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April 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Meeting Ends With Consensus to Change Name of White Flint Metro Station

During the hour-long virtual discussion on whether to change the name of the White Flint Metro Station, the approximately 60 people in attendance went from expressing a fairly even split to reaching a consensus to change the station’s name to something that included the two words – North Bethesda, according to Friends of White Flint […]

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September 11, 2020 | Staff Writer

Local Business Owners Join Katz For Friday Business Briefing

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host his next virtual business briefing Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Katz will be joined by Anna Hargrave, executive director of the Community Foundation, and Julie Verratti, co-owner of Denizens Brewing Company. The group will discuss recovery efforts from COVID-19’s economic impact. Those who wish to […]

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July 14, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPS Answering Community Questions About Fall Reopening During Virtual Meeting Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be hosting a virtual conversation on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. about the drafted plan for the district’s reopening. Community members will have the opportunity to learn more about the recovery plan and have their questions answered during the live session. With the drafted plan for schooling this […]

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July 10, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Board of Education Now Accepting Public Testimony For Next Virtual Business Meeting

The Montgomery County Board of Education is now accepting written, video, and audio public testimony for its next virtual business meeting on July 14. The Montgomery County Public Schools website states: “In order to ensure continued public participation during this unprecedented time, the Board of Education is now accepting pre-recorded video and audio public testimony, […]

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June 23, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Local Business Owners Will Accompany Katz During Friday’s Business Briefing

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host his next Business Briefing on Friday, June 26, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Katz will be accompanied by Connie Pawloski, owner of Rockville’s ComForCare Home Care as well as Mark Rittenberg, Principal at AMR Commercial, LLC. Similar to last week’s Business Briefing, the group will discuss […]

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June 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Planning Department Inviting Input from Residents on Future Roadway Plans

The county planning department will hear input from residents on a street guide for designing and revitalizing roadways at a virtual meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m.  Join us & @MCDOTNow on 6/23 at 7 p.m. for an online community for the Complete Streets Design Guide. Complete Streets are roadways designed and operated to provide […]

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June 16, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Katz, Local Business Owners Will Team up for Friday’s Business Briefing

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host his next Business Briefing Friday, June 19, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Katz will be accompanied by Brendan and Bailey O’Leary, owners of Rockville’s True Respite Brewing Company as well as Shannon Gorman, owner of Olney’s Gorman’s Garments and Gear. Throughout the meeting, the group will […]

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June 16, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

White Oak Library to Host Speculative Writing Workshop

White Oak Library in Silver Spring will host a virtual sci-fi/fantasy/horror writing workshop on Thursday, June 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will be exclusive to speculative fiction writers and those who are interested in learning about the genre. To participate in this event, attendees will need to choose a prompt and […]

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June 16, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Montgomery Parks to Hold Community Meeting on Renovation of Hillwood Manor Park

Montgomery Parks will hold a virtual community meeting to discuss the renovation of Takoma Park’s Hillwood Manor Neighborhood Park. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 23, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The project comes as a result of the Playground Renovation Program. Within the program, six playgrounds are updated each year. According […]

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April 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Meets Virtually to Discuss COVID-19 Related Issues

Montgomery County Councilmembers met Tuesday afternoon virtually. The COVID-19 health crisis not surprisingly dominated the meeting. Some specific topics of discussion included: An update on council operations. Although the Council Office Building is closed, officials continue to find ways to engage with the public during this health crisis There’s a new way people can submit […]

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