May 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Panel Discussion on Volunteerism and Community Building Held in Takoma Park

The City of Takoma Park’s Auditorium was the site for a Community Collaboration Conversation on Friday. Elected officials, community leaders, and outreach organizations participated in a panel discussion about local partnerships between government and non- profit organizations, as well as increasing participation in programs to combat poverty.  

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May 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Último llamado para conductores en el estado de Maryland

Si tiene una licencia de conducir de REAL ID, la cual puede identificar con una estrella en la parte superior derecha, y ha recibido notificaciones por parte de la Administración de Vehículos Motorizados (MVA), es importante que se acerque a una oficina del MVA antes de junio y presente documentos como: partida de nacimiento, seguro […]

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May 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Unveils Pedestrian Safety Improvements in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County activated a new crossing signal in Aspen Hill Friday to improve pedestrian safety. County Executive Marc Elrich, County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, County Councilmember Evan Glass, and Department of Transportation Director Al Roshdieh attended a ceremony Friday at the crossing in Aspen Hill. The new high intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) beacon on […]

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May 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

County Residents, Officials Protest Toll Lanes and I-270 Widening Plan

Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. The Maryland Board of Public Works was scheduled to vote on […]

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May 8, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Tractor-Trailer Fire on I-270 Slows Morning Commute

A tractor-trailer caught on fire Wednesday morning on the southbound side of I-270 between Montgomery Village Avenue and I-370, causing lane closures and extensive delays. The trailer was carrying food products, and — according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer — most of the products were taken out of the trailer and saved from […]

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May 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

White’s Ferry Closed Due to High Water and Debris in the Potomac

White’s Ferry is closed today because of high water and debris in the Potomac River. The high level of water in the Potomac River will continue into Wednesday. Traffic Advisory – Tues 5/7 @MontgomeryCoMD White’s Ferry is CLOSED (high water & debris) Potomac River River levels high … Riley’s Lock, White’s Ferry, Edward’s Ferry, Monocacy […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

MVA Extending Hours in Gaithersburg Branch

Starting Tuesday, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration will extend hours at its Gaithersburg branch, as well as its locations in Baltimore city, Easton, Essex, Frederick and Westminster. The MVA is extending hours at several of its branches to assist Marylanders submitting required documentation for federal REAL ID. The offices will serve customers from 8:30 a.m. […]

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April 30, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Nationally Traveled Mobile Science Lab Makes Stop in Montgomery County

The Curiosity Cube is a mobile science lab and it’s made its way throughout North America for the past couple of months, this week it made a pit stop in Montgomery County. At Forest Oak Middle School in Gaithersburg, students took part in interactive experiments which focused on the periodic table of elements. The cube […]

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April 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Hundreds Attend Montgomery County’s 5th Annual GreenFest

Brookside Gardens hosted the fifth annual Montgomery County GreenFest this weekend in celebration of National Earth Day. There were more than 85 vendors, and a variety of activities for locals to enjoy. Vendors offered insight on how people can do their part on the local level to help the Earth’s resources.   Watch this video […]

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April 26, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Shady Grove Bike Path will provide bicycle access to Shady Grove Metro Station

Ride Around Rockville at National Bike Month Events

Since 1956, the League of American Bicyclists has sponsored National Bike Month in May to showcase the benefits of bicycling and encourage more Americans to giving it a try. Rockville will be celebrating this nationwide observance with organized bike rides throughout the community.   “Bike Month Kickoff Ride” starting at Rockville City Hall (Saturday, April […]

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