9-11: We Remember

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News and Information from the Montgomery County Office of Public Information

September 2019 | Judy Stiles, Editor

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9/11 we remember

9-11: We Remember

Statement from Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich on September 11th Observance.

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wheaton library and recreation center

Ribbon-cutting Opens Montgomery County’s First Combined Library and Community Recreation Center

Hundreds of residents turned out to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center and Wheaton Local Park on Sunday, Sept. 8.  

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Kids and Adults Invent the Future at 'FutureFest' on Sunday, Sept. 15

Kids can spark their imaginations and families can celebrate their collective power to invent the future at FutureFest. This free family event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Silver Spring Civic building located at Veterans Plaza.

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prepared, not scared

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and it is a good time for you to prepare for an emergency.

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Many Single-Use Plastic Drink Cups Surprisingly Cannot Be Recycled  

Football season and endless fall events lead to many types of parties. However, those who are environmentally conscious and intend to recycle single-use plastic drink cups made from polystyrene (often blue or red) should be aware that those cups are not recyclable in most jurisdictions, including Montgomery County. 

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goldmine bridge opening

Rebuilt Gold Mine Road Bridge in Brookeville Dedicated 

Commuters in Brookeville now have a new bridge on Gold Mine Road over the Hawlings River.

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friendship picnic

Friendship Picnic Returns to Wheaton Regional Park on Sunday, Sept. 22

The Friendship Picnic will bring people of diverse cultures and faiths together to make new friends and discuss ways to build a better community from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17 at Wheaton Regional Park.

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business climate survey

Take the 4Business Climate Survey  

Do you have an opinion about doing business in or with Montgomery County? Share it! 

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lake needwood

Montgomery Parks Reports Elevated Microcystin Levels at Lake Needwood; Visitors Asked to Use Caution  

Montgomery Parks officials advise residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank which are located within Rock Creek Regional Park.

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Planners will engage the community to provide feedback about the update to the county’s General Plan at events held in August, September and October

Learn About ‘Thrive Montgomery 2050’ at Upcoming Events Around Montgomery County  

Montgomery County Planning Department staff are promoting “Thrive Montgomery 2050” at several upcoming events in September and October.

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dogs in pool

Dogs Rule the Pool at Montgomery County Recreation’s Annual Pool Pooch Party

Enjoy this photo mix of the tail-wagging fun from Montgomery County Recreation’s annual Pool Pooch Party.

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