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  1. C&O Canal park considers increase in user feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Gazette.net

    Bikers, hikers and others who enjoy the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park and its towpath may have to pay more, under a National Park Service proposal. Currently, the only site along the park's 184.5-mile length from Cumberland to Washington, D.C., that collects fees is the Great Falls Visitor Center in Potomac.

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  2. Montgomery County residents mark holiday as day of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Gazette.net

    Sticky stuff Tyler Potyk, 10, of Olney makes peanut butter sandwiches during Montgomery County's day of service activities Monday at the county conference center in North Bethesda. The sandwiches were added to bag lunches for area shelters, homes and kitchens for those in need.

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  3. Rockwood Manor Park plan leaves neighbors ready to fightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Gazette.net

    Dozens of neighbors turned out last week to let officials know that their plans for a new driveway to solve problems at a nearby park in Potomac will only lead to more dangerous traffic. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission held a meeting Jan. 14 at Rockwood Manor Special Park on MacArthur Boulevard to share the results of a feasibility study begun last spring.

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  4. Rockwood Manor Park plan leaves neighbors ready to fightRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Gazette.net

    Dozens of neighbors turned out last week to let officials know that their plans for a new driveway to solve problems at a nearby park in Potomac will only lead to more dangerous traffic. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission held a meeting Jan. 14 at Rockwood Manor Special Park on MacArthur Boulevard to share the results of a feasibility study begun last spring.

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  5. Hockey club turns disabilities in abilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Gazette.net

    Sean Twombly, of Potomac, works with Donovan Neagle, 9, of Rockville, at Saturday's Montgomery Cheetahs practice at Cabin John Ice Rink.

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

    Tuesday Dec 30 | 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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  7. 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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  8. Montgomery AP exam performance improves slightly in 2014Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    High schools with largest increases in the number of AP exams taken, from 2013 to 2014: 1. Churchill : 222 2. Wheaton: 170 3. Blake : 127 4. Montgomery Blair : 112 5. Walter Johnson : 110 High schools with largest decreases in the number of AP exams taken, from 2013 to 2014: 1. Sherwood : 230 2. Watkins Mill : 132 3. Gaithersburg: 129 4. Whitman : 124 5. Paint Branch : 110 High schools with largest increases in percentage points of tests earning score of 3 or higher: 1. Springbrook : 10.2 2. Clarksburg: 7.1 3. Sherwood: 6.5 4. Paint Branch: 6 5. Wheaton: 5.9 High schools with largest decreases in percentage of tests earning score of 3 or higher: 1. Kennedy : 14.8 2. Northwest : 4.8 3. Magruder : 4.5 4. Damascus: 3.8 5. Blake: 3.7 5. Watkins Mill: 3.7 -Lindsay A. Powers On subjects from world history to biology, Montgomery County students performed slightly better on Advanced Placement ... (more)

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  9. Montgomery judge says court is right avenue for turf field disputeRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A Montgomery County judge decided on Nov. 18 that a youth soccer organization can continue its lawsuit over the use of two artificial turf fields in the county court system. Montgomery Soccer Inc. filed the suit July 1 in Montgomery County Circuit Court, saying the county Board of Education had unfairly entered into agreements with other groups for the turf fields at two public schools.

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  10. Montgomery judge says court is right avenue for turf field disputeRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A Montgomery County judge decided on Nov. 18 that a youth soccer organization can continue its lawsuit over the use of two artificial turf fields in the county court system. Montgomery Soccer Inc. filed the suit July 1 in Montgomery County Circuit Court, saying the county Board of Education had unfairly entered into agreements with other groups for the turf fields at two public schools.

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  11. Chinese restaurant coming to Cabin JohnRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The restaurant will have a full-service bar, according to a news release from Carl M. Freeman Cos. of Rockville, which owns the shopping center at 11325 Seven Locks Road, Potomac.

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  12. Space is the place for Montgomery Countya s physics whizzesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Rohit Harapanhalli, an eighth-grader at Cabin John Middle School in Potomac, places the bridge his team built on a platform for strength testing as teammate Barry Itkin looks on during Saturday's Final Frontiers competition at Wootton High School in Rockville. Rohit and Barry's team won and will attend a NASA luncheon in December.

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  13. Commission chairman says work follows requirements to the letterRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Gazette.net

    In a letter Friday, PSC Chairman Kevin Hughes told Sen. Brian J. Feldman and Councilman Roger Berliner that his staff evaluated Pepco's vegetation management activities and determined it to “meet both the letter and the spirit of the regulations.” Berliner of Bethesda and Feldman of Potomac sought Hughes' opinion after residents unsuccessfully sued to stop the utility from invoking a 1950s easement to remove mature trees from their properties.

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  14. Democrat incumbents set to win District 15Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Maryland District 15 Senate *Brian J. Feldman, Dem. 18,538 Robin Ficker, Rep. 11,741 House *Kathleen Dumais, Dem.

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  15. On par with the boys: Girls golf on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    When Mike Fisher, the recently retired coach of the 4A/3A state champion Winston Churchill golf team, came to the Potomac-area school in 2007, he had just five girls on his team. The sport had been made available on the high school level just a few years prior and it was taking time to catch on with girls.

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  16. Montgomery school official says turf field lawsuit a lacks meritaRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County Public Schools officials think a lawsuit that a youth soccer organization filed “lacks merit” and now want to move forward with a project related to the dispute, according to an Oct. 22 letter from the school board's president. In its suit filed July 1 in Montgomery County Circuit Court, Montgomery Soccer Inc. said the board unfairly struck agreements with other groups for the use of two artificial turf fields, an existing one at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, and one that has yet to be installed at Winston Churchill High in Potomac.

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  17. Potomac teen dies in Beltway crashRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The crash occurred at about 2 a.m. south of Persimmon Tree Road in Bethesda, when one car rear-ended another, in which Dominik Liam Pettey, 17, was sitting, according to The Washington Post. Pettey was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Maryland State Police, who said they could not provide further details Monday morning because the investigation is ongoing.

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  18. Feldman, Berliner ask PSC to stall Pepco tree-cuttingRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Weeks after a judge would not stop Pepco from removing trees from private Potomac backyards, two lawmakers are asking the Maryland Public Service Commission to intervene. Montgomery County Councilman Roger Berliner and state Sen. Brian J. Feldman wrote PSC chairman Kevin Hughes on Friday asking Hughes to stop the utility's tree-trimming for the next two weeks and investigate whether Pepco is actually following the commission's tree-trimming regulations.

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  19. Field hockey teams ready for playoffsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The brackets for the field hockey playoffs were released Thursday, via CountySportsZone.com. The tournament is set to begin Tuesday and run through Nov. 8. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School earned the No.

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  20. Gaithersburg woman helps with spousal loss through new nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Kristin Hoover, executive director of Widow Care, a nonprofit that provides a support network for widows and widowers, stands along a trail in Rock Creek Regional Park in Derwood on Oct. 9. A 5K run and walk is scheduled for Nov. 1 at the park to raise money and awareness for the organization. Regaining independence and stability after losing a spouse can seem impossible for someone who has limited family and community support, but a newly launched local nonprofit is working to help smooth the transition.

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