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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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More Snow Days Mean Longer School Year for MCPS Students

It’s too early to know if the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) district will be impacted by tomorrow’s wintry forecast. “We will make a decision by 5 a.m. tomorrow,” said Derek Turner, MCPS spokesperson, when asked Monday morning if any decisions have been made to date. According to Turner, the decision to delay or close […]

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February 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Piles of Snow Hinder Commute for Bus Riders (VIDEO)

Over 30 inches of snow fell during the blizzard of 2016 making it difficult for commuters to get around town. In this video,  residents talk about their commuting experiences after the blizzard. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports. Across Montgomery County commuters are having a hard time getting to bus stops. @mymcmedia #blizzard2016 pic.twitter.com/DlyOh1qzoP — Willie […]

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January 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay

Public schools students can sleep a little longer today. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two hour delay today because of weather conditions. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. […]

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January 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Investigation Continues After Seizure of 66 Dogs from Rockville Area Home (VIDEOS)

On New Year’s Day, officers from Montgomery County’s Animal Services Division seized 66 dogs from a Rockville area home. Their investigation began after a dog bite complaint earlier in the week and the investigation continues today. So far, no charges have been filed. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Animal Services Division Director Thomas Koenig says […]

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November 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Montgomery County’s Holiday Schedule for Veterans Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Veterans Day on November 11: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; classes and programs will meet as scheduled; all senior programs cancelled, and administrative […]

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November 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Motorcyclist Dies After Collision on Rockville Pike

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that involved a motorcyclist and a Ride On bus. It happened around 6:11 a.m. on Wednesday morning in Bethesda. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates the motorcyclist, identified as 35-year-old Francis Plati, Jr. of Virginia, was operating a 2001 Suzuki and was traveling south on […]

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October 13, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Leslie St. Lewis Wins Ride On Bus “Roadeo” (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation held its annual bus “Roadeo” at the driver facility on Great Seneca Highway this past Saturday, October 10. A total of 11 bus operators competed in team and individual events. This year’s participants, who competed as individuals, were Leslie St. Lewis, Lawrence Marshall, George Agyekum, Patrick Simen, Julio Fernandez, […]

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September 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Silver Spring Transit Center to Open Sept. 20 (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Transit Center opens to commuters on Sunday, Sept. 20. The long-awaited facility promises to be an easy access point of transfer for Metro and Ride On bus riders. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Troy Turner Believes Jacob Hoggle Disappeared from Clarksburg (VIDEO)

It’s been one year this month since siblings Sarah and Jacob Hoggle disappeared. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, was the last person known to see the kids. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, the children’s father, Troy Turner, shares some details about what might have happened before Jacob disappeared, and Turner says police should look at surveillance […]

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May 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

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MoCo’s Ride On Collects About 8,000 Pounds of Food During Give and Ride Week

Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system collected 8,767 pounds of food this year during its annual “Give and Ride” food drive that took place the week of April 19. Bus passengers received free rides by donating canned or nonperishable food for Montgomery County school students. “Ride On is more than a bus service – it’s […]

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