Category: Neighborhoods

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Friday, March 29 2019 YMCA Mom Prom—Pretty in Pink! Benefit, Silver Spring Civic Building, $45-$1,500, 7 p.m. Gallery Night with Gilly McCaney, Great Shoals Winery, 7050 Carroll Ave., 7-10 p.m. Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30 NOAA Open House, 1315 East-West Highway, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Love Your Local, various Takoma Park businesses, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sligo Creek Stormwater Project Tour, meet at Colesville Road and St. Andrews Way, 10 a.m.-noon Learn to Mediate Workshop, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 11 a.m.-noon Record Exchange Revue, 8642 Colesville Rd....

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School Board to Consider Recommendation for Northwood Expansion

CORRECTION: We mistook the date on the .pdf for the date of action. The board is scheduled to consider this recommendation from the superintendent at tonight’s meeting. The March 14 document (linked to below) was the final report to the board. The Montgomery County School Board has approved a recommendation to proceed with a two-year expansion project at Northwood High School on University Boulevard West. The board also approved using what would become a reopened Charles W. Woodward High School as a holding school for Northwood students in the 2023-24 school year. The Woodward location at 11211 Old Georgetown...

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Childcare Center Proposed for Veterinary Clinic Location

A Silver Spring veterinary clinic would be redeveloped into a childcare center under a proposal presented last night during a meeting of the East Silver Spring Civic Association. Ambassador Animal Hospital at 811 Sligo Ave., owned by Dr. Sailendra and Aruna Roy, would become a franchise of Kiddie Academy, an Abingdon, Md. company that provides educational childcare at about 200 locations around the country. The existing building will remain, said Grant Gary, president of brokerage services for The Woodmont Company, a Texas-based real estate services company serving as the project’s developer.  “We would actually be constructing the upper floor...

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County DOT Seeking Comments on Dale Drive Pedestrian Proposals

The county’s Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on preliminary proposals developed for of the Dale Drive Pedestrian Facility Improvement Project. The department presented several concepts and their potential impacts on the area, which covers the stretch of Dale Drive from Georgia Avenue to Colesville Road, during a Feb. 12 meeting. That presentation was part of on an ongoing number of meetings and discussions that have taken place among stakeholders, including the Dale Drive Safety Coalition, neighboring civic associations and county officials, since planning began last August. The DOT also reviewed the results of a community survey taken...

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Montgomery Parks Surveying Residents About Future Dog Parks

Montgomery Parks is surveying residents within all five Regional Service Centers to help determine possible options for future dog parks. The surveys are part of a Dog Parks Site Suitability Study currently underway and ask residents of each area to choose from a set of locations determined by parks staff. Each study area was defined as within a half-mile radius of areas zoned for high-density housing, such as townhomes or multi-family homes, since those residents tend to lack yards. Staff then looked at existing facilities and graded them on size, proximity to playgrounds and residents (to avoid potential conflicts...

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