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March 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro No Longer Accepting Paper Fare Cards (VIDEO)

Metro will no longer accept paper fare cards, beginning today. Metro says riders will have to make the switch to SmarTrip cards. According to Metro, paper fare cards account for less than one percent of all Metrorail transactions. Metro has been phasing out the use of paper fare cards for the past year. Customers that still have fare […]

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March 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report about the County Council’s first Ad Hoc Committee meeting to evaluate the Department of Liquor Control. You can also watch the latest reports from Takoma Park, the city of Rockville, Montgomery College, Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery Community Media […]

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March 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Sewage Spill in Olney

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) reports that sewage from a Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) continues to enter Reddy Branch Creek, initially at a wooded area near 19612 Olney Mill Road in Olney, Maryland. The SSO was discovered at 11:30 a.m. on March 5, from a 16-inch force main. A force main is a sewer […]

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March 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

MoCo Snow (Photos & Video)

Most Montgomery County residents spent March 6 indoors as a snowstorm moved through the area. A storm that some called the #Saturn storm while others preferred the #Snowquester or #Snowquestration storm. Here are some photos and video of the wintry weather as seen around the county. You can share your images at    

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March 4, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Winter Storm Warning

Updated 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6 until 3 a.m. on Thursday, March 7. According to the NWS, this storm is expected to start as rain on Tuesday evening, but change over to snow late evening. […]

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