The thunderstorms the area recently experienced demonstrated another of the many advantages of elevating roads like an Intercounty Connector and using elevated monobeam-monorail above streets and waterways to avoid problems.
The rest of the world understands this basic principle; however, government and people here don’t.
Unfortunately, Doore and a small cadre of like-minded individuals are the main voice of East County, serving as little more than a distraction to the real issues in our community. Our County Councilwoman, Marilyn Praisner, is similarly out-of-touch, so it's no surprise that three people are running against her in this November's election.
East County desperately needs new representation - both in the County government and from its neighborhoods. If we had better leaders, maybe we would not be the "forgotten part" of Montgomery County.