Weast Announces Retirement

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jerry Weast has announced he will retire when his contract expires next year. Dr. Weast is one of the nation’s longest-serving school district superintendents. “It has been an incredible honor to serve this system…

Growler’s Needs Roof Repairs

A Historic District Commission (HDC) meeting planned for September 1 to discuss roof repairs at Growler’s restaurant is no longer needed because the owners are not changing the materials, according to city officials. “They are going to replace the copper…

Donations Needed for Displaced

The city of Gaithersburg has received pledges of $3,070 for the assistance fund set up just a few days ago to help 39 residents who were forced out of their homes on August 12 because of severe storm damage. “Some…

Floreen “Deeply Disappointed” by Pepco

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen is speaking out after attending a Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing on Pepco’s reliability in Baltimore on August 17. “I was deeply disappointed,” said Floreen. “Pepco officials were unprepared for many of the…

PSC Schedules Rockville Hearing on Pepco

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) is bringing its investigation of Pepco to Rockville. A public hearing is scheduled for August 30, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Montgomery County Council’s 3rd Floor Hearing Room (100 Maryland Avenue) to discuss…