Bridget Donnell Newton

February 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Future of Rockville’s RedGate Still Uncertain

Although RedGate Park in the City of Rockville has not been used as a golf course in more than a year, bird watchers and walkers continue to stop by. Last year, 125 different bird specifies were spotted at the 140-acre park on Avery Lane, according to the website Save RedGate Park, whose members want to […]

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January 3, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot, Hogan Agree on Highway-Widening Plan

A massive highway widening project, designed to relieve congestion on the Capital Beltway and I-270, had stalled in Annapolis, but will now go forward after Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot agreed to limit the scope of the first phase. On Friday, Hogan sent out a brief tweet saying he and Franchot had reached […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Newton Announces Bid for Third Term as Rockville Mayor

Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton announced her desire to seek a third term at a gathering of supporters Friday night. She’ll be running on a “Rockville Forward” slate with incumbent Councilwoman Beryl Feinberg, and Monique Ashton, Kuan Lee and Suzan Pitman. “We have one goal, and that is to serve the city to the best […]

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May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville to Celebrate Historic New Postage Stamp

It’s not too late to get a second-day issue of Rockville’s historic new postage stamp. City officials will join representatives of the U.S. Postal Service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, to mark the issue of a new forever stamp featuring the Sugarloaf Mountain Mural in the city’s police department lobby. Following remarks by […]

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September 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Remembers 9/11 Victims

  Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton addressed a small gathering Tuesday to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. “Now 17 years later, this day is also a reminder of the strength of our nation and about unity,” Newton said. She spoke at the Memorial at Courthouse Square Park in Rockville. After […]

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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville’s Dawson’s Market Kicks off Week of Demonstrations, Samplings and Birthday Cake Sept. 25

Dawson’s Market, an independently owned natural foods market, is celebrating five years at their location in Rockville Town Square with a week of free activities, food demonstrations, raffles and an Oktoberfest event. The activities start Sept. 25 and continue daily to Sept. 30 inside and outside of Dawson’s Market at 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. Denizen’s […]

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July 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Transportation Planning Board Moves Forward with Potomac Bridge Study

Consultants for the Transportation Planning Board will study a northern Potomac River crossing over the objections of some of the board’s Montgomery County members. The county officially has opposed a new span for years. “We are not dictating to jurisdictions what they must do,” said Bridget Donnell Newton, the Rockville mayor who serves at the […]

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February 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Schedules a Town Hall Meeting on Diversity for Feb. 9 (VIDEO)

Updated 1.30.17 In an effort to ensure that Rockville is a community that welcomes and engages everyone who lives and works there, city officials are inviting residents to attend a Town Hall meeting on diversity set for Feb. 9.  This is the first town hall style meeting on this topic, according to city officials. “Rockville is proud to […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville City Hall

Rockville Mayor on Shady Grove Bus Depot Relocation (VIDEO)

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton attended a County Council meeting on June 21st to learn the latest about plans to park buses at the Shady Grove bus depot elsewhere. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Newton explained that it is important for the city to be involved in the process if the county is considering parking sites in […]

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November 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton on Reelection: “Together We Can” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton talks about what it feels like to win the election. Her motto for the next four years is “Together We Can.” You can visit the Rockville website for detailed election results.

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