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Week in Preview: Rockville Wants You, Minimum Wage Hike Proposed, Kiddie Salon Coming Soon

What to have on your radar this week in Rockville.

In the city | Rockville seeks volunteers to help with national initiative
The City of Rockville needs volunteers to help count bicyclists and pedestrians around the city as part of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian

Documentation Project. Volunteers are needed for shifts on three different dates: Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 14, noon  to 2 p.m. >>> More: Contact Kevin Belanger, the City's bicycle and pedestrian coordinator, at 240-314-8509 or email kbelanger@rockvillemd.gov. 

On the agenda | Councilman wants to raise county’s minimum wage
Montgomery County Councilman Marc Elrich is expected to introduce a bill that would increase the county’s minimum wage to $12 when the council reconvenes next week. >>> Speak out: Is this good or bad for Montgomery County business? 

New business | Pigtails & Crewcuts coming to Rockville
Rockville parents will soon have a new place to take the kiddos for a haircut. Children’s salon Pigtails & Crewcuts is expected to open at Town Square on Sept. 10. 

New exhibit | Photography exhibit premieres Sept. 8
Work by Jasmine Shwufen Lee, Carole Clem and the "SharedVision" of Coriolana Simon and Doug Wolters will be on view at Glenview Mansion, Sept. 8-Oct. 1.The opening reception is Sunday, Sept. 8, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. To learn more about the arts in Rockville, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/arts

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reaganredux September 03, 2013 at 10:31 AM
why not make mininum wage 25 an hour so everyone has plenty of money? 12 is being stingy, after all , no one is wasting more money than this county.

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