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August 19, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 19th, in Montgomery County: 1. Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hosting a job fair today at Clarksburg High School to fill 800 positions. 2. Officials to provide an update on the investigation into the August 10 explosion and fire at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. 3. Metro’s […]

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August 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Metro Extending SafeTrack Surge #7 Through the Weekend

WMATA announced that it is extending SafeTrack Surge #7 through Aug. 21st. According to a news release, Red Line trains between Shady Grove and Twinbrook will single track on Aug. 19th, providing service every 30 minutes to Shady Grove and Rockville. Metro will completely shutdown the Red Line service between Shady Grove and Grosvenor-Strathmore over the […]

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August 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Safe Track Surge #7 Begins on Tuesday Between Shady Grove and Twinbrook Stations

Red Line commuters take note: Metro trains will continuously single track between Shady Grove and Twinbrook from August 9 through August 18 as part of Safety Track Surge #7. WMATA officials are advising Red Line commuters to find other transportation options as trains are expected to be crowded, especially during rush hour due to service […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Safe Track Work Begins on the Red Line, Ridership Down (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Metro officials say ridership on the Red Line dipped significantly as Safe Track repair work began as scheduled on August 1st, with continuous single tracking between the Takoma and Silver Spring stations, now thru August 7. According to a Metro news release, ridership on the Red Line was down approximately 30 to 40 percent this […]

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July 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Metro & Elected Officials Warn Red Line Users to Expect Delays During Safe Track Surges in August (VIDEO)

Metro officials are urging Red Line users to adjust their travel plans and find alternatives during SafeTrack Surge 6 which will impact the Red Line from August 1 to 7. During this time, the Red Line will be single tracking between the Silver Spring and Takoma Park stations.  Following Surge 6 will be Surge 7 […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Rockville Mayor on Shady Grove Bus Depot Relocation (VIDEO)

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton attended a County Council meeting on June 21st to learn the latest about plans to park buses at the Shady Grove bus depot elsewhere. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Newton explained that it is important for the city to be involved in the process if the county is considering parking sites in […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Councilmember Katz Describes Bus Depot Situation As “A Mess” (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council held a meeting on June 21st to discuss plans for relocating hundreds of school buses from the depot on Shady Grove Road. There were dozens of Rockville residents in the audience opposed to plans to relocate the buses to the Carver Educational Services Center parking lot and to another site on […]

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May 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center Celebrates Nurses Week (PHOTO)

It’s National Nurses Week and at Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center there are a lot of reasons to celebrate these caregivers. For one, the nurses have taken on a community service project where they collected more than 150 backpacks for Comfort Cases, a nonprofit organization that provides backpacks with essential items like toiletries, pajamas, […]

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April 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Homicide of Baby Girl, Rockville Caregiver Arrested (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers have charged a Rockville man with the death of a six-month-old Rockville girl. Police said 35-year-old Kia Divband is charged with second degree murder and two counts of first degree child abuse in the death of Miller “Millie” Lilliston. According to a police account, on April 19, homicide detectives responded to […]

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March 22, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Metro Riders React to Increased Security After Brussels Attacks (VIDEO)

The Washington D.C. metro area is on alert after terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday. Metro Police increased security around Metro stations and are asking riders to report suspicious activity. In this MyMCMedia report, Willie James Inman talks with Metro riders at the Shady Grove Station about their concerns after the Brussels attacks. Immediately report […]

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