January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County is […]

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August 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

State Plans to Spray for Mosquitoes in Gaithersburg Area on Sept. 1

Montgomery County health officials have announced that the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Mosquito Control Program will do truck-mounted mosquito control spraying on Thursday evening, September 1, in the Strawberry Knolls area of Gaithersburg. According to a county news release, the spraying will begin around 7:30 p.m. between Goshen Road and Pintail Lane, weather permitting. County […]

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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

State Plans to Spray for Mosquitoes Tonight In Gaithersburg and Wheaton

UPDATED The Maryland Department of Agriculture is expanding its mosquito control services in two areas of Montgomery County tonight due to a public health concern over the potential for mosquito-borne diseases, including the West Nile virus and the Zika virus. Julie Oberg, the agriculture department’s communications director, said that mosquito control truck-based spraying will take […]

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June 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Emergent BioSolutions Lands Contract to Develop and Manufacture Zika Virus Vaccine

Gaithersburg based biotech company Emergent BioSolutions has been tapped to develop and manufacture an early stage Zika Virus vaccine. The company announced that its Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) has been awarded a contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) valued up to $21.9 million, this week. BARDA […]

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June 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, June 29th, in Montgomery County: 1. Residents are invited to participate in a town hall meeting to learn about the County’s plan for fighting the Zika Virus and what individuals can do to protect themselves. The town hall will be held at the Sidney Kramer Upcounty Regional […]

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June 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Town Hall Meeting on Zika Virus Set for June 29 in Germantown

Montgomery County officials are hosting a Town Hall meeting to discuss the Zika virus on June 29, from 6:30 – 8 p.m., at the Upcounty Regional Services Center in Germantown. Local leaders will outline the County’s action plan and provide information on steps residents can take to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites. […]

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May 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, May 26, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 26, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to officially approve the $5.3 billion Fiscal Year 2017 budget today. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education is scheduled to hold an evening business session and on the agenda; the contract approval for the school bus […]

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May 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Zika Virus Information Session Planned for May 26 (VIDEO)

Concerned about the Zika virus? Montgomery County residents can find out more about the virus and learn how to lower infection risk by taking part in an information session on Thursday, May 26. Take a look at the video below. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Urge Residents to Protect Against Mosquitoes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County leaders held a news conference in Rockville on April 29 to encourage residents to take precautions against mosquito bites, and to eliminate potential mosquito breeding sites. Local officials also announced a new website to help residents stay informed. You can watch the news conference, below:

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March 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, effective later today. Here are five more things to know today, March 28, in Montgomery County: 1. The State Highway Administration is scheduled to temporarily close a portion of Sligo Creek Parkway in Takoma Park for steel beam deliveries beginning at 9 a.m. […]

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