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February 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

White’s Ferry Purchased Following Service Shutdown; New Owner Plans to Resume Service

White’s Ferry has been purchased following a legal dispute that led to a service shutdown late December, according to a statement Friday evening. Chuck Kuhn, CEO of the Sterling-based company JK Moving Services, and his wife, Stacy Kuhn, finalized the purchase terms Thursday. The deal includes the ferry, store and Maryland shoreline that facilitates operation, […]

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October 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

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Poolesville Residents Continue Quest for New High School Facility 

Portions of Poolesville High School are nearly 70 years old and frustrated residents – many of whom who feel their town has been underserved for years – continue to make the case that they need a new facility. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay spoke with residents and local elected officials about their concerns and a possible solution. […]

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September 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Poolesville Day Shows Off the Community

Poolesville Day on Saturday drew hundreds of people to sample great food, hear great music, enjoy a parade and meet a few politicians. And Mayor Jim Brown used the day to make a pitch for a new high school for the town as well as to bring more county services to his community of about […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski Inducted into MML Hall of Fame

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski  is one of the newest members of the Maryland Municipal League’s Municipal Officials’ Hall of Fame. Klobukowski was inducted into the Hall of Fame during the 2017 MML Summer Conference in Ocean City. “I am truly humbled by the trust and confidence that the people of Poolesville have placed in me […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Town of Poolesville Celebrates 150 Years (PHOTOS)

The Town of Poolesville is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. The town was founded in 1867. On Monday night, local officials gathered to talk about some of the upcoming events planned to celebrate the town’s history. “Celebrating our 150 years of rich history is important as we reflect upon our great founders, their goals […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pools Open for Summer Season (PHOTO)

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the official opening of the summer swim season in Montgomery County. On Saturday morning, the county’s Recreation and General Services departments celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Western County Outdoor Pool with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The pool is located at 20151 Fisher Avenue in Poolesville. According to a county […]

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May 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Town of Poolesville Approves $3.04 Million FY 2017 Budget

The Town of Poolesville recently approved its fiscal year 2017 municipal operating budget of $3.04 million. According to a news release, the budget includes funding for infrastructure, with slight increases to local property tax and the water and sewage fee. The local property tax will increase from $0.17 per $100 of assessed property value, to […]

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September 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Poolesville Day Set for September 19

Get ready for a morning parade, car show, rides, games, foods, and live music at the annual Poolesville Day celebration set for Sept. 19. It is the event’s 23rd edition and Poolesville Town Commission officials said it is the community’s “biggest” event of the year. “It is a great time each year for our town to shine […]

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August 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

New Dollar General Store Opens in Poolesville

The Town of Poolesville plans to celebrate the grand opening of the new Dollar General store at an 8 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, August 15 at 19718 Fisher Avenue. The new store provides residents with a new place to purchase groceries and other everyday items. “The Town of Poolesville is thrilled to welcome the […]

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May 22, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Poolesville Increases Tax Rate, Sewer and Water Rate

Poolesville residents will have to pay a slightly higher tax rate next year and an increase of an estimated $4 in the monthly sewer and water user fee. The Poolesville Town Commission this week approved a fiscal year 2016 operating budget of $2.7 million. That budget is built on a property tax rate that has an increase […]

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