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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Hearing Will Help Decide Fate of Potential Royals Farms in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg might be getting the first-ever Royal Farms in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman who confirmed the proposal. Ashman said the plan is to build a Royal Farms around North Frederick Avenue and MD 335 at Watkins Mill as part of the new Spectrum community plan. There […]

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August 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Residents Raise Objections to Wawa Plans in Gaithersburg

Several Gaithersburg residents largely opposed the construction of a Wawa in the city at a public hearing Monday night. The company, with about 850 stores across the country and 52 in Maryland, would build Montgomery County’s first Wawa at 405 S. Frederick Ave. The site is across the intersection with Education Avenue, where Gaithersburg High […]

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August 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First Wawa in Montgomery County to Open in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg will hold a public hearing Monday to discuss the plans to build a new Wawa across from Gaithersburg High School — off of South Frederick Avenue and MD Route 355. The hearing will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the council chamber of Gaithersburg City Hall. At tonight's @GburgMD Mayor & […]

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July 17, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Washington Gas Light Company Requests Service Rate Increase, Public Hearings to Come

Washington Gas Light Company, which serves 489,000 customers in Montgomery, Prince George, Calvert, Charles, Frederick and St. Mary’s counties requested public comment hearings in light of their plans to increase gas service rates. According to the company’s proposal, a typical residential heating customer’s gas bill would increase by approximately 5.5% if the application passes. In […]

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May 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Pepco Rate Increase Hearing in Rockville on May 9

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has scheduled a public hearing this month on a request by Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) to increase its electric distribution rates by $29.99 million. This is an increase of about $3.51 monthly for the typical residential customer. Pepco provides electricity to about 568,000 customers in Montgomery and Prince […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Public Hearing: The following will be discussed at the public hearing today: the bill to reduce lead in drinking water, a corrective map […]

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February 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 5., and it’s the start of Lunar New Year! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda for the meeting here. 2. Public Hearing: There will be a public hearing today in the Council […]

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January 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan Hearing Postponed Due to Weather

The County Council public hearing on the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan has been postponed to Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. due to today’s winter storm. The deadline to sign up to testify is Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. Residents can sign up to testify here. The public hearing will be held in the Third […]

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May 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Should County Fund Immigration Defense? Residents Weigh In

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer and Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal had to remind attendees about respect during someone else’s testimony Tuesday. Their reminders came after some cheering and boos from the audience during Montgomery County Council’s public hearing on a proposed appropriation to the FY 2018 Budget that would fund legal representation for […]

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February 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Police Station: The move to the new 2nd District Station will be complete and the station will be open to the public after 5 p.m. today. 2. Virtual Town Hall Meeting: County Executive Ike Leggett will answer questions submitted online today from 1 – […]

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