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May 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Public Hearing on Proposed Rate Structures Set for May 9 in Rockville (VIDEO)

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will adopt a new rate structure just over a year from now in July 2018. The water and sewer utility has scheduled a series of public meetings to review the new rate structures. Montgomery County residents are invited to a May 9th public meeting where WSSC officials will present the various […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Proposes Rate Hike, Public Hearing Set for Feb. 1 in Rockville

Montgomery County residents are invited to a Feb. 1st public hearing to weigh in on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Operating and Capital Budget of $1.4 billion. The proposed budget is $10.8 million more than the utility’s FY17 Approved Budget, and includes a combined 3.5 percent average increase in water […]

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October 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County

It’s Yom Kippur.  Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 12th, in Montgomery County: 1. Election Judges Needed: A spokesperson for the Board of Elections says 700 more election judges are needed for Election Day on Nov. 8th. Find out how you can help, here. 2. Street Beat: A van outfitted with special equipment […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Drivers Urged to Use Caution on Wet Roads

State highway officials are advising Maryland drivers to take it easy when driving in the rain this week. “Drivers need to be extremely cautious during heavy rains. From reduced visibility, potential hydroplaning, and flooded roadways, driving conditions will not be ideal and we all need to adjust for safety,” said SHA Administrator Gregory Johnson. “Do […]

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July 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this summer. Tonight, police officers are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Montgomery County beginning at 10 p.m. This enforcement is a component of the Montgomery County Police Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight – Drive responsibly […]

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May 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Hans Riemer is Looking Forward to Self Driving Vehicles (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Hans Riemer is the Council’s lead on digital government. This week, Riemer attended the 55+ Tech Fair at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Silver Spring. When it comes to new technology, Riemer said he is excited about the future of technology especially when it comes to self-driving cars. Find out […]

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May 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Shelter in Place Orders Lifted at All Schools

UPDATED Montgomery County Public Schools have lifted shelter in place orders for the five schools in the Aspen Hill area. Students at Parkland Middle, Strathmore Elementary, Georgian Forest Elementary, Brookhaven Elementary and Harmony Hills Elementary schools are being dismissed at the normal time.   All shelters-in-place have been lifted and school dismissals will continue on […]

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May 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mobile MdBioLab Visits Germantown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The MdBioLab made a stop at the Upcounty Regional Services Center in Germantown on Monday. “We are here today to actually introduce job seekers here in Montgomery County to opportunities and careers in biotechnology, life sciences and health sciences,” said Brian Gaines, CEO, MdBio Foundation. According to Gaines, Montgomery County is the epicenter for biotechnology […]

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April 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro Board Member Provides an Update on Red Line in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Metro Board member Michael Goldman provided an update on the Red Line at a recent meeting with the Montgomery County Council. He said there is some good news and bad news to report. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video for the latest: Goldman said the Red Line is key to Montgomery County. He reminded the Council […]

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January 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MC 311 Resumes Regular Hours on Friday

After an extraordinarily busy week, MC311, Montgomery County’s informational call center is resuming regular weekday hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 29. For one week, the call center has been taking calls 24/7. MC311 staff will have provided more than 200 consecutive hours of call-taking service when the extended emergency hours conclude […]

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