April 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Sink Pile Leads to Complaint on Water Street in Gaithersburg

The city of Gaithersburg recently tweeted out a photo of dozens of kitchen sinks piled up in a yard on Water Street. So what’s the story? Neighborhood Services Director Kevin Roman said the city received a complaint from a neighbor about the accumulation of the sinks, earlier this month. According to Roman, a city inspector […]

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February 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Warned About Unshoveled Sidewalks, Few Cited Following Blizzard of 2016

UPDATED There were hundreds of warnings but few tickets issued to Montgomery County property owners for failure to clear their sidewalks of snow and ice following the Blizzard of 2016, according to information obtained by MyMCMedia. In Montgomery County, there were 835 cases reported after the blizzard compared to 719 cases between Jan. 1 and […]

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November 10, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County State’s Attorney Says Hosting Underage Drinking Should Carry Harsher Punishment (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy says that there should be a tougher penalty for those who host underage drinking. McCarthy mentions Kenneth Saltzman, who is cited twice for furnishing alcohol to a minor on June 25th at his home. Related coverage:

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October 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Delivers Citation at Ted’s Montana Grill (VIDEO)

The founders of Ted’s Montana Grill opened their first restaurant in Maryland on Oct. 5th in Gaithersburg. At the event, State Senator Cheryl Kagan delivered a citation from the governor and from the senate. Take a look: You can find out more about the new restaurant, here.

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August 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Police Remind Drivers to Respect the Bus (VIDEO)

The first day of school is Aug. 31st in Montgomery County and police are reminding drivers to “Respect the Bus.” According to police, Maryland law requires vehicles to stop when traveling in the same direction of a stopped school bus with activated flashing red lights. Drivers on the opposite direction also must stop when approaching a […]

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February 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Maryland State Police traffic stop at night

State Troopers Stress Importance of Move Over Law (VIDEO)

Maryland State Police are trying to get the word out about Maryland’s Move Over law. Motorists are required to move over if they see emergency vehicles or tow trucks on the side of the road. Since the law went into effect, troopers have cited hundreds of motorists for violating it. A first offense fine is […]

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January 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Remind Residents to Shovel Sidewalks (VIDEO)

There’s a new campaign in Montgomery County to ensure our local sidewalks are safe and passable this winter. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more information on the Safe Sidewalks campaign, visit the county’s website here.

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January 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Launch Safe Sidewalks Campaign (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

There was no snow but it was a windy and cold Monday morning as local leaders launched the county’s “Safe Sidewalks” campaign on Jan. 5 at the steps of the Montgomery County Council building in Rockville. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by County Councilmembers Nancy Floreen, Sidney Katz and Hans Riemer. Safe Sidewalks […]

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