August 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Feline Adoption Center Reopens After Closure

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) has reopened all feline adoption areas to the public, including the kitten adoption area, following a closure of the areas on Aug. 5 – Aug 10. Katherine Zenzano, MCASAC’s community outreach coordinator, said the closure was a precautionary measure after a kitten adopted from the shelter […]

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June 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Turtles Need a Good Home (VIDEO)

In this Pet of the Week segment, Kathi Stanhope introduces us to some turtles who need a good home. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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June 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council Committee Discusses Improving Taxi Service in the County (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee reviewed three bills this week that could improve taxi service in the county. You can watch some of their discussion below:

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February 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Berliner, Floreen, Hucker Concerned about Metro Raising Fares and Reducing Service

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee sent a letter this week to Chair Mortimer Downey and the other members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA, or Metro) Board of Directors “expressing our deep concern” about a staff proposal the board will consider on Feb. 26 to increase fares and […]

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February 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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MCFRS Ambulance Crew Hospitalized After Being Struck by A Vehicle

UPDATED A Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) volunteer ambulance crew is hospitalized with serious injuries today after being struck by a vehicle overnight while on duty at I-495 between River Road and I-270. Maryland State Police have identified the volunteers as Glen Echo Fire Department Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Thomas Schryver, 26, and […]

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February 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Apartment Building Fire in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters say a three-alarm fire overnight at Bethesda Hill apartments, 5114 Dudley Lane, caused an estimated one million dollars in damages. At the height of the blaze, 150 firefighters were called to fight the fire at the four-story apartment building. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said three families have been displaced […]

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November 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Turn Out for Homeless Resource Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people turned out for Homeless Resource Day in Gaithersburg. CCM’s Susan Kenedy tells us how this event makes a big difference for many in our community. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 15, 2014 | Staff Writer

Residents Told to Email Highway Services about Snowy Streets

Montgomery County residents who believe their street may have been missed by County snowplows should email That’s the word from Montgomery County officials who said the county’s snow map is not accepting missed street requests at this time. Another note from county officials: “On neighborhood streets, snowplows may not scape snow and ice down […]

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