snow removal

November 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter is Coming: MCDOT Announces Sustainable Snow Removal Efforts

Snow removal is about to get more environmentally friendly in Montgomery County. At Montgomery County’s annual Snow Summit event on Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich and Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) officials announced environmental advances made for handling the snow for the winter 2019-2020 season. Elrich announced that this snow season, MCDOT will experiment […]

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November 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 29, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Nov. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. It’s warming up and there’s rain in the forecast today and tomorrow. 2. Got questions about life in Montgomery County? Executive Ike Leggett is holding a virtual town hall meeting this […]

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January 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Germantown Neighborhood Still Waiting for Snow Removal (PHOTOS)

It’s day two of the big dig out and many communities in Montgomery County find themselves still snowed in. Germantown resident Josh Dupy lives in the Stoneridge community and he says cars in his residential neighborhood are blocked by as much as eight feet of snow. According to Dupy, some of the streets that still need to be […]

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January 25, 2016 | Willie James Inman

photo The Town of Chevy Chase sign

UPDATED: Mayor of Chevy Chase Ask Residents to Assist With Snow Removal

UPDATE: January 25, 10 p.m. Chevy Chase officials released an update on winter weather activities. The Town’s snow removal operation continues and crews will operate continuously until the streets and town sidewalks are clear. Household trash will not be collected on Tuesday and a later update about Wednesday collection will be posted on Tuesday. Officials […]

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January 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Anticipates Cleanup Will Take Days

The City or Rockville anticipates snow removal will take multiple days and asks residents to stay off the roads Sunday as many remain impassable at this time.   According to a press release, crews will continue what is expected to be a multi-day cleanup effort. Crews will team up to conduct tandem plowing on the […]

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January 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

What Poolesville Residents Need to Know About Snowstorm Operations

The Town of Poolesville officials released guidelines to help residents prepare for the winter storm. According to a news release, Town and contracted snow plows will begin clearing residential streets to keep them passable, when snow accumulates between two to three inches deep and temperatures indicate that the snow will not melt. Crews will generally try to […]

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January 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

City of Gaithersburg Urging Residents to Prepare for Possible Snowstorm

The City of Gaithersburg is encouraging residents to begin preparations for the possible snowstorm that’s predicted to happen Friday, Jan. 22 and Saturday Jan. 23. According to a news release, City officials are urging residents to use off-street parking, if available, starting Thursday evening so that snow removal can be done efficiently. Those residents who do […]

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January 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Readies for Snow (VIDEO)

Are you ready for snow? The city of Rockville’s public works department is preparing for winter weather.  Rock 11 Now’s Kolby Ford reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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April 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 29, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Unites: Governor Larry Hogan has unveiled a new website following the protests in Baltimore. 2. Baltimore Protests: County Executive Isiah Leggett shares his thoughts on the situation in Baltimore and how to handle […]

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Cold and Costly Winter in Montgomery County

It was cold and costly. The total costs for snow removal operations this winter cost Montgomery County over $32 million, according to County Executive Isiah Leggett. “During the winter of 2014-2015, Montgomery County experienced 27 snow/ice events with total accumulation of approximately 46.6 inches,” wrote Leggett in an April 24 memo to Council President George […]

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