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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Government Shutdown: Leaders are expected to pass a one week funding bill to keep the government open. 2. Metro Service: Metrorail officials were preparing for a possible “sick out” today, but, so far, service does not seem to be impacted. For the latest information, […]

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November 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Over 48-Million Expected to Travel 50 Miles or More on Thanksgiving Weekend

AAA is projecting that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, an increase of one million travelers compared with last year. This represents a 1.9 percent increase over 2015, and the most Thanksgiving travelers since 2007. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, […]

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November 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Veterans Day! Find out what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County, here. 2. A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled at 11 a.m. today at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Gaithersburg. 3. A celebration of diversity, “Stand in Solidarity with […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Flags for our Heroes Exhibit on Display at Bohrer Park this Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

There are 750 large American flags on display at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports from the Flags for our Heroes exhibit. The opening ceremony for this event is planned for 11 a.m. on May 28th and you are invited to attend. Organizers say this exhibit is especially moving […]

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May 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 13, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday the 13th!  Here are five things to know today, May 13, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are a WSSC customer in Montgomery County, your water bill is going up later this summer. 2. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is directing Metro officials to make immediate repairs to the Red Line tunnel. 3. For […]

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April 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

1. Montgomery County’s Greenfest takes place today in Takoma Park. This one day festival focuses on building community and improving the environment. The festival includes exhibits, workshops, music and more. 2. You can get rid of your unwanted and expired prescription drugs at today’s National Prescription Drug Takeback Day that takes place at police stations […]

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April 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, April 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Wheaton Community Recreation Center closes today at 5 p.m. for the last time. The new facility is scheduled to open in 2018. 2. The Gaithersburg Dog Exercise Area reopens today at Green Park. 3. The Meadowside Nature Center is passing […]

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January 20, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Residents Prepare for Potential Winter Storm (VIDEO)

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm and blizzard watch for Montgomery County this Friday and Saturday. In this MyMCMedia video, Willie James Inman talks to local store owners and residents about their winter weather preparations. The snow accumulation fcst for Friday into Saturday storm is below. Impacts include heavy snow & windy […]

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Weekend Service Adjustments Planned for Metro

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system is scheduled to continue over the weekend of January 8-10 with service adjustments on all six lines. Trains will operate as follows: Green Line trains will operate regular weekend intervals between Branch Avenue and College Park stations. Free shuttle buses will replace train service at the Greenbelt Station only. Silver […]

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October 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. The Board of Education has resumed its search for the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. 2. There’s a lot happening at the Maryland SoccerPlex this weekend in Boyds, including a goals for girls clinic with soccer star Cindy Parlow, […]

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