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July 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Council Will Not Drain the Piney Branch Pool in Takoma Park

The Montgomery County Council approved $54 million budget cuts on July 28 for the county’s FY16 budget. County Executive Isiah Leggett had proposed $50 million in budget cuts, which included not funding programs for homeless veterans, child care initiatives, fire and rescue operations, and others. The Piney Branch Pool was among the facilities that Leggett […]

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July 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Takoma Park Residents Express Concern Over Possible Pool Closing (VIDEO)

The Piney Branch Pool in Takoma Park faces closure due to lack of funding, but residents are coming together to save the pool. Many of the people who use this pool said they do not know what they will do if the facility closes. The pool, according to residents, is a place to learn water […]

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