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September 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September. 2: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County Alcohol Beverage Services – all ABS stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – Aquatics programs and facilities open.  […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative whose goal is to find animals good homes. The event will take place on Aug. 17 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and will […]

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August 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Ofrece Capacitación para Tratar las Sobredosis de Opioides

El Condado de Montgomery está ofreciendo capacitación gratuita sobre el medicamento recetado Naloxona que revierte los efectos de una sobredosis de opioides. Los residentes del condado que requieran de esta capacitación pueden registrarse para asistir a una sesión gratuita. La sesión de capacitación se ofrecerá: Martes 27 de agosto de 6 a 7:30 p.m. Departamento […]

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August 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Training on Administering Medication to Treat Opioid Overdoses

Montgomery County is offering free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction can register to attend a free training session. The training session will be offered: Tuesday, August 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Department of […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:45 p.m. for  portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Great Falls, Wheaton-Glenmont, and Wheaton. This storm may have wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and […]

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July 31, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta de Inundaciones para Hoy Hasta Horas de la Noche

El Servicio Nacional Meteorológico emite una alerta de inundación repentina El Servicio Nacional Meteorológico emitió una alerta de inundación repentina para el condado de Montgomery este miércoles desde el mediodía hasta las 8 p.m. Se pronostican lluvias y tormentas eléctricas para esta tarde y noche. Las inundaciones pueden ser mortales, y se estima que más […]

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July 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Wednesday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. Flooding kills more people every year than any other weather […]

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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man’s Best Friends Help Save Owner Stuck in Mud

Things were not looking good for a man who was stuck in the mud at the edge of the Potomac River near Brookmont Dam at the C&O Canal on Monday. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the man was playing fetch with his two dogs about 50 yards away […]

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July 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Here We Go Again: Flash Flood Watch, Showers and Thunderstorms Expected Monday

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday starting at 3 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening as a cold front moves into the area. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A Flash […]

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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 […]

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