Montgomery County Planning Board

February 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Feb. 22 in Montgomery County: 1.Flags at Half-Staff: Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin of the Prince George’s County police. 2. MD First Lady: Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan is expected to judge Arbor […]

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January 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Thursday, Jan. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Planners Meet: The Montgomery County Planning Board meets at 9 a.m. at their Silver Spring offices at 8787 Georgia Ave. Among the topics will be County Executive Ike Leggett’s savings plan. Here’s the full agenda. 2. Ready for College: Gaithersburg High School has […]

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October 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Public Hearing for Grosvenor-Strathmore Master Plan on Oct. 24

Residents are invited to attend a public hearing to discuss the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan. The Montgomery County Council will host the hearing which will take place in the Third Floor Council Conference Room, 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville on Oct. 24 and begins at 7:30 p.m, according to a news release. According to […]

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September 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 14 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 14, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Planning: The Montgomery County Planning Board meets. Up for discussion is a preliminary plan for a Jiffy Lube in Olney, a list of school and transportation priorities and the consolidation of lots at the Cabin John Shopping Center. 2. Legal: […]

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September 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bike Share Program Launches in Montgomery Parks

Maryland Parks has partnered with Zagster, Inc., to launch a bike share program to connect visitors with trails, amenities and nature. The program launched earlier this week with bike stations at Black Hill Regional Park and Wheaton Regional Park, according to a news release. “There are some fantastic paved trails at these parks and through […]

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June 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Project Expected to Boost Wheaton’s Downtown Economy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county leaders during the Taste of Wheaton on Sunday to break ground for the Wheaton Revitalization Project, according to a news release. “The Wheaton revitalization project includes offices, retail and a new Town Square to help make Wheaton an even more dynamic urban community,” Leggett released in a statement. […]

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June 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for Wheaton Redevelopment Project

UPDATED: Groundbreaking to redevelop parts of Wheaton is set for Sunday June 4 during the annual Taste of Wheaton celebration. The Wheaton Revitalization Project will provide a government office building, an underground parking garage, and a new town square for residents which includes a public park of approximately 35,000 square feet, according to a news […]

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May 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New Planning Board Member Plans to Share Others’ Perspectives

Tina Patterson, the new member of the Montgomery County Planning Board, said people should expect her to sit in the back of the room just listening to the opposing sides on an issue. “I want to make sure I know the antecedents,” she said Friday. “I solely can’t do anything, but I can share others’ […]

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April 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

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

Here are five things to know today, April 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Wednesday’s beautiful weather will be just a memory today as nasty weather moves in. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Board gets a briefing on the status of delineating cemeteries. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. 3. Democrats and public education advocates will […]

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April 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

White Flint Residents Get Update on Neighborhood Transportation Projects (VIDEOS)

White Flint residents received updates on transportation proposals for their North Bethesda neighborhood Tuesday night. About 25 people attended the Friends of White Flint meeting, at AMP by Strathmore, where the focus was on the White Flint 2 Sector Plan. The plan covers 460 acres in a bowtie-shaped region east and west of the White […]

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