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April 11, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

State Highway Administration to Host Transportation Alternatives Forums

Eight public workshops are scheduled in April and May throughout Montgomery and Prince George’s counties for community members to learn about highway transportation alternatives and offer feedback. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) first presented its preliminary range of alternatives in July 2018. This report included 15 options for consideration in the […]

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January 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Open on Time: Montgomery County Public Schools cancel all field trips and plan to make a decision about early dismissal by 10 a.m. today. 2. County Council Session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda. 3. Young […]

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December 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 17, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Listening Tour Continues: County Executive Marc Elrich continues his series of listening sessions at Churchill High School, 11300 Gainsborough Road, Potomac. The session starts at 7:30 p.m. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg, Poolesville and the Upcountry Citizens Advisory Board meet. Gaithersburg’s Mayor […]

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December 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 10. Hanukkah ends tonight, and there are 15 days till Christmas. 1. Gaithersburg Meets: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. The city will get annual reports from the Multicultural Affairs, Cultural Arts, Economic and Business Development and the Olde Towne Advisory committees. You can find the agenda […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Newly Elected Council In Session: Today is the first day the new County Council will convene in session. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. Read the agenda for the meeting here. 2. Chanukah Fire Truck Events: It’s the third day of Chanukah […]

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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 3, and it’s Inauguration Day for county government. 1. The Inauguration: Marc Elrich will be sworn in as Montgomery County’s new county executive and the nine members of the County Council will be sworn in today, in a ceremony that starts at 11 a.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. There’s […]

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November 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 21, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. School’s Out: Today is an early release day for all Montgomery County Public Schools students. 2. Take a Hike: The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club is hosting a five-mile hike at Seneca Creek State Park from 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The […]

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November 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Nov. 19, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. New Bus Routes: The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is proposing changes to Route 52, adding an extension to Our Lady of Good Counsel High School on selected trips.  A public forum is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Ross Boddy Community […]

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June 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Westside at Shady Grove Community Features Green Streets (VIDEO)

When you walk thru the new Westside at Shady Grove Metro community off Crabbs Branch Way and Shady Grove Road in Rockville, one of the first things you will notice is that the street trees are planted in concrete boxes along with other specialty plants. Developer McLean Quinn, vice president of land acquisition and development […]

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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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