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  1. Friendship Heights committee needs membersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    The committee makes recommendations on commuting, parking and traffic-related matters. The committee needs two representatives from large businesses with 50 or more employees and two representatives from small businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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  2. Rockville group works to reduce teen suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Gazette.net

    But I wasn't happy,” Monica Aragon tells students at her alma mater, Northwest High School in Germantown, during Monday's Ending the Silence program. Every year, about 4,600 Americans age 10 to 24 commit suicide.

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  3. Whooping cough cases in Montgomery schools reaches 26Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Gazette.net

    The total count of pertussis, or whooping cough, cases in Montgomery County schools has risen to 26, a figure that county health officials said represents a better understanding of how many students and adults have caught the disease since the start of the school year. As of Thursday, 24 students and two adults in county public and private schools had come down with the respiratory disease since last August, according to Mary Anderson, a Montgomery County Health and Human Services spokeswoman.

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  4. Rockville report says more deer getting hitRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Gazette.net

    Deer were involved in 143 vehicle crashes on Rockville roads in 2013, the most in six years, according to a report by the city's recreation and parks department. The report comes as officials consider ways to deal with the populations of deer that live in its parks and woodlands, and sometimes in the backyards of the city's neighborhoods.

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  5. County health officials say previous counts incompleteRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Gazette.net

    The total count of pertussis, or whooping cough, cases in Montgomery County schools has risen to 26, a figure that county health officials said represents a better understanding of how many students and adults have caught the disease since the start of the school year. As of Thursday, 24 students and two adults in county public and private schools had come down with the respiratory disease since last August, according to Mary Anderson, a Montgomery County Health and Human Services spokeswoman.

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  6. Ruling on Hanukkah conflict angers Jewish parents of Potomac studentsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Gazette.net

    Over the objections by many parents of sixth-graders at Hoover Middle School in Potomac, Montgomery County Public Schools decided not to change the dates of the school's Outdoor Education Program. Outdoor Ed, a three-day, two-night residential environmental education program, is part of the county curriculum for sixth-graders.

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  7. Ficker wants to represent the upcounty in District 15 senate seatRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Gazette.net

    Since May 2013, Robin Ficker has knocked on the doors of thousands of homes in Montgomery's upcounty to gather the thoughts and concerns of the residents who live there. They comprise a voice Ficker said is missing in the current state legislature and it's something he hopes to change.

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  8. Senior gives Churchilla s offense a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Gazette.net

    Winston Churchill High School field hockey's Carly Kabelac has been a steady defensive presence since joining the starting lineup in 2012. But with the Bulldogs searching for new scoring options this season, the 5-foot-7 senior has been tasked with leading the offense too.

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  9. Churchill wins big at WoottonRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Gazette.net

    Going into Friday night's game against Thomas S. Wootton High School, the Winston Churchill football team had not allowed a single point this fall. The Bulldogs extended their shutout streak to 10 quarters on Friday in Rockville before allowing a touchdown in the third quarter.

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  10. Man sues Montgomery school board, alleging psychologist was fraudulentRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Gazette.net

    A man accused of being a phony psychologist in a lawsuit filed against the Montgomery County Board of Education Thursday appears to have had the necessary license to be a school psychologist, a county schools spokesman said. Brandon Hall of Rockville, now 18, is suing the board for fraud, emotional distress and negligence, alleging that a school psychologist who counseled him and his mother for two years had falsified his credentials and used a false name.

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  11. Rockville, county at a stalematea on stormwater feesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Gazette.net

    Rockville serves as the center of Montgomery County's government, housing the offices of the county executive, county council, several of the county's courthouses and other county facilities. But for more than five years, the city and the county have been engaged in an ongoing dispute over whether the county should pay stormwater management fees for its properties in the city.

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  12. Monument Bank moving to RockvilleRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Gazette.net

    Monument Bank is moving from two locations in downtown Bethesda to a 24,000-square-foot space in Park Plaza 1 at the corner of Shady Grove and Gaither roads in Rockville.

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  13. Education roundup: SROs, waivers and a college prep program -- September 17, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Gazette.net

    Curious about what a school resource officer does? Did you know the county school system can no longer get a state waiver for a student immunization deadline? Have you heard about the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success program? Check out our stories this week: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools is no longer eligible to receive a waiver from the state health department to extend a deadline for students and their families to turn in newly required immunization records. 2. Officer Jeremy Wojdan is one of 26 school resource officers , or SROs, in Montgomery County Public Schools whose beats are school buildings.

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  14. Official a optimistica that Silver Spring Transit Center work will be done this yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Gazette.net

    An official told Montgomery County Council members Tuesday that he's “optimistic” that remediation work on the long-delayed Silver Spring Transit Center will be done by Dec. 31, but he couldn't promise it. Workers broke ground on the Colesville Road transit center - designed to be a three-level transit hub connecting Metro rail lines, MARC commuter trains, taxis and buses - in 2008.

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  15. Dona t like the name White Flint? How about Rocksy?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Gazette.net

    Here are the 10 finalist names to brand and market the White Flint area: • Quartz District • Uptown • Metropolitan White Flint • The Stem • Market District • Slate District • Rockline • Pike District • The Summit • Rocksy That may be the top choice among some of the stakeholders who were presented with a list of new names being pitched to help rebrand the area around the White Flint Metro station in North Bethesda. A group of developers in the area has hired the branding firm Streetsense to help pick the name.

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  16. Information meeting Tuesday on Pike PlanRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Gazette.net

    An information meeting on the city's Rockville's Pike Plan will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. The plan sets goals for making a 2-mile corridor of Rockville Pike more inviting to residents, workers, shoppers, pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders, and to add parks and increase open space, according to a city news release. Four public hearings on the plan are scheduled during mayor and City Council meetings at 7 p.m. Sept.

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  17. City projects delayed by lack of fundsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Gazette.net

    As Montgomery County officials and legislators work to secure more state school funding, they'll have support from Rockville's leaders. The city's mayor and council said Monday that advocating for capital school projects is one of their legislative priorities for the coming year.

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  18. Art by prison inmates displayed in RockvilleRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Gazette.net

    Paintings by former and current inmates in the Washington, D.C., prison system that express the challenges of confinement are on display through November at Ingleside at King Farm, 701 King Farm Blvd., Rockville. The exhibit features 28 paintings by men participating in the Lorton Arts Program, an award-winning nonprofit that provides visual arts training and arts-based rehabilitative services to residents of the city's Department of Corrections Detention Facility.

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  19. Education roundup: Bus cameras, credit cards and a teacher mourned -- August 27, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The school year is upon us. You might be juggling homework, bus schedules and soccer practices and waking up kids super-glued to their beds, so here's a list of stories to help you keep track of the recent goings-on in county schools.

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  20. Education news roundup: A pilot for nonverbal students; survey...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Gazette.net

    'Tis a beautiful day, so you might understandably be distracted by a charming summer activity like eating an ice cream cone or floating on one of those inflatable alligators in a pool. But don't neglect to catch up on the latest education news! Here it is: 1. Five nonverbal students with autism have been using a controversial method to help them communicate in classes as part of a pilot program.

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