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

    8 min ago | 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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  2. Gaithersburg gives green light to bus rapid transit studyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Gazette.net

    Gaithersburg officials agreed on Dec. 15 to spend up to $105,000 to study how a bus rapid transit line would best fit in the city's five-mile stretch of Md. 355. John Schlichting, Gaithersburg's director of planning and code administration, said city staff knows that making physical improvements to the Frederick Avenue corridor is a major priority.

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  3. Post offices dealing with higher demand during holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Gazette.net

    Customers wait in line as a clerk works during the busy Christmas rush time in the post office at Leisure World in Silver Spring. The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for many, including local post offices that feature people hustling and bustling to ship off packages and cards.

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  4. Rockville program highlights child abuse prevention, discussionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Gazette.net

    The presentation was hosted by the Montgomery County Council of PTAs' health and safety committee. Among those attending were parents, school staff and four county school board members.

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  5. District 17a s Kagan prepares to take her seat in Maryland SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gazette.net

    In the six weeks since the General Election, state Sen.-elect Cheryl C. Kagan of Rockville has been busily preparing for her return to Annapolis next month and eagerly awaiting the opportunity to represent her constituents in a new position. The former delegate - Kagan served District 17 in the state House from 1995 to 2003 - made a significant move recently when she hired her chief of staff.

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  6. Accounting firm grows, moves in RockvilleRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gazette.net

    Glass Jacobson of Owings Mills, an accounting and financial management firm, is moving its Rockville office to larger quarters in January to handle its growth. The new 9,000-square-foot office will be at 800 King Farm Blvd.; the current 5,000-square-foot office is at 1901 Research Blvd. “When we moved into this location over 25 years ago, we were the first tenants in the building and only had four full-time employees on our team,” Doug White, managing partner of the office, said in a news release.

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  7. BioMed sells Rockville property for $322.5MRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gazette.net

    BioMed Realty Trust of San Diego, which owns several bioscience properties in Rockville and Gaithersburg, has sold a big one: 9911 Belward Campus Drive in Rockville, where the sole tenant is Human Genome Sciences. BioMed Realty reported selling the 289,000-square-foot biologics manufacturing facility for $322.5 million to GI Partners, a private equity firm in Menlo Park, Calif., netting about $136.0 million.

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  8. Savvy Treats opens in RockvilleRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gazette.net

    Savvy Treats, which bakes and sells cupcakes, cakes and bread, has opened a shop at 90 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville.

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  9. Rockville Democrat to focus on school construction, transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gazette.net

    In the six weeks since the General Election, state Sen.-elect Cheryl C. Kagan of Rockville has been busily preparing for her return to Annapolis next month and eagerly awaiting the opportunity to represent her constituents in a new position. The former delegate - Kagan served District 17 in the state House from 1995 to 2003 - made a significant move recently when she hired her chief of staff.

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  10. Rockville ponders Pike Plan scheduleRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Gazette.net

    Meeting Monday night, the mayor and City Council discussed a possible schedule and how much interaction to have with the city's planning commission. The plan would overhaul a 382-acre section of the city along nearly 2 miles of Rockville Pike stretching from Richard Montgomery Drive in the north to the city limits near Bou Avenue in the south, increasing its density in some areas and trying to make the area more friendly to a mix of transportation and development styles.

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  11. White Flint Mall to become simply White FlintRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Gazette.net

    Although the area around White Flint Mall is set to be marketed as the Pike District, the shopping center's owners say it will keep the name White Flint after redevelopment. Lerner Enterprises and the Tower Cos., both of Rockville, plan to tear down the mall and replace it with a town center-style mixed-use complex.

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  12. Ita s Pike District, or the area also known as White FlintRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Gazette.net

    People have been debating for years whether the rapidly developing area in an unincorporated part of the county needs a new name . Now an advisory committee and a property owners group agree that calling the area Pike District will help market the area.

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  13. Pike District, or the area formerly known as White FlintRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    People have been debating for years whether the rapidly developing area in an unincorporated part of the county needs a new name . Now an advisory committee and a property owners group agree that calling the area Pike District will help market the area.

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  14. Rockville residents oppose proposed move of alternative education centerRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    Some Rockville residents are pushing back against a Montgomery County Public Schools plan to possibly move an alternative education center to their neighborhood. The Aspen Hill-area residents said the Blair G. Ewing Center's relocation could create problems for their community and isn't a good fit for the center's students.

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  15. County grants to boost life sciencesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development has launched a new program designed to bolster the county's life sciences industry. The county will award grants of $5,000 to $25,000 to help these companies with business and product development.

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  16. Municipalities, county aim to coordinate bus rapid transit approachRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Gazette.net

    When it's completed, one prong of Montgomery County's proposed bus rapid transit system will stretch from Clarksburg down Md. 355 to Bethesda, linking the upcounty suburbs with communities just outside Washington.

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  17. Leggett lays out plan to boost countya s economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett draws laughs from his wife Catherine and U.S. District Court Judge Roger Titus as he recites his oath of office on Monday at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. New County Councilmen Tom Hucker of District 5 and Sidney Katz of District 3 listen to County Executive Isiah Leggett speak on Monday at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville.

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  18. And in North Bethesda, the winner is ...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    After months of speculation, a consultant hired by developers is set to propose a new name for the White Flint area of North Bethesda next week. Streetsense is scheduled to make a presentation about the possible renaming to the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Montgomery County Conference Center, according to Ken Hartman , director of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center.

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  19. County grants to boost life sciencesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development has launched a new program designed to bolster the county's life sciences industry. The county will award grants of $5,000 to $25,000 to help these companies with business and product development.

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  20. Andrews leaves county council after 16 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Gazette.net

    Outgoing District 3 Councilman Philip M. Andrews talks with David Naimon of the Board of Elections and Jordan P. Cooper of North Bethesda during the inaugural ceremony for the Montgomery County executive and council Monday at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. On Monday, Philip M. Andrews once again attended the swearing in of the new Montgomery County Council.

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