June 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Marriott Breaks Ground on New Downtown Bethesda HQ

Marriott International broke ground Thursday for its new $600 million downtown Bethesda headquarters, a project for a company that started more than 90 years ago as a root beer stand. “My parents would never have believed that the root beer stand could turn into something like this,” said J.W. Marriott Jr., executive chairman and chairman […]

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July 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Officials Kick Off Watkins Mill Interchange Project on I-270 (VIDEO)

State and county officials broke ground Tuesday on a nearly $98 million project they say will improve traffic flow on I-270, one of the most congested commuter routes in the country. The project, the Watkins Mill Interchange, includes a four-lane bridge over the interstate to connect two segments of Watkins Mill Road that are now […]

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June 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Breaks Ground on New Student Services Center

An event Thursday marked the start of construction for the new Student Services Center on the Montgomery College Rockville campus. The 130,000-square-foot building will provide a centralized location for all student services at the campus. The total cost is $53,712,000, with the county contributing half, $26,856,000, and the state contributing the other half. The building […]

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May 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Affordable Housing Units for Senior Residents Expected to be Ready in 2018

County Executive Ike Legget joined church leaders and developers for a groundbreaking ceremony on a new affordable housing residence in Silver Spring for senior residents. Once complete,  Mount Jezreel Senior Housing will be for tenants age 62 and older. In a partnership with Mount Jezreel Community Development Corporation, Mission First Housing Group, and the Henson […]

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November 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Today is the last day of early voting. You can cast your ballot from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at ten locations across Montgomery County. The Presidential General Election is on Nov. 8. 2. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for the new Thomas Edison High […]

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July 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Clarksburg Premium Outlets to Feature Designer Retail Brands

Montgomery County will soon be home to a dozen designer retail outlet stores. Clarksburg Premium Outlets, which is scheduled to open this October, recently announced its initial line-up of retailers, and includes; Nike, Armani, Coach, and Under Armour. So far, 13 brands have been confirmed. The stores will be offering deals that could save customers between […]

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March 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the groundbreaking ceremony for the 2nd District Police Station in Bethesda, the patching of thousands of potholes on county streets, and more. You can watch the show, below:

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March 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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

Here are your five things to know today, March 9, in Montgomery County: 1. The groundbreaking for the new 2nd District Police Station will take place today at 10:30 a.m. in Bethesda. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, along with officials from MCPS and Montgomery College, will host an Education Budget meeting at Gaithersburg High […]

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October 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Construction Begins on Clarksburg Premium Outlets (VIDEO)

Construction is now underway at Clarksburg Premium Outlets and, when it opens, MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports the center will include 90 stores, 2,200 parking spaces and hundreds of jobs.

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May 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Glenmont Fire Station (VIDEO)

A ceremonial groundbreaking was recently held for Glenmont Fire Station No. 18 at the southwest intersection of Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road. When it opens, the new fire station will serve thousands of residents in Glenmont, Wheaton, Layhill, Kemp Mill and Arcola. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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