Gaithersburg’s K9 Max Passes Away

K9 Max of the Gaithersburg Police Department has passed away. Max, who was 12 and a half years old, was a member of the department for almost nine years starting as a one-year-old puppy until his retirement in 2015. He was the...

Read more

Grandreaders Program Offered at Three MCPL Branches

Children entering kindergarten through third grade can practice reading skills Montgomery County Public Libraries, in partnership with the JCA Heyman Interages Center, is offering the Grandreaders Program at three library...

Read more

Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Kick off July 10

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m....

Read more

Poolesville Sunflower Fields Are Blooming

The sunflowers at McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area off River Road near Poolesville are in full bloom this month. Each year the sunflowers draw thousands of people, including photographers, nature lovers, and artists to...

Read more

MoCo Celebrates Fourth of July: Moments Caught in Photos

From the agricultural reserve to the most diverse cities in the country,  local communities, families, friends and visitors came together to celebrate the Fourth of July in Montgomery County. Enjoy the best of Montgomery County...

Read more

Poolesville Sunflower Field Attracts Visitors and Provides Resource to Wildlife

Each spring the Maryland Department of Natural Resources-Wildlife and Heritage Service plants sunflowers on the McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area. The purpose of planting sunflowers at this location is to provide a food...

Read more
Life

July 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Friday

Pepco is asking its customers to conserve energy Friday as an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. Pepco Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. It rewards customers by […]

Read more

July 18, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta sobre temperaturas peligrosas hasta el domingo

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido una alerta de calor excesivo para el Condado de Montgomery y las áreas circundantes desde la mañana del viernes hasta la tarde del domingo. Se espera que las temperaturas escalen hasta los tres dígitos. El índice de calor, que influye en la humedad, puede alcanzar de 110 a […]

Read more

July 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

The Heat is On: Dangerous Temperatures Through Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Montgomery County and surrounding areas from Friday morning through Sunday evening. It is going to be a scorcher with temperatures expected to climb to triple digits. The heat index, which factors in the humidity, may reach as high as 110 to 115 degrees each […]

Read more

July 18, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Road Closures Planned for Saturday’s Twilight Road Race in Rockville

The city of Rockville will be celebrating the 34th year of its Twilight Runfest this Saturday, causing roads to close for 13 hours. The Runfest includes a 8-kilometer road race and 1-mile family fun run. The fun run begins at 7:45 p.m. and the 8K starts at 8:15 p.m. The race festival is scheduled from […]

Read more

July 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Video: Lightning Strike Damages Tree in North Kensington

When Kensington resident Trevor Riley installed a backyard camera, he probably did not foresee anything like the dramatic video his camera captured during last night’s storm. Watch the amazing video and make sure you turn the volume up. .@capitalweather lightning strike in North Kensington MD this evening pic.twitter.com/Kcw4hJuhvQ — Trevor Riley (@Tlibriley) July 18, 2019

Read more

July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 18 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. Click here for today’s forecast. 1. It’s National Latino Conservation Week: This is apart of an initiative by the Hispanic Access Foundation launched in 2014 to provide the Latino community and others opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, learn about conservation […]

Read more

July 17, 2019 | Ambika Narula

County Council Honors Gaithersburg Lifeguard

Council Vice President Sidney Katz and councilmember Gabe Albornoz recognized lifeguard Marisa Arnold’s achievement of saving a child and rewarded her with a proclamation Tuesday.  Arnold, a lifeguard at Stonebridge Community Pool in Gaithersburg, saved a 4-year-old on June 24. Arnold acted quickly when she witnessed the child was in distress and had turned purple. […]

Read more

July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

photo of car in rain

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage and damaging winds. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors […]

Read more

July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 18 – 21

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 18 – 21. Apollo 50 Festival: The National Air and Space Museum hosts a three day festival on the National Mall to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing. There will be 20 tented displays and a stage for live performances. Visitors […]

Read more

July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 17 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Procurement Monthly Open House: The Montgomery County Office of Procurement is hosting its first monthly open house today from 10 to 11 a.m. at its office at 255 Rockville Pike Suite 180. Anyone interested in learning how to do […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter