Lakelands Park

December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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June 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, June 27, in Montgomery County: 1. County Executive Primary: The polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday and as the results came in, it was clear the Democratic County Executive race was the one to watch in Montgomery County. 2. MCM’s Live Election Coverage: Our live election night coverage […]

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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Manager Responds to Lakelands Community’s Concerns about Usage at Turf Field

Traffic has increased along Main Street in the Lakelands community but there have been only three reported collisions since January of 2013 on the stretch of road near the synthetic turf field, according to Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello who also notes that local police are aware of the community’s concerns about traffic safety in […]

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April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Community Manager Describes Parking Situation Near Lakelands Park as “Traffic Nightmare”

The community manager of the Lakelands community is asking city of Gaithersburg officials for parking restrictions along Main Street and Sheila Street across from Lakelands Park because of what she describes as a “traffic nightmare.” “At least six days [a] week, between the park and the ball fields it is a traffic nightmare,” writes Michele […]

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May 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Alexandria Officials to Tour Lakelands Park Synthetic Turf Field

Gaithersburg city officials will welcome park officials from the city of Alexandria on May 21. According to an item in the city’s Daily Briefing, the Alexandria officials want to visit the new synthetic turf field at Lakelands Park. The eco-friendly synthetic turf field at Lakelands Park is becoming a model for others building fields in […]

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November 20, 2014 | Krista Brick

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

County Says it Has No Plan to Offer GE-Tech Park as a Future School Site

Montgomery County has no plans to allow a school to be built on land it owns off of Route 28 in Gaithersburg, the county’s Deputy Director of General Services told MyMCMedia Thursday. The county acquired the 52-acre parcel which includes the former National Geographic building at 100 Edison Park Drive and relocated county services to […]

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October 25, 2014 | Krista Brick

City Officials Cheer On Grand Opening of Lakelands Turf Field (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

It was really something to cheer about Saturday morning when Gaithersburg city officials with the help of cheerleaders and a youth flag football team officially opened the Lakelands Park organic turf field. The park, at 1368 Main Street in the Lakelands community, is the first eco-friendly field installed by a municipal government on the East […]

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October 6, 2014 | Krista Brick

Lakelands Park Turf Field May Be Locked to All Without a Permit

If you have thoughts of getting on that new Lakelands Park turf field in Gaithersburg, you’d better get your wallet out. It seems the only athletes, besides those on the Lakelands Park soccer teams or enrolled in a City of Gaithersburg sports program, who will step foot on the turf will be those who pay […]

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September 25, 2014 | Krista Brick

Lakelands Park Organic Turf Field to Open for Play Oct. 11

The City of Gaithersburg is planning a Grand Opening for the new Lakelands Park organic turf field scheduled for Oct. 25. The City will actually begin programming the field for use beginning Oct. 11, according to Project Manager Sean Stevens. Lakelands Park Middle School will have access to the field starting Oct.13. Alpine Services and […]

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September 18, 2014 | Krista Brick

Fake Grass at Lakelands Park Looking for Rain

It may be an artificial field but what it needs is some rain. The organic turf field being built at Lakelands Park in Gaithersburg is nearly done, but now Gaithersburg Project Manager Sean Stevens said the synthetic grass could use a little rain. “We need rain to settle in the infill,” he said looking over […]

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