Montgomery Parks

January 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Jan. 23 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.It’s National Pie Day: Need an excuse to indulge since you’ve been so good with your diet resolutions? You’re in luck! National Pie Day, brought to you by the American Pie Council, is today.     2. MCPS District-wide Boundary Analysis […]

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January 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 22 and it’s National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day. Good luck trying to adequately find out what it is your cat has been asking you after all this time. Anyway, here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. School Board Meets: Montgomery County Board of Education has an Operating Budget […]

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January 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 15 and it is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. We will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 20. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. State of the County: County Executive Marc Elrich is giving the State of the County Address at 10 a.m. at the Silver […]

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October 30, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Celebración del Día de Los Muertos en Montgomery

El sábad0 2 de noviembre a partir de las 2pm, se celebra el Día de los Muertos en Montgomery. Montgomery Parks, parte de la Comisión de Planificación de Parques de la Capital Maryland-Nacional (M-NCPPC), está celebrando el Día de los Muertos el sábado 2 de noviembre de 2019 en el Parque Vecindario General Getty, ubicado […]

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October 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Rehabs Poole’s General Store in Poolesville

Montgomery Parks held a ribbon cutting celebration for the Seneca Store located in Poolesville Saturday. The general store, previously known as Poole’s Store, dates to 1901 and served the community continuously for 109 years before closing in 2010. Over the past year, Montgomery Parks rehabbed the store to meet all code requirements so that it […]

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October 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 9 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to celebrate Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. No School for MCPS Students: Since it’s Yom Kippur, […]

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September 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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Montgomery Parks Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Montgomery Parks, parte de la Comisión de Planificación y Parques de Maryland-Nacional Capital (M-NCPPC) anunció, en un comunicado de prensa, una serie de actividades en conmemoración al Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre se resaltan las contribuciones de la comunidad latina al país, la historia y […]

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September 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Sept. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, September 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. It’s National Read a Book Day! National Read a Book Day is the perfect opportunity to make some time in your life to read. Click here to see where your nearest public library is. 2. Gaithersburg City Elections Update: Absentee […]

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August 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks to Close Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway for Tree Removal

Montgomery Parks will close down portions of Sligo Creek Parkway this week to remove hazardous trees throughout Sligo Stream Valley Park. The closures are scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following days: Tuesday, August 20 from Piney Branch Road to Kennebec Avenue. Wednesday, August 21 from Maple Avenue to Carroll Avenue. Monday, August 26 […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Report Elevated Levels of Algae Toxin at Lake Needwood

Pet Owners are Urged to Keep Dogs Out of the Lake Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank at Rock Creek Regional Park. That’s because testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green […]

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