Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A list of roads prone to flooding, provided by Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services
According to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, the following roads in the downcounty area are subject to periodic flooding: Columbia Pike (MD 29) North of White Oak, at Paint Branch Connecticut Avenue (MD 185) South of Kensington, at Rock Creek River Road (MD 190) Potomac, at Cabin John Creek University Boulevard (MD 193) Wheaton, at Sligo Creek Veirs Mill Road (MD 586) South of Twinbrook Parkway, at Rock Creek Beach Drive Kensington-Chevy Chase, in Rock Creek Park Sligo Creek Parkway Silver Spring and Takoma Park
Friday, August 31, 2012
The annual campaign to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by soliciting roadside donations has been a sticking point for those seeking to pass anti-panhandling legislation.
Friday is the last day for the "Fill the Boot" drive, as Montgomery County firefighters collect donations at street corners throughout the county, including the intersection of Randolph Road and Georgia Avenue in Glenmont, outside Fire Station 18. The firefighters began their annual campaign on Wednesday to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Read more about the history of "Fill the Boot" and how much money has been raised for the MDA on the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services blog. Members of the MCFRS "A" Shift raised more than $45,000 on Wednesday, according to an MCFRS Facebook post. The "Fill the Boot" campaign has played a controversial role in the debate over roadside solicitation. Montgomery County …