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Venti Tre Modern Italian Will Open in Downtown Crown in September

One of the country’s top three fast-casual restaurant brands, according to, is bringing a new modern Italian concept to Downtown Crown in Gaithersburg. Venti Tre Modern Italian is set to open in early September. Venti Tre — which means “23” in Italian and is a nod to the restaurant’s 23 fresh toppings — is […]

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HOC Connects (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined officials from the Housing Opportunities Commission today to launch an innovative program in Gaithersburg that provides low-income families the opportunity to purchase laptops through interest-free loans. The program will leverage the agency’s purchasing power to help children compete in the classroom and adults to compete in the workplace. Studies […]

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Council Approves White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan

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The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday approved the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan, a major land use plan to transform  the east side of the county around the Route 29 corridor into a residential and life sciences hub. The plan was approved by a vote of 8-0, with one abstention by Councilmember Marc Elrich. […]

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Street Beat: Longdraft Road Construction Project

Gaithersburg’s Department of Public Works will be improving Longdraft Road from the intersection of Clopper Road to the end  in August. The work will consist of removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb, sidewalk, and driveway aprons and the resurfacing of existing pavement. The curb, sidewalk and driveway apron replacement will begin approximately the week […]

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Councilmember-Elect Tom Hucker Talks About White Oak (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra Councilmember-Elect Tom Hucker talks about the upcoming final vote on the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan.

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Ike Leggett: “We Would Not Want to Turn Kids Away” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett shares his thoughts about unaccompanied minors and Montgomery County. Take a look:

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Tree Down in Takoma Park (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters responded to the scene of a large tree that toppled over in the 7400 block of Holly Avenue in Takoma Park on the evening of July 28. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the tree struck a pedestrian, who was evaluated by EMS crews for minor injuries. According to Piringer, the […]

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Civil War Moment: Summer of 1864 (Video)

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It’s time for another Heritage Montgomery Civil War moment. The story left off with Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in November of 1863. Now we look at events that took place in the summer of 1864. Barbara Grunbaum reports.

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Gaithersburg Aquatic Center Reopens (Video)

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The Gaithersburg Aquatic Center is now open, two years after it closed for structural repairs and enhancements. Related:

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90-Year-Old Retired Physicist Leads Popular Dance Class at Riderwood in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Do you like to dance? Dr. Martin Swetnick does. A retired physicist, this Silver Spring resident leads a popular, Latin dance class for seniors at the Riderwood community every Monday morning. It’s a one-hour workout, featuring a variety of Latin dances and music. His students say they look forward to the class all week as […]

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