November 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Public Hearing on Kentlands Apartments Plan Delayed Until Next Year (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A public hearing to discuss the Kentlands Apartments plan has been postponed until next year. Gaithersburg Planning and Code Administration Director John Schlichting said the joint public hearing has been postponed to Jan. 17. According to Schlichting, the deferral was requested by the Colonnade Community Association and the developer agreed. The item will remain […]

Read more

April 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

1. Montgomery County’s Greenfest takes place today in Takoma Park. This one day festival focuses on building community and improving the environment. The festival includes exhibits, workshops, music and more. 2. You can get rid of your unwanted and expired prescription drugs at today’s National Prescription Drug Takeback Day that takes place at police stations […]

Read more

April 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, April 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Wheaton Community Recreation Center closes today at 5 p.m. for the last time. The new facility is scheduled to open in 2018. 2. The Gaithersburg Dog Exercise Area reopens today at Green Park. 3. The Meadowside Nature Center is passing […]

Read more

February 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 20, in Montgomery County

Bundle up: It’s dangerously cold today. Here are five more things to know today, Feb. 20, in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Public Schools are starting two hours late today because of the extreme cold weather. School is canceled for students at Poolesville Elementary because of a water pipe break. 2. Montgomery County officials say […]

Read more

February 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County

Happy Friday the 13th! Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up, it’s extremely cold outside. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Montgomery County until 10 a.m. today. 2. MedImmune officials are planning to build a child care center on the company’s […]

Read more

January 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 16, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday!  Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has released his recommended 2016 Capital Budget and proposed amendments to the CIP. 2. The latest episode of County Report This Week begins with an update on the Silver Spring Transit Center. Watch the […]

Read more

January 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Planner Callum Murray Retires After 26 Years of Service

Callum Murray, an award-winning planner with Montgomery County, retired on Dec. 31. Over his 26 years of service, Murray worked as the Master Planner/Supervisor for an area of 375 square miles in Montgomery County, including Potomac and the 93,000-acre Agricultural Reserve. Among his accomplishments are a significant number of complex master planning and regulatory planning […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter