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September 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Legislation Introduced to Create Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy for County

Legislation to create a Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy for Montgomery County was introduced by County Council President Nancy Navarro on Tuesday. Several local leaders, social justice advocates and community members joined in support. Bill 27-19, the Racial Equity and Social Justice Act, is geared towards reinforcing the county governments’ commitment to being a […]

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September 9, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Wheaton Celebrates Grand Opening of Highly Anticipated New Library and Recreation Center

The Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m.  The county planned several events for the grand opening weekend where hundreds of residents attended the new Wheaton Library, Community Recreation Center and Wheaton local park located at 11701 Georgia Ave.  The facility is environmental-friendly and is equipped […]

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August 7, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Celebrates National Night Out

Montgomery County Police Department and residents celebrated the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, Tuesday. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. And so it begins… National Night Out 2019 is kicking off at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets! #MCPDNNO2019 #MCPDCommunityCounts pic.twitter.com/w2IaY4R9Hx — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) August 6, 2019 […]

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August 2, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery Police Celebrate 36th Anniversary of National Night Out

Join the Montgomery County Police Department in celebrating the 36th anniversary of the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. There will be events throughout the county. FIRST POLICE DISTRICT: Community Events: David Scull Community Center/Park at 1201 First St.; 5 p.m. to 8 […]

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June 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Kids Learn More About Golf at Montgomery Housing Partnership Event

A group of kids are learning more about golf thanks to the Montgomery Housing Partnership. Please watch the video for more details.  

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February 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Reacts to Passing of Local Businessman Basil Waters

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has released a statement about the passing of Basil Waters, a longtime resident and business owner: “The Gaithersburg City Council and I, along with the entire Gaithersburg community, are deeply saddened by the passing of a longtime resident, business owner and friend of our community, Basil W. Waters III. Our heartfelt […]

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January 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

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Officials Speak on Affordable Senior Citizen Housing Throughout the County

The Montgomery County Planning Department did a recent study, and the results showed what the County’s Division of Housing already knew: “…. That senior housing is an important issue in Montgomery County,” said Stephanie Killian, chief of the Montgomery County Division of Housing. To meet the needs of the growing senior population here, Killian said more […]

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June 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Daley at Westside Shady Grove Opens This Weekend (VIDEO)

The Daley, a mixed use building, is opening its doors in the new Westside at Shady Grove Metro community this weekend. EYA Developer McLean Quinn said the building features 333 apartment homes and 17,000 square feet of new retail space along Gramercy Boulevard off of Crabbs Branch Way. “It’s a great new modern building,” said […]

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May 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Rehabs Damascus Water Tower, Community Launches Fundraiser for Paint Job

The talk of the town in Damascus is swirling around the water tower. A local landmark, the Damascus Water Storage Tank is getting a $1.2 million rehab, according to an official with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. WSSC spokesperson Luis Maya said crews are currently rehabbing the tank, which was built in 1990, and is […]

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March 17, 2017 | Sheila Ogilvie

Patuxent River Hosts Sold Out ‘Hidden Figures’ Screening

“Transforming Lives” Commends the Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and The Girls Empowerment Tour for hosting a sold-out screening of the Oscar-nominated film ‘Hidden Figures’ to empower local girls. On February 18, the Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated joined ‘Hidden Figures’ cast member Karan Kendrick and hosted a private […]

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