March 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Cancels After-School Activities Tuesday Due to Weather

Montgomery County Public Schools has canceled all after-school and evening activities due to pending weather conditions, according to the school district’s Twitter page. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory Tuesday morning and a winter storm watch until Wednesday evening. The school district will monitor weather conditions throughout the evening and will […]

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May 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Frost Advisory:  Bundle up, a cold morning is on tap. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory, effective until 9 a.m. today, for some areas of Montgomery County. 2. Trash Talk:  Some Montgomery County residents are experiencing trash and recycling collection delays in their […]

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July 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the impact of Safe Track repairs on Metro’s Red Line in August,  senior transportation programs, the achievement gap and much more. Watch the show, below:

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Reminds Metro Commuters to “Be Prepared” for Safe Track Delays on the Red Line (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner is reminding residents to be prepared for delays as Safe Track repairs begin on the Red Line in August. Berliner said commuting is going to be “a major inconvenience” on the system beginning Aug. 1. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, below: Berliner spoke at a news […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Crane Removal Closes Lanes in Bethesda on Saturday and Sunday

UPDATED The removal of a construction crane is underway on Old Georgetown Road between Wisconsin Avenue and Commerce Lane in Bethesda. There are lane closures. Passersby should expect delays. All lanes are expected to reopen by late Sunday night. ORIGINAL The Maryland State Highway Administration has announced that there will be some lane closures on […]

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January 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ride On Will Run on Limited Service Jan. 26

Ride On Bus service for Jan. 26 will be limited to 17 routes, as crews continue to plow and clear roads. According to a news release, Ride On will provide service from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following routes: 1, 5, 8, 15, 16, 17, 23, 30, 34, 43, 46, 47, 55, 56, 59, […]

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October 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Trash Truck Fire on ICC (PHOTO)

Commuter alert: A trash fire is slowing traffic on the ICC this afternoon. On his Twitter account, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said only the left shoulder is getting by on the ICC eastbound, about one mile east of the Shady Grove Metro access road. According to Piringer, a trash truck caught […]

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September 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

President Obama Visits Walter Reed Today, Expect Traffic Delays

President Obama is visiting wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Naval Military Medical Center in Bethesda this afternoon and you may want to prepare for traffic delays if traveling in that area. Police are expected to shut down MD 355 between Jones Bridge Lane and Cedar Lane between 2 – 3 p.m. and 4- 5 p.m. […]

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August 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Opening of Silver Spring Transit Center Nears, Target Date Set for Sept. 20

UPDATED  The Silver Spring Transit Center is scheduled to open next month. According to a Montgomery County official, the county’s work at the three-level facility will be complete this week. General Services Director David Dise sent a completion notice to WMATA officials on Thursday in order to formalize the transfer of the Silver Spring Transit […]

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June 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

Overturned Truck Slows Rush Hour (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials responded to a call on June 1 for an overturned truck and collision at the intersection of East Gude Drive and Crabbs Branch Way in Rockville. According to Pete Piringer, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson, the call came in at 7:45 a.m. during a busy commuting morning. […]

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