Montgomery Village News Articles

Free back-to-school vaccination clinics

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is offering free vaccinations for school-aged children (pre-K through high school) at 

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Staying aware in the Village

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The following is information taken from the Recent News Summaries of the Montgomery County Police Department and is not a complete listing of every incident.

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MVF Independence Day Parade winners

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Montgomery Village residents turned out in great numbers both as spectators and parade participants at this year’s Independence Day Parade along Apple Ridge Road and then for the Celebration that followed at the Apple Ridge Recreation Area.

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Montgomery County public libraries debut new online library card registration

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Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are debuting a new online system that will allow county residents age 18 and older to apply for library cards. The online application system eliminates the need for appearing in person to apply for a card. Library cards provide access to

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Expanding the Drone as First Responder program

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On June 26, County Councilmembers Balcombe, Katz and Luedtke sponsored an UpCounty meeting on the Drone as a First Responder (DFR) program. Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Captain Jason Cokinos explained the DFR program and its successes so far in

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Montgomery County Council confirms Assistant Chief Marc Yamada as next police chief 

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The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday, June 18, unanimously confirmed the appointment of Assistant Chief Marc Yamada to serve as the new chief of the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD).

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Large dog park closed for maintenance, installation of shade structures at David B. Humpton Park

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MVF is pleased to announce two upcoming enhancements at David B. Humpton Park (9701 Stewartown Road): the installation of new shade structures in the playground area and maintenance work in the large dog park.

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County to provide free deck inspections in May

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The Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services (DPS) will provide free residential deck maintenance inspections during the month of May as part of its annual Building Safety Month campaign. The program began on May 1 and is limited to 250 appointments. Requests must be from the homeowner and must not be for a deck that has previously received a DPS deck inspection. Balconies are also excluded from the program.

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Community efforts were shining bright in celebration of Earth Day 2024

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It was wonderful to see so many people around the Village celebrating Earth Day 2024. On Monday, April 22, several residents were spotted picking up trash along roadsides, planting native flowers in gardens and enjoying the beautiful weather.

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EPA establishes nationwide legally enforceable drinking water limits

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been delivering on the promise to protect communities from the harmful effects of toxic substances, including cancer-causing agents. Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) are a series of man-made chemical compounds that persist in the environment for long periods of time.

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Christ the Servant Lutheran Church joins forces with St. Vincent de Paul charity

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Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 9801 Centerway Road, has partnered with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to collect donated items, which will go to one of the charity’s thrift stores to be sold to the public. The church is asking the Montgomery Village community to donate new and clean used clothing and shoes. Donations may be placed in the large Blue Donation Box located in the church’s parking lot.

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Home to Home gives pets a smoother transition into a new home

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There is an easier way to connect county families that need to rehome their pets. The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) has added an interactive, free tool called Home To Home.

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Montgomery County seeks volunteers to support victims and their families

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Montgomery County’s Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP), is seeking volunteers to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence and their families.

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Adopt a new furry friend any day of the week

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Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, will be open for adoptions 7 days a week beginning Sunday, Jan. 14.

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Montgomery Village ladies are invited to join local ladies social club

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If one of your goals for 2024 is to get to know a friendly group of local women who share your interest in enjoying fun activities and learning new things, then here is your opportunity.

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Metro eliminates $2 SmarTrip card fee for seniors

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Metro’s Board of Directors has approved the elimination of the $2 fee on Senior SmarTrip® cards. Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 16, Senior SmarTrip cards will be issued at no cost to customers ages 65 and older.

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Give Thanks by Giving Blood to the NIH Blood Bank

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The Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking blood donors to fill its blood and platelet bank for child and adult patients.

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WGTS 91.9 FM Christian music team is coming to Gaithersburg

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Meet the WGTS 91.9 radio team on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church (GPC), 610 South Frederick Avenue.

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Learn ways to protect the environment around your home

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On Sunday, Oct. 15, 1 to 4 p.m., East Gaithersburg United presents an “EGU Environmental Forum.” This special virtual event offers workshops, presentations and a Q&A session.

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Attention Job Seekers: County Career Fair and Hiring Expo is October 3

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Montgomery County Government has nearly 1,000 full-time and part-time jobs currently open for employment. Interested job seekers who are 18 years and older are encouraged to attend the Montgomery County Career Fair and Hiring Expo on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, located at 1 Veterans Place in downtown Silver Spring.  

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