Upcoming Events, Nov. 28–Dec. 6

Upcoming Events

We at the Source would like to wish all of our readers a Happy Thanksgiving wherever you may be spending the day. After the holiday, there’s and rescue animal adoption event Sunday in Takoma Park as well as a piano concert, and Cup Scout Pack 23 begins a Toys for Tots drive in Silver Spring. Levine Music hosts a blues jam on Wednesday, followed by a comedy show Thursday at Busboys and Poets. And please remember to shop small this Saturday at your favorite local stores.

Upcoming Events, Oct. 4–11

Upcoming Events

It’s the last free show of the season with The Loose Ends Friday evening at Sligo Creek Golf Course. The same night, Bud Skeleton & Friends will be at the American Legion, and the Legion will host Garage Rock Night on Saturday. The YMCA will lead a walk along the Purple Line route Saturday morning. The annual Takoma Park Street Festival will be held on Sunday, and policy-minded folks can attend a Subdivision Staging Policy workshop on Monday evening.

County Issues Emergency Heat Alert for People, Pets

The county has issued a heat emergency alert for people and pets effective from noon today (July 19) through Sunday, July 21 at 8 p.m. A heat alert means the heat indices during the period are expected to reach 105 degrees or higher. During this time, the Animal Services Division will be enforcing anti-cruelty regulations for dogs.

Ellsworth Dog Park Closing for Maintenance

Ellsworth Urban Dog Park at 621 Ellsworth Dr. is scheduled to close today for annual maintenance, according to the Montgomery Parks website. Crews will be replacing the mulch and wood chips in the park, as well as swale work to manage storm water run-off, and digging out and leveling retaining walls, a spokesperson said. The work is expected to take … Read More

Montgomery Parks Surveying Residents About Future Dog Parks

Montgomery Parks Surveying Residents About Future Dog Parks

Montgomery Parks is surveying residents within all five Regional Service Centers to help determine possible options for future dog parks. The surveys are part of a Dog Parks Site Suitability Study currently underway and ask residents of each area to choose from a set of locations determined by parks staff. Each study area was defined as within a half-mile radius … Read More

County Issues Cold Emergency Alert

The county has issued a cold emergency alert until 1 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 31. Wind chill temperatures during this time are expected to dip to below zero, which can cause frostbite within 30 minutes, or lead to hypothermia, or both. The county recommends that residents stay indoors as much as possible. Anyone who must work or be outdoors for any … Read More

Residents Can Adopt a Pet at No Charge During Adoption Week

Residents interested in adopting a pet can do so at no charge this week from the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center and Friends of Montgomery County Animals. The two organizations are holding an “Autumn Adoption Fest” and waiving the adoption fees on all species at the shelter to make room for new arrivals. “This event is going to … Read More