We Must Never Forget

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We Must Never Forget

Today, we pause to remember those who were lost and recommit ourselves to working, every day, for justice, freedom, peace, and tolerance.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Purple Line

The Groundbreaking Ceremony was held for the long-awaited Purple Line on Monday, August 28. 

Statement by County Executive Ike Leggett on Presidential Decision to Phase Out DACA Program

“I am disappointed by President Trump’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. These young people are in the United States in an undocumented status through no fault of their own – and they deserve better. I urge the President to work with both parties in the House and Senate to craft as soon as possible a common-sense program to protect these young men and women.”

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County Executive Ike Leggett Launches Outreach Campaign to Inform Tenants of Stepped-Up Apartment Inspection and Expanded Tenant Advocacy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett launched a “Renters Have Rights” campaign of stepped-up inspections and outreach to tenants on September 7. 

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Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection Earns Blue Ribbon for Best Educational Exhibitor at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) won the blue ribbon for “Educational Exhibitor” at the 2017 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair.

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Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival Marches in on September 24

The inaugural Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival is coming Sunday, September 24, with hand-pulled floats, a “Rhinestone Einstein,” giant puppets, costumes, masks, dancers and marching bands. 

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Transportation Services Make Getting Around Montgomery County Easier for Older Adults

Transportation is an important service for seniors and people with disabilities, especially those who do not drive. To help residents stay active, Montgomery County offers a range of transportation and mobility options. 


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Patrick Lacefield, Director

Judy Stiles, Editor