March 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Council to Vote on Capacity Increases for Gatherings, Religious Facilities, Among Other Changes

The Montgomery County Council, sitting as the Board of Health (BOH), is scheduled to meet virtually Friday at 1:30 p.m. to introduce a regulation and hold a public hearing for new reopening measures. A vote is tentatively scheduled during the meeting following the hearing. If the council votes to approve the changes, they go into […]

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February 27, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

MCPS Meetings Will Address Changes to ESOL Program

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) invites staff, parents and community members to a series of meetings to learn about the upcoming changes to the middle and high school English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) program. The ESOL program helps linguistically and culturally diverse secondary students orientate to a new cultural and academic environment. The […]

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February 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Parking Changes Effective Monday on Metro

If you park your car at a Metro garage, you can expect some changes on Monday. Beginning Feb. 5, parking fees will start two hours earlier on weekdays at some Metro Stations The new hours when parking fees are collected are as follows: Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to  12:30 a.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. to  […]

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September 12, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: “Accept What You Can’t Change But Change What You Can’t Accept”

“In case you haven’t noticed, the sun doesn’t always rise in crimson. The wind doesn’t always blow from the south. The rains don’t always fall on the plains. And so must you allow for your own rhythms in time. Always in love,     The Universe”©Mike Dooley, Why are we always so much in a rush? Why […]

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August 22, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Total Eclipse of Your Heart

“If I could only email you one more time – not that I’m about to stop, watching you read these things is too much fun – I’d point out that there’s never been any other time in the entire history of your little blue planet when there’s been so much to be happy about or […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Parking Restrictions Coming to Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring Next Week (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning to restrict parking in Bethesda, Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring during the first week of August because of Safe Track repairs on the Metro’s Red Line. The changes are being made to accommodate more commuters on the roadways. According to the DOT website, no […]

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September 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

George Leventhal: ‘Everyone is Thrilled the Pope is Coming Here’ (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal shares his thoughts on the historic visit of Pope Francis to the United States. Leventhal plans to attend the Pope’s mass on Wednesday at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. He also shares his thoughts on the impact the Pope’s visit […]

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January 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Proposed Changes to Subdivision Regulations Set for Discussion on Jan. 21

The Montgomery County Planning Department invites community members and developers to discuss the initial draft of the newly revised Subdivision Regulations at a meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 21 from 7-9 p.m. at the Planning Department Headquarters (8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring). The proposed changes to Chapter 50 of the current Montgomery County Code which governs […]

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September 7, 2014 | Sonya Burke

RideOn Schedule Changes

The Montgomery County Ride On bus system is adjusting schedule times on Sunday, September 7 for the following routes: Routes, 16, 25, 26, 43, 56, 58, 61, 70, 83 and 90. According to a news release, changes have been made so schedules more accurately reflect the actual travel times of buses along the routes. County […]

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June 9, 2014 | Staff Writer

Ride on Fare Changes

To keep Ride On bus fares consistent with rates approved by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the Montgomery County Council approved the following transit rate changes that begin July 1. The new fares are shown below. Ride On cash fare or token $1.75 Ride On fare paid with SmarTrip Card $1.75 Metrorail-to-Ride On […]

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