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August 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Little Falls Library Branch Celebrates Completion of Refresh Project (PHOTO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the grand reopening of the Little Falls Library branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 26. The $1.1 million refresh project took 12 months to complete, after a water pipe break in December caused a delay with the project. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined at Saturday’s celebration by Councilmember George […]

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July 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Aspen Hill Library Reopens After a Refresh (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the grand reopening of the Aspen Hill Library branch, which reopened this past weekend. The $1.2 million refresh project took eight months to complete. Find out more in the video recap, below: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was joined at the grand opening celebration by Councilmembers Sidney Katz and Marc […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert: Don’t Be Scammed (VIDEO)

Spring is the time of year when many residents are working on outdoor, home improvement projects. “This is also the time that scammers show up, ” said Joy Matthews, an investigator from the Office of Consumer Protection. Find out more in this Consumer Alert, below:

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February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planners Share Community’s Concerns about Possible Cemetery Site in Westbard (VIDEO)

Montgomery County planners say they share a church community’s concerns about a possible African-American burial site in the Westbard section of Bethesda near River Road. “We want to find out if there are human remains or burial shafts in the area that was historically a cemetery,” said Planning Director Gwen Wright in an interview with […]

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December 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Announces Emergency Legislation to Repeal Road Kill Bill (VIDEO)

At a news conference today at the State House, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said the administration’s top legislative priority for the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly is the immediate and full repeal of House Bill 1013, more commonly known as the Road Kill Bill. The governor was joined by Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete […]

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January 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Planners Meet with Community on Future of Biking (VIDEO)

Montgomery County planners from the Bicycle Master Plan and the LSC Loop Trail recently held a community meeting  at Johns Hopkins’ Montgomery County campus. Visit the Montgomery Planning website to learn more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Construction is Underway on the Needwood Road Bike Path

Construction of the Needwood Road Bike Path, located on the south side of Needwood Road from Redland Road to Deer Lake Road, is now underway. The off-road, concrete bike path will be eight feet wide and about 1,300 feet long, according to an update from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation.  This portion of the […]

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August 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

Metro General Manager to Accept Silver Spring Transit Center

Metro’s Board of Directors gave Interim General Manager Jack Requa the authority to accept the Silver Spring Transit Center from Montgomery County. On Thursday, Aug. 6, board members approved the measure that now allows Requa to make the decision to accept the facility. “The reason this is important is that, in order to accept the […]

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June 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

WMATA to Get Silver Spring Transit Center by Mid-July

All remediation work at the Silver Spring Transit Center will be completed by the end of the week and the project will be handed over to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by mid-July, the project manager told MyMCMedia Tuesday. According to David Dise, the county’s director of General Services, the project is in its final […]

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June 4, 2015 | Omri Haberman

The Sight Beyond

A brief interview with Shawn Jacobson, a man who has led a productive and prosperous life as a father, a local statistician, and a science fiction writer.  He did it all while combating the obstacles of being legally blind since birth.

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