April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

It’s Finally Spring, It’s Finally Pothole Season

Potholes, more prevalent in spring, are a year-round concern, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation says. Four dedicated crews patrol in pothole trucks every weekday, weather permitting, responding to repair requests as well as stopping to fill any other potholes encountered. The crews rely on repair requests made by residents through the County’s MC311 system […]

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February 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Council work: The Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Government Operations (GO) committees meet today to receive updates on the county employee wellness program, capital improvement program, ethics regulations, and the Cable Television and Communications Plan . Watch live, here. 2. Coffee […]

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February 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today Feb. 7 in Montgomery County: 1. Freezing Rain: The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for our area from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m. Public schools and federal agencies open two hours late due to the weather. 2. Speaking of the weather: The Storm Operations Center will activate […]

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February 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Pothole Season: Here’s How the County Plans to Tackle Them

It’s that time of the year motorists hate: tis’ the season for potholes. January started off cold with below freezing temperatures and now that the snow and ice are gone —for now— they have created a void in the pavement also known as potholes. Potholes are created when moisture gets under the road, freezes, and as […]

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October 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Surveys Streets of Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

There’s a van with specialized equipment that is surveying the streets of Gaithersburg for potholes and other signs of distress. Find out more in this report, below:

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March 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Takes on Potholes (VIDEO)

To take advantage of the forecasted warmer weather over the next few days, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced that the Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will begin intensive efforts to fill the County’s potholes. According to a news release, this year’s historic winter storm, and fluctuation of temperatures over the past couple of months, has accelerated the […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, the status of refugees in Montgomery County and much more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the upcoming Feb. 9th snow operations debriefing, the county’s truancy program, the reopening of the Twinbrook Library and much more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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March 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 11, in Montgomery County: 1.Five teams of Montgomery County students won prizes for their public service announcements at the sixth annual Choose Respect Conference. Find out who won here. 2. Do you know of someone who deserves a Golden Shovel Award for their neighborly acts this winter? […]

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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Patching the Pothole Problem (VIDEO)

Between snow plowing season and mowing season is pothole season. That’s what the crews whose job it is to fix potholes like to say. So far they have tackled about 2,000 potholes in the county. Krista Brick reports. Residents can call the county’s 311 line to report a pothole and highway service crews often get […]

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