October 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two Meetings Scheduled for Input on Possible Rockville Community Center

Areas of the Rockville community will soon be surveyed to determine if they support a new community recreation center. The city has contracted Rockville-based consultant EurekaFacts LLC to assess the community’s interest in a new center. The consultant will hold two community meetings at Ritchie Park and Fallsmead elementary schools, inviting surrounding neighborhoods to “explore […]

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December 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rice Surprised to Learn of MCPS Radon Levels (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice said he was surprised to learn of elevated radon levels in 26 schools and two MCPS buildings last week. That’s because as the sponsor of a recently passed radon bill, he said, his staff previously asked the school district for information about radon levels and was assured there was not […]

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December 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Officials Plan to Retest 26 Schools for Radon

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials say they plan to retest 26 schools and the Lathrop Smith Environmental Education Center and the Rocking Horse Road Center for radon after elevated radon levels were reported. So far, there is no word on when the retesting will take place. According to information posted on the MCPS website, the […]

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April 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Students Learn about the Science of Baking Bread (VIDEO)

Montgomery County fourth grade students took a recent trip to Johns Hopkins University to bake, learn and give back to the community. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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May 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

House Fire in Fallsmead (PHOTO)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a house fire on Currier Court in Fallsmead on May 25. During the emergency response, local streets were blocked as Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer described the scene on his Twitter account as a “firefight.” According to Piringer, the bulk of the fire occurred in the basement. […]

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