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  1. Fundraiser benefits film on Joy cheerleadersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    A fundraiser to benefit a documentary film on Montgomery County Special Olympics' Joy cheerleading team will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Universities at Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Building 2, Rockville. The evening is co-sponsored by the production crew of “Cheers of JOY,” a documentary by Nancy Frohman of Potomac, and Towson at USG Student Council for Exceptional Children Chapter 288.

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  2. Workplace organization honors Montgomery County businesses, entitiesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    The four types of honors are Workplace Excellence, Health & Wellness, Diversity Champion and EcoLeadership. Some companies were recognized in multiple categories.

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  3. Rockville students learn courtroom skills in court competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    A total of 25 Montgomery County high school teams competed in the state's annual mock trial competition this season, which came to end on April 24 with a statewide championship win by Severna Park High School, based near Annapolis. The Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville won the championship for Montgomery County on March 3, prevailing over Poolesville High School in the county-level competition.

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  4. Richard Montgomery track has no complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    Tom Fedor/The Gazette Justin Leonard and Alex Fehlinger of Richard Montgomery High School varsity track and field practices a relay baton exchange with teammates Norman Grey, and Sebastien Vainqueur on Friday afternoon, May 1, 2015 in Rockville, MD. Tom Fedor/The Gazette Alex Fehlinger of Richard Montgomery High School varsity track and field practices coming off the blocks on Friday afternoon, May 1, 2015 in Rockville, MD.

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  5. County installing electric-vehicle charging stations in garagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County has installed electric-vehicle charging stations in 11 public parking garages, including this one in the new Capital Crescent Garage in Bethesda. To help fuel the use of electric cars, the county is installing electric-vehicle charging stations in 11 public parking garages and lots in Silver Spring, Wheaton and Bethesda over the next few months.

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  6. Rockville concert series starts FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Gazette.net

    Rockville Town Square will kick off its free weekly summer concert series, Friday Night Live, this weekend with the Nighthawks playing the blues. The series will also feature food, wine and beer for sale from different restaurants each week, including American Tap Room, Bar Louie, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dawson's Market, Gordon Biersch, La Tasca, Lebanese Taverna and Spice Xing Indian Cuisine.

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  7. Rockville to look at early votingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Gazette.net

    Rockville could offer early and provisional voting for November's election, under plans proposed by the city's Board of Supervisors of Elections. The board's proposal would allow two days of early voting ahead of the Nov. 3 election - likely in late October to allow Montgomery County time to update its poll books with voters' information.

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  8. Montgomery Council votes to renovate its Rockville office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Gazette.net

    Councilman Sidney Katz's office was affected by water damage at the Montgomery County Council office building in Rockville, as shown in this picture in March. The council voted 8-1 Tuesday to spend about $32 million to repair its office building on Maryland Avenue, a projected expected to take through mid-2017 to complete.

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  9. Prescription drug drop-off scheduled for SaturdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Gazette.net

    Chevy Chase • County 2nd District police at Village of Friendship Heights Community Center, 4433 S. Park Ave. • Chevy Chase Village Police Station, 5906 Connecticut Ave. Gaithersburg • County 1st District Station, 100 Edison Park Road • County 6th District Station, 45A West Watkins Mill Road • City of Gaithersburg Police Station, 14 Fulks Corner Ave. Germantown • County 5th District Station, 20000 Aircraft Drive.

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  10. Rockville events will celebrate Bike MonthRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Gazette.net

    The city is using the events to remind drivers to watch out for bicyclists and to encourage people to use their bikes for both recreation and to get around, he said. The city also has a program through which businesses can request that the city install bicycle racks at or near their property, Belanger said.

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  11. Committee recommends renovating Montgomery council office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Gazette.net

    Councilman Sidney Katz's office was affected by water damage at the Montgomery County Council office building in Rockville, as shown in this picture in March. A Montgomery County Council's committee recommended Wednesday renovating the current council office building in Rockville rather than moving down the street.

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  12. Students, nonprofits brainstorm hunger solutions at Rockville forumRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Gazette.net

    Hunger is an enduring problem in Montgomery County and across the country, but an event in Rockville last week sought to help solve it. Students, businesses and nonprofits gathered Thursday at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville for the second Hungry for Solutions Expo, an attempt to find ways to reduce hunger in the county.

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  13. a A great timea to focus on bikes in Montgomery CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Gazette.net

    In about three weeks, the Washington Area Bicyclist Association expects more than 10,000 commuters in the region to join its annual Bike to Work Day. It's a way of highlighting how bicycling can be “a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work,” according to its website.

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  14. Writera s Center in Bethesda starting another chapterRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Gazette.net

    The Writer's Center in Bethesda, a mecca for authors, poets and other wordsmiths in the area, is getting a major expansion, with help from a $310,000 grant backed by state bonds. The project is one of 18 in Montgomery County that are getting a boost from state bonds approved by the legislature in the session that just ended.

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  15. Rockville boxer gets a chance at his dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Gazette.net

    Burtonsville resident Tavon Body spars Friday at the Headbangers Gym in Washington, D.C. Body won a regional Golden Gloves title last year and is trying to defend it this weekend. Golden Gloves When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Rosecroft Raceway, Fort Washington Montgomery County boxers: Open Division Shynggyskhan Tazhibay ; Tavon Body Novice Division Sipprino Zelldon He's undefeated, a silver medalist at the 2004 Olympics and the reigning World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organization middleweight champion.

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  16. Mayor and council hear about school gymRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Gazette.net

    Work on a new elementary school in Rockville isn't scheduled to be finished for more than two years, but the city must start making some decisions on part of the design. The mayor and council will have to decide whether they would like to set aside $400,000 to help build a larger gym at the school, located at the site of the former Hungerford Park Elementary School on West Edmonston Drive.

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  17. Boyds Civic Association celebrates 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Gazette.net

    Marj Turbyfil serves cake to Leslie Saville at the Boyds Civic Association meeting Thursday. The civic group celebrated its 50th anniversary at the meeting.

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  18. Rockville: Federal help needed for school police, stormwater feesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Gazette.net

    Money for another school police officer and help with stormwater issues will be some of the items on the agenda when Rockville officials meet next week with federal lawmakers who represent the city. The mayor and council agreed Monday night on a list of priorities to raise when they meet April 23 with Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Jr. of Kensington and U.S. Sens. Benjamin Cardin of Pikesville and Barbara Mikulski of Baltimore.

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  19. Gaithersburg Book Festival short story contest winners announcedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Gazette.net

    Two students from Gaithersburg High School have been selected as finalists in the Gaithersburg Book Festival's High School Student Short Story Contest. Gaithersburg High School seniors Maggie Leon and Riley Corboy are two of 14 finalists.

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  20. Stormwater fee exemption costs Rockville $503,000Read the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Gazette.net

    Rockville and Montgomery County continue to be at an impasse over the city's stormwater management fee for county facilities in the city, a stalemate that's costing the city about a half-million dollars a year, according to officials. The city's stormwater management fee is expected to increase 8.4 percent in the proposed fiscal 2016 budget, to $121.60 per “equivalent residential unit,” the amount of property represented by the average residential property.

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