moco: MoCo Has Highest Waste Diversion Rate in State - 04/03/14 10:29 AM



When it comes to recycling efforts in the state of Maryland, MoCo is number one for the second year in a row. County Executive, Ike Leggett announced our county ranking in a recent press release of MoCo County news. With a rate of just under 60 percent for 2012, MoCo has led all other counties in its efforts of waste diversion according to the Maryland Department of the Environment. 
 The waste reduction rate is significantly higher than the 15- 20 percent minimum set by the Maryland Recycling Act. County Executive Leggett has noted that this great achievement … (0 comments)

moco: MoCo Exec Budget Revealed - 03/20/14 01:41 AM




Home owners and our kids have a brighter year to look forward to in MoCo. Our County Executive, Isiah Leggett has announced his recommended 2015 Fiscal Year budget this week.  With the fiscal year beginning July 1st 2014, Leggett is looking to expand county support of our schools, county safety and MoCo jobs. The recommended budget of $4.97 billion includes a tax supported county government budget of $1.478 billion, yet also reduces the Property tax rate.
The budget for our public schools has been set well beyond the required State Maintenance of Effort Level law, with the … (0 comments)

moco: Get Your Irish On This St. Patrick’s Day in MoCo - 03/06/14 12:44 AM


No matter your background, there is one time of year that everyone can be Irish and celebrate the Irish Celtic heritage that has influenced much of what it is to be American. St. Patrick’s Day will soon be here and MoCo is ready to celebrate the Shamrock, the Green and the Music of Ireland. There are several ways to celebrate this celebration filled holiday, for adults and children alike. Listed below are some of the most popular events in our area.
For the adult St. Patrick’s Day celebration, plan to check out the tent party at Dogfish Alehouse, going … (0 comments)

moco: Find the Historical Architecture Style of your Dreams - 02/20/14 01:17 AM



Life has been hectic for all of us, from crazy winter weather, to the Olympics, Valentine’s Day and President’s Day, there seems to always be something exciting going on. This is great for life in MoCo, but sometimes it is nice to take a step back and have a little enjoyment with something different from the norm. Wanting to be your realtor, I thought it would be nice to share with you some of the historical types of architecture you can find in MoCo. If you are looking to sell your home, the following list can help you … (0 comments)

moco: Romance Comes to Montgomery County - 02/13/14 01:24 AM

Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year, is this Friday. Whether you are in a new relationship, have been dating for a long time or married longer than you can remember, you can get your romance on in MoCo. When flowers and a card are not quite enough, you have many options to bring out your romantic side this weekend. 
No reservations are needed to get your picture taken in front of the Cuddle Up Pavilion at Glen Echo Park. One of the last vestiges of Glen Echo’s amusement park days, this can be a romantic highlight for … (2 comments)

moco: Gaithersburg’s Observatory Park Due for a Make Over - 01/30/14 01:00 AM
 
 
During a mayor and council meeting on January 27th in Gaithersburg, discussion was held to review plan ideas for Observatory Park, the city’s only national historic landmark. MoCo is a county full of history and landmarks, but Observatory Park offers a truly unique gift to our residents and Gaithersburg agrees.
Observatory Park along with observatories in California, Ohio, Italy, Japan and Uzbekistan performed coordinated star observations to investigate the degree of the wobble of the Earth in an effort to aid navigation. The study was begun in 1898 and the sites chosen all lay along the same latitude. … (0 comments)

moco: There is Light at the End of the Tunnel for Bethesda - 01/16/14 02:31 AM
 
 

For those living or working at or near the Walter Reed Medical campus in Bethesda MoCo, there is great news to look forward to. The Montgomery County Planning Board has given its final approval for the Maryland Route 355 Multimodal Crossing Project, a pedestrian tunnel, to be built. This tunnel will provide access not only to the medical center but also the Metro station, re-routing pedestrians away from traffic safely. Stairs, an escalator and elevators on each side of Rockville Pike will take commuters and residents 120 feet below to the Medical Center Metro Station mezzanine.
The project … (0 comments)

moco: Happy MoCo New Year! - 01/03/14 01:36 AM



Can you believe it? 2013 is over, and a new year has begun. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season filled with joy, laughter, family and friends. I am looking forward to a wonderful 2014 in MoCo and wish you all the best the New Year has to offer. Many of us look at the New Year as a time to make new resolutions. We resolve to change things in our lives; from eating healthier and losing weight, to gaining new clients and increasing sales. There are those who resolve to go back to school or get … (2 comments)

moco: Tighter Reins for Future Montgomery County Homebuyers - 09/26/13 04:24 AM
 
 
If you are planning to purchase a home in the MoCo area, there are some new rules in the lending game you’ll need to know about. In an attempt to avoid a repeat of 2008’s housing bust, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is tightening the reins on mortgage lending requirements. In light of the recovering housing market, many homebuyers were taking advantage of the historically low interest rates, but the rates are rising, making many people nervous about homebuyers getting in over their heads again with rates that make their mortgages unaffordable.
 
The new stipulations will require that … (0 comments)

moco: Are Your MoCo Real Estate Goals Ready for a Makeover? - 09/20/13 07:43 AM

Most of us like to think that we’re up-to-date with everything from fashion to technology, but some of us here in Montgomery County may have real estate goals better suited for Beaver Cleaver than for Manny Delgado. Here are some tips to help you bring your property goals into the here and now.
Have you revisited your attitude toward your local real estate market lately? If what you learn about real estate only comes from what you hear on the news or read on the Internet, you’re probably selling yourself short. Get in touch with a local real estate professional … (0 comments)

moco: Mother’s Day 2013 in MoCo - 05/11/13 03:08 AM
It’s Mother’s Day weekend in MoCo, and if you still haven’t gotten your mom or the mother of your children an awesome, out-of-this-world gift by now, then shame on you. But you’ll be glad to know that Rockville and the greater MoCo area have some great options for all you Last Minute Larrys and Lindas.
 
For a special time with mom and family, Thomas Farm Community Center is hosting its annual Royal Tea Party on May 11, from 2pm to 4pm. There will be games, activities and refreshments. A special royal princess will host the event, ensuring a memorable and … (0 comments)

moco: Top 5 Websites to Help You Relocate to Montgomery County - 04/07/13 02:27 PM
Planning to relocate to a new area can be a daunting task for anyone. MoCo is an active, growing community with lots to offer including diverse neighborhoods, access to the DC Metro area, great schools, and a thriving job market. If you’re making the move to Rockville or a surrounding area, you’ll want some assistance.
 
There are several websites anyone considering moving to MoCo may find helpful. Here are a few of my top picks.


Hotpads.com - This website offers more of a visual way to search for homes and research neighborhoods. You can even look at heat maps … (0 comments)

moco: Get Your Tickets Now for the MoCo Community Home Show - 02/07/13 02:39 AM
If you’re in search of fresh ideas for remodeling your home, the MoCo Community Home Show is where you want to be. The show will take place February 9th from 10am to 6pm and February 10th from 11am to 5pm, at the Conference Center at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD. More than 60 local companies will be on display to assist you with your home improvement needs.
Featured guest speaker Jeff Devlin of DIY’s “I Hate My Bath” will be in attendance to answer all of your home improvement questions. He will even be around between exhibits to personally … (0 comments)

 
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