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If things go according to plan, Rockville’s school will become more overcrowded. At least, that is the proposal from one member of the City Council, Mark Pierzchala, who wants to change the capacity on school construction in some parts of Rockville. Faced with a poor economic climate as many retail businesses in Downtown Rockville are […]
A Rockville biotech company specializing in gene therapy announced plans to expand, with the goal of doubling its work force within five years. Regenxbio started in 2015 with 12 employees. It currently employs 150 people. Utilizing a $700,000 conditional state loan and a $100,000 conditional grant from the County, Regenxbio CFO Vit Vasista is optimistic […]
By Neal Earley CHEVY CHASE — Development was the key issue in one of the last Montgomery County Executive candidate forums before Tuesday’s elections. For voters in the Friendship Heights area of Chevy Chase, how each of the candidates is going to guide their neighborhood through rising density, increasingly tall buildings, overcrowded schools and traffic […]
By Michael H. Shuman Nancy Floreen is justifying her independent bid to become County Executive of Montgomery County with the claim that she is “business friendly” and Marc Elrich, the official Democratic Party nominee, is not. As someone who has spent his 25 years working on economic development with hundreds of cities worldwide, I beg […]
By Neal Earley ROCKVILLE — For Chris Zhu, owner of Pandora Seafood and Bar in Rockville, the reality that her restaurant would close has not fully hit home. Just one year after she opened her restaurant in Rockville Town Square, Zhu announced this week that she will have to close it for good. When Zhu […]
When Ron Newmyer closed his family restaurant for good right before the July 4th holiday, it marked the end of a popular restaurant that had been serving customers in the Silver Spring area since 1989.
Newmyer blamed several factors that led him to shuttering Armand’s Chicago Pizza on Seminary Road, including the County’s decision to increase the minimum wage each year between now and July 2022.