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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Replacing Pipes on NIST Campus

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is replacing two sections of pipe, 36 inches around and 20 feet long, on the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus, a project visible to commuters heading south on Interstate 270. The pipes are equipped with acoustic fiber optics (AFO) that can help WSSC detect any possible leaks or […]

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February 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Officials Celebrate Newly Expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Government officials and business leaders toured and celebrated the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Rockville on Monday. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. The new facility is 60,000 square-feet and includes 22 labs. U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senator […]

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May 5, 2015 | Krista Brick

(UPDATED) NIST Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident

UPDATED, May 5, 11:15 a.m.- HazMat teams are now using a robot to assist with the containment of hazardous chemicals in a lab on the campus of the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus in Gaithersburg. NIST Update – #mcfrs HazMat & Fire/Explosive Investigators (Bomb Squad) robot assist NIST Safety Team w/ containment […]

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April 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Fire Department Fighting Fires Beyond U.S. Border (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Fire Department is donating personal protective gear to the African Fire Mission– a nonprofit organization that helps fire services in Africa. A shipment containing helmets, coats, gloves, boots and more will be delivered to Zambia. “For decades, we’ve been donating surplus gear overseas. … It’s gear that is no longer available for us to use. […]

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January 27, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Barbara Mikulski

Mikulski Continues Jobs Tour at NIST

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, will continue her Maryland Jobs Tour at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today at 1:30 p.m. She will be joined by NIST Director Dr. Patrick Gallagher and Dr. Tim Foecke in touring the Center for Automotive Lightweighting at the NIST […]

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