September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pepco Readies for Tropical Storm Hermine

Pepco officials say they are monitoring the path of Tropical Storm Hermine and taking steps to prepare in case the anticipated heavy rain and strong winds cause service interruptions. If the storm gains in strength, it could damage the electric system and cause power outages. If outages occur, Pepco crews plan to work around the […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert: Home Improvement Tips (VIDEO)

In the latest Montgomery County Consumer Alert, investigator Kevin Simpson provides some tips for consumers considering home improvements this summer. Take a look: For more information, visit the Office of Consumer Protection’s website.

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June 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Office of Procurement Recovers Wages for Over 300 Workers (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Procurement has announced the recovery of over $300,000 in unpaid wages for 318 people employed by five different service contractors engaged in contracts with the county. Find out more in this interview, below: You can find out more about Bill 43-15, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to […]

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March 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert: Weather-Related Scams (VIDEO)

In its latest Consumer Alert, the Office of Consumer Protection provides some important information about how to protect yourself from weather-related scams:

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January 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Provide Update on Snow Plow Operations at Bethesda Depot (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Transportation Director Al Roshdieh, and Highways Services Chief Richard Dorsey provided an update about snow plow operations on Tuesday afternoon at the Bethesda Dept. The local officials pledged to have at least one snow plow down every county street by 7 a.m. on Wednesday. If you haven’t seen a plow […]

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October 7, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Potomac Crest Residents File Lawsuit to Save Trees (Video)

Some Potomac Crest residents filed a lawsuit this past summer to try and save some trees in their backyard. The residents said there next court date is scheduled for Oct. 8. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.   Related:

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February 18, 2014 | Sonya Burke

SHA Apologizes for Snow Cleanup Damage (PHOTOS)

UPDATED An official with the State Highway Administration (SHA) is apologizing to Rockville residents who experienced property damage during snow removal operations following last week’s snowstorm. “SHA apologizes for the situations with snow being projected over sound walls onto residential property,” wrote Charlie Gischlar, SHA’s public information officer, in an email dated Feb. 18. “SHA […]

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January 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Frozen Pipes Burst in Gaithersburg Community (Photos)

This week’s extremely cold temperatures were too much for some water sprinkler pipes inside some condominium units at the Quince Orchard Park community of Gaithersburg. The frozen pipes burst — some on Jan. 7 and more on Jan. 8 — in some of the brick-front condominiums along Orchard Ridge Drive and Mill Green Avenue. “All […]

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