equipment

April 3, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery College Donates Personal Protective Equipment to County

Hospitals around the world are having limited medical supplies and equipment items so Montgomery College (MC) donated over 3,100 of personal protective equipment (PPE) items to the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Late Tuesday evening, the College’s Coronavirus Advisory Team (CAT) gathered, packaged and delivered equipment and supplies. These items were donated from […]

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April 2, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Requests Equipment Donations for First Responders and Medical Staff

Montgomery County is asking for the public to donate Personal Protective Equipment after facing a critical shortage, the county announced today. The protective equipment needed includes respirators, masks, gowns, face shields and gloves. This equipment is necessary to keep first responders and medical personnel safe while working in the county during the pandemic and is […]

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March 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks: ‘Use of Playgrounds in our Parks is Prohibited’

Montgomery Parks announced Friday that use of the playgrounds is prohibited. Apparently, visitors to some of the playgrounds have ignored the posted signs about the potential danger of using the playgrounds. Montgomery Parks will use fending to close off some of the playgrounds. Use of playgrounds in our parks is prohibited. Some playgrounds will be […]

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March 20, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery Parks Limits Gatherings to Maximum of Ten

To insure public safety from the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Montgomery Parks is limiting gatherings to a maximum of ten people. Although parks will remain open, indoor facilities are closed through April 30. A post on the Montgomery Parks website said: “going for a hike or bike ride, shooting baskets on an otherwise empty court, and […]

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March 20, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Takoma Park Restricts Playground Equipment Usage

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency, the City of Takoma Park is taking caution by restricting the usage of playground equipment. A post on the City Manager’s blog said: “Unfortunately, the City of Takoma Park is not able to ensure that the surfaces can be kept sanitized nor keep children from playing closely together […]

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Readies for Winter Weather (VIDEO)

Rockville parks and public works crews are readying for winter weather on local roads and sidewalks. Find out more in this report, below:

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October 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Surveys Streets of Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

There’s a van with specialized equipment that is surveying the streets of Gaithersburg for potholes and other signs of distress. Find out more in this report, below:

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June 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCFRS Hosts Fiery “Ladies Night Out” at the Training Academy (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services recently held a “Ladies Night Out” recruiting event that was designed to introduce more women to the career of firefighting. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Transfer Station (PHOTOS)

Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters battled a fire involving a piece of equipment known as the, “Beast,” at the Transfer Station on Frederick Road in Derwood on Friday morning. The horizontal grinder and mulching machine caught on fire as workers were recycling Christmas trees. The fire extended to the debris. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete […]

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