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March 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders to Discuss Kentlands Apartments Plan at Work Session Tonight

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council are holding a joint work session on Monday night with the Planning Commission to discuss a schematic development plan (SDP) for two six-story Kentlands apartment buildings and a seven-level parking garage at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Quince Orchard Road. According to background material on […]

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March 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

REDI Gears up for Business Appreciation Week (VIDEO)

The Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI) is preparing to celebrate Business Appreciation Week, April 3 – 7. This annual event is a way for REDI to thank local companies for choosing the city of Rockville as their place of business. Rock 11 Now has more in this report, below: You can find out more about […]

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March 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 6, in Montgomery County: 1. County Council President Roger Berliner will meet with members of the media at 11:30 a.m. On the agenda are the state immigration policies, the county’s five-year food security plan, and an update on the status of Highway M83—a proposed route that would connect […]

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October 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Deploys New Advanced Life Support Chase Car (VIDEO)

Members of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) are thanking the city’s elected leaders for supporting the department’s purchase of a new advanced life support (ALS) chase car. According to a city news release, the car, a 2016 Chevy Tahoe known as ALS703, will be staffed around the clock with RVFD volunteer and career paramedics. […]

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July 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Takoma Park Residents Propose Idea for Memorial Scatter Garden

Some Takoma Park residents are hoping to establish a memorial scatter garden in a city-owned park. Jennifer Beman has lived in Takoma Park for 30 years. She said she came up with the idea after her father-in-law passed away last year and the family was looking around for a place for him to be buried. […]

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May 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Leaders Honor Police Chief Terry Treschuk (VIDEO)

At this week’s meeting, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and the City Council honored Police Chief Terry Treschuk as a dedicated public servant. It was an emotional evening because Chief Treschuk is retiring on June 1st after 44 years as a police officer. During the ceremony at City Hall, local leaders presented him with a plaque, […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Johnson Property Annexation Petition Draws Opposition from Community Members

UPDATED The owners of the Johnson property, which is located at the corner of Darnestown Road and Quince Orchard Road, are proposing to annex the 23-acre property from Montgomery County into the city limits of Gaithersburg. The item is on the Nov. 12th Montgomery County Planning Board agenda and the topic is generating immense interest […]

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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Rockville to Hold Compensation Hearing

The City’s Compensation Commission will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10 in the Mayor and Council Chambers at Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. The Compensation Commission is seeking public input on the proper compensation for the Mayor and Council, how the Mayor and Council’s compensation should be determined, and […]

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November 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

photo of cover of Rockville's Pike Plan draft

Rockville to Discuss Rockville Pike, Adequate Facilities Standards and Budget at Upcoming Meetings

Discussions of the City’s Adequate Public Facilities Standards and the draft Rockville Pike plan, and previews of the Fiscal Year 2016 budget are on upcoming agendas for Rockville’s Mayor and Council. The Mayor and Council are scheduled to review the City’s APFS as they relate to school facilities, beginning with a preliminary discussion on Nov. […]

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September 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo from Rockville Pike Plan draft

Rockville Pike Plan Hearings Set for This Month (Video)

The Rockville Mayor and Council will hold meetings to discuss the Rockville Pike Plan later this month: The Rockville Mayor and Council will host an open house to discuss the Planning Commission’s draft Rockville Pike Plan with the public on Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers. The evening will […]

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