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June 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

School Bus Parking Debate Continues on June 21

It’s been over ten years since county officials knew the Shady Grove bus depot was going to have to be relocated as part of the Shady Grove Sector Plan, and during that time, a county official says over 200 sites have been considered for hundreds of school buses that are currently located at the Shady […]

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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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May 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Leaders Host Walking Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

Rockville leaders recently hosted a walking Town Hall meeting in the community of Hungerford. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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February 16, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Rockville City Hall

City of Rockville Seeks Nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards

The City of Rockville is seeking nominations for the Environmental Excellence Award for 2016. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that contribute to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability. Nominations are being accepted in the following categories until Tuesday, March 1. The awards will be presented in April. Outstanding Individual Environmental Stewardship. Outstanding Leadership in Environmental […]

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February 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

MML and Maryland Mayors, Including Fosselman and Newton, Advocate for Restoration of Highway User Revenues (VIDEO)

The Maryland Municipal League (MML) and the Mayor’s Association is calling for an overhaul of the state funding formula that provides for the distribution of Highway User Revenues to local governments. Find out more in this video: Mayors and municipal leaders are joined by a number of state legislators – including lead sponsors, Senator Nancy […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Leaders Vote, 4-1, Against Confederate Soldier Statue Move

The Rockville Mayor and Council has voted, 4-1, against accepting the Confederate Soldier statue from Montgomery County and relocating it to the Beall Dawson Historic Park. City Council member Beryl Feinberg opposed the motion. The monument, which is owned by Montgomery County, currently sits in front of the Red Brick Courthouse. After the statue was […]

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December 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Tree Lighting Brightens Town Square (VIDEO)

The holiday season is in full swing and the festivities included the annual lighting of the holiday tree at Rockville Town Square. Rock 11 Now has more in this report: Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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December 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Metropolitan Ballet’s Nutcracker to Feature Local Leaders and TV Personalities (VIDEO)

Several local leaders and television personalities are lending their time and talent in support of the arts this holiday season by performing in the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s (MBT) annual production of The Nutcracker. These guest stars are planning to portray “Mother Ginger” in a performance of the traditional ballet. The guest “Mother Gingers” at each […]

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November 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville’s 65th Inauguration Ceremony (VIDEO)

The city’s Master Plan and the future of Rockville Pike were two of the important issues mentioned by Mayor Bridget Newton in her speech at the city’s 65th annual inauguration ceremony on Nov. 15th. Rock 11 Now reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock11 Now to view more of its programming.

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November 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Observes Veterans Day at Veterans Park (PHOTOS)

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and other officials honored veterans at a special ceremony on Nov. 11 at Veterans Park. The event included a wreath-laying ceremony and a 21-gun salute by the American Legion Post 86 Honor Guard. Retired Navy Yeoman 3rd Class Roger Langley, a long time Rockville resident, described his experiences serving on the […]

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