April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Enjoying a Perfect Spring Day

Blue skies and temperatures in the 80s prompted many in Montgomery County to get outside on Monday.  Lake Needwood in Rockville provided the perfect backdrop for residents to take in the perfect day.

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Health Warning at Local Lakes at Rock Creek Regional Park (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Parks officials are warning visitors to avoid direct contact with the water at Lake Frank and Lake Needwood at Rock Creek Regional Park because of elevated levels of a toxic substance. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about this health warning on the Montgomery Parks website, here. Visitors & their […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flooding in Rock Creek Regional Park, Hikers Urged to Use Caution (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks officials are warning hikers at Rock Creek Regional Park to use caution because some trails and pedestrian bridges are still flooded following last week’s heavy rains. The banks of Lake Needwood were overflowing with water on Monday afternoon and a couple of park visitors told MyMCMedia they had never seen the lake water […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a suspicious death after hikers found a body in a wooded area of Gaithersburg on Saturday. According to a police account,  shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 12, 6th District officers responded to the 11500 block of Game Preserve Road for the report of human remains. In the woods, […]

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May 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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SHA Begins Work on Sligo Creek Trail Improvements

Hikers and cyclists who use a popular trail in Montgomery County will soon enjoy an improved walk or ride in Takoma Park. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is beginning a $1.9 million bicycle and pedestrian improvement project in the southeast quadrant of the Piney Branch Road and Sligo Creek Parkway intersection. […]

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