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March 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Women of the World Art Exhibit in Takoma Park Celebrates Women’s History Month

“Women of the World” Exhibit Celebrates Women’s History Month Takoma Park’s new art exhibit, Women of the World celebrates Women’s History Month with the works by five local artists. The exhibit explores the enduring power and ongoing struggles of women around the world.  The exhibit runs through May 8, at the Galleries at Takoma Park, […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public Hearing on Proposed Property Tax Increase Takoma Park Set for Wednesday

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed real property tax rate increase for FY 2019 on April 25 in the Community Center Auditorium located at 7500 Maple Avenue. Starting this July, the estimated real property assessable base will increase from $2.2 billion to $2.3 billion, according to city officials.  The current tax […]

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February 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Grant Applications Now Being Accepted in Takoma Park

Takoma Park’s grants review committee is accepting preliminary applications for organizations seeking funding through the city’s Community Grants Program for Fiscal Year 2019. The grant program is designed to provide financial support for projects, events, and programming that helps to improve the quality of life for residents by providing access and opportunities for participation in […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park to Unveil Solar Streetlights on Sept. 7

In just a few days, the City of Takoma Park will unveil two solar streetlights installed outside of the city’s community center. The City of Takoma Park was selected to participate in a pilot program in a partnership with UNO, a South Korean Business, and the Korean Institute for Civil Engineering and Building Technology. Takoma […]

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June 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Takoma Park City Officials Seeking Public’s Help With Police Chief Search

Takoma Park City officials will begin their search for a new police chief in the next few weeks but not without the public’s help first. Before city leaders begin the recruitment process, they want to hear what qualities residents want in the person replacing former police chief Alan Goldberg, who resigned back in March. “At […]

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February 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public Input Wanted for Proposed Election Date Change in Takoma Park

Takoma Park City officials will hold a public hearing on Mar. 1 to discuss changing the date for city elections. “In the last election, the City Council put an advisory question on the ballot asking residents if they would support moving the date of elections from odd number years to even number years,” said Takoma […]

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February 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Takoma Park Officials to Host Forum on Sanctuary City Status on Feb. 4

Takoma Park City officials and several community organizations will host an event entitled, “Takoma Park: Sanctuary City Then & Now.” This meeting comes after federal executive orders were signed by President Donald Trump on immigration. The forum, scheduled for Feb. 4, will allow residents to learn what the Sanctuary Ordinance and its amendments mean and […]

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December 2, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Invited to Attend Cuba Conversation Event in Takoma Park

Residents are invited to join Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, County Councilmember Marc Elrich and Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart for an event entitled, “Cuba Conversation,” this month. That conversation will take place on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Takoma Park Community Center starting at 4:30 p.m. Miguel Fraga, the First Secretary for the Cuban […]

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December 2, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. There’s a new grocery store in Silver Spring. Aldi Supermarket opened its latest Montgomery County location in Plaza del Mercado this week. 2. In person assistance to enroll in health insurance coverage will be available this Saturday at […]

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December 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to give remarks at a Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington event at 8 a.m. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will be swearing in newly elected members tonight […]

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