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October 12, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Washington Capitals Open New Street Hockey Rink in Kensington

The Washington Capitals have teamed up with Montgomery Parks to open a new street hockey rink at Dewey Local Park as part of the recently completed major renovations. “The Washington Capitals are excited to partner with Montgomery Parks to help include a street hockey (and futsal court) as part of this renovation,” said Peter Robinson, […]

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June 26, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MLK Indoor Swim Center Will Remain Closed Through the Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Swim Center in Silver Spring will remain closed through September 2020. Over the next few months, the aquatic center will experience several renovations, including: ADA improvements, a new roof, as well as cosmetic upgrades to the lobby and locker room areas. Currently, all Montgomery County Recreation outdoor pools and aquatic […]

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May 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Council Approves Budgets, Some School Renovations Delayed

The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to approve the FY 2021 Operating Budget and the FY 2021-26 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) at a virtual meeting Thursday.  Burnt Mills Elementary School is on track for renovations to be complete in September 2023. Elementary school renovations that have been pushed back due to financial shortfalls include South […]

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February 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

New Northwood High School Will Add 1,200 Seats

Northwood High School in Silver Spring is planned to be renovated and open its doors as the “New Northwood” in 2025.  Last week, the Montgomery County school board approved preliminary plans for the project. Principal Mildred Charley-Greene said there are currently 10 portables at the high school, and a new building would benefit the crowding.  […]

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June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Renovations Underway at Quince Orchard

Quince Orchard High School started renovating its stadium field and tennis courts on Monday. Big things happening at QO today! Tennis Court and Stadium Field Renovations have begun! @QOHSPrin_Thomas @TownCourier @QOHealthPE @QOAthletics @MCPSAthletics @mcpsAD pic.twitter.com/jWs26lH1uU — Quince Orchard Athletics (@QOAthletics) June 3, 2019

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March 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Marilyn J. Praisner Library to Close for Renovations April 13

The Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville will close on Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m. for approximately four to six months for renovations. “Physical construction for the refresh project at Praisner will begin in May, but we are closing ahead of the construction start date to complete the internal reorganization of collections and shelving. […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Reopening of Little Falls Library Branch Pushed Back to May

It will be a few more months before the Little Falls Library reopens in Bethesda. You may remember a four-inch water main pipe caused some water damage last December. The library was closed for a refresh project when the four-inch pipe burst. Repairs are now expected to take until mid-May. The director of Montgomery County […]

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September 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Senior Center Renovation Includes Buy-A-Chair Campaign (VIDEO)

The Rockville Senior Center is getting a facelift and you can help with the new look just by donating money to buy a chair. Rock 11’s Tony Plaia reports.   Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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March 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kensington Park Library Reopens March 28

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is inviting residents to celebrate the grand reopening of Montgomery County Libraries (MCPL) Kensington Park branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for April 2 at 10 a.m. at 4201 Knowles Avenue. The library was closed October 10, 2015 to undergo a refresh and will reopen for patrons Monday, March 28 at […]

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January 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Twinbrook Library Officially Reopens with a New Look

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett helped cut the ribbon for the refreshed Twinbrook Library branch at 202 Meadow Hall Drive in Rockville on Saturday. “I am pleased to cut the ribbon for this freshly renewed Twinbrook Branch,” said Leggett at the grand reopening ceremony. “This is the first branch completed under my new CIP refresh […]

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