August 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Back to School: MCPS Prepares to Welcome 159,000 Students on Aug. 29 (VIDEO)

The first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students is August 29th, and Superintendent Jack Smith says the district plans to welcome about 159,000 students. That’s 2,500 more students than last year. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Dr. Smith said he plans to begin the first day of […]

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June 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Outbox Pops Up in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Something totally new and different has popped up on the streets of downtown Silver Spring this summer and we have some students from Montgomery College to thank for it. MCTV’s Michael Brown has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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May 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

What’s Open and What’s Not on Memorial Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open; administrative offices, senior centers […]

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October 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Darnestown Resident Shares His Thoughts on MoCo’s Salute to Veterans (VIDEO)

Montgomery County saluted its Vietnam War veterans on Oct. 24th for the first time ever. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Richard Jurgena, a Darnestown resident and a veteran, shares his thoughts about the event and what it meant to him sitting in the audience. If you missed the ceremony, you can watch it on Montgomery […]

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June 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Vatican Releases Pope’s Schedule for U.S. Visit

The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis’ September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (WASHINGTON, DC) 4 p.m. Arrival from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (WASHINGTON, DC) 9:15 a.m. Meeting with President Obama at the White House 11:30 a.m. Midday Prayer with the bishops of the […]

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February 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Holiday Schedule for Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Monday, Feb. 16: Presidents Day. County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; administrative […]

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January 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Kicks Off Schedule

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the schedule of home openers for the 2015 regular season. The season opener will feature the Houston Dash hosting the Washington Spirit on Friday, April 10 at BBVA Compass Stadium, kicking off a 20-game schedule. On opening weekend in the NWSL, six of the nine clubs in […]

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November 26, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County’s Holiday Schedule for Thanksgiving Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 27: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed Montgomery Parks — all Parks facilities are closed on Thursday. For operating schedules on Friday, including Brookside Gardens, ice […]

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October 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Metro Operates on Saturday Schedule on Columbus Day

On Oct. 13, Metro will operate service on the following schedules: Metrorail: The rail system will open at 5 a.m. and close at midnight. Trains will operate at Saturday service intervals (every 6 to 12 minutes during daytime hours). There is no scheduled track work on Monday. Parking at Metro-owned lots and garages is free […]

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September 7, 2014 | Sonya Burke

RideOn Schedule Changes

The Montgomery County Ride On bus system is adjusting schedule times on Sunday, September 7 for the following routes: Routes, 16, 25, 26, 43, 56, 58, 61, 70, 83 and 90. According to a news release, changes have been made so schedules more accurately reflect the actual travel times of buses along the routes. County […]

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