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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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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Readies for Winter Weather (VIDEO)

Rockville parks and public works crews are readying for winter weather on local roads and sidewalks. Find out more in this report, below:

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October 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Street Beat: In Gaithersburg, State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are resurfacing Quince Orchard Road between Orchard Ridge Road and MD 355, from 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. today – Thursday, weather permitting. 2. Flu Shot: Have you got your flu shot? A Montgomery […]

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October 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Surveys Streets of Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

There’s a van with specialized equipment that is surveying the streets of Gaithersburg for potholes and other signs of distress. Find out more in this report, below:

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September 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Turn Around, Don’t Drown: Flash Flood Warning Issued for MoCo

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Montgomery County effective until 11 a.m. today. According to the National Weather Service, up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Some of the locations expected to experience flooding include Bethesda, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Olney and Rockville. Montgomery County fire and rescue officials […]

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September 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rain in the Forecast This Week

Montgomery County residents may find their commute to work and school slowed by wet roads on Tuesday morning. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer is advising drivers to slow down and to increase stoppage distance between vehicles. He also reminds motorists to turn their headlights on if they are using their […]

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September 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Travelers Urged to Pay Close Attention to Weather Forecasts

If you are traveling this holiday weekend, it’s important to pay attention to the weather forecast. Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to affect the Eastern Shore and parts of southern Maryland, although a track to the west could impact additional parts of the State. “While the Eastern Shore and southern regions of the State are […]

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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan to Visit Gaithersburg, Potomac and Chevy Chase Today

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is visiting Montgomery County today, and his visit begins in the city of Gaithersburg. That’s where Hogan will tour Novavax, Inc. Just last month, the biotech company announced plans to expand its operations in Montgomery County. It’s also been recognized as a top work place by The Washington Post. Governor […]

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July 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: SHA Crews to Resurface University Boulevard in Silver Spring This Week

Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are slated to begin resurfacing University Boulevard between Williamsburg Drive and Franklin Avenue in Silver Spring this week. The work is officially scheduled to begin on July 6, and motorists should prepare for overnight road closures and detours. According to a news release, construction crews are planning to grind […]

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June 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Commuting in Montgomery County During SafeTrack (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is developing plans to help commuters during WMATA’s SafeTrack. SafeTrack is a year-long effort to improve the safety and reliability of the Metrorail system. Three planned line segment repairs and around-the-clock single tracking projects, referred to as “safety surges,” will affect Metro’s Red Line service beginning in August. […]

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