April 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Water Main Repairs Complete, Repaving Set for Monday

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission crews have completed repairs on a 12-inch water main break that occurred along University Boulevard at Piney Branch Road on Saturday morning. Road repairs were completed on Sunday and repaving is expected to take place on Monday after the morning rush hours. According to WSSC, two westbound and two eastbound […]

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February 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. The Walt Whitman High School community is grieving after a fatal collision near the school on Saturday night. A father, mother and their teenage son were killed in the crash at Pyle Road and River Road. Another passenger, a teenage daughter, […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA Prepares for Winter Storm, Urges Drivers to Avoid Roads During Rush Hours

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is preparing for today’s winter storm. Precipitation is expected to begin during the afternoon rush hour and continue all day Tuesday. While precipitation is forecasted to begin as rain, it is expected to change over quickly to snow. SHA is encouraging drivers to stay off the […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Indicates It May Snow Monday and Tuesday

Don’t put away your shovel yet! The National Weather Service indicates it may sleet and snow on Monday and Tuesday. According to the latest information, it’s a tricky forecast and the exact timing and locations are uncertain. As of now, looking at precipitation start time somewhere between about 4-8p on Monday. Rain/mix at beginning: […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: SHA Closing Multiple Lanes at I-495 and I-270 on Monday Night

On Monday, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are scheduled to temporarily close four of six lanes where the outer loop of I-495 and the I-270 west spur merge just prior to the Bradley Boulevard overpass in Montgomery County. The temporary overnight lane closures are necessary as crews make repairs on […]

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January 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Schools Opening on Time on Monday Morning

Make no doubt about it: Montgomery County public schools are opening on time on Monday morning. That’s the latest message from MCPS administrators on the district’s website. It will be the first time that MCPS students have been in class in over a week because of weather and road conditions following the Blizzard of 2016. […]

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January 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Red Brick Court House Damaged by Heavy Snow (Photos)

Montgomery County officials are overseeing building repairs at the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square, in the city of Rockville, after some pieces of the historic building fell to the ground from the weight of heavy snow earlier this week. General Services Director David Dise said crews shoveling sidewalks in the area heard a giant […]

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January 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Digging Out in Downtown Kentlands (PHOTOS)

Things are slowly getting back to normal in downtown Kentlands as area merchants and residents continue to dig out from under over two feet of snow. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos, below, on Monday afternoon that show the narrow Gaithersburg streets are outlined with snow piled high. The Market Square Plaza also greets visitors […]

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January 20, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Residents Prepare for Potential Winter Storm (VIDEO)

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm and blizzard watch for Montgomery County this Friday and Saturday. In this MyMCMedia video, Willie James Inman talks to local store owners and residents about their winter weather preparations. The snow accumulation fcst for Friday into Saturday storm is below. Impacts include heavy snow & windy […]

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January 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on MLK, Jr. Day in Montgomery County

Here’s the rundown of what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and […]

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