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May 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bullying and Depression Are Concerns Expressed by Students During Town Hall

“I would like her to be involved in what’s going on to get active with her peers and get involved in what’s going on around the County,” said parent Faith Gill. Like Gill’s daughter, dozens of students from across the county gathered at Veteran’s Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Wednesday evening for a youth town […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Town of Poolesville Celebrates 150 Years (PHOTOS)

The Town of Poolesville is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. The town was founded in 1867. On Monday night, local officials gathered to talk about some of the upcoming events planned to celebrate the town’s history. “Celebrating our 150 years of rich history is important as we reflect upon our great founders, their goals […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Poolesville Commissioners to Continue Ice Rink Discussions on Jan. 9

UPDATED 12.20.16 Poolesville commissioners will continue conversations about plans for a synthetic ice rink at the town’s next meeting on Jan. 9 and now there is talk of transforming the rink to accommodate roller hockey in the warmer months. Town Manager Wade Yost said the elected leaders have decided to move forward with a 4,000 […]

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December 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Groundbreaking for Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with other County Councilmembers joined the Good Hope Community on Dec. 10 for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center. The old building is being replaced because the structural and electrical systems have surpassed their useful service life and does not meet with Americans with […]

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November 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Newly Renovated Ross Boddy Recreation Center Reopens in Sandy Spring

Montgomery County residents recently celebrated the reopening of the newly renovated Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center in Sandy Spring. Find out more in this report, below:

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October 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Celebrate Opening of North Potomac Recreation Center (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the opening of the new Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center on Travilah Road. The facility is named in honor of the late Nancy Dacek who served for 12 years as a member of the County Council from 1990 until 2002. Susan Kenedy reports. ICYMI: Nancy H. Dacek […]

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October 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Holiday Park Senior Center Goes Green with Parking Lot Canopy of Solar Panels (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials recently installed a solar canopy in the parking lot of Holiday Park Senior Center. The canopy is composed of solar panels and is part of the county’s efforts to create more sustainable facilities. Find out more in this report, below:      

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June 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series (VIDEO)

The Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series kicks off this Thursday at 7 p.m. with Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark and the Blues Allstars at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring. Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz talked about the concert series on County Report This Week, below: The rest of the summer line-up includes: June 23—Rock & Roll […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Clarksburg Community Forum Postponed Because of Tragic Car Crash

UPDATED 6.8.16 In light of a tragic car accident late last night that killed three Clarksburg High School students, Montgomery County officials have announced that the Community Forum for the North County Aquatic and Recreation Center and Senior Center scheduled for this evening is postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. The @MoCoRec […]

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