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September 11, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

UPDATE: Car-Free Portions of Beach Drive, Sligo Creek Parkway Reopen After Major Flooding

Update (1:15 p.m.): Crews have finished cleaning debris and muddy parts of Beach Drive and Sligo Creek Parkway. Montgomery Parks says the car-free sections have been reopened. UPDATE Our car-free sections on Beach Drive and Sligo Creek Parkway are back open. Thank you for your patience while our crews cleaned up storm debris. — […]

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October 24, 2019 | Carolyn Raskauskas

Perfect Autumn Day Provides Vivid Scenery at Lake Needwood

It was a beautiful day at Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park in Derwood. Check out these beautiful autumn images. And here are even more photos… View this post on Instagram Autumn is in the air at Rock Creek Regional Park’s Lake Needwood in Derwood. 🍂🍁 (📸: @carolynrask / MyMCMedia) #falldays🍁 #lakeneedwood #rockcreekpark #derwoodmd […]

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May 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Law Enforcement Torch Run Pays Tribute to Late MCPD Officer

Officers, Special Olympics Athletes Talk About Lieutenant Jacock’s Legacy This year’s Montgomery County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) at Rock Creek Park in Derwood was more emotional than previous years. It was the first race since the death of the late Montgomery County Police Lt. Thomas Jacocks, who brought the Torch […]

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July 31, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do for Under $10 in Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase Areas

Live around Bethesda, Potomac, or Chevy Chase? Check out these fun in-county activities to fill the rest of your summer.   Billy Goat Trail Enjoy scenic views of the Potomac River while getting a workout hiking over boulders and steep rock formations. You might spot a bald eagle flying overhead, or see a blue heron […]

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March 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Removing 1,800 Ash Trees to Ensure Park Safety (VIDEO)

The Emerald Ash Borer is a beetle responsible for the destruction of ash trees in 25 states, including Maryland. The beetle feeds on the trees causing them to die within three years. The Montgomery County Parks department has been working to eradicate this beetle from parkland, necessitating the removal of 1,800 Ash trees this year. […]

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June 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigating Teen’s Death

Montgomery County Police, Maryland-National Capital Park Police and Montgomery County Fire Rescue units responded for the report of an injured person near the Rock Creek Trail in the area of the 9200 block of Jones Mill Road in Chevy Chase on June 11. When officers arrived, they located a male in his teens who was […]

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