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June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Black Bear Spotted in Silver Spring

Lisa Holland and her daughter were driving down Longmead Crossing Drive in Silver Spring at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday and saw a black bear running down the street. They watched as the bear ran behind a house near Argyle Country Club. Here’s the video Holland’s daughter caught on her cell phone.

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ho- Ho- How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Montgomery County

It’s time for Montgomery County residents to recycle their Christmas trees! Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection accepts Christmas trees throughout the year in the curbside yard trim collection. However, the department will not accept artificial trees or trees with root balls in the yard trim collection. So, now that Christmas is over, make sure […]

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March 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Wants to Pare Back Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner shares his plan to pare back the Westbard Sector Plan. The Montgomery County Council Planning, Housing & Economic Development (PHED) Committee is scheduled to hold a work session for the Westbard Sector Plan with a focus on Parks and Open Space on March […]

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January 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 26, In Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools and most local offices remain closed today as crews continue to clear snow in Montgomery County. Local officials are asking residents to stay off the roads while the cleanup continues. 2. Montgomery County officials remind residents that they are required to clear sidewalks […]

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January 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools and most local offices are closed today as the big dig out continues in Montgomery County. Local officials are asking residents to stay off the roads while the cleanup continues. 2. Highway services crews are now working on the residential streets […]

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January 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Urges Residents to Stay Home and Off the Roads (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett held a news briefing at the Emergency Operations Center on Sunday afternoon to discuss the status of snow plow operations, following the blizzard that dumped over 30 inches of across the county. Leggett was joined by Transportation Director Al Roshdieh, Highway Services Chief Richard Dorsey and other emergency management officials. […]

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February 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Offers Free Parking at Area Garages

Montgomery County is now offering free parking in County-owned lots and garages to encourage residents to park vehicles off roadways so that snow plows can clear our county’s roads. Parking fees will not be required at the County-owned lots and garages and metered spaces. Parking payment enforcement in the County is suspended, but illegal parking […]

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April 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Green Up Day (PHOTOS)

Nearly two dozen residents of all ages took part in the Quince Orchard Park (QOP) community “Green Up Day” from 9 a.m. to noon on April 5 in the city of Gaithersburg. Organizers report that QOP volunteers picked up enough garbage to fill 18 trash bags and five additional bags full of recyclables. “Green Up […]

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