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July 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Heat Wave Continues in Montgomery County, Heat Advisory Issued

UPDATED Today is going to be another hot one. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid-90’s, and it will feel even hotter. Heat values may reach up to 107 degrees, according to the NWS. […]

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June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Toddler Drowns at Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers have identified the toddler who was pulled out of Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village on Friday evening. Police Captain Paul Starks said 22-month-old Malik Bojang died at a local hospital. An investigator, in the medical examiner’s office, confirms the cause of death was an accidental drowning. “Our hearts go out to […]

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March 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

ICE Releases Statement About Arrest of Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes

A spokesperson for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has released a statement about the arrest of Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes. “Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes, a 43-year-old citizen of Guatemala, was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on March 24, 2017, after a review of his immigration history revealed he was unlawfully present in the United States. […]

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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County, effective now thru noon on Saturday. According to the NWS, sleet is the main concern with a possibility of one to two tenths of an inch from freezing rain. The sleet is expected to change to rain around noon as temperatures […]

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September 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Traffic Signal Expected to Ease Congestion at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road

A new traffic signal is expected to ease congestion when it is activated on Friday at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road. According to the State Highway Administration, the traffic signal will provide a double-left turn movement from southbound MD 355 to eastbound Jones Bridge Road during the afternoon, weekday rush-hour (between 3 p.m. and […]

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September 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Cheers: A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for the new Brookeville Beer Farm this afternoon. 2. Park It: Montgomery County is celebrating International Parking Day with creative spaces in Bethesda, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and Wheaton. 3. Go Jaguars: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack […]

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June 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Randolph Road

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred Friday morning in the Colesville area. Police officers are also investigating a second, single-vehicle collision that occurred in the same area, at approximately the same time. According to a police account, shortly before 7 a.m. on June 17, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) […]

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June 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council Ooffice Building

Former County Councilmember Esther Gelman Dies, Funeral Services Set for Friday

Esther Gelman, who served as member of the Montgomery County Council for three terms from 1974-87, passed away on June 6, after a long illness. She would have been 85 on her birthday next week on June 14. Gelman served as president of the Council in 1984. She was the fourth woman to serve as […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 29, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are commuting on Metrorail’s Red Line, prepare for possible service delays today. According to WMATA, Red Line trains will single track between Medical Center and Van Ness stations (between 10 a.m. –  3 p.m., and from 8 p.m. to closing) so […]

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April 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Day in the Life of Montgomery County Set for April 22nd (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media’s 4th annual “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” celebration takes place on Friday, April 22nd. We need your help celebrating the people and places that make Montgomery County extraordinary. For each photo or video we receive, a donation of $1 will be made to Manna Food Center. Help feed the hungry […]

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