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  1. Van Hollen praises decision to keep positions in Montgomery CountyRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    The Gazette reported Friday that as many as 100 jobs with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Program Support Center could be moving to Utah. “PSC has office staff in almost 20 locations nationwide,” says a statement provided Monday by Michael Weiss, director of the Office of Communication for the Program Support Center.

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  2. Revolutionary figure honored with marker near Rockville schoolRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    Students at Rockville's Thomas S. Wootton High School recently unveiled a roadside marker honoring their school's namesake, the man who was responsible for creating the county that bears Montgomery's name. Collecting information on Wootton was a two-year process, using the Maryland Archives, Montgomery County Historical Society and Peerless Rockville, said Randy Alton, who teaches college preparation courses at the school.

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  3. New Rockville basketball league is for those with or without disabilitiesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Gazette.net

    The National Association for Recreational Equality is starting a Bankshot Basketball League at Mattie Stepanek Park at 1800 Piccard Drive in Rockville's King Farm. The new league is for people both with and without disabilities.

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  4. Corrections director retires after 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Gazette.net

    Art Wallenstein, at the podium, former director of the county's Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, addresses fellow county officials at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Public Safety awards lunch on March 13 in North Bethesda. Wallenstein retired on March 13 after 15 years overseeing operations at the short-term detention center in Rockville and the longer-term correctional facility in Boyds.

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  5. New environment chief to meet with businessesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce will host a free forum for the business community to meet Elisabeth G. Feldt, the county's new director of environmental protection, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. March 31 at the chamber office, 51 Monroe St., Suite 1800, Rockville. It's an opportunity for Feldt and business representatives to discuss how they can work together on environmental issues and expand the green economy, according to a chamber announcement.

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  6. Spring break is comingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Gazette.net

    Not everyone or even the majority of people spend Spring Break on a warm beach somewhere exotic. Most stay home and fill the time off from school or work taking part in local activities.

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  7. Montgomery wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Gazette.net

    Gazette file photo Georgetown Preparatory School assistant coach Cam Watkins looks on as wrestlers, Eric Hong and Ethan Krause work out at the North Bethesda campus on Monday evening, December 16, 2013, south of Rockville, MD.

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  8. Rockville high schooler in U.S. Senate programRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Gazette.net

    Richard Yarrow of Bethesda, a student at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, was one of Maryland's two delegates to the 53rd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program's Washington Week held March 7-14. Among other activities, the Maryland students met with U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Baltimore, according to a news release.

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  9. CASA advocates for foster childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Gazette.net

    CASA Montgomery volunteer Wendy Pulliam, left, and former foster child Stacey Jerome stay in touch by meeting for lunch Saturday March 14 at the Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. CASA volunteers are appointed by the court to advocate for foster children.

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  10. Interim superintendent said implementation going well; others have complaintsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Gazette.net

    This is the first time the school system is fully implementing Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers tests. Schools are following a state-dictated window of March 2 to 26. The first group of tests are “performance-based assessment” that are longer and more complicated than “end-of-year assessment” students will take this spring.

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  11. Gaithersburg company helps Rockville nonprofit recycle computersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Gazette.net

    Rockville nonprofit Project Reboot, which provides inexpensive refurbished computers to those in need, is giving the gift of technology with the help from area donations, including a recent partnership with Gaithersburg-based IT services company designDATA. Dennis Ruck, president of designDATA, and his son, vice-president Matt Ruck, explained that the company wanted to find a way to donate computers that their clients didn't need anymore.

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  12. Rockville student second in poetry reading contestRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Gazette.net

    Blessed Sheriff of Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville took second place in the 2015 Maryland Poetry Out Loud competition March 7 in Baltimore.

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  13. CASA advocates for foster childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Gazette.net

    CASA Montgomery volunteer Wendy Pulliam, left, and former foster child Stacey Jerome stay in touch by meeting for lunch Saturday March 14 at the Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. CASA volunteers are appointed by the court to advocate for foster children.

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  14. Nonprofit looking for more volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Gazette.net

    CASA Montgomery volunteer Wendy Pulliam, left, and former foster child Stacey Jerome stay in touch by meeting for lunch Saturday March 14 at the Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. CASA volunteers are appointed by the court to advocate for foster children.

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  15. Adventist opens urgent care center in RockvilleRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Gazette.net

    Adventist HealthCare of Gaithersburg opened its first urgent care center in Rockville, in partnership with Centra Care of Maitland, Fla., which has 26 such centers in Florida. It's Centra's first center in Maryland.

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  16. Appropriate accessRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Gazette.net

    When a government body violates requirements for open meetings, the most that usually happens is a finger wag from a state compliance board. A government's disregard of the public-records law carries no repercussion, unless the aggrieved party wants to take the matter to court, which rarely happens.

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  17. Companies Caring Breakfast is TuesdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Gazette.net

    Interfaith Works of Rockville will hold its 18th annual Companies Caring Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Montgomery County Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, in North Bethesda. CEO Shane C. Rock will present “The State of the Safety Net” in Montgomery County, looking at the county's progress in helping its needy residents.

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  18. Critics say Rockvillea s major artery could divide, not improve, cityRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Gazette.net

    Rockville Pike would become so wide under a plan to overhaul the busy commercial strip that it will become an unwieldy, divisive behemoth through the heart of the city rather than making Rockville more pedestrian- and biker-friendly, some business leaders and residents fear. Widening the Pike to a proposed 252 feet would make it difficult for people to cross it and discourage the kind of walkable community the plan is intended to create, residents said Monday night at a public hearing before the mayor and council on the plan.

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  19. Universities at Shady Grove break ground on new garageRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Gazette.net

    Construction is humming at the corner of Shady Grove Road and Darnestown Road in Rockville for a project key to The Universities at Shady Grove campus' growth - a new parking garage. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and campus Executive Director Stewart Edelstein were among those who took up golden shovels in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $20 million garage on Monday.

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  20. Three finalists up for MCPS Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Gazette.net

    Three Montgomery County Public Schools teachers are in the running for an annual award that honors one of the area's top educators. • Josephine Luster, who teaches 51 fifth-graders in The Center Program for the Highly Gifted at Chevy Chase Elementary School • Joseph Gannon Jr., who teaches social studies, including Advanced Placement world history classes and a U.S. history class, at Damascus High School.

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