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New Regulations for Airbnb-Style Short-Term Rentals Go Into Effect Next Month

Montgomery County property owners will have to register and license their rental homes or rooms
06/19/18

Triple Lane Closures Planned for Beltway’s Outer Loop This Weekend

Crews will work on resurfacing the bridge over Kensington Parkway
06/15/18

County Board of Elections Ready as Early Voting Begins

President Jim Shalleck said Thursday the board expects 30 percent of primary election votes will be cast early
06/14/18

School Board Adopts $ 2.6 Billion MCPS Budget

Plan includes $ 77 million spending increase to keep up with enrollment, add programs
06/13/18

Bethesda Pedestrians, Officials Trying To Navigate Around Expected Spate of Sidewalk Closures

Some people are walking into Wisconsin Avenue to avoid closure at Marriott headquarters site
06/12/18

Week Ahead: Early Voting Begins Thursday

Plus: Metro running additional service for Capitals victory parade; three county executive forums this week
06/11/18

Rockville Science Center Considers Site for Permanent Home

The property in the Rockville Town Center is currently a parking lot
06/07/18

Pilot Project Based on Leggett’s Proposed Contracting Method for Stormwater Management Caused Fish Kill in Potomac

The contractor Soltesz was fined by the county for releasing sediment from a pond into a nearby creek
06/05/18

Judge Rules Against Ervin in Her Fight To Get Ballot Reprinted; Teen from Chevy Chase Sneaks Crab into Caps Game

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
06/05/18

Week Ahead: Two County Executive Forums; Free Salsa Dance Class at Rockville Town Square

Plus: Sunshine and mild temperatures expected this week
06/04/18

Construction Set To Begin on Purple Line Tunnel in Long Branch

Plus Lyttonsville Place Bridge to close in mid-June, street closures coming to downtown Silver Spring
06/04/18

Leggett Vetoes County Council’s Move To Block His Stormwater Project Contracting Change

It’s the first line-item veto in Montgomery County since 1993, according to the county executive
06/01/18

Bethesda Neighbors Wonder Whether Term ‘Citizens Association’ Sounds Non-Inclusive

Community group ponders name change
06/01/18

State Utility Regulator Approves Pepco Rate Decrease

Residents will see a reduction in their electric bills and receive a one-time credit
05/31/18

Early Voting Begins in Two Weeks in Montgomery County

Two new early voting centers in Sandy Spring and Wheaton will be used this year
05/31/18

County Council Twitter Account Compromised, Used To Send Out Post Containing Expletives

Staff members quickly deleted tweet, posted explanation
05/29/18

Council Reappoints Fani-Gonzalez to the Montgomery County Planning Board

Her second, four-year term will begin mid-June
05/25/18

Stormwater Contracting Issue Looms as County Council Formally Approves Fiscal 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets

County Executive Leggett, who is trying to reform how contracts for stormwater capital projects are awarded, plans to veto the council’s decision to keep the current contracting system
05/25/18

As Democrats Battle, Hogan Remains Quiet; Registration Now Open for Summer Parks Activities

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
05/25/18

Bethesda Community Advocates, Parents Critique ‘Placeholder’ Projects for Local Schools

County Council uses funds to prevent housing development from stalling in areas with crowded classrooms
05/24/18
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