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January 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

State Board Approves $2.3 Million for Montgomery Parks

The Board of Public Works appropriated more than $2.3 million to Montgomery County on Wednesday for parks projects. The largest appropriation went to Dewey Local Park in Silver Spring. The Josiah Henson Park also received state funding. The BPW — which consists of Gov. Larry Hogan, Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp — approves contracts and […]

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May 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Silver Spring Park in Line for $7 Million Upgrade

Woodside Urban Park in Silver Spring is in line for a $7 million renovation, with about $1 million coming from the state. The 2.34-acre park, first developed in the 1970s, is at 8800 Georgia Ave. — the site of the former Woodside Elementary School. The park has a fountain, seating areas, a playground, pavilions, lighting, […]

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June 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

Board Approves Funds for Five More Capital Bikeshare Stations

The Board of Public Works has approved $250,000 for purchase and construction of five new Capital Bikeshare DownCounty stations to augment Montgomery County’s existing system, which currently has 49 stations. Two more stations will be added upon arrival of the additional station equipment. The five new stations are expected to be installed in the Spring […]

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