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1.  MCV Walk Around The Towne Event 6/4 Click here

2.  County Exec. Announcements Click here

3.  Memorial Day Recycling & Trash Pick Up Click here
MCV Walk Around the Towne Event 6/4
County Exec. Announcements
Montgomery Has the Highest Recycling Rate in State, According to Maryland Department of the Environment

Montgomery County’s recycling rate of 58.94 percent of solid waste created tops all other counties in Maryland, according to statistics released by the Maryland Department of the Environment.  The report was for 2020, the most recent year for which statistics are available. 
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‘Twilight Tuesdays’ Will Have a Wide Range of Free Music and Entertainment on Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Throughout the Spring

A wide range of free music and entertainment will be featured on Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring throughout the spring in the “Twilight Tuesdays” series presented by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc.
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Department of Permitting Services Receives Record Number of Requests for Residential Deck Inspections During ‘Building Safety Month’

The Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services is offering homeowners free residential deck maintenance inspections during the month of May as part of its annual celebration of “Building Safety Month.” Since the deck safety program was announced in mid-April, more than 700 homeowners have requested deck inspections, which is higher than any previous year since the program began in 2009.
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‘Projects Needing a Permit’ and ‘How to Schedule a Free Deck Maintenance Inspection’ Will Be Featured Topics on Next Edition of ‘What’s Happening MoCo’ Podcast

Many homeowners are planning home improvement projects this spring and summer, which makes the recognition of May as “Building Safety Month” especially timely. On the latest edition of the “What’s Happening MoCo” podcast, James Sackett, residential inspections manager for the Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services will talk about the importance of scheduling a free residential deck maintenance inspection and how to know when a home project needs a permit to proceed.
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County Expands Local Cable Programming by Adding New MCPS-TV High-Definition Cable Channel on Comcast’s Xfinity Lineup

Montgomery County has expanded its public education and government programming with the launch of a new high-definition (HD) Montgomery County Public Schools TV (MCPS-TV) cable channel through cable provider Comcast. The new addition, which began broadcasting on May 4, is Xfinity Channel 1071.
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Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery Seeks Entries by May 30 for ‘Spirit of Summer’ at Westfield Wheaton

The Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery is seeking artist entries for a new eight-week show entitled “Spirit of Summer” that will run from June 10-July 31 at Westfield Wheaton. The exhibit will feature the works of 20-25 artists and offer the opportunity for them to sell their original, professional quality artwork. Entries must be submitted by Monday, May 30.
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Commission on Veterans Affairs Honors County’s Fallen Heroes from Military Action Dating to World War I With Online Tributes of Bios and Photos

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs is honoring many “Fallen Hometown Heroes” with County connections dating back to World War I with detailed tributes displayed on a special website created by the commission. The tribute is especially notable as the County prepares to commemorate Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. 
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County Recreation Outdoor Pools to Open Memorial Day Weekend

Montgomery County Recreation’s outdoor pool season will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, with its seven pools opening for the Memorial Day Weekend.  
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County Holiday Schedule for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30

The Montgomery County Government will have special hours and some closings for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. 
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‘Flags for Our Heroes’ with More Than 700 American Flags on Display Through Monday, May 30, at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg

“Flags for Our Heroes,” featuring an impressive display of more than 700 American flags, has returned to the lawn at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm for Memorial Day Weekend through Monday, May 30. The flags, which are lit at night, can be viewed 24 hours a day. There is no charge to enter the park. 
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Rockville Metro Station West Side Construction and Paving Will Lead to Temporary Bus Stop Closures and Relocations from May 31 - June 6

Construction and paving work at the Rockville Metrorail Station will lead to Ride On and Metrobus bus stops on the West Side Kiss & Ride being closed and temporarily relocated from Sunday, May 31, through Monday, June 6. 
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Community Meetings Being Held In-Person to Address Progress of Purple Line Construction

Progress of continuing work on the Purple Line, including introduction of the new contractor, are the focus of a series of in-person meetings being held by the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration. The State department is managing the project. 
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‘Mapping Gaithersburg: From Wilderness to Metropolis’ Will Be Focus of Montgomery History Online Presentation Starting Monday, May 30  

“Mapping Gaithersburg: From Wilderness to Metropolis” will be featured in a Montgomery History online presentation that will be available starting Monday, May 30. 
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Commission for Women Invites Residents to Its 50th Anniversary Picnic Celebration on Sunday, June 5, at Wheaton Regional Park

This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Montgomery County Commission for Women (CFW). Join the CFW from 2-5 p.m. at Wheaton Regional Park on Sunday, June 5, to celebrate 50 years of the incredible work, accomplishments and triumphs of the Montgomery County Commission for Women.  
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Memorial Day Recycling & Trash Pick Up
Holiday "Slide" Reminder for County-Provided Recycling and Trash Collection Services
Montgomery County Recycling & Resource Management Division

Monday, May 30, 2022, Memorial Day: No County-provided recycling or trash collections on May 30; After the holiday, pickups slide one day with last pickup Saturday, June 4, 2022.

If your collection day is
Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Tuesday Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Wednesday Thursday, June 2, 2022
Thursday Friday, June 3, 2022
Friday Saturday, June 4, 2022

If you have questions or concerns about your County-provided collection, please contact the Montgomery County Customer Service Center at 311 (out-of-County: 240-777-0311) or @311MC311.

If you (or your community) have a private contract for your trash collection, or if you live in a municipality, our schedule announcements may not apply to your collection service -- check with your hauler or community manager.

Drop-off Facilities

Locations, hours and other details

Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station
  • Monday, May 30, 2022
    • Transfer Station CLOSED.
    • Recycling Center CLOSED.
ABOUT MILL CREEK VILLAGE Founded in 2013, Mill Creek Village (MCV) is a volunteer-led, 501 (c) 3, tax-exempt, nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to assisting older neighbors (60+ years of age) in Mill Creek Towne to maintain independence and age well at home. Services include transportation support, grocery shopping, friendly visits and check-in phone calls. MCV also hosts several annual community-wide social events and publishes a monthly e-newsletter. Donations are appreciated and tax deductible. Contact us at 240-686-5870 or Visit our website at https://millcreekvillage and follow us on Facebook at “millcreekvillageinc”

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