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August 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta por Calor Extremo Hoy Hasta las 7pm

El condado de Montgomery ha emitido una alerta de hipertermia este martes desde el mediodía hasta las 7 p.m. Se emite una alerta cuando las temperaturas pronosticadas y/o el índice de calor son de al menos 95 grados o más. Los funcionarios del condado instan a los residentes a tomar precauciones para protegerse a sí […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Heat Continues Tuesday as County Issues Hyperthermia Alert

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m. The County issues an alert when forecasted temperatures, and/or heat index, is at least 95 degrees or higher. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. […]

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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 20 and it’s National Lemonade Day and National Radio Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Operating a Business in Montgomery County:  Montgomery County is offering a workshop about resources available for starting a business in the area. The workshop is free from 10 a.m. to 12 […]

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August 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks to Close Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway for Tree Removal

Montgomery Parks will close down portions of Sligo Creek Parkway this week to remove hazardous trees throughout Sligo Stream Valley Park. The closures are scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following days: Tuesday, August 20 from Piney Branch Road to Kennebec Avenue. Wednesday, August 21 from Maple Avenue to Carroll Avenue. Monday, August 26 […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Disaster Loans for July 8 Flood Offered to MoCo Residents and Businesses

The  U.S. Small Business Administration  is making disaster loans available to those affected by the July 8 floods. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is hosting a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to help residents and businesses who may be eligible for financial assistance due to damage from the July 8 flood. […]

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August 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. First Lady visits Rockville Summit: First Lady Melania Trump is scheduled to present remarks at the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Cyberbullying Prevention Summit in Rockville today. 2. Municipal Monday: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. One of […]

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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 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Weekend Planner, August 18 – August 20 (VIDEO)

Got weekend plans? This is the last weekend to enjoy the  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. It’s also the last weekend to purchase selected items tax free during Maryland’s Tax Free Week which ends Aug. 19. Below are some other ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Aug. 18 10 […]

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August 18, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Aug. 19 – 21 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, August 19:  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues through Saturday, August, 20. Fair Gates open from 10 a.m. – midnight. Carnival open from noon – midnight. Shop Maryland Tax-free Week continues today throughout the state. I and I Riddim perform at the Bethesda Metro Station Plaza from […]

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August 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Metro Extending SafeTrack Surge #7 Through the Weekend

WMATA announced that it is extending SafeTrack Surge #7 through Aug. 21st. According to a news release, Red Line trains between Shady Grove and Twinbrook will single track on Aug. 19th, providing service every 30 minutes to Shady Grove and Rockville. Metro will completely shutdown the Red Line service between Shady Grove and Grosvenor-Strathmore over the […]

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