April 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Lanza la Iniciativa de Equidad de Vacunas ‘No Arm Left Behind’

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan anunció el miércoles que el estado está lanzando una iniciativa llamada “No Arm Left Behind” que tiene como objetivo garantizar que todos los habitantes del estado que quieran vacunarse contra COVID-19 puedan hacerlo. La iniciativa es un esfuerzo para ayudar a las personas mayores, los estudiantes universitarios y los […]

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April 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Launches ‘No Arm Left Behind’ Vaccine Equity Initiative

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday that the state is launching an initiative called “No Arm Left Behind” which aims to ensure that every Marylander who wants a COVID-19 can get one. The initiative is an “all-hands-on-deck” effort to help seniors, college students, and employers across the state have access to the vaccine as soon […]

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October 15, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Comcast 10.15 Outage Map

Area-Wide Comcast Outage, East Gude Closed Near 355

Internet, TV, and phone service is still out for thousands of residents throughout the Montgomery County area after a large fiber line was cut this morning.  Affected areas include portions of Rockville, Silver Spring, Burtonsville, and Olney. Several Montgomery County public schools are affected: Argyle Middle School Earl B Wood Middle School Rock Creek Valley […]

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September 27, 2019 | Laura Rowles

‘Live Life Seamlessly’ at Comcast’s New Xfinity Store in the RIO Washingtonian Center

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) joined Comcast today to celebrate the grand opening of its new Xfinity Store located at 31 Grand Corner Avenue, Suite 31, in the RIO Shopping Center in Gaithersburg, Md. The Gaithersburg Xfinity Store is the 25th one to open in the region, and the second store in Montgomery County, […]

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August 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

FCC Attempt to Limit Fees Could Distress Communities

The leader of a national public media organization decried a Federal Communications Commission decision Friday that could hit community television and websites in their pocketbooks. “It’s bad for local communities. It will cause financial distress for some local governments. And I think it will cause pressure for some local communities to either limit or curtail […]

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December 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Police Station

UPDATED: Communication Outage in Rockville Resolved

UPDATED:  The city of Rockville experienced a communications outage on Monday that lasted from  8 a.m. to 3 p.m. because of a major cable break, according to a city spokesperson. During the outage, telephone service and email was disrupted to both the Rockville Police Department and the Senior Center. The day after the outage, Rockville […]

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September 4, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Act Now to Insist FCC Ensure Cable Operators Support Local PEGs

This could be the biggest threat to public access in history. The cable television industry is facing huge competition, not just from the likes of DirecTV but from rapidly-deploying new technologies that threaten to suck customers away in droves. Subscribers are ‘cutting the cord’, dumping their cable TV packages and looking for other news & […]

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June 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCM Board Chair Jeffrey Slavin Appears on Comcast’s Newsmakers (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Slavin, board chair of Montgomery Community Media, recently was interviewed on Comcast’s Newsmakers. Mayor Slavin talked about MCM’s programming, classes, website and the upcoming event for Vietnam Veterans at the Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch the Newsmakers episode, below: Slavin, for those who don’t know, is also the mayor of the Town […]

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April 27, 2012 | Staff Writer

Take the Survey

Montgomery County is in the process reviewing the cable services provided by Comcast and determining what the community’s future cable-related needs and interests are in preparation for renegotiating the cable franchise agreement with Comcast. The cable franchise renewal process examines the past performance of Comcast – as well as future services that residents, schools, community […]

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