Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The annual leaf pick-up begins Monday.
Curbside leaf pick-ups start next week in Rockville, hopefully well removed from the snowy mix that set spring off to a mushy start. The Department of Public Works will start collecting leaf debris Monday. Each year the city provides residents with one leaf pick-up during a two-week period in April and announced the following schedule for this year: The schedule and map can be found online at www.rockvillemd.gov/residents/leaf.htm Residents are asked to rake leaves to the curb or next to the pavement, if no curb exists., by 6 a.m. on the collection day. The leaves should not be placed in plastic bags. Biodegradeable paper bags or 32-gallon containers are OK. --- More: Call the Department of Public Works at 240-314-8566
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
In it's 135th year, the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll will take place April 1 on the South Lawn.
The ticket raffle for the wildly popular White House Easter Egg Roll starts Feb. 21. An online lottery system will distribute thousands of tickets for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll. The deadline for lottery entries is 10 a.m. Feb. 25. Lottery results will be available March 1. This year’s Easter Egg Roll will take place April 1 on the South Lawn of the White House. The event is open to children age 13 and younger and their families. Signing up for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll lottery is free. You will need to create a free account at recreation.gov to be able to enter the lottery when it opens. More information about the event is available at www.whitehouse.gov/eastereggroll. Have you been the to the White House Easter Egg …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Temperatures in mid-70s are about 15-20 degrees higher than normal for March.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
You can keep your winter jackets in the closet. Mother Nature's above-normal temperatures are expected to stick around the metro area for at least another 10 days, according to The Weather Channel. The area's high temperatures this week, in the mid-70s, are a full 15 to 20 degrees above the average of 56 degrees, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Everywhere you look there are signs of the warm weather, from convertibles with the top down to golfers teeing up on the fairway, but spring doesn't officially get underway until 1:14 a.m. Tuesday, March 20. The warmer weather is also affecting predictions across the Potomac at the National Cherry Blossom Festival, set to begin on Tuesday and continue through April 27. The famous …