October 2017

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Excellence in Arts and Humanities Awards 11-6-17

Excellence in Arts and Humanities Awards 11-6-17

Congratulations to all eight winners of this year’s annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County! This year’s winners include Cassie Meador, executive artistic director of Dance Exchange in Takoma Park, who won the Emerging Leader Award; and CREATE Arts Center in Silver Spring, winner of the Education… read more

Montgomery County Council meets with Senator Ben Cardin

Montgomery County Council meets with Senator Ben Cardin

Councilmember Tom Hucker raised a number of topics with Benjamin L. Cardin (D), Maryland’s senior U.S. senator, during a wide-ranging luncheon talk Monday with other County Councilmembers. “I truly appreciate Senator Cardin finding the time in his busy schedule to talk with us today and hear our concerns,” Hucker said. “He’s been a strong advocate for Maryland and our county in t… read more

Hucker organizes Council letter to State to Limit Toxic Coal Waste from Power Plants

Hucker organizes Council letter to State to Limit Toxic Coal Waste from Power Plants

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 4, 2017 — All nine members of the Montgomery County Council sent a letter asking Benjamin H. Grumbles, Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment, to help reduce toxic coal waste from the Dickerson power plant and other coal-fired plants in the State. In a letter to Grumbles, the Councilmembers asked State officials to abide by current standards adopted by t… read more

Hucker: Zoning change paves way for new downtown grocery

Hucker: Zoning change paves way for new downtown grocery

Downtown Silver Spring residents may soon have a new, convenient grocery store, after the Montgomery County Council cleared the way through a zoning change. “I sponsored this zoning change because I regularly hear from constituents about the lack of grocery choices in the Ripley District and near the Metro station,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker, who led the initiative. “The population of… read more

By Authority: Friends of Tom Hucker, Dennis Desmond, Treasurer.