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June 17, 2022 7:36 AM

PHS’s Groundbreaking Ceremony

Success After Years of Struggle

Monday, June 6, Poolesville High School hosted the Groundbreaking Ceremony in celebration of construction for the new building being underway following years of activism. Speeches led the ceremony, featuring a few of the people who had influence in...

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May 18, 2022 10:14 AM

New Park Service Master Plan for Whites Ferry.

The National Park Service owns about 65 acres of land around Whites Ferry and are developing a master plan for the area.

The first planning session about the master plan was presented by a contractor running the project. They outlined a preliminary sketch of proposed improvements for the land, which are designed around outdoor recreation activities.

A major charge of the...

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April 19, 2022 4:37 PM

Wellness Centers in All High School

County Enacts New Program, with the Support of the Fair Access Committee to Put Wellness Centers in All High Schools

The Montgomery County Council today passed legislation to establish a student Wellness Center in every high school in the county. Montgomery County has promoted Wellness Centers because they work and because they provide much more robust programs to help...

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March 31, 2022 1:24 PM

Whites Ferry Update

Bethesda Magazine Article

March 31, 2022 12:47 PM

Funding Promised for our High School

While we still have work to do to get the full funding

While we still have work to do to get the full funding now promised for our high school's reconstruction and the expanded gymnasium. The money that was promised for transfer from other projects to PHS - $13 million - is included in the County Executive's...

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Urgent Alerts

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October 15, 2021 8:12 AM

Water Main Break

Town Staff is on the scene of a water main break. Residents on Dowden Way, Hempstone Court and Wootton Avenue from Dowden Way to Spates Hill Road will experience loss of water. We expect several hours for repairs to be made and water restored. We...

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September 8, 2021

9/8/21: Yard Waste Collection Information

Yard waste will be collected Saturday, September 11, 2021. Town Hall just received the following information from Bates regarding this week's yard waste collections.
"Bates operation is down several drivers today. As a result, we are unable to collect ...

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September 7, 2021

9/7/21 Trash Collection Information

Trash/Recycling collection for the week of September 6 will be as follows:
Recycling - Yard Waste will be picked up on Wednesday, September 8th and
Trash collection will take place on Thursday, September 9th.

September 1, 2021

9/1/21: Recycle Collection Information

Bates just called and informed us that recycling collection will be delayed on the north side of Fisher Avenue. They should be in town by 10 am to start collection.

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August 20, 2021

Trash Collection Information

Bates Trucking will be in town this Saturday, August 21 to collect trash and recycling that was missed this week. Streets being picked up include:
Billek Court
Cissel Manor Drive
General Custer Way
Hackett Court
Hoskinson Road (townhouses)
McKernon Way...

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August 20, 2021

8/20/21 - A Message from the Commissioners re: Bates Trash Service

The Town of Poolesville thanks our residents for keeping us informed about various missed trash and recycling pick-ups. We hear you loud and clear, and apologize for the lack of service from our contracted waste management company, Bates. We thank you...

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July 12, 2021 9:06 AM

Water Outage

Town Staff is on site making repairs to a main water valve. Water service will be interrupted to the following streets for several hours; Anita Court, Beatriz Avenue, Christer Street and Lilli Street.

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July 9, 2021 9:05 AM

Yard Waste Collection

We just spoke to Bates regarding the yard waste collection that was missed on Wednesday, July 7th. They told us that a truck will be out tomorrow, July 10th to pick up yard waste. In addition, if your trash was not picked up yesterday please contact Town...

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July 7, 2021 1:41 PM

Yard Waste pick up

July 7, 2021 - We have just been informed that yard waste will not be picked up today in Town. They are having issues with drivers and trucks due to the excessive heat. They will have a truck in town tomorrow (Thursday) to collect all yard waste. We...

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April 3, 2020 7:59 AM

Bulk Trash Suspended

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic Bates Trucking is suspending all bulk pick ups until further notice. Regular trash, recycling and yard waste pick ups will continue on their normal schedule.

January 8, 2020 4:11 PM

Recycling pick up

We just received a call from Bates trucking. They are having issues with a truck and will not be returning to Town today to pick up the remaining recycling. If your recycling was not picked up today please leave it at the curb and they will be out first...

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December 18, 2019 11:25 AM

Holiday Trash / Recycling Schedule

Recycling will not be picked up Christmas Day. Recycling will be picked up Saturday December 28, 2019
Trash Schedule will not change.
Recycling will be picked up on January 1, 2020

August 1, 2019 8:37 AM

Planned Power Outage

This message is from Potomac Edison. On Monday August 5, 2019, there will be a planned power outage to upgrade facilities. The outage will affect customers in the vicinity of Conlon Ct, Hartz Pond Ct, and Tom Fox Ct. Residents in these areas will...

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July 11, 2019 10:06 AM


The Montgomery County Bomb Squad will be conducting explosives training in conjunction with Montgomery County police on Thursday, according to the police department.

The training will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Outdoor Shooting Range off...

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