Design Excellence Awards Return for 2021

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Awards have returned for 2021, according to an announcement on the department’s website. “The Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking to recognize exceptional architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism that makes a difference in people’s lives and represents the county’s highest quality of design to the region, state and nation. This year, Montgomery Planning will hold its fifth Design Excellence Awards competition to honor this work.”

Takoma Park Parking Permits Renewals Due Now

Renewals for renewed parking permits in Takoma Park began June 1, according to a reminder community advisory from the city’s police department. Any vehicle’s windshield sticker with an expiration date of June 2021 or older must apply for renewal.