July 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Kansas City Airport Terminal Renamed for Brig. Gen. McGee of Bethesda

The general aviation terminal at the downtown airport in Kansas City, Mo., now bears the name of Brigadier General Charles McGee of Bethesda, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen and a Bronze Star recipient. McGee, 101, served with the U.S. Air Force and was part of the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group. […]

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June 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Council’s New Regulations Incentivize Housing Development at Metro Stations 

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved regulations to implement the “More Housing at Metrorail Stations Act,” which aims to incentivize high-rise housing construction at Metro stations by providing a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT), with some criteria for development. According to the council, the bill offers the PILOT for 15 years for […]

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June 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Installing Dynamic Signs to Show Real-Time Speed on Brink Road in Gaithersburg 

Montgomery County is installing permanent “dynamic speed signs” that tell drivers their real-time speeds on Brink Road in Gaithersburg, according to a release from the county.  The county’s transportation department (MCDOT) will put up four signs: two facing eastbound traffic and two facing westbound. MCDOT assessed Brink Road’s vehicle crash history and found several collisions […]

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June 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches ’20 is Plenty’ Pilot Program to Reduce Speed Limit on Select Roads

Montgomery County leaders on Thursday launched a new pilot program called “20 is Plenty” to reduce the speed limit on select roads to 20 miles per hour. The program is intended to help improve road safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The five pilot roads are in North Bethesda, Germantown and Long Branch. They are: […]

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May 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Thunderbird Pilot Excited for Flyover, Opportunity to say Thanks

Around 11:50 Saturday morning, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will fly over this area in a show of support for medical workers, first responders and all those working during the pandemic. After flying over Baltimore, the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels will fly over Prince George’s Hospital Center at 11:45 […]

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July 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Flag Passing Ceremony in Bethesda Honors Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)

“As an amputee every day is hard,” Captain Christy Wise,co-captain for Invictus Games Team USA 2017, said. “I trip all the time. I always have extra hardware. I have to carry legs with me everywhere I go.” A tragic boating accident in 2015 is why Wise, a pilot in the United States Air Force, had her right […]

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August 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro Launches Free, Public Wi-Fi Pilot Program at Six Metro Stations

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has announced the launch of free public Wi-Fi at six Metrorail stations as part of a limited pilot program. The six stations selected for the pilot are: Metro Center, Gallery Place, Judiciary Square, Union Station, Archives and L’Enfant Plaza. According to a news release, the free service will be available […]

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November 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Plane Crashes at Anne Arundel County Airport

Troopers were called to a plane crash at Tipton Airport, 7515 General Aviation Drive, in Fort Meade on Sunday afternoon. It happened shortly before 2 p.m., according to a news release from the Maryland State Police Department. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 1965 Mooney aircraft attempted to take off from Tipton Airport […]

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May 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Manger on the Angles of Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger discusses the pros and cons of three types of body worn cameras. Manger has announced that 100 police officers will pilot the body worn cameras beginning this summer in Montgomery County.

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Wants to Know How Residents React to MCPD’s Body Worn Camera Program (VIDEO)

Early this summer, the Montgomery County Police Department will launch a pilot program for body worn cameras. Police Chief Tom Manger said 100 police officers will participate in the pilot program at stations across Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Chief Tom Manger says he is interested in gauging residents’ reaction to being recorded.

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