October 25, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Baltimore Road to Remain Partially Closed Through November

Part of Baltimore Road in Rockville will remain closed for an additional month through November due to construction delays. The closed portion is between Gladstone Drive and Broadwood Drive. Motorists can take Veirs Mill Road to get around the closure. Courtesy City of Rockville Construction for the $7.7 million project started in March of 2021 […]

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June 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Metro Board Cuts Fares, Adds Hours and Bus Routes

In an attempt to bring back commuters, Metro’s Board of Directors agreed Thursday to operate trains and buses more frequently, extend its service hours and change some fares. Rail service will be extended to midnight every evening, beginning in July. Starting Labor Day weekend in September, other bus, rail and fare changes will go into affect. […]

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September 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Memorial to Those Who Overdosed on Display all Month in Rockville

During September, National Recovery Month, S.O.U.L. (Surviving Our Ultimate Loss) has staged a visual memorial of Montgomery County residents who have died after overdosing. The memorial, which consists of photos and short writings, can be viewed at the County’s Justice Plaza, located between the Executive Office Building and the Montgomery County Circuit Court. It will […]

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August 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Hold Free Rabies Clinic Sunday, Aug. 26

Montgomery County holds rabies clinics once a month from April thru September at its Derwood facility. The next clinic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 26. The clinics take place take place at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, located at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For county residents, […]

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August 8, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Montgomery County Officials Identify Changes One Year After Silver Spring Tragedy (VIDEO)

The tragic loss of seven lives in Silver Spring  continues to teach Montgomery County officials lessons about what to do when a catastrophe strikes. An auditor’s report in February made 14 recommendations based on what was learned from the deadly natural gas explosion last August 10 at the Flower Branch Apartments. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports […]

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July 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Meet Silver Creek Middle School’s New Principal (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools will open one of its newest schools in Kensington. Silver Creek Middle School, located at 3701 Saul Road, will welcome more than 500 sixth and seventh grade students in September. Traci Townsend was appointed principal of the new school by the Montgomery County Board of Education […]

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September 30, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 30, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday and there is more rain in the forecast. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. White’s Ferry is closed at this time due to an early morning incident where a car drove onto the ferry and then into the river, according to the police. 2.  New […]

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September 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy Day: The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning from now thru 11 a.m. for Montgomery County. A flash flood watch continues thru Friday morning as well. 2. Underage Drinking: A Town Hall meeting is scheduled tonight at Walter Johnson High School […]

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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Offers New Emergency Preparedness Training Classes for Residents (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is providing a new emergency preparedness training class for residents this month. The class will include information on how to respond to specific hazards such as fires, active assailants, and severe storms.  The Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, the Montgomery County Police Department and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service collaborated […]

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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

September is Library Card Sign Up Month in the County (VIDEO)

  September is National Library Card Sign Up Month and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) encourages residents of all ages, who do not have a card, to stop by any MCPL branch and sign up. The free library card can be used to borrow materials from all 21 MCPL branches, as well as to access services […]

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