Potomac Opinion

Potomac Opinion


Opinion: Editorial: Dire and Urgent

Does current repeal effort set the stage for billions in tax cuts for the wealthiest?

Renewing an Old Promise

In the Sound of the Bells

A few weeks after I moved to Potomac, one of my parishioners, Ellie Cain, presented me with a Potomac flag.

Commentary: First Amendment Is Alive and Well

“Congress shall make no law … abridging … the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Working to Protect Parks

Parklands have become increasingly popular with Montgomery County residents.

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So Much Happening, Don’t Blink

Demonstrations at Dulles in reaction to travel ban; fast moving General Assembly lacks transparency; other key issues.

As this date approaches, the General Assembly has a serious transparency issue, as it continues to kill most proposed legislation with unrecorded voice votes in subcommittee, with no accountability or record of how members voted.

Forming Friendships and Professional Connections: The Rotary Club Of Potomac

It started with the vision of one man — Paul P. Harris.

Editorial: America in Black & White

Growing up in America in the 1950s and 1960s, many children watched television only in black and white. Some children believed that the world beyond where they could see was only black and white, devoid of color even though their homes, their neighborhoods, their schools, their crayon boxes were filled with colors.

Area Businessman Suggests Tech Trends to Look for in 2017

Future closes in

As 2016 drew to a close and 2017 loomed in the future, Heinan Landa, CEO of Optimal Networks in Rockville, considered the changes in technology he thought would most affect businesses, and home computer users, in the near future.

Top 5 Technology Trends and Predictions for 2017


Technology touches all parts of our lives — from accessing your desktop anywhere to ordering laundry detergent through Amazon Dash buttons.

Letter to the Editor: Admiring Students' Works

Regarding the student talent edition: What a brilliant idea it was to showcase the art and writings of our community’s young students in the Dec. 28, 2016 edition of the Almanac.

Blessings in a Special Season in Potomac

In the Sound of the Bells

I fumbled in my wallet for a bill, my fingers a little numb from the frosty air. The man ringing the bell flashed me a smile and waited patiently for me to drop it into the red kettle.

Commentary: Berliner Urges Regional Cooperation on Metrorail and economic competitiveness.

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Board of Directors Chairman Roger Berliner urged area leaders to “replace competition with cooperation and collaboration” on issues like restoring the Metrorail system and strengthening the region's economic competitiveness.

Holiday Grief

Workshop helps others deal with loss.

The holiday season is bittersweet for Jeanne Rorke.

Letter to the Editor: Protect the Consumer Protection Bureau

Consumer protection groups have grown increasingly concerned about Republican promises to cut back on financial regulations next year.

Commentary: Fairfax Police Reform Is Well Underway

I endorse the Connection Newspaper’s recent editorial on the progress Fairfax County has made implementing the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission, on which I had the honor of serving as chairman of the Use of Force Subcommittee.