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CCT Update Shows Alignment Changes and Cost Escalation

The Corridor Cities Transitway, a busway from the Shady Grove Metro to Clarksburg, has a new price tag of up to $800 million and a target date to be up and running by 2021, according to planners. Rick Kiegel, Maryland Transit Administration’s manager for the CCT updated the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and […]

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Heritage Days Weekend (PHOTOS)

Heritage Montgomery hosted the annual Heritage Days Celebration on June 27 and June 28. Sponsored by Heritage Montgomery since 2004, this unique, countywide festival offered visitors the opportunity to discover venues from Silver Spring to Poolesville, Bethesda to Clarksburg – and everywhere in between. Here are some scenes from Sunday’s celebration: PHOTOS | Michael Walsh

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National Weather Service Issues Flood Warnings

UPDATED The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning for Montgomery County from now until 5:30 p.m. and a flood warning is in effect until 8:15 p.m. for small streams. According to the NWS, heavy rains have saturated the area. Streams may begin to rise out of their banks as the rain continues. […]

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Council Committee to Receive CCT Update on Monday

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A Montgomery County Council Committee will learn more about the status of the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) on Monday morning. The Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee is scheduled to receive an update on the CCT, which is a planned busway extension from the Shady Grove Metrorail Station north to Clarksburg. The Committee is chaired […]

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Celebrate Heritage Days in June (VIDEO)

Save the date: Heritage Montgomery hosts the annual Heritage Days celebration on the last weekend in June. That’s June 27th and June 28th.

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about Governor Larry Hogan’s cancer, tow truck laws, the county’s new Community Engagement Center and more.

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Montgomery College Opens New Engagement Center in East County (VIDEO)

The result of a partnership between Montgomery College and the East County Regional Service Center led to the college’s second Community Engagement Center. On June 22, residents along with county and college officials hosted a grand opening ceremony to celebrate a place that will serve the Burtonsville, Colesville, Cloverly, Fairland and White Oak Communities. “At this particular […]

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SHA To Improve Road Conditions on Interstate 370

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) is scheduled to begin a renovation and improvement project on Interstate 370. This resurfacing project includes more than five miles of I-370 between Interstate 270 and MD 355 in Gaithersburg. SHA official said the work is “already underway and started a week ago.” According to a […]

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UPDATED: Strong Storms Pound Montgomery County, Trees Downed

Thousands of Montgomery County residents were left in the dark last night as severe thunderstorms moved across Montgomery County downing trees and power lines Tuesday evening. According to Pepco online outage maps, at the height of the storm over 12,000 customers in Montgomery County were without power.  On Wednesday morning, 89 Pepco customers in Montgomery […]

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Flooding Expected After Heavy Rainfall Tonight

Rain is falling in Montgomery County at a rate of about two inches an hour setting up a predicted flash flood warning for later this evening. According to the National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated torrential rain across the area at about 7 p.m. and flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some locations that […]

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