In the Community

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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MCASAC and FMCA to host fee-waived animal adoption event

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will hold a fee-waived adoption event for all dogs 40 pounds and over and small animals from...

County Executive visits Montgomery Village Health Care Center during National Nursing Assistant week

by Mavis Clayton-Brady

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich visited the Nursing Assistant staff at Montgomery Village Health Care Center in honor of National Nursing Assistant...

Northgate Community Church Vacation Bible School

G’day, mate! Are you ready for the trip of a lifetime as we zoom off to the Land Down Under? Come for summer fun and...

Reminder: Please pick up after your pets - and other pet reminders

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection reminds all residents that picking up after their pets is not just a matter of public health and...

Letters to the Editor - Robert Portanova

Editor:

As we approach summer, let's imagine a tranquil, quiet sunny day—with only the sound of the wind and birds. Now imagine that same day...

The perfect summer gig: Lake Whetstone Dock positions available

Lake Whetstone is one of the most cherished areas of the Montgomery Village community. The boat rental program helps people explore this local gem from...

Building Change energy efficiency upgrade grants now available

Are your electric bills high? Apply now to upgrade your home for free! Home efficiency upgrade grants, funded by MEA in partnership with Building Change...

Village resident authors book to help families succeed

Project manager and Village resident Hilary Kinney, PMP, was inspired to write her new book “Project Management for Parents: Engage the Family. Build Teamwork. Succeed...

Swing Time Big Band has deep roots in Montgomery Village

Long-time Village resident Don Hayden is a humble musician with a pretty big secret. About an 18-piece secret—Hayden leads a large swing band, and has...

Montgomery Village man collects and ships donated bicycles to Togo, West Africa

Montgomery Village resident Daté Mienso has been collecting bicycles donated by Village (and non-Village) residents since 2019, when he first posted a request on Nextdoor....

Lois Green-Sligo Chapter looks back at 100-year legacy of Izaak Walton League

The Lois Green-Sligo (LGS) Chapter of the Izaak Walton League has provided conservation and outdoor recreation activities for local residents since it was founded in...

Moe’s Southwest Grill open in Montgomery Village

Two Germantown locals, Chirag Shah and Christopher Tyler, are bringing a taste of Tex-Mex to Montgomery Village. Shah and Tyler met at Northwest High School...

MVF Student Representative Reflection

by Hali Janzen

In 2021, despite the COVID-19 crisis, I was given the opportunity to work at Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) and on the MVF...

Lidl celebrates Grand Opening of Montgomery Village store on February 9

Lidl US, hosted a Grand Opening event on Wednesday, Feb. 9, to celebrate its newest store in Montgomery Village, 19225 Montgomery Village Avenue. A ribbon...

Letter to the Editor - Don O'Neill

Editor:

How did this happen? Who was the first Whetstone person contacted on the Evergreen project? How did this unacceptable project get underway? Why was...

Letters to the Editor - Robert Portanova

Editor:

I would like to express my deep sadness and disapproval of stream (demolition) restoration projects currently being proposed along North Creek behind AppleRidge and...

Residents’ music documentary to air on MPT

In September 2020, Village residents Bryan Reichhardt and Suzanne B. Tolford released their 5-year labor “Anacostia Delta: The Legacy of DC’s TeleMasters,” which celebrates a...

Official Monarch Butterfly Waystation installed at North Creek Lake

by Paula Brooks and Pat Cuff

In partnership, the Montgomery Village Garden Club and the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) officially registered a section of the...

Montgomery County Recycle Right “Oops Tag” Program

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is highlighting its Recycle Right “Oops Tag” Program to inform residents about materials that should not be...

Thanks to all our volunteers in April

Often April is known as Earth Month and April 22 is Earth Day. During the month, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) hosted the annual spring...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Business Directory

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Ledo Pizza & Pasta
19200 Montgomery Village Avenue
301-740-3351
State Farm - David Vidmar
9 North Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-926-3700
Rotary Club of Montgomery Village
2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg (Holiday Inn)
jim@slins.com