March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Identify Resident Found in House After Explosion (VIDEOS)

UPDATED 4.20.17 3:30 p.m. Montgomery County police have identified the resident found in the Ashley Drive house following an explosion last Friday as 61-year-old Steven Beck. According to a police news release, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that Beck died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said a dog found near […]

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March 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Body Recovered from Exploded Rockville Home

Crews poring over the debris of a home that exploded near Rockville early Friday morning discovered the remains of an adult and a domestic animal, Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said at a news conference Saturday. The body, which was found sometime around noon, has been sent to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner […]

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October 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Modern Montgomery Tour of Mid-Century Architecture (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s Historic Preservation Office is working to raise awareness for mid-century modern architecture in Montgomery County. Recently, the department organized a bus tour of some examples of residential and public mid-century architecture, locally. Find out more in this report, below: Find out more about Modern Montgomery, here.

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gas Leak in Gaithersburg, Portion of Fields Road Closed

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a nine-inch natural gas line break on Monday afternoon in the 9800 block of Fields Road in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a backhoe struck the line. According to Piringer, Fields Road was closed between Rio Boulevard and Washingtonian Boulevard because of the break and dozens […]

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April 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the new and innovative Design for Life website, the Rebuilding Together organization’s work in Montgomery County, the Council’s upcoming budget hearings, the Presidential Primary election, a seven-year-old Everyday Hero whose quick actions saved her dad’s life, the cherry blossoms […]

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September 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Big Demand for Affordable Housing in Montgomery County

The need for affordable housing in Montgomery County is great as seen by the response to a new portal that allows anyone interested in obtaining housing assistance to apply online. More than 7,000 people completed applications within the first 24 hours of the Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) launching its new housing wait list (, and […]

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November 15, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Pulte Homes Files Lawsuit Against County Over Clarksburg

Pulte Home Corporation along with Shiloh Farms Investment filed a lawsuit seeking $86 million in damages and other relief against Montgomery County and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Friday in the wake of development restrictions on 541 acres planned for the Ten Mile Creek community in Clarksburg. The lawsuit has to do with […]

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July 2, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Council in Brief (Video)

CCM’s (County Cable Montgomery) Susan Kenedy hosts the July 2 episode of “Council in Brief.” This report features updates on the current review of the zoning code, Wheaton redevelopment, 100,000 homes campaign, protecting trees and a brief tribute to a retiring Council employee. Take a look:

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