East County’s wish-list of priority projects for 2017

Peter Myo Khin standing at podium in front of audience seated at tables in groups

Last week, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was sent a formal letter recommending specific projects to be included in the capital budget from the East County Citizens Advisory Board, an advisory group that represents communities […]

Burtonsville residents launch group to make MD 198 safer

Photo of charrette participants placing LEGO blocks on a large aerial image of Burtonsville

Shifting LEGO blocks around a large map of Burtonsville, local residents, businessowners, and community leaders met last night to evaluate highway improvements such as medians, turn lanes, and traffic lights along Old Columbia Pike (MD 198). This […]

Resident suggests intersection improvement; County responds

Aerial image of intersection overlaid with sketch of proposed turn lanes.

It’s now a little easier to exit the Briggs Chaney Plaza shopping center at Castle Boulevard since the County added a turn lane at a nearby intersection. As many locals can attest, it can get […]

Advocates convince county to rebuild Maydale Nature Center

Photo of the Maydale logo: a frog.

After nearly a decade of uphill battles and false starts, community leaders finally convinced our elected officials to revitalize the Maydale Nature Center, which had been closed since 2008. The new center, located in the Colesville/Cloverly area, […]