montgomery county government

November 1, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Emergency Shelters Open for Hypothermia Season

Montgomery County opened emergency shelters to men and women starting Friday, the first day of the hypothermia season.  Men looking for emergency shelter should call the Homeless Information Line at 240-907-2688 to find out where to go. This is due to the ongoing closure of the Men’s Shelter on Gude Drive in Rockville. Women looking […]

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September 26, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Sept. 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 26. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County… 1.Federal Technology Transfer Round Table: At 8:30 a.m. the Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will host a round table discussion on federal technology transfer in the Council Office Building’s Third Floor Hearing Room (100 Maryland Ave. in Rockville). […]

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September 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 25, and it’s Comic Book Day. Celebrate by reading a comic about your favorite heroes and villains. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Watershed Restoration and Outreach Information Session: The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and the Chesapeake Bay Trust is inviting people to an information […]

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August 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

New Wheaton Library and Recreation Center Will Be ‘First of Its Kind’ in County

The new Wheaton Library and Recreation Center’s grand opening is scheduled for Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m.  David Dise, the Director of General Services, which oversees the construction project, recently spoke with County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili about the facility. Watch more from our PEG partner, County Cable Montgomery, here.   The recreation center […]

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August 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Nueva Biblioteca de Wheaton Abre sus Puertas en Septiembre

La gran inauguración de la Biblioteca de Wheaton y el Centro de Recreación Comunitario, se llevará a cabo el domingo 8 de septiembre a las 2 p.m. A la inauguración se espera la presencia del Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, y las instalaciones se abrirán al público inmediatamente después del evento. Join us […]

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August 2, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

New Wheaton Library to Open in September

UPDATE Friday at 9 a.m.: The grand opening for the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center has been changed to Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m. The facility will open following the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Original Post: The Wheaton Library officially has an opening date. The grand opening of the new Wheaton Library and Recreational Center will […]

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July 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres de carreteras en el condado durante advertencia de inundación

La advertencia de inundación repentina está vigente para el Condado de Montgomery hasta horas de la tarde de hoy lunes en algunas áreas específicas.  Los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate han reportado múltiples cierres de carreteras debido a las inundaciones causadas por las fuertes lluvias. Se recomienda seguir las actualizaciones de Pete Piringer, MCFRS y […]

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July 8, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Road Closures During Flash Flood Warning

A flash flood warning is in effect for Montgomery County until 11:15 a.m., and until 1:45 p.m. in some areas, and the Fire and Rescue Services have reported multiple road closures due to flooding from the heavy rain. Travelers should check Pete Piringer, MCFRS, and MCDOT Highway Services’ updates on Twitter prior to traveling to […]

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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Independence Day Closings Around the County

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs open, aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Council Plans to Fund Collective Bargaining Agreement for County Employees

Montgomery County Councilmembers met to review renegotiated compensation and benefits for the Municipal and County Government Employees’ Organization (MCGEO) in the fiscal year 2020 operating budget. The council voted, 7-2, to adopt a resolution that indicates “its intent to approve the renegotiated collectively bargained contracts with MCGEO and to fund the compensation and benefits provided […]

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