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July 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Homelessness Decreases in County During Pandemic

During the pandemic, homelessness decreased in the county. That’s according to John Mendez, executive director of Bethesda Cares, a non-profit organization that works to end homelessness in Montgomery County. “We’ve seen a drastic reduction,” Mendez said during a virtual talk sponsored by Montgomery County Public Libraries on Monday. He attributed the efforts of the county […]

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April 22, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Concejo Considera Exigir Permisos para Personas que Piden Dinero en las Calles

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery llevará a cabo una audiencia pública el 11 de mayo sobre una propuesta que exige permisos para cualquier persona que pida dinero a vehículos en carreteras que tienen límites de velocidad superiores a 25 millas por hora. La propuesta, presentada por el concejal Craig Rice, está diseñada para prevenir […]

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April 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Considers Requiring Permits for Anyone Soliciting in Roadway

Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing May 11 on a proposal to require permits for anyone soliciting from vehicles on roads that have speed limits greater than 25 miles per hour. The proposal, introduced by Councilmember Craig Rice, is designed to prevent pedestrian injuries and deaths. There have been two fatalities, one in […]

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