artificial turf

October 4, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Einstein High School Celebrates New Artificial Turf Field

Albert Einstein High School’s slogan is “The place to be.” That was certainly the case Friday morning. There were football players, a marching band, cheerleaders, poms and Einstein’s entire student population. No, there wasn’t a football game being played at the Kensington school. Instead, it was a pep rally and ribbon cutting to show off […]

Read more

May 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Somerset Elementary Wants to Raise Funds for Artificial Turf

Somerset Elementary School is taking its poor field issues into its own hands hoping to raise more than a half million dollars to install an artificial turf at the school in Chevy Chase. The Montgomery County Board of Education is expected to vote today on whether to allow the group called the Somerset Elementary School Education […]

Read more

February 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which features reports on an Office of Legislative Oversight report on the Department of Liquor Control, artificial turf fields and more. You can watch the Montgomery County show here: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

Read more

February 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Berliner Applauds Council “Turning the Page” on Artificial Turf (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner, Chair of the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee, applauded the Feb. 10 unanimous approval by the Council of a resolution that he introduced supporting the use of plant-derived materials for infill in future artificial turf field projects. “For years, community members have expressed concerns about […]

Read more

July 21, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo County Council

County Council Meets on July 22, White Oak & Right to Vote on Agenda

The Montgomery County Council  is scheduled to receive a report and recommendations from the County’s Right to Vote Task Force on July 22. The Council established the task force to review all local laws and practices that may affect the right to vote. A main goal of the task force was to recommend changes at […]

Read more

March 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo openMontgomery website

Engage Montgomery

Two new topics were posted this week on Montgomery County’s engageMontgomery website (, giving residents an opportunity to voice their opinions and share ideas about the carryout bag fee, and the practice of Montgomery County Public Schools to purchases school amenities using private funds. The questions up for discussion are: · If the carryout bag […]

Read more

February 5, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Council picture

County Council Meets Feb. 5

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday, Feb. 5, is scheduled to take action on legislation that will establish a county hiring priority for people with disabilities, changes and clarifies regulations on establishing accessory apartments in homes and would require an assessment of the potential of adding affordable housing to future County capital building projects. The […]

Read more

January 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Council picture

MoCo Council Committees Meet

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, will hold worksessions on two bills that would help protect trees in the County. Public hearings on the bills held earlier this month had more than 30 speakers. The T and E Committee, which is chaired by Roger […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter