remains the winner of the 2018 Democratic Primary election by a slim 77 vote margin. In the recount, re...

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