June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer: It’s the first day of summer and Montgomery Recreation has opening for camps. And its pools are open till 8 p.m. 2. Coffee with a Cop: The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee & Tea at Old Georgetown Road […]

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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 3, In Montgomery County

1. Bethesda Outdoor’s main pool will remain closed this weekend for repairs, while the lap, teaching, and tot pools will be open. Admission to the facility is $2. 2. Starting tonight, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close two lanes on the outer loop of I-495 from MD 97 (Georgia […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pools Open for Summer Season (PHOTO)

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the official opening of the summer swim season in Montgomery County. On Saturday morning, the county’s Recreation and General Services departments celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Western County Outdoor Pool with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The pool is located at 20151 Fisher Avenue in Poolesville. According to a county […]

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Some county employees are working from home today after a bed bug infestation was confirmed at the Department of Health and Human Services administrative offices at 401 Hungerford Drive earlier this month. A meeting to discuss employees’ concerns about bed bugs is […]

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July 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Swim Safe (VIDEO)

Recreation officials in Montgomery County are inviting residents to visit the county’s pools to beat the heat this summer. Local officials are also reminding swimmers about the importance of pool safety. Find out more in this video from County Report This Week: You can find more information about the county’s pools here. Visit our PEG […]

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May 30, 2015 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Choices for June

Visit SOAR   Senior Outdoor Adventures in Recreation   Cricket Anyone? We are looking for interested folks. Call 240.777.4932 to let us know.   June 1: Junior Varsity and Varsity High School Summer League begins at various high school facilities. Call 240.777.6870 for more information.   June 1: Origami, the Art of Paper Folding at Margaret […]

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May 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, May 20, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily look at the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 20, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education is holding a meeting at 3 p.m. today to appoint an interim superintendent. 2. Steve Dorfman is tomorrow’s speaker at the MCM Small Business Event at […]

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June 27, 2014 | Valerie Bonk and Sonya Burke

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County Pools Are Open for the Summer Season

UPDATED Montgomery County has opened seven outdoor pools for the summer season and operating hours are from 1 – 8 p.m. weekdays and 12-8 p.m. on weekends. Judy Stiles, spokesperson for Montgomery County Recreation, emphasizes water safety and the importance of children learning how to swim. “We work very hard to keep our families safe, […]

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May 27, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

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Montgomery County Gears Up for Water Safety Day (Video)

Montgomery County Recreation is joining the recreation departments in Gaithersburg and Rockville to host “Water Safety Day,” an event focused on educating the community on staying out of harm this summer. In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Recreation Media Relations spokesperson Judy Stiles gives a preview of what to expect from the event: The event […]

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May 23, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Montgomery County Pools Gear Up for Summer (Video)

As temperatures rise, local residents are getting ready for the beginning of pool season after a long harsh winter. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has a behind the scenes look of the preparation that goes into opening pools for the summer season. With summer around the corner, local pools are gearing up for the crowds that come […]

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