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The Montgomery County Board of Appeals granted a request for a public hearing concerning changes to a special exception for a Silver Spring telecommunication facility. Katherine Freeman, the board's executive director, said the board had approved the requested special exception modifications, including one that would expand the facility's compound area to accommodate more equipment.
2 hrs ago | TheWashCycle
Lyttonsville is the eastern end of the Georgetown Branch Trail, where the future Capital Crescent Trail extension will go. But the plan goes farther than that as seen on the bikeway map below.
Adventist HealthCare plans to file a modified certificate of need application soon as part of its bid to move the 252-bed Washington Adventist Hospital from Takoma Park to the White Oak area of Silver Spring, an executive said on Monday. If it gets the approval, the hospital plans to have services such as a behavioral unit with 40 psychiatric beds, a rehabilitation center and walk-in clinic at the Takoma Park campus, but not an emergency room, said Robert Jepson, vice president of business development at Washington Adventist parent Adventist HealthCare.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett plans to ask the County Council for more money to cover the cost of repairing the Silver Spring Transit Center, already nearly $30a General Services director David Dise, the lead county official on the troubled project, offered no specifics at a council briefing Tuesday. He said a request for a "supplemental appropriation" would be submitted in two to three weeks.
Frederick Douglass, the Maryland-born slave turned abolitionist leader, has become the first African-American to have his portrait hung in the governor's official residence in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O'Malley , first lady Katie Curran O'Malley and Lt.
Any political contribution, even from nonresidents, could get matched by Montgomery County tax dollars under a proposed county public campaign financing bill. A change made by the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy committee Monday, matching contributions from non-county residents under the proposed public financing program goes against the intent of the bill, said Councilman Philip M. Andrews of Gaithersburg.
Five Maryland communities have made Livability.com's list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the United States: Rockville , Frederick , Towson , North Bethesda and Silver Spring . This was the website's second ranking of small to midsized cities.
The probe, which did not result in charges being filed, followed an ABC 7 Watchdog investigation. Our series of reports uncovered members enjoying fine dining, luxury hotels and galas, all with public dollars.
A bill, co-sponsored by Councilman Hans Riemer and Councilwoman Nancy Navarro, would require county construction contractors and subcontractors to provide apprenticeship training for workers or pay a fee to support the Building and Construction Technology Program operated by Montgomery College. Most county contractors do provide some form of training for workers, including through membership in a trade organization, Riemer said.
Two decades after the abuse began, a former swim coach received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday for sexually abusing a young girl in his care over a period of five years. Christopher Thomas Huott, 52, was both coach and live-in babysitter for his now-grown victim, Danielle Bostick, and lived at her family's home in Silver Spring for 14 years.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 -- Riding the success of the U.S. premieres of Australian mysteries Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and Guy Pearce's Jack Irish , Acorn TV will be adding the U.S. Premiere of ANZAC Girls , the new hit Australian drama from All3Media International.
LIVE TRAFFIC BLOG: Crash on I-270 S and Montrose Rd There are no early problems on the Beltway through Oxon Hill and Alexandria. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1tAQro6 There are no early problems on the Beltway through Oxon Hill and Alexandria.
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Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:02 pm
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