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January 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS School Calendar Update Following Closings

Inclement weather forced Montgomery County Public Schools to close for two days earlier this month but the closings will not impact this year’s school calendar–for now, according to MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith. Smith released in a statement that the 2017-2018 school calendar includes a total of 182 instructional days, which are two above the […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Gas Leak Repairs Underway on Nebel Street, Road Closures

UPDATED Repairs are now underway to a broken six-inch gas line in the 12800 block of Nebel Street, according to a Washington Gas company official. Washington Gas spokesperson Brian Edwards said the gas to the line was turned off at 2:30 p.m. on Monday. “The leak there was a result of a third party strike […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council Takes Straw Vote on Subdivision Staging Policy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has taken a straw vote on the proposal that amends the county’s development impact tax for transportation and school improvements. Susan Kenedy has more on the subdivision staging policy. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Receives Briefing on Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

On August 10th, an explosion ripped through the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring resulting in dozens of injuries and seven deaths. The Montgomery County Council recently received an overview of the incident. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council to Receive Briefing About Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on Tuesday, Sept. 27, about issues related to the Aug. 10 Flower Branch Apartments explosion and fire in Silver Spring. More than 50 public and private agencies have been involved with this emergency and response on Arliss Street. Director Earl Stoddard from the County’s Office of Emergency Management […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville City Hall

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 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Investigate Bank Robbery at SunTrust Bank in Fallsgrove Community (VIDEO)

UPDATED 6.7.16 Montgomery County police officers are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the SunTrust Bank at 14939 Shady Grove Road shortly before noon on June 2nd in the Fallsgrove community of Rockville, and today they are releasing photos and surveillance video in hopes you can help identify the suspect. Police Spokesperson Rick Goodale […]

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February 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville City Manager Out (PHOTOS)

UPDATED The city of Rockville has announced that Barbara Matthews is no longer the city manager. According to a news release issued today, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and City Councilmembers are launching a national search to fill the position. In the interim, Public Works Director Craig Simoneau has been named Rockville’s acting city manager. Simoneau, who […]

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS District Opens Two Hours Late on Tuesday

The Montgomery County Public Schools district is opening two hours late on Tuesday morning because of weather conditions. What that means is that bus service will be provided on a two hour delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin […]

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January 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Takoma Park Officials Urge Residents to Stay Off Roads

UPDATE: January 25, 2 p.m. City Manager Suzanne Ludlow released an update on winter storm operations. “We are continuing around the clock snow clearing of roads, with sidewalk clearing being done during daylight hours. Every street should have had at least one pass by a snowplow, but many roads still only have an 8-foot wide cleared […]

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