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March 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County to Spend $500,000 to Accommodate Two Additional Councilmembers

Members of the Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee unanimously agreed Monday to allocate an additional $92,000 so that the council offices can accommodate the two new members who will be seated in 2022. The county already set aside $408,000 from excess appropriations for the work. Residents approved a charter amendment during […]

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September 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Road Closures in Downtown Rockville Friday for Political Demonstrations

Police are warning motorists that there will be road closures in downtown Rockville on Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in anticipation of planned political demonstrations both supporting and opposing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the following closures will be in effect: Maryland Avenue will be […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Winter break is over, and it’s back to school for MCPS students and staff. 2. The new members of Congress, including Jamie Raskin and Chris Van Hollen, are scheduled to take the oath of office today. 3. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Begins Monitoring Speeds on Maryland Avenue This Week (VIDEO)

Slow down! The Rockville Police Department is deploying a speed monitoring system on Maryland Avenue near the intersection of South Washington Street this week. The system will use portable cameras to monitor eastbound and westbound traffic. Motorists may see “photo enforced” signs, but officials say citations will not be issued for the first 30 days. […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Asbestos Project Begins This Week at Montgomery County Council Office Building

Asbestos removal begins this week on the fourth floor at the Montgomery County Council Office Building (COB) at 100 Maryland Avenue. Signs have been posted at the entrances and exits of the building to alert passersby of the asbestos project. Don Scheuerman, a section chief for Montgomery County’s Division of Building Design and Construction, said […]

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September 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Robin Ficker Testifies in Term Limits Petition Case in Rockville Courtroom (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Judge Robert Greenberg heard oral arguments today in Rockville about a term limits case and the November ballot. Community activist and local attorney Robin Ficker organized a petition drive to ask voters to decide whether the County Executive and County Council should be limited to three terms.  The Board of Elections determined […]

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September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Vehicle Fire in front of Circuit Courthouse in Rockville (VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters were called to extinguish a vehicle fire at lunchtime in front of the Montgomery County Circuit Courthouse on Maryland Avenue in downtown Rockville today. Vehicle Fire – 50 Maryland Ave, IFO Courthouse — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 15, 2016

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council to Hold Special Work Session on Outage of County’s 911 System (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has scheduled a special work session on Aug. 2nd to discuss the facts behind the July 10th outage of the county’s 911 emergency system. This special worksession before the full Council replaces a work session originally planned for July 28, before the Council’s Public Safety Committee. The work session will take […]

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May 7, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Take a Bite: Miso Fusion Cafe

If you’re looking for a neat spot to grab a bite to eat. Check this place out. Miso Fusion Cafe, a restaurant that serves Korean and Japanese fusion food, has a trendy vibe and a helpful upbeat staff. After opening earlier this year, Co-owner A.J. Lee says he’s happy to provide a unique experience for […]

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December 22, 2014 | Krista Brick

Gaithersburg Man Surrenders After Three-Hour Barricade Situation

UPDATED: A barricade situation ended peacefully when a Gaithersburg man surrendered after a three-hour standoff with police. Montgomery County Police report that a 53-year-old Jeffrey Allan Flaherty finally surrendered to police after initial reports he threatened a woman and her family and then barricaded himself in his home off Maryland Avenue. Police worked from about 7:15 p.m. […]

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