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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Mayor Ashman Looks to Expand City’s Park System, Requests Meeting with CE Leggett (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is asking for a meeting with Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett to discuss acquiring access to the 4.79 acres of existing parkland behind the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters at 100 Edison Park Drive. This property is adjacent to Lakelands Park in the city limits of Gaithersburg. “The City is requesting […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planning Chair Casey Anderson on the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan: ‘We are at the End of the Road’ (VIDEO)

Casey Anderson, chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board, answered some questions (see video above) about the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, shortly before a work session on the plan with the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday morning. The sector plan is a blueprint for development in Bethesda over the next 20 years or so. “We […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MoCo Snow Blog: Nor’easter 2017 (VIDEO)

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain from now thru 2 p.m. for Montgomery County. This is your source for the latest wintry weather news in Montgomery County. We hope you will contribute your snow updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email […]

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February 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to deliver remarks about the state of Maryland’s economy at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus today. 2. The Montgomery County Council is holding a public hearing today on proposed Bill 1-17 that would require vending machines to […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents’ Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Presidents Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; […]

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January 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Camp Registration Underway in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It’s time to register your kids for summer camp in Montgomery County. Registration officially opened on Jan. 17. You can find out more, here. Registration is OPEN for our summer camps. Sports, arts, aquatics, STEM, Summer Fun Centers and more! Details: https://t.co/ulbB8vF7tN #MoCo pic.twitter.com/u4xd0mQO5C — Montgomery Rec (@MoCoRec) January 17, 2017

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Mixed Reaction to New Traffic Pattern at Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway (PHOTO)

There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda, and reaction to the change has been mixed. The Parkway has been narrowed from two lanes to one in each direction approaching the intersection, and the speed limit has been reduced from 35 mph to 25 […]

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January 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week includes reports on the sudden passing of Dr. Ulder Tillman, the county executive’s upcoming budget forums and Rockville’s new city manager. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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December 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not This Holiday Season in Montgomery County

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Christmas and New Year’s days in Montgomery County: County offices – closed Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2. Libraries – closed Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1, 2. County Liquor stores – closed Recreation – All facilities and programs closed Dec. 25 and […]

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December 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Family of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle have released age progression photos of the children on FindJacobFindSarah Facebook page. The children went missing from their Clarksburg home more than two years ago. 2. The Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center opens today. 3. Montgomery County […]

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