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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: The Wheaton Community Recreation Center and Library complex’s grand opening is September 8th. Meet Firefighter Diego Peclat. The school year starts in less than two weeks and all MCPS school buses will have cameras. […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 16. 1. Moonlight Movies at the Mansion:  It’s movie night in Gaithersburg. Bring a blanked and enjoy The Greatest Showman under the stars on the front lawn of Kentlands Mansion from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission and […]

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August 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 50th Anniversary of Woodstock:  In August 1969, the three-day music festival took place in upstate New York. Nearly a half a million people gathered for what turned out to be a iconic and controversial festival. A planned 50th anniversary edition […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative whose goal is to find animals good homes. The event will take place on Aug. 17 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and will […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 15-18

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 15 – 18. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair:  This is the county’s 71st agricultural fair and this year’s theme is “Feed Your Senses.”  Fair hours are 10 a.m. to midnight daily through Saturday, August 17 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. […]

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August 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, and it’s the 74th anniversary of the U.S. victory over Japan. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park Meets: The City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. 2. Disaster Loans Available: The Small Business Administration is making […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Report Elevated Levels of Algae Toxin at Lake Needwood

Pet Owners are Urged to Keep Dogs Out of the Lake Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank at Rock Creek Regional Park. That’s because testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Summer Graduates Collect Their Diplomas

Montgomery County Public Schools recently held its 2019 Regional High School graduation ceremony at Gaithersburg HS for students who completed their studies during the summer. More than 75 students walked the stage to receive their diploma. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.   Congratulations to our 2019 MCPS […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Chick-fil-A Now Includes Macaroni and Cheese on Menu

The popular Georgia-based chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A announced Monday they now offer macaroni and cheese as a side option nationwide. This is the first permanent side addition to the menu in more than two years. Chick-fil-A describes their new Mac & Cheese as a “classic” macaroni and cheese made with a blend of cheeses including cheddar, […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich to Host Virtual Town Hall Aug. 26, Submit Questions Online

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 via the Montgomery County website. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Elrich before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich. […]

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