Metro Red Line Commuters Reminded to Prepare for Delays and Crowded Trains in August, Alternative Transit Options Advised (VIDEO)

Metro riders are advised to prepare for delays and crowded trains in August as Safe Track repair work begins on the Red Line, the Metrorail’s busiest line. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that local officials are...

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O.A.R Partners with NBC to Pay Tribute to Olympians (VIDEO)

O.A.R, the band that was founded in Rockville, is paying tribute to this year’s Olympians competing in team sports. The rock band has partnered with NBC and their song “Follow Me, Follow You” is featured in the...

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Free Sports Equipment Keeps Young Athletes in the Game (VIDEO)

What would baseball be without a bat or hockey without skates? Too often the cost of the equipment keeps children in families with limited incomes from participating in sports. Many schools and community groups also cannot...

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Save the Date: National Night Out is August 2nd (VIDEO)

Local communities in Montgomery County will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd. More information is available online at MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov/police. The City of Gaithersburg has also released a list of its...

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Local Leaders Celebrate the Launch of the BELL Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the launch of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) program this summer. The program will serve one thousand students a year for four years. Councilmember Nancy Navarro said...

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Five Things to Know Today, July 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory today from noon until 8 p.m.  The Heat Index may reach 109 degrees. 2. The Democratic National...

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July 28, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Young Martial Artists Build Character in Silver Spring

Long before the Kung Fu Panda movies became hits, a martial arts grandmaster began teaching children the Chinese art of self-defense. Kicking and punching is just one of the skills the young dragons learn at Shaolin Wu-Shu Training Center in Silver Spring. My MC Media’s Phyllis Armstrong reports on the school that builds character. Some […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Man and Goat Make Pit Stop in Rockville While on Trek Across U.S. (VIDEO & PHOTO)

If you saw a goat in Rockville today, it probably was Miles and his human companion Steve Wescott. Wescott and Miles have been on a walking journey across the U.S., on a mission to raise funds for an orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. Wescott’s project, Needle2Square, began in 2012 at the Space Needle in Seattle and […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for MoCo

The National Weather Service has issued  a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County from now until midnight. Damaging winds are the primary threat, according to the NWS watch. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Montgomery County until midnight tonight. https://t.co/dnS6zGOMFS #mdwx — MC Emergency Mgt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 28, 2016

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Metro Red Line Commuters Reminded to Prepare for Delays and Crowded Trains in August, Alternative Transit Options Advised (VIDEO)

Metro riders are advised to prepare for delays and crowded trains in August as Safe Track repair work begins on the Red Line, the Metrorail’s busiest line. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that local officials are advising commuters to seek alternative transit options. You can watch the entire Safe Track news conference, below: You can find […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Parking Restrictions Coming to Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring Next Week (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning to restrict parking in Bethesda, Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring during the first week of August because of Safe Track repairs on the Metro’s Red Line. The changes are being made to accommodate more commuters on the roadways. According to the DOT website, no […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Clarksburg Premium Outlets Prepares to Hire Hundreds at Job Fair Set for Aug. 19

Are you looking for a job? Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Clarksburg High School, 22500 Wims Road. The center is looking to fill more than 800 jobs from full and part-time management to sales and customer service positions. Stores looking for staffers […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Berliner Reminds Metro Commuters to “Be Prepared” for Safe Track Delays on the Red Line (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner is reminding residents to be prepared for delays as Safe Track repairs begin on the Red Line in August. Berliner said commuting is going to be “a major inconvenience” on the system beginning Aug. 1. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, below: Berliner spoke at a news […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, July 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is expected to propose closing the rail system at 10 p.m. on Sundays and midnight every other night on a permanent basis at today’s WMATA Board of Directors meeting. 2. The Planning Board is meeting today and […]

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July 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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O.A.R Partners with NBC to Pay Tribute to Olympians (VIDEO)

O.A.R, the band that was founded in Rockville, is paying tribute to this year’s Olympians competing in team sports. The rock band has partnered with NBC and their song “Follow Me, Follow You” is featured in the video compilation celebrating athletes, below. We’re honored to partner w @NBCOlympics to pay tribute to this year’s Olympians […]

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July 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Metrorail’s General Manager on Safe Track Repairs on the Red Line (VIDEO)

At a July 27th news conference at the Silver Spring Metro station, local officials advised Metro Red Line commuters to seek transportation alternatives next week as Safe Track repair work is expected to cause significant delays on the entire line. “This will be the first time Red line customers will experience Safe Track reductions slash delays,” said […]

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