Gaithersburg

August 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. First Lady visits Rockville Summit: First Lady Melania Trump is scheduled to present remarks at the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Cyberbullying Prevention Summit in Rockville today. 2. Municipal Monday: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. One of […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 15-week academy plans a graduation on or about Dec. 18. Participants are required to attend 12 […]

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August 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery Planning leadership changes: Thursday, Planning Director Gwen Wright announced the appointment of two new Deputy Directors, Tanya Stern and Robert Kronenberg. 2. Seventh Grade Immunization Clinics Continue: With less than three weeks until the start of the school year, Montgomery County […]

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August 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Military Day at the Fair: Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is offering free admission for active military in uniform or with a valid military id. The Monster Trucks are back today with rides from noon to 5 p.m. and a show […]

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August 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

#CityHallSelfie Day Puts Spotlight on Communities

Local gov got some love Wednesday with #CityHallSelfie Day. Rockville, Gaithersburg and Takoma Park got into the act. Gaithersburg even changed the name of its Twitter feed to “#CityHallSelfieBurg, MD.” One of our Council Members was around taking #CityHallSelfie shots and I managed to get my own @MichaelSesma Selfie! (also pictured: proof that "runs on […]

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August 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Family Day at the Fair:  To celebrate family day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, there will be free admission for all youth ages 11 and under. Carnival Megapass one-day ride wristbands are $15 for all ages. 2. #CityHallSelfieDay:   The City of […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kentlands Boulevard Construction Set for Next Week

The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will conduct crosswalk maintenance on Kentlands Boulevard from Great Seneca Highway to Booth Street, a city statement said. The work will consist of removal and replacement of deteriorated pavement and restriping of the crosswalks. Construction is anticipated to begin during the week of Aug. 20 to 24, […]

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August 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Eviction Protection for Tenants: Montgomery County leaders are inviting residents to learn more about legislation underway that aims to protect tenants from certain evictions today. The study will take place at the Silver Spring Civic Center, located at 1 Veterans […]

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August 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Redland, Darnestown, Derwood, Cabin John and Washington Grove. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Power outages may […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Monday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday from noon to 10 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A flash flood watch is in effect from Noon […]

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