Gaithersburg

February 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Leggett Wants Watkins Mill Road Interchange Project to Move Forward (VIDEO)

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) decided to indefinitely delay further construction of the I-270/Watkins Mill Road Interchange and County officials voiced their concerns. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett advocates for continued work on the project. Related:

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February 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Asian Lunar New Year Celebration at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Did you know 2016 is the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese lunar calendar? Celebrations have kicked off for many Montgomery County residents. Crystal Park attended this year’s celebration at Lakeforest Mall, complete with dragon dances, special performances and guest speakers. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more […]

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February 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Board of Elections to Ramp Up Voter Outreach at Local High Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) is working to get out the youth vote in Montgomery County this election season.  Ahead of the primary election on April 26th, the BOE is aiming to register as many young voters as possible. Gilberto Zelaya is the Outreach and Early Voting Coordinator for the Montgomery County Board […]

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February 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and Officer Noah Leotta’s parents will be in Annapolis to speak on strengthening ignition interlock laws in Maryland. Mother’s Against Drink Driving (MADD) will broadcast the event on Twitter @maddonline. 2. MCPS will be holding […]

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February 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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WSSC Warns Some Customers May Receive Higher than Normal Bills

WSSC says some of its customers are going to receive higher than normal water bills because the blizzard made it difficult to read some outside meters because they were covered in snow. As a result many customers will receive estimated bills. According to a WSSC news release, the billing period will be ten days longer […]

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are you five things to know today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Public Schools district is opening two hours late today because of weather conditions. A final decision on opening school is scheduled for 7 a.m. on Tuesday. 2. Montgomery County government offices are open today. As for snow preparations, […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Traditional Chinese dance performances and displays of Chinese art and culture took over the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg on Saturday, Feb. 6, as the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center shared their celebration for the Lunar New Year with the community. The celebration kicked off Feb. 6 and 7 in Gaithersburg and continues Feb. 13 […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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UPDATED: Council Postpones Session to Discuss Snow Operations (VIDEO)

UPDATE Feb. 8  The special session scheduled for Feb. 9th has been postponed until March due to winter storm expected Feb. 8. The Montgomery County Council has scheduled a special session on snow operations on Feb. 9th to discuss snow operations following the Blizzard of 2016. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: Winter Storm Warning Issued for Portions of Montgomery County

UPDATED 2 p.m. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Weather Warning for northwest Montgomery County for tonight thru tomorrow afternoon. This area includes Damascus, Germantown and Poolesville, and residents in the northwest part of the county may see between four and eight inches of snow by tomorrow, according to the NWS. A […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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National Weather Service Indicates It May Snow Monday and Tuesday

Don’t put away your shovel yet! The National Weather Service indicates it may sleet and snow on Monday and Tuesday. According to the latest information, it’s a tricky forecast and the exact timing and locations are uncertain. As of now, looking at precipitation start time somewhere between about 4-8p on Monday. Rain/mix at beginning: https://t.co/MWVg6yutur […]

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