June 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

WMATA GM Paul Wiedefeld on SafeTrack, Red Line and Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The CEO and general manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Paul Wiedefeld fielded some questions from MyMCMedia at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce celebration dinner on June 9th. Find out what Wiedefeld had to say about SafeTrack, the Redline and partnering with Montgomery County in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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June 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

AHCMC Describes FY 17 Funding as ‘Record Setting’

It’s a record-setting year for the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC). That’s because the Montgomery County Council has approved a budget of over $6 million for local arts and humanities organizations, according to an AHCMC news release. “Montgomery County’s commitment to the arts is evident in this year’s historic level of funding […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett Announces Agreement on White Oak Development

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced today that Montgomery County is moving forward on its vision of creating a local community in the eastern portion of the County that provides opportunities to live, work and play in a walkable, mixed use transit-oriented development. According to a news release, the County has reached an agreement with […]

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April 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro General Manager Meets with MoCo Council, Says Lines Will Not Be Closed for Six Months for Repairs

Metro’s General Manager Paul Wiedefeld told the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday that he has no plans to close rail lines for six months to do maintenance work. “I’m not considering that extensive of a shut down anywhere,” he said. That was something Council Vice President Roger Berliner was hoping to hear, after the possibility […]

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April 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro GM Fields Questions from Reporters After Council Meeting (VIDEO)

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld answered a few questions from reporters after a meeting with the Montgomery County Council today. During the media briefing, he said water infiltration in the Bethesda tunnel appears to be the most significant issue on the Red Line. He also noted that there are lighting and security concerns that he […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

President and CEO Kevin Sexton Retires from Holy Cross Health

Kevin Sexton is retiring as President and CEO of Holy Cross Health, according to a news release from the health organization.  A search committee has been at work since Sexton announced his plans last September, and the Holy Cross Health Board of Directors and Trinity Health expect to announce Sexton’s successor next month. Sexton joined Holy […]

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Interfaith Clothing Center Moving to Bigger Space (VIDEO)

The Interfaith Clothing Center in Rockville is moving to a bigger space at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville, thanks to the help of Rebuilding Together Montgomery County. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: According to its website, the Interfaith Clothing Center (ICC) provides qualified, low-income families with clothing and home goods free of charge, allowing […]

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January 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

WSSC’s New General Manager, Carla Reid, Begins Work Today (PHOTO)

WSSC’s new general manager and CEO, Carla Reid, began her tenure today. Reid is the first woman to head the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in its 97-year history. In a video message broadcast to WSSC’s 1,500-plus employees, she stated, “My leadership will be firmly based on the principles of excellence, fairness and open communication. I […]

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December 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Announces that Carla Reid is New General Manager and CEO

UPDATED Carla Reid is the new General Manager and CEO of WSSC, commissioners announced today. Reid is the first woman to serve in this position in the utility’s 97-year history. Reid previously worked for WSSC for 20 years, including serving as Deputy General Manager of the Commission from 2005-2006. The Commission voted to hire Reid […]

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December 16, 2015 | Staff Writer

Metro CEO Releases Statement about Federal Appropriations

Metro General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Paul Wiedefeld today issued the following statement today about federal appropriations: “We are very grateful for the inclusion of Metro’s $150 million in the Omnibus Appropriations Act, which provides the critical funding necessary to ensure our safety projects continue without interruption. “In addition, we deeply appreciate that our […]

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