April 17, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Maryland Becomes First State to Start Senior Call Check Program

The Maryland Department of Aging has started a free senior call check program for the state’s older residents. Maryland is the first state in the United States to begin a call program for the state’s older residents. Senior Call Check is a free, opt-in telephone service to check on residents 65 and older. Telephone calls […]

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January 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MC 311 Resumes Regular Hours on Friday

After an extraordinarily busy week, MC311, Montgomery County’s informational call center is resuming regular weekday hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 29. For one week, the call center has been taking calls 24/7. MC311 staff will have provided more than 200 consecutive hours of call-taking service when the extended emergency hours conclude […]

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February 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

WSSC Continues Repairing Large Number of Water Main Breaks

The cold weather is not letting up and neither are the water main breaks. As of 9 a.m., there were 52 breaks in need of repair in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. While 27 crews were on the streets repairing breaks all day, additional breaks continued to be reported. As of tonight, there are 51 […]

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tree on House, Scaffolding in Roadway: Wind Calls Keep First Responders Busy

High winds brought trees down and sent scaffolding into the roadway across Montgomery County last night. Montgomery County firefighters and police were busy responding to a variety of calls from a tree on a house in Bethesda, to scaffolding in the roadway in Rockville to a tree down in Gaithersburg on North Summit Avenue near […]

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