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April 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Ride On to hold “Give and Ride” Program in April (VIDEO)

From April 24th to April 30th Ride On will hold its “Give and Ride” program. During the week, Ride On customers who donate canned and non-perishable food items get a free trip. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Council Reacts to Executive’s New Bus Rapid Transit Plan (VIDEO)

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) would bring bus routes on some of the counties busiest roads. Recently, County Executive Ike Leggett proposed additional funds for planning BRT in one of the counties most congested corridors. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports on the County Council’s reaction. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Berliner on BRT: “It Will Be Like Rails on Wheels” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has unveiled plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in certain corridors of the county. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Council Vice President Roger Berliner talks about the BRT experience, noting, “it will be like rails on wheels.” Related:

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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CE Leggett Unveils Plans to Move BRT Forward in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett wants to get a Bus Rapid Transit system up and running in Montgomery County sooner than later. At a March 2nd news briefing, Leggett unveiled his recommendations for MD 355, US 29, Veirs Mill Road and his continued support for the Corridor Cities Transitway. “The future economic vitality of our […]

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February 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS to Announce Opening Status at 5 a.m. on Tuesday

Set your alarms for an early wake up call. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are reporting that a decision on the district’s opening status will be announced at 5 a.m. on Tuesday morning. .@MCPS will make an announcement regarding school operating status for Tuesday, February 16 at 5am Tuesday morning. — MCPS (@MCPS) February […]

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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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