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National Night Out, 144 More Townhomes at King Farm Sought: Week in Preview

Plus: Patch reader weighs in on MD 355 vs Rockville Pike debate.

You said it | Patch reader resolves MD 355 vs. Rockville Pike debate
Last week we wrote about the lack of nomenclature for state-owned roads in Montgomery County can be confusing to newcomers trying to get around. 

Patch reader Eileen McGuckian may have solved the debate for folks in Rockville:

Eileen McGuckian August 02, 2013 at 11:02 AM
Since it was first chartered by the Maryland General Assembly in 1805, the major road between Rockville and Georgetown has been known as The Rockville Pike. Eileen McGuckian

Thanks for clearing that up!

>>> See: What's in a Name: MD 355 or Rockville Pike? 

Community | National Night Out is Tuesday
Law enforcement agencies throughout the country—including Rockville City police—are hosting events to promote anti-crime and anti-drug awareness. For details, contact RCP Cpl. Ken Matney at240-314-8922 or kmatney@rockvillemd.gov.  

ICYMI | Newton’s running for mayor
Two-term Rockville City Councilwoman Bridget Donnell Newton held her mayoral campaign kick-off event Thursday at VisArts. See  >>> Supporters Embrace Newton in Bid for Rockville Mayor 

On the Agedna | Request to build more townhomes at King Farm
The Rockville City Council is expected to hear a request to build 144 townhomes in the Irvington Centre section of King Farm, at a site that had once been approved for office development, according to city records. The City Council meets 7 p.m. Mondays at City Hal. The agenda is posted at RockvilleMD.gov

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