December 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Police Station

UPDATED: Communication Outage in Rockville Resolved

UPDATED:  The city of Rockville experienced a communications outage on Monday that lasted from  8 a.m. to 3 p.m. because of a major cable break, according to a city spokesperson. During the outage, telephone service and email was disrupted to both the Rockville Police Department and the Senior Center. The day after the outage, Rockville […]

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

SHA Announces Lane Closures on I-270 in Gaithersburg

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising motorists who travel on I-270 southbound in Gaithersburg of multiple lane closures that will affect overnight travel. Beginning tonight, SHA will close three lanes of southbound I-270 starting at 10 p.m. The lane closures will extend from one mile south of Middleborok Road to […]

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September 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces $25 Million for Local Road Investments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced $25 million for statewide road investments today. According to a news release, local governments will be receiving applications in the mail soon that need to be submitted by September 30. Historically, 30 percent of all Highway User Revenues went to counties and municipalities to support their local transportation funding, but […]

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August 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Opening of Silver Spring Transit Center Nears, Target Date Set for Sept. 20

UPDATED  The Silver Spring Transit Center is scheduled to open next month. According to a Montgomery County official, the county’s work at the three-level facility will be complete this week. General Services Director David Dise sent a completion notice to WMATA officials on Thursday in order to formalize the transfer of the Silver Spring Transit […]

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August 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are on the scene of a 12-inch water main break in the 8700 block of Flower Avenue in Silver Spring. WSSC crews have shut off the water so repairs can begin on the 90-year-old main. Local businesses are reporting losses from having to close their shops because of the […]

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August 3, 2015 | Aline Barros

Repairs Completed at the Site of Water Main Break in Silver Spring

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) completed repairs on the 16-inch water main in Silver Spring. All lanes have been reopened to traffic and will stay open through morning rush hour on Aug. 4. The 76-year-old pipe, on Colesville Road at Georgia Avenue, ruptured on July 29 and wasted approximately 5 million gallons, WSSC official said. WSSC crews […]

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February 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Elementary School Will Be Closed on Friday

Poolesville Elementary School students can sleep in all day on Friday, Feb. 20. That’s because classes have been canceled at the elementary school because of a broken water pipe. Montgomery County Public Schools Spokesperson Dana Tofig said the school must close so crews can turn off the water and make the necessary repairs. Poolesville Elementary […]

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February 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Plum Gar Recreation Center Reopens After Water Line Break

UPDATED: Plum Gar Recreation Center reopened with regular hours on Monday, Feb. 9. ORIGINAL POST The Plum Gar Community Recreation Center (CRC), located at 19561 Scenery Drive in Germantown, will remain closed through Sunday, February 8, due to a water line break. According to a news release on the county’s website, crews are working on […]

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January 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Libraries Director Issues Statement About Server Outage

The Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) system is in recovery mode after what officials describe as an “unprecedented” server outage over the holidays. MCPL Director Parker Hamilton has posted a message to library users on the MCPL website. You can read her statement below: “Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) experienced an unprecedented downtime this past […]

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September 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Inside the Fence of the Silver Spring Transit Center Construction Site (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Transit Center is years behind schedule and has cost overruns into the millions. K.C.E. Structural Engineers President Allyn Kilsheimer, the guy in charge of making sure the structural deficiencies are fixed, gave MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick a look at the progress going on inside the fenced construction site.   Related:

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