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New residents invited to welcome reception

Each year, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) invites new residents to attend a special evening in their honor to learn about living in a planned...

“SpiderRoo” 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. 9, pumpkins and people once...

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...

Martin P Roy Basketball Court project update

The basketball court located at Martin P. Roy Park will be undergoing a renovation project starting on Monday, Oct. 4. It is expected for this...

MVF Board hosts New 6th District Commander at September meeting

by Mike Conroy

At the start of the September 23 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, newly appointed Montgomery County Police 6th District...

MVF Board of Directors declares vacancy

The Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors declared at its September 23 business meeting that it has an immediate vacancy to fill the balance...

I-270 ramp metering signals to be activated Sept. 15

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will fully activate new ramp meters on 23 ramps to southbound I-270 in Montgomery and Frederick counties on Wednesday, Sept. 15, weather...

North Creek Community Center updates, publication of 2022 Draft Budget approved by MVF Board

by Mike Conroy

At its regular meeting held on August 26, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors approved two bids for work at...

MVF Board approves draft budget for publication

by Mike Conroy

During the August 26 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, the MVF Board approved the 2022 Proposed Budget...

Gaithersburg adopts Lakeforest Mall Master Plan Amendment

The Gaithersburg mayor and city council adopted the Lakeforest Mall Master Plan amendments MP-1-21 and MP-2-21 on August 16. Over the past year, city staff,...

Homes Corporation Call for Candidates

Are you passionate about your neighborhood and have time each month to help keep it running smoothly? If you are looking for an outlet for...

Condominium lawsuit ruling finalized

It is official. The Maryland Court of Appeals (the highest court in Maryland) denied the appeal from the three condominiums to withdraw from Montgomery Village...

MVF 2022 Draft Budget overview

As Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) staff works to prepare the 2022 Draft Budget for review, initial projections show another conservative budget focused on keeping assessment...

New MVF Board Treasurer, volunteer Audit Committee members appointed

by Mike Conroy

Since April 2021, when former Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors Treasurer Bob Carey stepped down, the Board has been seeking...

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...

Lake Whetstone Dam Toe Drain Project Update

In June 2021, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) started its Lake Whetstone Dam Toe Drain Repair project, which is located on the...

Inspect electrical systems and wiring to avoid potential electrical fires

Faulty wiring is a leading cause of residential fires, with over 30,000 fires involving home electrical systems each year. While these cases are not specifically...

New members needed for MVF Investment Committee

Are you looking to get involved in your community? Do you have a few hours every few months to help keep Montgomery Village moving forward?...

Parking lot barrier installation approved for North Creek Community Center

by Mike Conroy

Earlier this year, and previously in 2018, vehicles using the North Creek Community Center parking lot for driving lessons have left the...

Brandon Coffee-Borden appointed to fill MVF Board vacancy

by Mike Conroy

At the April Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Director meeting, previous director Ricardo Camacho announced his resignation from the Board and...

Montgomery Village Farmers’ Market now open

Fresh quality produce is available again in Montgomery Village! The Montgomery Village Farmers’ Market, located at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 9801 Centerway Road, opened...

Montgomery Village claims 33rd Tree City USA title

Montgomery Village has been named a 2020 Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. It...

Bloom MV development update

Monument Realty is happy to announce that Ryan Homes has just begun construction of two model homes for the first phase of Bloom MV. The...

Wibit Inflatable Obstacle Course approved for North Creek Pool

by Mike Conroy

The North Creek Pool and Bathhouse Renovation project is the largest of the pool renovations to date. Given project hold-ups due to...

Reminders about Park Rules

With warmer weather in season, Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Parks Staff asks that residents and park visitors be mindful of park rules. A complete list...

MVF 2022 Budget Schedule

Thursday, June 24
MVF Board Meeting, Virtual, 7:30 p.m.

  • Consider requests for 2022 budget

Thursday, July 22
MVF Board Meeting,...

Facility improvements approved at March MVF Board meeting

by Mike Conroy

Before the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Annual Meeting on March 25, a regular business meeting was held, at which a number of...

New members installed, service awards given at MVF Annual Meeting

by Mike Conroy

The Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors held its annual meeting on Thursday, March 25 via video conference. During the meeting,...

CTS permeable paver parking lot project

On March 4, construction began in the parking lot of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church (CTS). Its purpose is to replace 4,000 square feet of...

Maintenance bids top February MVF Board agenda

by Mike Conroy

Bids to repair or replace equipment at facilities was a major topic at the February Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors...

New digital trail and amenity map available online

by Amy Roswurm

On February 24 the Department of Recreation and Parks launched a new interactive trail map on the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) website,...

Changes approved for Activity Card Distribution Policy

by Mike Conroy

On Thursday, Jan. 28, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors met virtually for the first meeting of 2021. The top...

Cash assessment payments no longer accepted at MVF Office

by Mike Conroy

As COVID-19 rapidly started to effect lives and business operations in March, Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) was no different. In fact, when...

Ten Montgomery County Public Libraries offer free outdoor public Wi-Fi

Montgomery County has leveraged federal COVID-19 funding to install outdoor public Wi-Fi at 10 public library (MCPL) locations: Aspen Hill, Davis...

2021 Architectural Standards Community Inspections

Every year, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Architectural Standards Department performs scheduled community inspections. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and government shutdown, the original inspection...

2020 – A year in review

by Mike Conroy

Wow – what a year; certainly one like no other! While there are a lot of words that could be used to...

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 Board adopts new parking policy

by Mike Conroy

At the October 22 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved a new parking policy—Vehicular Parking Rules and...

Lakeforest Mall site update

by Mike Conroy

The Lakeforest Mall has long been an important part of Village residents’ lives, especially now with the site ready for development changes,...

Board approves 2021 budget, sets assessment rates

by Mike Conroy

At its October 22 meeting, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors approved the 2021 Operating Budget, which proposed no increase...

Bids for community upkeep approved at September MVF Board meeting

by Mike Conroy

At the September 24 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, a number of bids were approved for work in the...

Bloom Village is on its way: units incorporated into MVF

The long-awaited Bloom Village construction on the former golf course property is underway! Monument Realty is managing the site construction, including grading, utility work, street...

Enjoy fishing responsibly at Montgomery Village lakes

More residents have rediscovered Montgomery Village parks this summer and have been enjoying a variety of outdoor activities, including fishing. Following proper fishing etiquette will...

Prescription drug disposal boxes available District Police Stations

Prescription drug disposal boxes are now located in all six Montgomery County Department of Police district station lobbies for resident use. Residents can bring their...

New trail and park map project approved at August MVF Board meeting

by Mike Conroy

At the January 8 Committee on the Environment (COE) meeting, the committee discussed updating the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) trail map currently...

Text-To-911 now available in Maryland

If you’re experiencing an emergency and are unable to place a voice call, you are now able to send a text to 911. Follow these steps...

Webb, Dyer elected president and vice president of MVF Board

by Mike Conroy

After adjourning the Annual Meeting on June 25, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors held a regular business meeting, also...

MDOT SHA completes new I-270 interchange at Watkins Mill Road

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) announced the completion of the $124 million interchange at Interstate 270 and Watkins Mill Road,...

Information and access to county and community-based programs

Do you need food during the COVID-19 public health emergency? Montgomery County residents can call 311 and ask for the Food Access Call Center. Callers...

Monument Realty celebrates groundbreaking for Bloom Village

Monument Realty, along with Maryland-based Mosaic Realty Partners, Connecticut-based Grandview Partners, and the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF), announced the start of construction on the first...

Board approves modified procedures for COVID-19 operations

by Mike Conroy

With the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Office still closed due to the health emergency, many staff have been working to modify regular...

Bloom Golf Course Land Development to start in May

Representatives of Green Bloom MV Development LLC, owner of the former Montgomery Village Golf Course property and affiliate of Monument Realty LLC, report that as...

Village-wide guidelines to become architectural criteria

by Mike Conroy

At the April 23 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved a recommendation from the Architectural Review Board...

MVF Board holds virtual meeting

by Mike Conroy

On Thursday, April 23, the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors held a virtual meeting to discuss regular business. In light...

Montgomery County Public Libraries announces changes to its digital services

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will make changes to its digital services beginning Friday, May 1. To enhance digital services, MCPL will launch

Lake Marion shoreline stabilization project update

The Lake Marion shoreline stabilization is nearly complete. Ecotone, Inc. was the environmental engineering company that MVF contracted with to design and construct the lake...

Recycling reminders

Recycling collection remains an essential function, as it is part of the overall health and hygiene of the community. Residents should continue to place recycling...

Beware of scams

The following information was shared from Officer Kim Jones via NextDoor:

As the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, people are scrambling to find...

Park of the Month: Apple Ridge Ballfield

by Amy Roswurm

With spring just around the corner, it is time to think about dusting off those cleats and bats, and get ready to...

Deer fencing requirements in the Village

If you have deer jumping over your split rail fence, destroying that planting bed you worked so hard to build, or that garden that took...

Information on installing solar panels on homes in Montgomery Village

Have you thought about putting solar panels on your roof? Did you know that there is a federal tax credit for doing so and that...

What to know before you build or stain a fence

If you have been considering installing a fence on your property, it is important to refer to your community criteria to ensure that your fence...

Park of the Month: North Creek Lake Park

by Amy Roswurm

Across Montgomery Village Avenue from North Creek community Center is North Creek Lake Park. The entire park property is 83.7 acres, including...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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....

Business Directory

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Re/Max Realty Group - Dede Burrell
6 Montgomery Village Ave #200, Gaithersburg, MD 20879
301-502-4041
Hillmuth Auto Care
19300 Woodfield Road, Gaithersburg
301-963-0660
State Farm - David Vidmar
9 North Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-926-3700