March 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dozens of Residents Attend Town Hall Meeting about Kentlands Sketch Plan (VIDEO)

The future of the Kentlands Square shopping center was the topic of a town hall meeting hosted by the Kentlands Community Foundation on Tuesday night at the Kentlands Mansion. Dozens of Gaithersburg residents attended the meeting to hear from representatives of Saul Centers, the company that owns the shopping center that is anchored by a […]

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December 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Octave 1320 Attracts First Time Homebuyers to Silver Spring (VIDEO)

What do you get when you convert a 1964 office building to residential on Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring? The Octave 1320, a condominium building that is proving to be popular with first time homebuyers. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council Takes Straw Vote on Subdivision Staging Policy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has taken a straw vote on the proposal that amends the county’s development impact tax for transportation and school improvements. Susan Kenedy has more on the subdivision staging policy. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Modern Montgomery Tour of Mid-Century Architecture (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s Historic Preservation Office is working to raise awareness for mid-century modern architecture in Montgomery County. Recently, the department organized a bus tour of some examples of residential and public mid-century architecture, locally. Find out more in this report, below: Find out more about Modern Montgomery, here.

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Residents Oppose Carver Bus Depot Site (VIDEOS)

The Montgomery County Council held a meeting today about the relocation of the Shady Grove Bus Depot. In the audience were members of the Carver Coalition who oppose parking school buses at the Carver Educational Services Center. The residents were not allowed to testify at today’s meeting but they carried signs and wore yellow t-shirts […]

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January 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Urges Residents to Stay Home and Off the Roads (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett held a news briefing at the Emergency Operations Center on Sunday afternoon to discuss the status of snow plow operations, following the blizzard that dumped over 30 inches of across the county. Leggett was joined by Transportation Director Al Roshdieh, Highway Services Chief Richard Dorsey and other emergency management officials. […]

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January 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County

UPDATED at 4 p.m. Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg leaders were scheduled to discuss a request to annex the Potomac Valley Shopping Center into the city limits at tonight’s Mayor and Council meeting but that agenda item has now been deferred. You can view the agenda […]

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February 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Nighttime Residential Burglary in Kensington

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a nighttime residential burglary that occurred early on Feb. 1 in Kensington. Investigators need your help to identify the suspect. According to a police account, at approximately 2:34 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 11900 block of Coronada Place in Kensington for the report […]

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September 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

PHED Committee Discusses Farm Animals in Residential Areas

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee is continuing its extensive review of the first proposed major changes in the County Zoning Ordinance since 1978. At Friday’s worksession, among the items to be discussed are the distance setbacks from a property line if an owner wants to have chicken roosts in […]

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August 5, 2013 | Sonya Burke

National Night Out is Aug. 6 (Video)

Montgomery County celebrates National Night Out (NNO) on August 6. In this interview, first broadcast on “County Report This Week,” Lucille Baur of the Montgomery County Police Department tells us about the annual NNO event and she provides some important advice for residents who may be leaving town on vacation. FACT FILE Montgomery County police […]

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