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  1. Gazette folds same week as founder diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    In 1959, the first issue of the Gaithersburg Gazette was pieced together by Earle D. Hightower out of the basement of his Rockville home. On June 8, Hightower died in Pinehurst, N.C., at 92 years old, four days before it was announced that The Gazette in Montgomery and Prince George's counties - publications that evolved from his original creation - would print their final editions this week.

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  2. 53 townhouses coming to King FarmRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Streetscape Partners of Rockville is teaming up with a Los Angeles company to develop 53 townhouses in King Farm in Rockville. The four-story townhouses on King Farm Boulevard will range from 1,800 to 2,250 square feet, with three to five bedrooms, according to a news release.

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  3. Brooke Grove breaks ground on new rehabilitation centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A rendering of the new rehabilitation center at Brooke Grove Retirement Village in Sandy Spring. The 70-bed facility is expected to open in 2017.

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  4. 53 townhouses coming to King FarmRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Streetscape Partners of Rockville is teaming up with a Los Angeles company to develop 53 townhouses in King Farm in Rockville. The four-story townhouses on King Farm Boulevard will range from 1,800 to 2,250 square feet, with three to five bedrooms, according to a news release.

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  5. Takoma Park reviewing city salary structureRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Takoma Park is reviewing its city employee salary structure, considering pay upgrades that would cost more than $1 million over three years. The plan calls for step increases as employees advance through grades.

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  6. On to the next chapter for Rock Terrace gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Rock Terrace School's graduating class included Aleksey Tretick of Takoma Park, Gabriel Salapare of Silver Spring, Minhaj Molla of Gaithersburg , James Lynch of Silver Spring, Brian Lopez of Montgomery Village and Vonell Bell of Rockville. Joette James, an assistant professor in the departments of pediatrics and psychiatry at George Washington University, was the guest speaker for this year's Rock Terrace School graduation on Thursday.

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  7. HHS plans expansion of Twinbrook facilityRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is planning to consolidate several local offices into one office in Rockville's Twinbrook neighborhood. The move is expected to bring agency employees from leased offices on Gaither Road, Choke Cherry Road, Twinbrook Parkway and Thompson Avenue into an office currently being renovated at the Parklawn Building at 5600 Fishers Lane, according to a document from the U.S. General Services Administration.

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  8. Italian eatery marks 25th year with donationsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Il Pizzico, an Italian restaurant in Rockville, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week by donating a portion of its sales to Manna Food Center in Gaithersburg.

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  9. Rockville eases development standardsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Gazette.net

    On a split vote, Rockville officials decided Monday night to use the same standards as Montgomery County when determining how its growing school enrollment affects proposed new housing and other development projects. The vote is the latest chapter in the monthslong controversy in which two public hearings on the issue drew testimony from 93 people, with even more weighing in during public comment periods at mayor and council meetings, and through email and other means.

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  10. StonePark Productions wants more Maryland filmsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Gazette.net

    With no formal education in filmmaking, but a lot of dedication to the craft, StonePark Productions in Gaithersburg just wrapped the filming of their first feature, “One Penny.” StonePark Productions is owned and operated by best friends and business partners Michael DeVita, of Gaithersburg, and David Melendez, of Silver Spring. Melendez said he and DeVita worked in real estate for some time, but that career was solely to make money in order to fund their real passion: filmmaking.

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  11. Rockville residents, businesses invited to public meetings on SouthlawnRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Rockville residents will have two chances this month to get details about a study that could mean fewer trucks driving through neighborhoods on the city's east side, among other changes. The Lincoln Park Community Center at 357 Frederick Ave. will host a meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, when city officials will provide information about the Southlawn Industrial Area Feasibility Study..

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  12. Senior facilities in Silver Spring, Bethesda still being marketed for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Two Montgomery County assisted and independent living facilities are still being marketed for sale, while most residents have moved, according to an HCR ManorCare spokesman. In February, residents and family members were informed in letters that Springhouse of Silver Spring and Springhouse of Bethesda were closing and being shopped around by the centers' property owner, HCP Inc., an Irvine, Calif.-based health care real estate investment trust.

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  13. Rockville studies industrial areaRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The public is invited to a meeting Wednesday to learn about a new study that Rockville is conducting to identify land-use and traffic solutions to lessen the impact of industrial uses on the city's east-side neighborhoods. The meeting will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3 at the Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Ave. The Southlawn Industrial Area Feasibility Study will cover 101 acres west of Gude Drive and First Street, north of Lincoln Street, south of Lofstrand Lane and east of Horners Lane, according to a city news release.

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  14. County, Rockville, Gaithersburg set Water Safety DayRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Gazette.net

    As summer approaches, Rockville will collaborate with Gaithersburg and Montgomery County to hold an event focused on safety in and on the water. The safety tips and tests will be offered from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Gaithersburg Water Park at Bohrer Park, 512 S. Frederick Ave. At this time of year, it's important to remind the community that safety comes first when swimming, boating or enjoying other water activities, said Adam Goldstein, superintendent of the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center.

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  15. Program includes community leaders studying and discussing local issuesRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The 2015 Emerging Leaders class at Leadership Montgomery is graduating this week. A commencement is planned for Friday at the Montgomery County Conference Center in North Bethesda.

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  16. Leadership Montgomery class to graduate FridayRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The 2015 Emerging Leaders class at Leadership Montgomery is graduating this week. A commencement is planned for Friday at the Montgomery County Conference Center in North Bethesda.

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  17. Montgomery County: Loan program generated 380 jobsRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A Montgomery County business development program that launched in 2012 with a $50 million county investment yielded $103 million in new small-business loans and 380 new jobs in 2014, the county reported last week. Small Business Plus! is a collaboration between the county and community banks with headquarters in the county.

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  18. Accused Rockville-area killer due in court MondayRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A Rockville-area man still being held Tuesday as a fugitive from justice in Alaska is expected back in Maryland this week to face murder charges in the Mother's Day stabbing deaths of his next-door neighbors on Ridge Drive. Scott Tomaszewski is due back in Montgomery County this week and will be arraigned Monday in Montgomery County District Court in Rockville, Ramon V. Korionoff, a spokesman for the county state's attorney's office, wrote in an email Tuesday.

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  19. Bethesda student wins art contestRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Peter Stubin, a senior at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, is the top winner of this year's 34th annual Congressional Art Competition in the 8th Congressional District. Stubin's ink-and-pastel piece, “Flossing,” will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year, starting in June.

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  20. Rockville fourth-graders rule a " at least for a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Fourth-graders Tyler Sauvajot and MaryElena Morales, both 10, try out the desk of Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton on Thursday before heading out to lunch with Newton . Tyler and MaryElena, who won the city's “If I Were Mayor” essay contest, were Mayors for a Day on Thursday, when they also visited the Gude Drive maintenance facility and Croydon Creek Nature Center, and took a ride-along with police.

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