ROCKVILLE – There will be a contested race for mayor after all.
On Monday, Sima Osdoby announced her mayoral candidacy as part of a slate of Rockville City Council candidates called Team Rockville.
The group includes council members Julie Palakovich Carr and Virginia Onley; former council member Mark Pierzchala and first-time candidate Clark Reed.
A two-time council candidate in the mid-1980s, Osdoby takes on first-term Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton, who defeated Pierzchala in 2013 by 6.38 percentage points, or 422 votes out of 6,594 votes cast.
The Maryland Judicial Nominating Commission is looking for a judge to replace former Judge Audrey Creighton.
A Gaithersburg man pleaded guilty Friday to trying to make methamphetamine in a federal building.
The former classmate of a teenage girl who died after an assault in the woods is now using the skills he honed as a police officer and private investigator to help her mom crack the decades-old murder mystery.