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January 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from  5 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday. According to the advisory, the strongest winds are expected Monday morning. Winds are expected to blow from 15 mph to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. The winds may blow down limbs, […]

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January 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Thousands Travel to D.C. for Women’s March (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Local Metro stations and trains were packed with people, many who were carrying signs with messages. Metro officials report that as of 11 a.m. on Saturday, ridership was 275,000. According to Metro’s Twitter account, that’s eight times a normal Saturday and […]

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January 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Asks Leggett for Recommendation on Telecommunications Facilities

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner has written a letter to County Executive Ike Leggett about telecommunications facilities. The letter follows a public notice by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for comments about small cell antennas. Comments are due by  Feb. 6. “We believe the county would be best served by a joint letter to […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on legislation to increase the minimum wage, the proposed capital budget for Fiscal Year 2018, fire safety suggestions and more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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January 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Inauguration Day Tops Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Inauguration Day: Montgomery County government is open but public schools are closed. Find out more, here. 2. Transit Tips: Metro has posted info on its website about the best ways to commute to Washington, D.C. today and tomorrow. 3. Safety and Security: […]

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January 19, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Seneca Valley’s Unbeaten MoCo Streak Continues (PHOTOS)

Seneca Valley boys basketball team, ranked 8th in the DMV, traveled to Darnestown to defend their unbeaten streak in Montgomery County.  That streak dates back to January 26, 2016.  The Screaming Eagles proved determined not to lose and held on in the final minute to walk away with a 65-60 win over the 13-1 Quince […]

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January 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Officials Seeking Public’s Input on FY18 Budget Through Online Survey

The fiscal year 2018 budget process is underway and Gaithersburg officials are asking for the public’s input. This year, instead of a public forum, city leaders are using a virtual survey online to solicit opinions on what the city’s spending priorities should be. The five question survey is available from now thru Jan. 27. “We […]

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January 19, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 20 – Jan. 22 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. A special children’s production of The Odyssey […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. David Petr, president and CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp., headlines the Small Business Network event at 8 a.m. at MCM’s studios. You can watch live, here. 2. A rally for increasing the minimum wage to $15 by 2020 is […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pike's Peak 10K & Kids Fun Run to be held Sunday April 29, 2012

Recreation Department Launches 100 Mile Challenge (VIDEO)

Are you ready to get up and move? Montgomery County is touting the 100 mile challenge, which begins on Jan. 26. The goal is to participate in 20 minutes of continuous physical activity. The program is self reporting, which means you are accountable for tracking your own miles. The goal is to complete 100 miles, […]

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