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December 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County to Celebrate Local Olympic Athletes on Dec. 19 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is planning to celebrate the county’s Olympic athletes and their extraordinary accomplishments at a special event at 7 p.m. on Dec. 19 at the Silver Spring Civic Building, and you are invited to attend. County spokesperson Judy Stiles said Olympians Jack Conger, Katie Ledecky, and Ashley Nee have confirmed […]

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November 16, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

County Sees Decrease in Permitting Approval Times

Ever since the Department of Permitting Services launched eServices back in 2014, officials have seen a significant decrease in the approval time. The new service allows residents and businesses to apply and file for building permits online. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett plans to highlight the benefit of eServices at a meeting on Nov. 17. […]

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Quince Orchard Library Reopening on Friday

The Quince Orchard Library is reopening at 10 a.m. today. The library was closed at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon because of problems with the air conditioning in the building. Montgomery County Spokesperson Judy Stiles said the air conditioning unit stopped working on May 26th and the building got too warm for people to be […]

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March 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Students Strike a Pose at Fashion Boot Camp Finale (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s First Lady Catherine Leggett and Councilmember Nancy Navarro joined Recreation Director Gabriel Albornoz for the Fashion Boot Camp 101 Finale at the East County Community Recreation Center. Leggett emceed the fashion show, which was the culmination of the eight-week program. Fashion Boot Camp 101 aims to teach middle and high school students what […]

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January 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Calls to Montgomery County’s 3-1-1 Remain High

Several days after a historic blizzard Montgomery County’s  3-1-1 government information and service request call center is still receiving thousands of calls. Montgomery County spokesperson Judy Stiles says that calls have decreased from the initial surge earlier,  but volume is still higher than average. The calls have dropped from 26,000 on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to […]

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January 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders to Prohibit Smoking at Water Park

Gaithersburg’s elected leaders are in agreement with a recent staff proposal to declare the popular Water Park “smoke free.” Until now, smoking has been allowed up to the perimeter fence line at the Water Park. That’s not something you would find at the county’s outdoor pools. “Montgomery County prohibits the use of tobacco, within the […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tickets on Sale for Nov. 29 Chinese Dive Team Exhibition

Tickets are now on sale for the “East Meets West 2015 Dive Show,” which is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. on Nov. 29th at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center in Boyds. Judy Stiles, a county spokesperson, said this event will feature 12 members from China’s Guangdong Provincial Diving Team who are considered among […]

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September 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Renovations Underway at Potomac Adaptive Sports Court (PHOTOS)

Construction is underway on the long awaited Potomac Adaptive Sports Court at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. “Renovations are being completed for the Potomac Adaptive Sports Court that will convert a dormant roller hockey rink into a facility that will serve athletes with disabilities,” said Judy Stiles, a spokesperson for Montgomery County’s Department […]

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May 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

No Records Set at County Pools on Opening Weekend

As the temperatures heat up outside, so do the popularity of area pools. Montgomery County opened seven outdoor pools over the Memorial Day weekend for the start of the summer swim season and for a short time some of them had to be closed on Monday because they reached peak capacity. “It was a great […]

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April 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

County’s Dryland Training Center Helps Divers Get a Look Before They Leap (VIDEO)

It takes a lot of nerve and a lot of practice to jump off a three-story high dive platform, but members of the Montgomery Dive Club’s National Team have a unique training facility to help prepare them. It’s called the Dryland Training Facility and it’s located just steps from the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center off Executive […]

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