May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Quince Orchard Library Reopening on Friday

The Quince Orchard Library is reopening at 10 a.m. today. The library was closed at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon because of problems with the air conditioning in the building. Montgomery County Spokesperson Judy Stiles said the air conditioning unit stopped working on May 26th and the building got too warm for people to be […]

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February 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Urge Drivers to Use Caution During Cold Weather

Troopers are urging drivers to use caution and to think twice before heading out during this expected blast of cold weather across the state. Colonel William Pallozzi, superintendent of the Maryland State Police Department, has ordered all troopers to be on high alert for disabled vehicles with the anticipated extremely low temperatures. Troopers, along with […]

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October 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Montgomery County, effective from midnight to 9 a.m. Monday. According to the Freeze Warning, temperatures may drop to the mid 20s and/or hover around 30 degrees. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are expected. Sensitive crops and other vegetation are at risk for being killed […]

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May 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Water Park Was a Hot Spot for Visitors This Holiday Weekend

The Water Park at Bohrer Park was a hot spot for visitors looking to cool off on Memorial Day. A total of 1,831 visitors were reported at the pool on Monday compared to 837 on Sunday and 279 on Saturday, according to Parks and Recreation and Culture Director Michele Potter. In fact, she said the […]

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February 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Reminder for Customers About Water Pipe Breaks

Officials at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission want customers to know that WSSC is responsible for water mains in the street and the connections to your home or business, but not the pipes on your property. Property owners are responsible for frozen and broken pipes on their property and inside their homes. WSSC officials are telling […]

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February 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Montgomery County

Bundle up! The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Montgomery County from now until 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. According to the Advisory, we may see wind chills as low as 10 below zero. Temperatures are falling into the 20s this evening and lower teens later tonight. Winds are forecast […]

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January 6, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Reaches Out to Homeless As Temperatures Drop

As temperatures drop to the single digits, workers with the Montgomery County Health and Human Services are hitting the streets to bring homeless individuals indoors. Montgomery County’s four homeless outreach programs are increasing efforts to educate homeless on the dangers of the cold weather. “Our outreach teams are meeting with clients and encouraging them to […]

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January 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

Wind Chill Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Montgomery County from 6 a.m. on Jan. 6 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 7. According to the advisory, the wind chill will be between five below to 15 below zero. The lowest wind chills are expected to occur after midnight tonight through Tuesday morning. […]

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