August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the first day of school for students at Our Lady of Good Counsel high school in Olney. 2. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers also return to class today. When MCPS buses roll out next Monday to pick up students, there will be […]

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September 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Firefighters Encourage Residents to Fill the Boot (VIDEO)

The annual “MDA Fill-the-Boot” campaign is back. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services officials encourage everyone to participate in this campaign to help raise funds to find treatment and research for neuromuscular diseases. For more than 30 years, Montgomery County fire personnel has partnered with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and raised more than $2 million. In this […]

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September 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 2, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County firefighters are hoping you will support the Fill the Boot campaign, which begins today at intersections across the county. 2. There is a big demand for affordable housing in Montgomery County. Nearly 20,000 people have already filed applications since […]

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September 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Help Give Muscular Dystrophy the Boot (Photo)

Montgomery County Firefighters were involved in a different kind of life-saving activity last week when they participated in the 2013 “Fill the Boot” Campaign, an annual tradition across the country with proceeds benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The annual three-day fundraising event raised over $196,000 in Montgomery County. Money raised through the annual “Fill […]

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