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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Town of Poolesville Celebrates 150 Years (PHOTOS)

The Town of Poolesville is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. The town was founded in 1867. On Monday night, local officials gathered to talk about some of the upcoming events planned to celebrate the town’s history. “Celebrating our 150 years of rich history is important as we reflect upon our great founders, their goals […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Poolesville Commissioners to Continue Ice Rink Discussions on Jan. 9

UPDATED 12.20.16 Poolesville commissioners will continue conversations about plans for a synthetic ice rink at the town’s next meeting on Jan. 9 and now there is talk of transforming the rink to accommodate roller hockey in the warmer months. Town Manager Wade Yost said the elected leaders have decided to move forward with a 4,000 […]

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December 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Groundbreaking for Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with other County Councilmembers joined the Good Hope Community on Dec. 10 for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center. The old building is being replaced because the structural and electrical systems have surpassed their useful service life and does not meet with Americans with […]

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November 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Newly Renovated Ross Boddy Recreation Center Reopens in Sandy Spring

Montgomery County residents recently celebrated the reopening of the newly renovated Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center in Sandy Spring. Find out more in this report, below:

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October 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Celebrate Opening of North Potomac Recreation Center (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the opening of the new Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center on Travilah Road. The facility is named in honor of the late Nancy Dacek who served for 12 years as a member of the County Council from 1990 until 2002. Susan Kenedy reports. ICYMI: Nancy H. Dacek […]

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October 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Holiday Park Senior Center Goes Green with Parking Lot Canopy of Solar Panels (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials recently installed a solar canopy in the parking lot of Holiday Park Senior Center. The canopy is composed of solar panels and is part of the county’s efforts to create more sustainable facilities. Find out more in this report, below:      

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June 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series (VIDEO)

The Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series kicks off this Thursday at 7 p.m. with Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark and the Blues Allstars at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring. Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz talked about the concert series on County Report This Week, below: The rest of the summer line-up includes: June 23—Rock & Roll […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Clarksburg Community Forum Postponed Because of Tragic Car Crash

UPDATED 6.8.16 In light of a tragic car accident late last night that killed three Clarksburg High School students, Montgomery County officials have announced that the Community Forum for the North County Aquatic and Recreation Center and Senior Center scheduled for this evening is postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. The @MoCoRec […]

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June 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Water Safety Day Set for June 3 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Recreation Department and the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville plan to host a free Water Safety Day on June 3, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. “As summer gets underway and outdoor community pools open for the summer season, the timing is perfect to […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pools Open for Summer Season (PHOTO)

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the official opening of the summer swim season in Montgomery County. On Saturday morning, the county’s Recreation and General Services departments celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Western County Outdoor Pool with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The pool is located at 20151 Fisher Avenue in Poolesville. According to a county […]

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