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More ways than ever to connect with MVF

Over the last several years, Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) has added exciting new ways to stay connected and receive information from news to events, meetings...

Student Representative Nadia Makmak reflects on MVF Board experience

by Nadia Makmak

Over the past year, I was given the opportunity to work alongside many wonderful people at Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) and on...

Judge makes ruling in important Village lawsuit

Residents may recall that in August 2019, Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) filed a complaint in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County with the intent of...

2020 Architectural Standards Community Inspections

Every year, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Architectural Standards Department performs scheduled community inspections. In 2020, Architectural Standards will be completing the inspections that began...

We want you to know about the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities

Montgomery County recognizes that a large proportion of all its citizens now live in condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations, generally called "common ownership communities." In...

MVF begins 29th annual scholarship fund drive for Village high school seniors

Since 1991, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF), in partnership with Gaithersburg and Watkins Mill high schools, has awarded scholarships to deserving Village high school seniors...

Holiday tree recycling

As soon as holiday celebrations end, one of the main needs of many families is how to dispose of their holiday tree. Montgomery County’s recycling...

Administration and personnel policies updated at MVF Board meeting

by Mike Conroy

At the final 2019 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, a number of administrative/operating and personnel policy changes or additions...

Winter heating safety reminders

In the winter months, especially with the recent extreme cold temperatures, the cost to heat your home with oil, gas or electricity can often be...

EPA proposes lead and copper in drinking water rule revisions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes regulatory revisions to the National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) for lead and copper under the authority of the...

Village News now delivered to your inbox

The Montgomery Village News staff is pleased to announce that beginning today, Friday, Dec. 6, residents can now receive a weekly digest of articles posted...

2019 was a year of growth in the Village

by Mike Conroy

Growth comes in many forms—it could be physical height, the blooming of plants or even positive change. Over the last year, Montgomery...

Martin P. Roy Park Playground Replacement

The Montgomery Village Foundation Department of Recreation and Parks is in the process of developing plans for the replacement of the playground at Martin P....

North Creek Lake Park playground update

by Amy Roswurm

The playground replacement project at North Creek Lake Park has been awarded to Metro Recreation, Inc., and it is expected for construction...

North Creek Stream Valley restoration to begin soon

The North Creek Stream Valley Restoration Project will take place along North Creek between Wightman Road and Montgomery Village Avenue. This section of North Creek...

MVF 2020 Budget tops agenda at October Board meeting

by Mike Conroy

The MVF Board of Directors approved the 2020 Operating Budget and other items related to the budget at its meeting on October...

Montgomery Village commercial property development updates

Three major commercial development projects are in different stages of either the Montgomery County planning process or under construction. MVF continues to work with the...

Board approves 2020 budget, sets assessment rates

by Mike Conroy

At its October 24 meeting, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors approved the 2020 Operating Budget, which includes an increase...

Park of the Month: Picton Playground

by Amy Roswurm

Nestled between East Village Avenue and Snouffer School Road on Welbeck Way is the small .12-acre Picton Playground. It is located between...

MVF Board Student Rep position open for high school juniors

Calling all high school juniors who have an interest in serving their community and school and representing the youth in Montgomery Village! The Montgomery Village...

“Doug the Bug” claims Pumpkin Race victory

by Mike Conroy

It wouldn’t be October without the Montgomery Village Great Pumpkin Race and Fall Festival. On Saturday, Oct. 12, pumpkins and people once...

Great Pumpkin Race and Fall Festival Winners

VIP Race Winner
Montgomery County Councilmember Sydney Katz – County Pumpkin

Championship Race Winner
Reilly Family – Doug the Bug

 

Pumpkin Decoration

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MVF Board prepares for 2020 election cycle with new candidate video interviews

by Mike Conroy

At the September 26 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, the MVF Board approved several items in preparation of the...

Brick replacement

Many Montgomery Village homes feature brick in their design, whether on the house itself, or as part of a courtyard wall. Over time, brick can...

Park of the Month: Clubside Park

by Amy Roswurm

One of the most visible, but unknown parks in Montgomery Village is Clubside Park. This small park is located at 19500...

Consider volunteering in the community

by Mike Conroy
In these busy times, it's easy to take for granted all that happens in the community; often focusing time and energy...

Village Center update

Construction fencing has been installed around the old Bank of America and Denny’s buildings at the Village Center. Additionally, there is fencing blocking where Centerway...

Village volunteers appointed to committees

by Mike Conroy

At the August 22 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Director’s meeting, the Board continued to support its mission of volunteerism by...

Park of the Month: Martin P. Roy Park

by Amy Roswurm

Located near the end of East Village Avenue on Cinnabar Drive is Martin P. Roy Park. This 4.6-acre park features of a...

MVF Board approves draft budget for publication

by Mike Conroy

During the August 22 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, the MVF Board approved the 2020 Proposed Budget for publication....

Goshen Road resurfacing project

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has scheduled and funded a $2 million roadway patching, milling and resurfacing project on Goshen Road from Odendhal Avenue...

MVF Board selects option for North Creek Pool Renovation

by Mike Conroy

During their regular monthly meeting on July 25, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors discussed several options for the North...

Park of the Month: Patsy E. Huson Ballfield

by Amy Roswurm

Located along Fulks Farm Road in East Village, residents will find Patsy E. Huson Ballfield. This park is named for Patsy Huson,...

An important legal issue now threatening the fabric of our community

Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) has filed a complaint in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County with the intent of stopping three condominium associations from attempting...

Updates to recreation amenities top Board meeting agenda

by Mike Conroy

At the June 27 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, a number of concepts, bids and proposals were approved to...

Important considerations when replacing your roof

Due to the age of the homes in Montgomery Village, Architectural Standards has been seeing an increase in roof replacements over the last several years....

Lidl Grocery Store shares development plans for Professional Center Site

On June 25, representatives from Lidl, a German grocery store chain that has recently launched in the United States, and their team of...

Two playgrounds to be replaced later this year

by Amy Roswurm

At their June meeting, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors approved two playground replacement projects to move forward. It is...

Repurposing pools and tennis courts to meet residents’ needs

An important discussion at the MVF Board’s annual Strategic Planning Retreat in May involved how we as an organization are keeping up with our residents’...

Dealing with mosquitoes around your home

In the summer months, Village residents spend plenty of time enjoying the parks and paths throughout the Village. One of the most annoying pests we...

Park of the Month: Apple Ridge Recreation Area

by Amy Roswurm

Located directly across from the Montgomery Village Foundation Office you will find Apple Ridge Recreation Area, 10101 Apple Ridge Road. This park...

In memoriam – Richard “Dick” Wright

Late last week, Montgomery Village lost one of its long-time supporters and community advocates, Richard “Dick” Wright. Dick and his wife Teresa were early residents...

Stay up-to-date on all things recreation

There’s always a lot happening in Montgomery Village, especially in the summer months and the coming weeks as school lets out and camps begin. The...

Hurley Park to get new paths, lights

by Mike Conroy

On the heels of the playground replacement at William Hurley Park, other park infrastructure is in need of replacement. Path lights in...

North Creek Pool concepts presented to MVF Board

by Mike Conroy

Representatives from Scheibel Construction presented the two concept plans for the North Creek Pool renovation at the May 23 Montgomery Village Foundation...

MVF awards five scholarships to Village high school graduates

by Roslyn Price

The Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) once again joined the Watkins Mill and Gaithersburg High Schools’ Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) to continue...

Park of the Month: Edward A. DeSimon Recreation Area

by Amy Roswurm

Nestled off East Village Avenue, residents and visitors can find Edward A. DeSimon Recreation Area, 8600 East Village Avenue, often referred to...

Committee chairs, members affirmed for 2019

by Mike Conroy

At its April 25 meeting, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors affirmed recommendations for MVF committee members and chairs. Pat...

District 39 legislators provide update on 2019 session

by Mike Conroy

Montgomery Village residents are fortunate to have a team of legislators that work hard for all Marylanders, but especially Village residents. Montgomery...

Tips to avoid architectural violations

Being in compliance with architectural policies and criteria is not as difficult as you may think. The goal of the Architectural Standards staff is to...

Development project updates

Three areas of Montgomery Village have been the target of redevelopment for some time. Outwardly, it is hard to see the progress being made, but...

Park of the Month: Lake Whetstone Park

by Amy Roswurm

One of most well-known parks in Montgomery Village is the 37-acre Lake Whetstone Park. This park is easily seen from Montgomery Village...

Shade Structures

Does the spring weather have you thinking about spending more time outside?

Warmer weather is around the corner, and with it comes thoughts of outdoor...

Montgomery Village claims 31st Tree City USA title

Montgomery Village has been named a 2018 Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. It...

Park of the Month: South Valley Park

South Valley Park is one of Montgomery Village’s largest parks, with the parking area located at 19003 Watkins Mill Road. The 32-acre park includes Dr....

Summers at South Valley Park concert series to see changes in 2019

On a typical summer Sunday evening, residents of Montgomery Village have the option to relax with good music, a picnic dinner and friends or neighbors...

New this season: Pool Party Rentals

Montgomery Village residents who pay the Designated User (DU) fee, as well as those who purchase Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) pool memberships will be eligible...

MVF is now on Instagram!

As part of our ongoing efforts to expand our digital outreach, MVF has added a few new social media platforms to increase our visibility and...

We want you to know about the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities

Montgomery County recognizes that a large proportion of all its citizens now live in condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations, generally called "common ownership communities." In...

MVF and MCDOT partner to maintain tree canopy in the Village

For the last four years, Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) have worked together to keep Village trees healthy....

Change in managed customers' towing company

Effective immediately, all of the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) managed communities will be using Authorized Towing when necessary and in accordance with the statutes of...

Patel Brothers to replace Trader Joe’s at Village Plaza

As of Thursday, Sept. 6, Trader Joe’s will no longer occupy their location at the Montgomery Village Plaza shopping center. They will celebrate a Grand...

Board votes to move forward with digital sign process

by Mike Conroy

Stemming from conversation and suggestion at the 2017 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors Annual Retreat, staff has been researching the...

Business Directory

Our local business directory includes detailed information for featured businesses in a variety of categories. Click here to find out how to feature your business today!

Re/Max Realty Group - Dede Burrell
6 Montgomery Village Ave #200, Gaithersburg, MD 20879
301-502-4041
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