February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Veirs Mill Corridor Plan Meeting Takes Place Tonight in Silver Spring

A community meeting to discuss the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan takes place tonight from 7-9 p.m. at Sargent Shriver Elementary School in Silver Spring. According to a news release, the Montgomery County Planning Department’s discussion will focus on the purpose and goals of the plan, and major planning topics that will be analyzed in […]

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March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Nominations Wanted for Nancy Dworkin Awards for Service to Youth

The Montgomery County Commission on Children and Youth is seeking nominations for the 30th annual Nancy Dworkin Awards for Outstanding Service to Youth. These awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the lives of children and youth in Montgomery County. Awards will be presented at a special 30th anniversary awards ceremony […]

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December 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Judicial Appointments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Stacy McCormack and Donna Schaeffer to the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Harry Storm to the Montgomery County Circuit Court, and Lisa Broten to the Howard County District Court. The governor made the appointments after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commissions. “After conducting a […]

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November 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Establishes World War I Centennial Commision

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today signed an Executive Order, establishing the Maryland World War I Centennial Commission. The commission, which will consist of 11 members appointed by the governor, will develop and execute programs, activities, and events to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of World War I. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson honored World War […]

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September 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville HDC Approves Request to Relocate Confederate Monument

The Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) has approved Montgomery County’s request to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property. The motion passed 4-0. As part of their motion, Commissioners requested that the monument remain in the city of Rockville at a site with public access. The Thursday night vote came after […]

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February 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Closes Because of Weather

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is closed today because of the weather conditions. Essential employees are expected to report to work as usual. The 24-hour emergency line remains open. The number is 301.206.4002.

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November 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break in Rockville

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are responding to a 12-inch water main break on Southlawn Lane in Rockville. WSSC Spokesperson Jerry Irvine said the break, in a cast iron pipe, was reported at around 9 a.m. on Nov. 29, near East Gude Drive, and the water was shut off by noon. According to […]

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