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June 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Discusses Issues with Trash Collection

Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday and hit on three big issues: The continuing difficulties in getting trash, yard waste and recycling picked up in some areas of the county; The problems that led to the Dickerson incinerator fire in December; and And the possibility that the county would join other jurisdictions in suing […]

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May 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from May 10-May 25

Our top 10 news stories offer a mixed bag this week. Some police news, some high school sports, some business news, even some trash. UPDATED: Woman Struck, Killed Crossing Woodfield Road Westside at Shady Grove Developers Announce New Retailers and More Silver Spring Park in Line for $7 Million Upgrade UPDATED: Firefighters Investigate School Bus […]

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May 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Trash Hauler’s Contract Restricted; New Hauler to Serve Silver Spring

Montgomery County has cut back the pickup area to a trash hauler that has failed to fulfill its meet its contract and hired another contractor to take its place, County Councilmember Tom Hucker said Monday. Potomac Disposal had served the Bethesda and Silver Spring areas, but because of a lack of help, the company was […]

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October 17, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Sanitation Strike (Video)

For the second day in a row, sanitation workers and union supporters were seen picketing outside the offices of Potomac Disposal, along Woodfield Road at Airpark Road, on Oct. 17. In this MyMCMedia extra, you will hear from one worker who says affordable healthcare is one of the issues that sparked this strike: Potomac Disposal […]

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September 9, 2013 | Staff Writer

Trash Collectors Strike

Officials at the Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services says that the current strike staged by workers at one of its trash/recycling contractors, Potomac Disposal, Inc., should have little impact on service delivery today. Potomac is the only one of the county’s three trash/recycling collectors affected by the walkout. “Potomac Disposal has taken steps […]

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