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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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August 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Thunderstorm and Flood Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning and flood warning for portions of Montgomery County. The flood warning is in place through 1 a.m. Wednesday, August 7.  About 2 inches of rain has already fallen. The locations that may experience flooding are Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Great Falls and Darnestown. Remember, […]

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July 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Hiker Dies After Medical Emergency on Billy Goat Trail

A hiker who suffered a medical emergency likely caused by heat while on Billy Goat Trail in the area of Great Falls died after being airlifted to a local hospital on Saturday afternoon. U.S. Park Police identified the hiker as 32-year-old Rachel Parkerson of Severn, Maryland. It was determined that the cause of death was […]

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July 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

1. Free Outdoor Concerts Dance, sway, jump, or just listen to all kinds of live music at free outdoor concerts around the county. Glen Echo Park Thursday Summer Concerts, Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts, Friday Night Live Concerts at Rockville Town Square, Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts at RIO Washingtonian, BlackRock Summer Concerts Saturdays through July 27, […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer, through June. The carousel operates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The carousel will be closed […]

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May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Men Hospitalized After Car Flips Into C&O Canal

Update, 3:47 p.m.: Medics took the two for treatment for fears of hypothermia, said Sgt. Eduardo Delgado, of the U.S. Park Police. Delgado said the driver of the car had minor injuries. The passenger was in critical and now stable condition, he said. No charges have been filed yet, and if they are, the men […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

10 Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Capital Bike Share Breeze around the county’s new bike lanes or rustic roads on a Capital Bike Share bicycle this summer. $2.00 for a 30-minute trip, $8 for a whole day.   2. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer. The […]

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April 21, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, April 22 – 24 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 22 – Earth Day Grab your phone, take a photo and send it in for our annual Day in the Life of Montgomery County event. Come back often to see the resulting crowd-sourced photo collage. New this year, $1 will be donated to Manna Food […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. through 1 a.m. on Thursday. A low pressure system is predicted to move west of the region Wednesday night resulting in heavy rain. Flooding of smaller streams and creeks may occur. Rainfall totals […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. A low pressure system is predicted to move across the region on Tuesday that will result in rain. Rainfall totals are expected to to range from three quarters of an inch to 1.25 […]

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