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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Layhill Road and Georgia Ave

Latest Detour Planned Between Layhill Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Work began in January and will continue into April. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of the upgrades. […]

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February 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Accepting Submissions for ‘Make Music Montgomery’ Contest

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) third annual “Just for the Record –  A Vinyl Day” takes place Saturday, April 18 at the Silver Spring Library. For the second year, the event will include a live music contest titled “Make Music Montgomery.” MCPL is currently accepting submissions to the contest. All acts must contain a live […]

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January 6, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Suburban Hospital to Open New Building on March 2

Suburban Hospital in Bethesda is nearing completion of a two-phase reconstruction project that began in 2015. The opening celebration dedication ceremony will take place on Jan. 24. The opening of the building to the public has been pushed back to March 2 to allow the construction company to work through the punch list and some […]

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February 27, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 1-March 3

Here are some suggestions for entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, March 1 Young Artist Award Concert: The City of Gaithersburg and the Kentlands Community Foundation present the annual Young Artist Award, a juried competition culminating in a concert for the top prize winners. Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m at Rosborough Cultural Arts Center […]

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March 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Power Outages in Montgomery County Top 100,000 Customers

More than 100,000 customers in Montgomery County are without power Friday evening at 8 p.m., according to Pepco outage map. Pepco continues to work around the clock and wants customers know they are committed to restoring service to customers as quickly and safely as possible. To report downed power lines and outages, call 1.877.737.2662 or […]

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March 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: The renaming ceremony of the great hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building; Councilmembers hold a media briefing in support of county employee unions; Councilmember Craig Rice hosts an education forum […]

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March 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Trapped after Destructive Winds Topple Tree on Kensington Home

Two residents are displaced after a large tree fell on a Kensington home early this morning around 2 a.m., according to Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. Officials say a 100-year-old woman was trapped underneath the debris. She was transported to a hospital after firefighters freed her. Fire and rescue services continue to tweet about more […]

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March 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Weather Causing Power Outages, Closures

In addition to closing Montgomery County Public Schools today, the weather is forcing other closings and cancellations. Red Line trains are operating at slower speeds above ground due to the high winds and running approximately every 12 minutes on each line. Riders should expect delays. There are reports of power outages due to downed lines […]

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March 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Officials Announce Schools are Closed Friday

Montgomery County Public Schools officials have announced that the schools and administrative offices are closed today, March 2, due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled.   Montgomery County Public Schools and all administrative offices are closed today (March 2, 2018) due to emergency weather conditions. All school […]

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March 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Gun Safety Rally Canceled; Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 2

UPDATE: The gun safety rally hosted by Councilmember Sidney Katz has been cancelled. The National Weather Service expects the strongest winds from today’s storm to occur between now and noon with gusts to 65 mph. Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, March 2 happening in Montgomery County: 1. Schools Closed: Montgomery County […]

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