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March 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Lane Closure Planned for Portion of Rockville Pike, April 5 – 7, in Bethesda

There will be lane closures on a portion of Rockville Pike next week while crews from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation install a construction entrance for the Multimodal Crossing Project, a pedestrian underpass beneath the road, at the Medical Center Metro station in Bethesda. According to county officials, one right lane and the road […]

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March 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Cherry Trees Are Blooming in Kenwood (PHOTOS)

The cherry trees are blooming in the Kenwood community of Bethesda. Take a look, below: PHOTOS | Michael Walsh

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March 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Leggett Ask Planning Board Chair to Pause Westbard Plan and to Retain Mediator

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner have written a letter to Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson asking for a delay in the Equity One sketch plan process, just weeks after the board approved the development plan (excluding the area believed to be a historic burial ground). In the letter dated March […]

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March 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Quince Orchard and White Oak Libraries to Close April 15 for Refresh

Library lovers take note. The Quince Orchard and White Oak library branches are closing at 6 p.m. on April 15 for a refresh project, and the two libraries are going to remain closed all summer. County officials say both libraries are expected to reopen in the fall. “Physical construction for the refresh projects at Quince […]

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March 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Clear Your Car: Troopers Warn of Flying Ice on Local Roads

Maryland troopers are warning motorists to remove snow and ice from their vehicles after several drivers were injured on Wednesday by glass from windshields broken by flying ice. According to a Maryland State Police Department news release, troopers at the College Park Barrack responded to multiple calls involving vehicles damaged by ice flying off of […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Town of Poolesville Celebrates 150 Years (PHOTOS)

The Town of Poolesville is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. The town was founded in 1867. On Monday night, local officials gathered to talk about some of the upcoming events planned to celebrate the town’s history. “Celebrating our 150 years of rich history is important as we reflect upon our great founders, their goals […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

Hold onto your hat! The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. today. According to the advisory, the highest wind gusts are expected late this morning into the afternoon. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees and power lines. Scattered power outages may also […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Snow Day in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

Tuesday was a snow day for many in Montgomery County as schools and several local government offices were closed because of wintry weather. We asked residents to share their photos documenting the snow day, and we received photos from around the county. These images included icy cherry blossoms in Potomac, slushy streets in Bethesda and […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Shares March Madness Picks and Issues a Challenge (VIDEO)

Can you beat the mayor? Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman wants you to “bring it.” Ashman has unveiled his 2017 NCAA men’s basketball bracket picks in a 12-minute video posted on the city’s YouTube page, and he is challenging residents to try and beat him in the March madness challenge. The video is hosted by the […]

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