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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Somerset Elementary Dedicates New Turf Field (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Sunday for the new synthetic turf field at Somerset Elementary School. The dedication took place at the annual back to school picnic. Katherine Coleman is the chair of the Somerset Elementary School field renovation campaign, which was carried by the Somerset Foundation. According to Coleman, Somerset is the […]

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July 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Lakelands Community Raises Quality of Life Issues Associated with Gaithersburg’s Turf Field

The Lakelands Board of Directors is asking Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman for his help when it comes to addressing some quality of life issues associated with the city’s popular synthetic turf field, which is located in the residential neighborhood at Lakelands Park. In a letter to Mayor Ashman and dated June 22nd on behalf of the […]

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October 5, 2015 | Aline Barros

Quince Orchard Over Gaithersburg, 42-12 (PHOTOS)

The game changed location, but it was still a home game for Quince Orchard High School football team. Due to the weather on Friday, the Cougars met the Trojans at the John Harvill Stadium turf field in Gaithersburg. Quince Orchard tallied 42 points against Gaithersburg High School. Phil Fabrizio captured the game in pictures and […]

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May 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Somerset Elementary Wants to Raise Funds for Artificial Turf

Somerset Elementary School is taking its poor field issues into its own hands hoping to raise more than a half million dollars to install an artificial turf at the school in Chevy Chase. The Montgomery County Board of Education is expected to vote today on whether to allow the group called the Somerset Elementary School Education […]

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May 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Alexandria Officials to Tour Lakelands Park Synthetic Turf Field

Gaithersburg city officials will welcome park officials from the city of Alexandria on May 21. According to an item in the city’s Daily Briefing, the Alexandria officials want to visit the new synthetic turf field at Lakelands Park. The eco-friendly synthetic turf field at Lakelands Park is becoming a model for others building fields in […]

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May 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Opens Lakelands Synthetic Field for Public Play on Weekends

A Gaithersburg city official says that beginning on May 2nd the Lakelands synthetic turf field will be open for public play on designated weekend hours. “The field will be available on Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.,” said Michele Potter, Gaithersburg’s director of parks, recreation and culture, […]

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August 27, 2014 | Krista Brick

Requests to Use New Lakelands Field Roll In as Turf is Rolled Down

As workers roll out the turf at Lakelands Park, sports teams are rolling out the requests to play on the city’s first organic turf field. But, if you were thinking of getting a sports team on it this fall and you haven’t already reserved it- forget it. The city’s first organic turf  field that doesn’t officially […]

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July 28, 2014 | Krista Brick

Council Approves Adding Money for Turf Field at Churchill

The County Council’s Education Committee on Monday approved adding $1.3 million to the Montgomery County schools’ budget, laying the groundwork for an artificial turf field to be built at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. This despite a pending lawsuit from the Montgomery Soccer Inc. over the selection process that determines which private group would […]

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July 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a Gaithersburg woman as a homicide. 2. The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee will hold a worksession today to review a proposal to construct an artificial turf stadium field at Churchill High School in […]

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