shady grove

May 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

SafeTrack Will Close Shady Grove, Rockville Stations

Metro will close the Shady Grove and Rockville stations as part of SafeTrack No. 16, the last track maintenance session. The transit agency will run buses from Shady Grove to the Rockville and Twinbrook stations while the stations are closed. Metro has not revealed exact dates for the final surge in track work, but it […]

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April 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Report Supports Call for Sales Tax to Support Metro

A new report makes the case for a regional sales tax to pay for improvements to Metrorail, saying that the addition of a penny to the sale tax would help close a $9.5 billion funding gap to bring the transit system to a “state of good repair.” The report, from the Metropolitan Washington Council of […]

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April 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Developer Installs New Capital Bikeshare Station at Shady Grove Metro Station

Montgomery County commuters can now utilize a a new Capital Bikeshare Station at the Shady Grove Metro station’s east entrance. EYA, the developer of the Westside at Shady Grove development, funded the purchase, installation and 12 years of operating and maintenance costs for the station, according to a Montgomery County news release. It’s the 67th […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Program Provides Free Trees to Property Owners in 19 Urban Areas

The Montgomery County Planning Department is offering free trees to qualifying property owners in certain urban areas of Montgomery County. The Shades of Green program, which was launched in 2012 as a pilot program, is expanding to additional areas of the county with a high level of impervious surfaces. The goal of the program is […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala Awards Record Number of Scholarships (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala awarded a record number of scholarships on Sept. 22nd at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala Honors 78 Scholars (VIDEO)

The 2016 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala honored 78 scholars on Thursday night at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. “The 2016 class of scholars represents the immense diversity in our county,” said Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, video: Selected awardees are attending 14 colleges and universities throughout the […]

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September 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Wall Breaking Ceremony for New Veterans Clinic in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Local, state and federal officials gathered this week for a wall-breaking ceremony, with golden hammers, at the future site of a community clinic for veterans in Gaithersburg. The new clinic at 15810 Gaither Drive in Gaithersburg is scheduled to open in Dec. of 2017 and it will provide healthcare to more than 44,000 veterans in […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video of Indecent Exposure Suspect

Montgomery County police officers need your help to identify a suspect wanted in an indecent exposure case that occurred on a Ride On bus in the Shady Grove area last month. Police have released surveillance video, see below, in hopes someone recognizes the suspect: According to police, the victim told police she was traveling on […]

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August 19, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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

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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