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March 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday; Remember to Set Clocks Ahead and Check Smoke Alarms

Daylight saving time this year begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11. Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour and check your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) website, daylight saving time (DST) is the part of the year when we advance our clocks […]

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March 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Spring Forward Sunday: Don’t Forget to Reset Your Clocks

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, March 12, for daylight saving time (DST). DST is the period of the year when clocks are moved one hour ahead, resulting in an extra hour of sunlight during the evening hours. The changeover back to standard time (ST) occurs November 5 at 2 a.m. […]

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November 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Daylight Savings: Turn Back Your Clock Sunday

Residents are being reminded to turn back the clock one hour Sunday for the end of Daylight Saving Time. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials say it is also a good time to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors, too. “Home fires injure and kill thousands every year,” Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said.  “Smoke alarms that […]

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November 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Corporate Volunteer Council will be holding its Annual Luncheon and Awards Ceremony today to honor volunteers and sponsors. 2. The Silver Spring Health Center will be holding a Flu Vaccination Clinic today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3. A memorial […]

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November 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Safety Team Takes to the Streets in November

With fewer hours of daylight, fall and winter are the times of the year that are the most dangerous for pedestrians as people may be traveling in the dark during both the morning and evening rush hours. It is vitally important for drivers to watch out for pedestrians and for pedestrians to make themselves visible. […]

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October 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Time to Replace Your Smoke Alarm Batteries (VIDEO)

As you set your clocks back an hour on Nov. 1st as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end, it is also a good time to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Be on the Lookout for Pedestrians (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer urges drivers and pedestrians to use extra caution as the season transitions from winter to spring. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

Remember to Spring Ahead on March 9

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 9 at 2 a.m. – don’t forget to set your clocks ahead by one hour. Firefighters are also reminding residents to spring into action by changing clocks, replacing batteries in smoke alarms and developing a family escape plan. Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives – Ensure that you have […]

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March 9, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Spring Forward

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on March 10 for daylight saving time (DST). According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) website, DST is the part of the year when we advance our clocks by one hour, shifting the time of day in relation to where […]

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March 9, 2013 | Staff Writer

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It’s Time to Set Clocks and Change Batteries

Daylight saving time for this year begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10. As you set your clocks ahead one hour, remember to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Did you know that having a working smoke alarm reduces a person’s chance of dying in a fire by half? For […]

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