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July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage and damaging winds. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors […]

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July 12, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Sinkhole – Fenway Road Closed Due to July 8 Rain

Carderock Springs residents witnessed an unexpected washout Monday across Fenway Road because of excessive rainfall. Monday’s storm was powerful enough to cause a water main break on Fenway Road at Carderock Drive. Since July 8, the road has been closed and will remain closed until further notice. Plans are being made for permanent repairs, no […]

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July 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Belfast Road Closes Thursday for Sinkhole Repair

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced Tuesday plans to permanently restore the section of Belfast Road in Potomac that washed out during the heavy rains Monday morning, July 8. About 11 a.m. on Monday, both lanes of Belfast Road became impassable between Laurel Leaf Drive and Whiterim Terrace just east of MacArthur Boulevard. A […]

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July 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

1. Free Outdoor Concerts Dance, sway, jump, or just listen to all kinds of live music at free outdoor concerts around the county. Glen Echo Park Thursday Summer Concerts, Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts, Friday Night Live Concerts at Rockville Town Square, Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts at RIO Washingtonian, BlackRock Summer Concerts Saturdays through July 27, […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Large Sinkhole on Belfast Road in Potomac

Belfast Road in Potomac (off of MacArthur Boulevard) is one of several roads damaged from Monday’s flooding. Montgomery County Department of Transportation Highway Services tweeted that a team is onsite, working on fixing the sinkhole. Reports of a large sink hole on Belfast Road in Potomac, Md. Heavy rain has caused flooding throughout the DC […]

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July 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County Includes Bethesda and Silver Spring

UPDATE 10:22 a.m.: The National Weather Service has expanded the flash flood warning to include Silver Spring and Bethesda.  The warning now extends until 1:45 p.m. for Montgomery County. According to the warning, widespread flash flooding has been reported in the county. Three to six inches of rain fell in the I-20 corridor and surrounding […]

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July 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Dónde celebrar el 4 de julio en el condado de Montgomery?

Si se preguntan dónde pueden celebrar en familia el 4 de julio, Día de la Independencia de los Estados Unidos, los residentes de Montgomery tienen una larga lista de opciones con desfiles, actividades, carreras y un despliegue de fuegos artificiales. A continuación algunas opciones: Fuegos Artificiales Germantown Glory La noche comienza con música en vivo, […]

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June 28, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July Across the County

Independence Day celebrations start a bit early in Montgomery County with Gaithersburg’s SummerFest on Saturday, June 29. Then residents have numerous opportunities for celebration on Thursday, July 4th with four fireworks displays, three parades and a 5K run. Here’s a rundown of the celebrations: Fireworks Displays Gaithersburg Summerfest and Fireworks Celebrate Fourth of July a […]

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June 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere and considered the first day of summer. Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 21, in Montgomery County 1. Germantown in the News: FOX 5 continues their Zip Trip series with a visit to Germantown Friday morning. […]

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June 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 20. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Parks, Party & Play – Bicycle Pump Track: A Bicycle Pump Track will be placed in Elm Street Park from Wednesday, June 12 – June 26. From 7:00 am to 8:30 pm both adults and children can take turns on […]

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