Fire and rescue service awarded federal grants for hiring, training

Photo from firepix1075.zenfolio.com The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service will be able to hire 10 new firefighters following the award of a grant for $1,452,842 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “MCFRS provides innovative, high-quality community service,” said County Executive Ike Leggett in a press release announcing the grants. “They ensure the highest value for tax dollars through fire-prevention, … Read More

WSSC water main excavation on Colesville to begin Monday

WSSC water main excavation on Colesville to begin Monday

WSSC water main project map WSSC has finished marking underground utilities and will begin excavating Colesville Road to replace water mains on Monday, Sept. 18, weather permitting. The project will start near the intersection with Georgia Avenue and move north toward the Beltway as work progresses, the utility said in a press release. Drivers can expect to find one- and … Read More