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Staying Aware in the Village

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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Resident publishes book of short fiction stories

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County has funded the publication of “Love, Loss, & Ghosts”—a collection of short fiction that features stories set...

Free community food pickup

The Watkins Mill High School Wellness Center, in partnership with local nonprofit 480 Cares (founded by Montgomery Village resident Joseph Hooks), provides a weekly free...

Montgomery County offers free weekly rabies clinics for pets

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will begin hosting free appointment-based rabies clinics for dogs, cats and ferrets of Montgomery County residents....

US Coast Guard Auxiliary presents About Boating Safely

Residents interested in learning about safe boating practices are encouraged to check out the in-depth boating safety course from the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. This...

Protect your home from Coronavirus

by Vicky Rodgers, on behalf of Presidential Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc.

Researchers increasingly believe that clouds of the coronavirus, expelled when someone speaks, coughs,...

Letter to the Editor - Barbara St. John

Editor:

As members of the Montgomery Village Foundation, Inc. receive their 2021 notice of assessments, it is a good time to review where our money...

Montgomery Village Rotary Club donates PPE equipment

The Montgomery Village Rotary Club recently donated and delivered over $6,000 of PPE equipment and supplies to local nursing homes, including Atrium in Montgomery Village.

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Letter to the Editor - Edna Miller

Editor:

Please consider this as a "comment" on proposed residential development situated off Watkins Mill Road in the back of Montgomery Village Center, that I...

Boy Scouts “moving” through COVID-19

by Sam Henry, Life Scout, Troop 1988

The last few months have been rough for everyone with everything going on in the world. But now...

Winterization Grants still available

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and BFF are pleased to announce that to date, we have completed eight weatherization projects in the Montgomery Village Community, totaling $67,712...

Letter to the Editor - Robert Portanova

Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to recognize a Stedwick resident who is exactly what being a good resident means.

I often see...

Watkins Mill student nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Watkins Mill High School senior Tanya Yahouedeou has been selected as a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, which will convene later this...

Garden Club beds plants for winter

It’s bedtime for blossoms at the Montgomery Village Garden Club’s Display Garden located at the North Creek Nature Center Garden. On a warm October’s afternoon,...

WMHS student’s poetry accepted for national publication

East Village resident and Watkins Mill High school student Zoey Dodge has had her poetry entry in the National High School Poetry Contest accepted for...

Blessing Box installed in Maryland Place

On Thursday, Sept. 17, the Maryland Place Board of Directors celebrated the neighborhood groundbreaking for installation of a community Blessing Box. This was the culmination...

Letter to the Editor - Don O'Neill

Editor:

The virtual Centerway Local Park Community Meeting held on September 15, 2020 at 7 p.m. was a disaster.

The call in...

Letter to the Editor - Don O'Neill

Editor:

The recent absentee ballot letter contained numerous points of confusion that have evoked thousands of citizen comments and questions.

After spending two days in...

Reflections on a unique summer internship

by Comfort Oshagbemi, MVF Student Representative

This year has brought us some very uncertain times—like nothing we’d ever seen before—and the opportunity to adapt quickly....

Village residents celebrate DC music scene in new film

For the last five years, a group of talented musicians and filmmakers have been exploring Washington D.C.’s unique genre-blending guitar music and its heroes Danny...

Letter to the Editor - Barbara St. John

Editor:

At its August meeting the Montgomery Village Foundation Board of Directors will receive the staff’s 2021 Draft Budget. That budget should include Direct Billing...

Letter to the Editor - Robert Portanova

Editor:

On July 20, Gaithersburg City Council voted 3-2 in favor of moving forward with a Department of Public Works project which will have a...

Letters to the Editor - Carol Solomon

Editor:

After 44 years living here and our children off their own, Montgomery Village turned into background noise in my retirement life—buildings and roads I...

Letters to the Editor - M. Jerome Leonard

Editor:

We are all dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustice, economic impact and all the stress these disruptions have caused in our lives. I...

Understanding Social Security Survivors Benefits

by Diana Varela, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration

Unfortunately, tragedy can strike without any warning. The loss of a family member can be devastating...

How to do good while feeling good

In these days of confinement, we may sometimes look to our past to plan for the future. It worked before; it will again, goes the...

Letters to the Editor - Ralph Colling

Editor:

The current MVF President has become the image of Montgomery Village. His picture on the cover of most Village News issues, and always on...

Covenant United Methodist Church online worship

For at least the next several weeks, Covenant United Methodist Church (CUMC), located at the corner of Wightman Road and Montgomery Village Avenue, will host...

Village resident publishes new book about suffragist Alice Paul

Long-time Village resident and author Patricia Cuff has penned a new book, “Alice Paul, A Suffragist for Today”, available now. The latest in Cuff’s work...

Change in leadership for 6th District Police

As of Sunday January 5, Commander Paul Liquorie has taken over as commander of the Montgomery County Police 6th District. Commander Dinesh Patil, who has...

Senior Support Group

Long-time Village residents have started a support group for seniors who wish to age gracefully. This free weekly meeting is open to all who wish...

Magic Nails under new management

Magic Nails in Goshen Plaza will soon be rebranded as GEM Nails and Spa. The shop was recently purchased by Village residents, Annie and Pat,...

Village resident takes the fashion industry by storm

Montgomery Village resident Reginald LaVincient Wilson always dreamed of becoming a fashion designer, but only recently made a career jump to pursue his passion. After...

Montgomery County Police Department announces new smartphone app

As part of the Montgomery County Police Department’s ongoing efforts to provide community members with the best police service, the Department is excited to announce...

Business Directory

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Gaithersburg Animal Hospital
280 North Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-948-2828
Robert Beatson, II
9818 Glynshire Way, Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 340-2951
Village Environmental, LLC
Montgomery Village, Maryland 20886
(202) 407-2081