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August 28, 2015

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It’s Back to School Time and MCPD Wants Drivers to Respect the Bus (VIDEO)

The first day of school is Aug. 31 in Montgomery County, and law enforcement officials are reminding drivers to “Respect the Bus.” According to police, Maryland law requires vehicles to stop when traveling in the same direction of a stopped school bus with activated flashing red lights. Drivers on the opposite direction also must stop […]

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August 28, 2015

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Fatal Bicycle Collision in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police are still investigating a fatal collision that happened in Bethesda on Friday morning. Timothy Holden, 64, of Bethesda, was hit by a Chevrolet Malibu just around 6:20 a.m. while riding his bicycle on Massachusetts Avenue. Police said Holden died at the scene. In this MyMCMedia Extra, MCPD Spokesperson Rebecca Innocenti, says a preliminary investigation indicates […]

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August 28, 2015

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Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Bicyclist in Bethesda

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle that occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. on Friday in the 6000 block of Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda. Commuters should note that Massachusetts Avenue is closed between Sangamore Road and Goldsboro Road while the police investigation continues at the scene. Police […]

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August 28, 2015

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Silver Spring Transit Center, a preview of Restaurant Week in Silver Spring, back to school preps and more. You can watch the show, below:

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August 28, 2015

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Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday! Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and MCPS Superintendent Larry Bowers are meeting with the media today to tout back-to-school safety. 2. Montgomery County police officers are looking for the vandals who painted swastikas on speed cameras in Olney […]

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August 27, 2015

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Police Investigate Hate Crime Vandalism in Olney and Rockville (VIDEO)

UPDATED, Aug. 28, 5:56 p.m. – : Montgomery County Police said swastikas were painted on two-speed cameras and a community neighborhood sign in Olney and Rockville.  Police said, on Aug. 26 around 6 a.m., a Montgomery County police officer noticed a large green-colored swastika painted on a county speed camera.  According to a post on […]

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August 27, 2015

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Back to School: Enrollment Up, Start Times Moved Back, Superintendent Search Resumes

Montgomery County students head back to school on Aug. 31 and there may be more students in our district than ever before. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials expect to welcome 156,654 students, an enrollment increase of more than 2,800 students over last year, according to MCPS Spokesperson Dana Tofig. So what else is new […]

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August 27, 2015

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Five Upcoming Music Fests in Montgomery County

Summer may be winding down but there is still a lot of outdoor music on the horizon in Montgomery County. In fact, there are five upcoming music festivals planned for the next month. The Brazilian Music Fest is scheduled for Aug. 30 in Wheaton. The Silver Spring Jazz Fest is set for Sept. 12. One […]

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August 27, 2015

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Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Gaithersburg Teen (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are asking the public for help in locating a missing Gaithersburg teen. Police said Kathy Pereira, age 15, of the 500 block of Mandolin Court in Gaithersburg, was last seen on August 17. Pereira is described by police as a Hispanic female, 5’03” tall, and weighing 120 pounds. She has brown […]

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August 27, 2015

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Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Student Orientation Day for MCPS middle and high school students. 2. Tree work will close a portion of the Capital Crescent Trail between Little Falls Parkway and Bradley Boulevard today. 3. The State Highway Administration is beginning a resurfacing project along […]

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