February 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

New Northwood High School Will Add 1,200 Seats

Northwood High School in Silver Spring is planned to be renovated and open its doors as the “New Northwood” in 2025.  Last week, the Montgomery County school board approved preliminary plans for the project. Principal Mildred Charley-Greene said there are currently 10 portables at the high school, and a new building would benefit the crowding.  […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Water Park Gets New Water Slide Tower

It’s shaping up to be an especially fun summer at Gaithersburg Water Park. Montgomery County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City of Gaithersburg officials unveiled a new water slide at the park on Thursday evening. Officials and their families had the opportunity to test out the new 250-foot long double-flume […]

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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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May 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Colesville Highway Maintenance Depot Officially Reopens (PHOTO)

UPDATED The Colesville Highway Maintenance Depot has reopened after undergoing a $7.8 million expansion and renovation. Officials from the Montgomery County Department of General Services (DGS) and Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation celebrated the occasion on May 3rd at 14335 Cape May Road in Silver Spring.   A plaque honoring Leo Brooks, a former Colesville […]

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April 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kennsington Park Library Celebrates Grand Reopening (VIDEO)

The Kensington Park Library has officially reopened after closing for a few months for renovation. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Painter Injured in Fall Down Elevator Shaft in Potomac

A 30-year-old painter was injured in a fall down a residential elevator shaft today, according to a spokesperson with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS). MCFRS Spokeperson Pete Piringer said the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. at 9209 Cranford Drive in Potomac where a house was being renovated. According to Piringer, the worker who […]

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May 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Silver Spring Home Collapses (PHOTOS)

A Silver Spring home being renovated collapsed Tuesday with only the porch and the basement remaining intact. According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the home in the 800 block of Easley Street was being renovated when it collapsed. The four workers working on the job escaped without being injured, Piringer said. […]

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March 3, 2015 | Krista Brick

Council President Leventhal on Wheaton Library & Rec Center (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal talked about the Wheaton Library and Recreation Center project during his news briefing with reporters.  

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November 13, 2014 | Krista Brick

Westfield Montgomery Celebrates Renovation, Starts on Parking Deck Project

Westfield Montgomery celebrates the unveiling of its new shopper experience this week with a series of events as the demolition and reconstruction of the center’s South Parking Deck and West Parking Garage began as part of the larger renovation project. The project is expected to be completed in early December. All shoppers, employees and retailers are […]

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