Environment

August 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks About the Weather

Everyone talks about the weather—and the past few months have given us plenty to talk about. Dr. Philip Arkin with the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center at the University of Maryland helps us make a little sense about all this rain. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, TuneIn, […]

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August 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hallan Algas Tóxicas en Dos Lagos de Montgomery

Hallan algas tóxicas en dos lagos del Condado de Montgomery, en Maryland, y se insta a los residentes, y especialmente a los dueños de perros, a tomar precauciones, según reporta WTOP. Según reporta la estación de radio, se han encontrado niveles elevados de una toxina llamada microcistina que es producida por un tipo de alga […]

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August 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Discutirá Junto a Oficiales de Gaithersburg sobre Nueva Escuela Elemental

Personal de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) asistirá a la reunión del Alcalde y el Concejo de la Ciudad de Gaithersburg, el lunes 12 de agosto, para compartir los comentarios de la comunidad, que han recibido, sobre la posibilidad de construir una nueva escuela primaria en Kelley Park. En agosto de 2017, […]

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August 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Staff to Meet Gaithersburg City Officials About New Elementary School

Montgomery County Public Schools staff will attend the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 12 to share community feedback they’ve received about the possibility of building a new elementary school on Kelley Park. In August 2017, MCPS conducted a site study and recommended that a new elementary school be constructed in Gaithersburg because […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Returns Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 9 through Aug. 17, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests.  The fair is open from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9 and then is open from 10 […]

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August 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flood Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning until 9 p.m. for central Montgomery County. According to the warning, up to two inches of rain have already fallen over a large area. Additional rainfall amouts of one to three inces are possible. The locations that will experience flooding include Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Village, North […]

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July 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

30th Annual Farm Tour Set for July 27-28

The county’s 30th annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale takes place Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. The Farm Tour offers opportunities to pick fresh flowers and produce, meet some farm animals, and simply enjoy the natural beauty of the Agricultural Reserve. The Agricultural Reserve includes approximately one third of the land area in […]

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July 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery organiza la 30ª gira anual agrícola y venta de cosechas

La Oficina de Agricultura del Condado de Montgomery (OAG, por sus siglas en inglés) está organizando la 30ª  gira anual agrícola y venta de cosechas, el sábado 27 de julio y el domingo 28 de julio. “El Condado de Montgomery tiene el porcentaje más alto de tierras de cultivo bajo conservación de tierras agrícolas en […]

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July 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Breathing Easier: Agency Says D.C. Region’s Air Is Cleaner

Your electric cars are working. So is walking to the grocery store. And solar panels on your roofs. The D.C. region’s air is getting cleaner. That’s the word from William Ellis, who works at Pepco and serves as the clean air partners board chair for the Council of Governments. COG is the organization that says […]

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July 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Boy drinking water after soccer

Dangerous Heat Expected Through the Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) expects the heat to be dangerously high for the next several days with temperatures in the triple digits. The heat will likely peak this weekend. The area is under a NWS heat advisory today from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with heat index values expected to reach 105 degrees. Montgomery […]

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