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  1. Expert discusses Marylanda s black bears at Rockville nature centerRead the original story

    Friday | Gazette.net

    Harry Spiker, an expert with the state Department of Natural Resources, will present “Bears in the Backyard,” a talk about the black bear's natural history and his agency's management efforts to monitor and control bear populations in Maryland. Typically, there are a few black bear sightings in Montgomery County every spring.

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  2. Police, family search for missing Gaithersburg womanRead the original story

    Thursday | Gazette.net

    Police and a family member asked for the public's help Thursday in locating a Gaithersburg woman who has been missing for a month. Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Queen, 69, of the 100 block of Orchard Drive, was last seen Dec. 29 and was probably wearing a light, mint-green jogging outfit, Queen's sister, Mary Ellen Monk, told reporters at county police headquarters in Gaithersburg.

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  3. Residents seek to grow awareness amid range of concernsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Gazette.net

    Residents from Rockville and other parts of Montgomery County expressed heated opposition Thursday to a school system plan to relocate a bus depot and an education center in the Rockville area. At a community meeting of dozens of people at the Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy, many attendees indicated their concerns about both relocation plans.

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  4. Residents, developer gear up for public hearing on Aspen Hill siteRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Gazette.net

    Residents in Aspen Hill living near the site of a vacant 263,000-square-foot building and the developer of the property are gearing up for a Feb. 3 public hearing before the Montgomery County Council about the future zoning of that property. The highly visible, 10-acre property on Connecticut Avenue near Aspen Hill Road has had a vacant building since 2010, when defense and aerospace contractor BAE Systems moved out.

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  5. Montgomery County History Conference is this weekendRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Historical Society will hold its ninth annual Montgomery County History Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Johns Hopkins University, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville. The morning general session will address emancipation in Maryland, with a look at the 1864 vote that freed Maryland's slaves and how it was received in Montgomery County.

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  6. Creation of sub-districts to spread costs could be answer to financing sewer extensionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Gazette.net

    Connecting to a sewer line has become so expensive for thousands of homeowners and businesses on septic systems in Montgomery County, including sites in the Clarksburg Historic District, that they simply don't attempt to do it. However, a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission working group has come up with the idea of creating sewer sub-districts to spread the costs over a larger group of people.

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  7. Montgomery County pesticide hearing draws a crowdRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Gazette.net

    An estimated 300 people packed the Montgomery County Council chamber Thursday for the first of two public hearings on a proposed ban on lawn pesticides. The bill - introduced by council President George L. Leventhal of Takoma Park - bans the use of nonessential pesticides from lawns and certain public green spaces, but not from agriculture, turf farms and golf courses.

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  8. New leadership at Olneya s Longwood Recreation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Gazette.net

    When Rob Hanlen stepped into his role as new director of Longwood Community Recreation Center, he quickly learned that he had big shoes to fill. His predecessor, Sophie Randolph, retired in October after 20 years.

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  9. Montgomery bus depot move signals Rockville park departureRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Gazette.net

    A Rockville athletic park will leave to make way for a Montgomery County Public Schools bus depot, according to a school system official. The school system plans to move its Shady Grove Bus Depot, now on Crabbs Branch Way in Rockville, to a site that currently holds the district's Blair G. Ewing Center and the Mark Twain School Athletic Park.

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  10. Rockville marks Martin Luther King Jr. DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Gazette.net

    Rockville will hold its 43rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at 10 a.m. Monday at Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive. The celebration will include performances by Motion and Vision Contemporary Dance Ensemble, Urban Artistry hip hop dancers, the Kiamsha theatrical group, Arte Flamenco and Glorystar Children's Chorus, according to a city news release.

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  11. Kagan: Hogan not showing a his lovea for MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Gazette.net

    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan must understand Montgomery County's needs and the role it plays in Maryland's success, incoming District 17 Sen.-elect Cheryl Kagan told Rockville's mayor and City Council on Monday. In the days before taking office, Hogan - an Annapolis businessman - is “not expressing his love for Montgomery County,” said Kagan of Rockville.

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  12. Rockville grapples with development, schoolsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Gazette.net

    A proposal that would recalibrate the balance between development and school enrollment growth in Rockville drew three dozen residents and former city officials to testify at a public hearing Monday night, with many backing and many opposing the change. The hearing on proposed changes to the city's adequate public facilities standards at the mayor and council's weekly meeting was the first of two, with the second scheduled for Jan. 26. Among the several changes proposed by Councilman Tom Moore, the most contentious was a provision that would raise the city's threshold for when a school is at full capacity, moving it from 110 percent of program capacity to 120 percent.

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  13. A perfect start at Richard MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Gazette.net

    Richard Montgomery High School boys basketball coach David Breslaw said he remembers the summer league meeting last year at Miller's Ale House in Rockville, where coaches of teams competing in St. Andrew's Summer League met to talk over how the organization would work. Coaches from different schools were coming up to Breslaw, whose Rockets had gone 11-13 in the 2013-2014 campaign, and sharing their expectations.

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  14. Civic group to discuss development processRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Civic Federation will meet 7:45 to 10 p.m. Monday in the first-floor auditorium of the County Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville.

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  15. First a lead teachersa approved in Montgomery CountyRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Gazette.net

    About 30 Montgomery County teachers have earned a new status that could help propel them to leadership roles in schools and projects. The educators were named “lead teachers” as part of a county education Career Lattice program , which is focusing on 58 high-need schools this academic year.

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  16. Rockville Town Center faces the competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Gazette.net

    An active Town Center in downtown Rockville is “super important” to her business, says Caya Cagri, owner of The Cottage Monet on Maryland Avenue. Rockville's Town Center needs to stay vibrant to compete with other entertainment centers around the county, one developer recently told the city's mayor and council.

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  17. Amid regional competitors, Rockvillea s Town Center looks to carry onRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Rockville's Town Center needs to stay vibrant to compete with other entertainment centers around the county, one developer recently told the city's mayor and council. The competitive environment for the downtown area has changed in the past year, Marc Dubick, president of Duball LLC, told the mayor and council in November.

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  18. Blair High alumnus chosen as Rhodes ScholarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Gazette.net

    At the University of Maryland, College Park, Fang Cao has become the first student to win both a Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Harry Truman Scholarship. He is only the second honoree from the University of Maryland, according to Rhodes Trust and university records.

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  19. Montgomery lawmakers hopeful about expanding student school board member votingRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Gazette.net

    With a chief opponent leaving the Maryland legislature, supporters of expanding voting rights for Montgomery County's student school board member think they may now have a clearer path to success. Thirteen members of the county's delegation have sponsored a local bill to allow Montgomery's student board member to vote on nearly all of the same topics as the board's seven adult members.

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  20. Students share opinions on major challenges they face in schoolRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Gazette.net

    It wasn't the easiest of tasks on Friday for the seventh- and eighth-graders in Krista McKim's English classes at the Blair Ewing Center, a Montgomery County Public Schools Alternative Education Program school in Rockville. “I am so proud of them,” McKim said of her students.

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