Articles by Sonya Burke

May 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Carver Coalition Opposes Plan to Relocate School Buses in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Carver School Coalition is a group of residents opposed to a plan to relocate 100 school buses at the Carver Center near Mannakee Street and Route 355 in the city of Rockville. The residents list traffic, noise, health, and because they say the property identified as an interim site is of historic significance as reasons […]

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May 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Engaging Seniors at Gaithersburg’s Active Aging Expo (VIDEO)

Did you know that over 12,000 residents in the city of Gaithersburg are over the age of 55? Hundreds of Gaithersburg area seniors attended the 8th annual Active Aging Expo this week at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park where they learned about health and wellness, and living longer. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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May 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Council Unanimously Approves Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council approved new zoning for the Westbard community of Bethesda at its Tuesday meeting. The vote was unanimous, 9-0, for the Westbard Sector Plan. “It has been, to say the least, a bumpy ride,” said Council Vice President Roger Berliner, who worked to reduce the density in the plan and who also […]

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May 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Brian Gaines is the CEO of the Maryland BioFoundation.

Mobile MdBioLab Visits Germantown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The MdBioLab made a stop at the Upcounty Regional Services Center in Germantown on Monday. “We are here today to actually introduce job seekers here in Montgomery County to opportunities and careers in biotechnology, life sciences and health sciences,” said Brian Gaines, CEO, MdBio Foundation. According to Gaines, Montgomery County is the epicenter for biotechnology […]

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May 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, May 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 3rd, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Election Day in the town of Chevy Chase. Town residents are electing three Council members, each to serve for a two-year term. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets at 1 p.m. today, and on the agenda is the Westbard Sector Plan. […]

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May 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning, Hail Falls in Parts of MoCo (VIDEO)

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 12:30 a.m. for parts of Montgomery County. According to the NWS, emergency management officials have reported ongoing rescues with cars stalled in standing water in Montgomery County. Emergency Communications has declared a “condition red” because of the high call volume for water rescues […]

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May 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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NWS Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from now until 10 am. on Monday. Visibilities are one quarter of a mile or less. If driving, slow down and use your headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

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May 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Plans to Build 2,600-Ton Salt Storage Building

Because of the addition of the Parklands and Crown communities, city of Gaithersburg officials say they need a new salt storage building to keep up with the city’s growth and the additional miles of roads during the winter months. On the Mayor and Council’s agenda, Monday night, is a resolution that authorizes the city manager […]

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May 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Planners Tour Crown Farm and King Farm Communities (VIDEO)

Members of the Montgomery County Planning Board recently toured the King Farm community in Rockville, and the Crown community in Gaithersburg.  Find out more in this report, below:

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May 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, May 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The city of Rockville kicks off Bike Month today at 10 a.m. at City Hall. 2. You are invited to a baby shower from noon to 3 p.m. today. The Second Chance Wildlife Center is hosting the baby shower for the hundreds […]

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