Al Roshdieh

August 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

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County Officials to Unveil Stringtown Road Improvements in Clarksburg on Aug. 31

Montgomery County leaders are slated to cut the ribbon on $8 million in improvements to Stringtown Road in Clarksburg on Aug. 31. Once a winding two lane road, Stringtown Road is now four lanes and safety improvements have been made to turns and hills along the roadway. “Since taking office in 2010, I’ve advocated on […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Paper Parking Permits Are Back, MCDOT Makes Changes

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is going back to issuing physical parking permits to vehicles registered in the Residential Parking Program. The move was initiated by several county council members after they received concerns from residents about the online permitting program that was rolled out in 2015. “I am pleased that MCDOT has agreed […]

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April 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New Bus Service Planned for Md. 355 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is preparing for extRa, a faster transit option for Md. 355. extRa focuses on Md. 355, with higher speed service and 12 stops — between the Lakeforest Transit Center in Gaithersburg and Medical Center Metro Station in Bethesda. Starting in October, the extRa buses will travel the distance in […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Cut the Ribbon for Satellite Capital Bikeshare Network in Wheaton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials celebrated the satellite Capital Bikeshare network in Wheaton on Wednesday morning. It may have been too cold for bike riding but local officials were beaming as they cut the ribbon at the bikeshare station adjacent to the Wheaton Metro station along Georgia Avenue. “My heart skips a beat every time I see […]

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February 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Complain About Residential Permit Parking Program in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials have received hundreds of complaints about the county’s residential permit parking program. Many residents say they prefer the county’s original paper pass system over the new online program. CCM’s Susan Kenedy has more in this video report, below:

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January 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the County Executive’s veto of the minimum wage bill, the Silver Spring budget forum, Marriott’s announcement to relocate their headquarters to downtown Bethesda, and more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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January 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief Features Reports on Minimum Wage and Permit Parking Problems (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts Council in Brief. This week’s show begins with reaction to County Executive Ike Leggett’s veto of legislation that would raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2020.

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December 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Searching for Development Partner for Proposed Silver Spring Arena Project

Montgomery County is in search of a partner for a possible 5,000-seat multi-purpose indoor sports, public assembly and entertainment facility arena in Downtown Silver Spring. According to a news release, the county issued a request for development proposals (RFDP) for a new mixed-use arena development near the Silver Spring transit center. County-owned properties at 1100 and 1101 Bonifant […]

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November 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Watch County Report This Week for coverage of the Stand Up for the Montgomery Way rally, an update on taser use by the Montgomery County Police Department, and more:

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November 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Opens New Public Safety Training Academy (VIDEO)

Local officials recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Academy (PTSA), which is located at 8751 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg near Montgomery Village. The new PSTA is part of the Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park (MASP). Its opening marks the completion of the eighth project and final […]

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