public works

December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Readies for Winter Weather (VIDEO)

Rockville parks and public works crews are readying for winter weather on local roads and sidewalks. Find out more in this report, below:

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Behind the Scenes at the Rockville Water Treatment Plant (VIDEO)

Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler recently toured the Rockville Water Treatment plant. Watch her report, below: Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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January 27, 2016 | Willie James Inman

PEPCO Keeps the Lights on During Record Blizzard (PHOTO)

Montgomery County experienced record snow fall totals thanks to the Blizzard of 2016. Many residents may recall the storms of 2010 and 2011 when hundreds of thousands in the region lost power for days. This year, things were a bit different with only a few thousands residents losing power during the storm. PEPCO Communications Director […]

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January 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Declares a Snow Emergency Friday

The City of Rockville declared a snow emergency today at noon requiring all vehicles to be removed from city roads, including neighborhood streets. In order for city crews to safely and efficiently clear snow from streets, all vehicles should be parked in garages and driveways whenever possible. If this is not possible, cars should be […]

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January 22, 2016 | Willie James Inman

City Manager of Takoma Park Urges Residents to Prepare for Storm

Takoma Park City Manager Suzanne Ludlow is urging residents to prepare for this weekends winter weather. “The storm will be here soon. Please take these last few hours to move your cars off the road if possible, get any remaining medicines, food and supplies you need, and prepare to stay inside until Sunday,” Ludlow said […]

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April 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Constructing Multi-Purpose Path at Rio

The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will be constructing a multi-use path along the north side of Rio Boulevard from Washingtonian Boulevard to Fields Road. The work will consist of the construction of the path and the milling, resurfacing and re-striping of Rio Boulevard. The construction is scheduled to begin on or about […]

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June 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Poolesville Cuts Ribbon for Town’s New Solar Array

Town of Poolesville officials will celebrate the recent completion of a new solar array system at the Poolesville Public Works Depot on Monday, June 2 at 5 p.m. This initiative makes the Town the only municipality in Montgomery County and one of the first three municipalities in Maryland with its own fully-operational source of renewable […]

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September 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Meet Bobby Johnson: A Gaithersburg Employee for 40 Years

He’s worked for the city of Gaithersburg longer than any other employee. Robert “Bobby” Johnson celebrated 40 years with the city on September 10. Now supervisor of the Mowing & Bulk Pickup crews in the Public Works Department, Johnson started his career with Gaithersburg as a fulltime “maintenance man” in 1973.  By 1978 he had […]

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