April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

One on One with the Student Member of the Board of Education (VIDEO)

A senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Eric Guerci is serving his second term as the student member of the Board of Education. And this school year, he has new voting privileges. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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September 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

Montgomery County Police Radios to Receive Baltimore City Radio Frequency

Montgomery County police officers are expected to receive Baltimore City frequency on their radios. Police said on Wednesday the department obtained approval for the update that can be done remotely at officers’ convenience. However, according to Officer Chris Johnson, the department’s Radio Systems Manager, this update is not mandatory. “But in fact, we do now have […]

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May 13, 2015 | Steve Simon

Train Wrecks, Crisis Communications: Then and Now

Nearly 20 years ago on a snowy February Friday night, I was leaving my office as a Montgomery County, Md. public information officer, when the phone rang and a TV reporter who I often dealt with called and asked what we knew so far about this “train collision” in Silver Spring. I thought he was […]

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October 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

Laura Rowles

Rowles Named to CVC-MC Board

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) announced that Laura Rowles has been elected VP of Communications of the Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County (CVC-MC). The CVC-MC educates businesses on how to create successful volunteer/charitable programs that positively impact the businesses, their employees, and the local community. Rowles is the Director of Events & Marketing […]

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