Articles by Frances Moyonero

July 12, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Sinkhole – Fenway Road Closed Due to July 8 Rain

Carderock Springs residents witnessed an unexpected washout Monday across Fenway Road because of excessive rainfall. Monday’s storm was powerful enough to cause a water main break on Fenway Road at Carderock Drive. Since July 8, the road has been closed and will remain closed until further notice. Plans are being made for permanent repairs, no […]

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July 11, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

MCPS’ Answer for Substitute Teacher Shortage Met with Mixed Reviews

Montgomery County Public Schools are considering loosening the requirements for substitute teachers. Until now, Montgomery County has required potential substitutes to have at least a Bachelor’s degree or received certification from an accredited program. If the qualifications are lowered, individuals will need an Associate’s degree or a minimum of 60 college credits beginning in the […]

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July 11, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Bomb Squad Conducts Explosives Training in Poolesville

Residents in the Poolesville and Dickerson area, do not be alarmed when you hear loud “booms” on Thursday. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service’s Bomb Squad and Montgomery County Police Department will be conducting an explosives training at the Outdoor Shooting Range located on Elmer School Road in Dickerson. Training will take place all day […]

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June 28, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July Across the County

Independence Day celebrations start a bit early in Montgomery County with Gaithersburg’s SummerFest on Saturday, June 29. Then residents have numerous opportunities for celebration on Thursday, July 4th with four fireworks displays, three parades and a 5K run. Here’s a rundown of the celebrations: Fireworks Displays Gaithersburg Summerfest and Fireworks Celebrate Fourth of July a […]

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June 21, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Washington Spirit’s Joanna Lohman to Have Jersey Retired On Pride Night

One of the best players in Washington Spirit history will retire her jersey Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown. Joanna Lohman will be honored at halftime of the Houston Dash-Spirit game for her professional and personal achievements as part of Pride Night. The LGBTQ community will also be celebrated as well as showing […]

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June 21, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Ride On, Metro Announce Free Rides for Kids 18 and Under Beginning July 1

Starting July 1, students under the age of 18 will have free access to Ride On and Metrobuses. Currently, the kids ride free program allows students under the age of 18 to ride the Metrobus and Ride on for free, but it is only available Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m while […]

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June 20, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Glen Echo’s Popular Dentzel Carousel Closing For Repairs

Glen Echo Park’s most treasured attraction is due for repairs and will close for the remainder of the season on June 30. The Dentzel Carousel was restored throughout the years of 1983 to 2003, but its housing and a couple of other structures are now due for an update. The multi-colored building the carousel sits […]

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June 14, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Wheaton Sports Pavilion to Host Women’s World Cup Viewing Party

The Wheaton Sports Pavilion – an indoor turf field – will have an open house during the FIFA’s Women’s World Cup on June 16. The event is free to the public, and it will include on-site food trucks to purchase food and beverages from as you sit back and enjoy the USA vs. Chile Women’s […]

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