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November 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

This is your source for the latest election news in Montgomery County. For more election news, visit our Vote 2016 page. We hope you will contribute your election updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #vote. You can also follow us […]

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November 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Newly Renovated Ross Boddy Recreation Center Reopens in Sandy Spring

Montgomery County residents recently celebrated the reopening of the newly renovated Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center in Sandy Spring. Find out more in this report, below:

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Carver Coalition Opposes Plan to Relocate School Buses in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Carver School Coalition is a group of residents opposed to a plan to relocate 100 school buses at the Carver Center near Mannakee Street and Route 355 in the city of Rockville. The residents list traffic, noise, health, and because they say the property identified as an interim site is of historic significance as reasons […]

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May 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

College Square Residents Concerned About Plan to Relocate School Buses in Rockville (VIDEO)

Residents of College Square are concerned about plans to move 100 school buses from the Shady Grove Bus Depot to the Carver Educational Services Center lot,  located near Mannakee Street and Route 355 in the city of Rockville. The Carver parking lot is located directly adjacent to the College Square neighborhood. In this MyMCMedia Extra […]

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January 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Blizzard of 2016 (VIDEO)

During a period of 36 hours, over 30 inches of snow fell on some areas of Montgomery County. The snowstorm closed schools, local businesses and government offices as residents hunkered down to wait it out. Now the clean up, after all that snow, is being measured in days not hours. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. According […]

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January 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Red Brick Court House Damaged by Heavy Snow (Photos)

Montgomery County officials are overseeing building repairs at the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square, in the city of Rockville, after some pieces of the historic building fell to the ground from the weight of heavy snow earlier this week. General Services Director David Dise said crews shoveling sidewalks in the area heard a giant […]

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September 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville HDC Approves Request to Relocate Confederate Monument

The Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) has approved Montgomery County’s request to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property. The motion passed 4-0. As part of their motion, Commissioners requested that the monument remain in the city of Rockville at a site with public access. The Thursday night vote came after […]

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June 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

As Gazette Era Ends, Archiving Discussion Begins

As The Gazette hits driveways and front stoops for the last time today, questions turn to how to preserve what has already been published. Rockville Councilmember Tom Moore told MyMCMedia he has reached out to The Washington Post to find out plans to archive the issues, but he said he has not gotten a response. […]

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May 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Damascus (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what ignited a house fire at 9505 Main Street in Damascus on Saturday night. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said 85 firefighters battled the blaze at the two-story structure, including firefighters from Howard, Frederick and Carroll counties. Before firefighters arrived on scene, Piringer said an occupant in the […]

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April 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Darby Store Up for Rent in Beallsville

The Darby Store in Beallsville has a long history in the community and now Montgomery County is hoping it has just as long a future. The Montgomery County Department of Parks is accepting requests for proposals to occupy the historical store located on Darnestown Road. The county is hoping a new tenant will bring new life to […]

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