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Future of Lakeforest Mall

While the Lakeforest Mall is just outside the borders of Montgomery Village, it’s close proximity has always been reason for Village residents to have an...

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...

MVF to eliminate cash assessment payments at 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...

Court enters judgments against Heron's Cove and Normandie-on-the-Lake II condominiums

In December 2019, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County ruled that the attempts by Heron's Cove, Normandie-on-the-Lake II (NOLII) and Thomas Choice Gardens condominiums to...

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...

Village Center virtual meeting

Before entering into the next phase of development at the Village Center, Atlantic Realty Companies (ARC) must hold a community meeting to discuss the plan....

Centerway Local Park Renovation

by Amy Roswurm

On September 15, Montgomery Parks (Montgomery County) held their first community meeting about an upcoming renovation project at Centerway Local Park, 9551...

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...

Futsal/Soccer and Pickleball courts coming to North Creek Community Center

by Amy Roswurm

Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, the lower tennis courts at North Creek Community Center will receive an exciting transformation. The two lower courts...

MVF Board approves draft budget for publication

by Mike Conroy

During the August 27 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, the MVF Board approved the 2021 Proposed Budget...

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...

Lake safety reminders for residents and pets

In the summer, it is not unusual for lakes and ponds to develop blue-green algae. Recently, there have been reports of blue-green algae around the...

Bid awarded for Pickleball courts, Futsal mini-pitch at July Board meeting

by Mike Conroy

Following action at the July 23 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors meeting, the conversion of two of the North Creek...

MVF 2021 Budget Schedule

July 23
Board Meeting, Virtual, 7:30 p.m.

  • Consider requests for 2021 budget

August 18
Audit Committee budget work session, NCBR/Virtual,...

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Make sure to check here frequently to see if there's any new news from your homes corportation or condominium association: www.mvnews.online/hoa_coa_news.

Note that...

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...

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, June 25 via teleconference, due to the COVID-19...

Montgomery County Public Libraries to resume some services

Montgomery County Public Libraries will resume some services at library branches beginning Monday, June 29 with adjusted hours.

The branch bookdrops will be open at...

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...

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...

Montgomery County Transfer Station resumes normal operations

Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, June 5, will resume normal operations at the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station. However,...

Montgomery County announces new COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles introduced a new COVID-19 data dashboard on May 20. The dashboard provides...

Montgomery Village Farmers’ Market opens June 6

Fresh quality produce is available again in Montgomery Village! In less than a month, the Montgomery Village Farmers’ Market, located at Christ the Servant Lutheran...

Lidl still on plan to open in Spring 2021

According to representatives from German grocer Lidl, the owners of the old Professional Center site, they are still on track to begin demolition this month...

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...

Changes to MVF Activity Card process for 2020

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, and Governor Hogan’s stay-at-home order, Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) is postponing the start of the Activity Card process, which...

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...

CTS receives grant from Chesapeake Bay Trust

On March 4, Christ the Servant Lutheran Church (CTS) was awarded $119,200 from the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The purpose of this money is to replace...

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...

Census 101: Everything you need to know about the 2020 Census

What is the Census?
The Census is a nationwide count of every single person living in the United States. The U.S. Constitution requires a...

MCPD Statement on Enforcement of Governor Hogan’s Executive Order

The Montgomery County Department of Police is committed to serving our community during the COVID-19 crisis.  With the latest Executive Order from Governor Hogan requiring...

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...

Montgomery Village claims 32nd Tree City USA title

Montgomery Village has been named a 2019 Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. It...

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...

Watkins Mill Pool site moving forward as outdoor fitness space

by Mike Conroy

Since planning for the 2020 Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Budget, the Watkins Mill Pool has been slated to be repurposed, given its...

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...

North Creek Tennis Courts to be upgraded to multi-sport use

by Mike Conroy

Last year the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors approved converting one of the four lighted tennis courts at North Creek...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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...

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 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...

Business Directory

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Re/Max Realty Group - Dede Burrell
6 Montgomery Village Ave #200, Gaithersburg, MD 20879
301-502-4041
Rotary Club of Montgomery Village
2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg (Holiday Inn)
jim@slins.com
Village Environmental, LLC
Montgomery Village, Maryland 20886
(202) 407-2081