aug. 13

August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Report Elevated Levels of Algae Toxin at Lake Needwood

Pet Owners are Urged to Keep Dogs Out of the Lake Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank at Rock Creek Regional Park. That’s because testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green […]

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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 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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August 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 13. in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. The Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues with events involving goats, birds of prey, pig races and therapeutic riding. Check here for today’s events. 2. Tax-Free Week: Comptroller Peter Franchot will be at Sassanova in Bethesda at […]

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July 19, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Safeway Giving Out Free LED Light Bulbs in Exchange for Old Bulbs

Montgomery County residents have the chance to save money and energy this summer by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs for free LED light bulbs thanks to a program implemented by Safeway. Participants can bring as many bulbs as they have available to receive a maximum of three LED bulbs for […]

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August 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Montgomery County Fair Tops Our Weekend Planner, Aug. 11 – 13

Got weekend plans? The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens this weekend at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Below are some other ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Aug. 11 3 p.m. – midnight, Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Battery Lane Band, Friday Night Live, Rockville […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Shop Maryland Tax Free Week, Aug. 13 – 19 (VIDEO)

Have you done your back to school shopping? Shop Maryland tax free week from Aug. 13 – 19 in Maryland. Find out more in this video, below: What’s better than a shopping spree? A shopping spree without paying sales tax! ?#ShopMDTaxFree Aug 13-19! https://t.co/xR4i13K8G1 pic.twitter.com/wvBcLYB7uY — Peter Franchot (@peterfranchot) July 31, 2017

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August 11, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Aug. 12 – 14 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, August 12:  Bethesda Restaurant Week kicks off today and continues through August 21. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens today through Saturday, August 20. Today the gates open at 3 p.m. The Sidleys perform at the Bethesda Metro Station Plaza from 6 to 9 […]

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August 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Restaurant week is coming to Silver Spring next month. 2. WSSC crews are investigating another raw sewage leak in Olney. 3. Montgomery Parks approves archery deer hunts in Germantown and Potomac. 4. After receiving international attention, shy Susie the Cat has […]

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