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November 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Traveling this Thanksgiving weekend? You’re not alone, AAA projects more than 48.7 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend. 2. Here’s what’s open and what’s closed in the County Thanksgiving weekend. 3. The Dick and Jody Vilardo Foundation donated $4,000 to help Manna […]

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November 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred last night on Airpark Road. 2. Gas prices continue to drop before the busy Thanksgiving travel period. 3. An interfaith Thanksgiving service is taking place tonight at Congregation Har Shalom in […]

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August 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro Launches Free, Public Wi-Fi Pilot Program at Six Metro Stations

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has announced the launch of free public Wi-Fi at six Metrorail stations as part of a limited pilot program. The six stations selected for the pilot are: Metro Center, Gallery Place, Judiciary Square, Union Station, Archives and L’Enfant Plaza. According to a news release, the free service will be available […]

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June 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Closes Roads in Takoma Park

UPDATED 6.13.16  10 p.m. Water service has been restored to customers on Boston Avenue, according to WSSC. UPDATE: Customers on Boston Ave. are back in service. Thank you for your continued patience! #WSSC @TakomaParkMD — WSSC Water News (@WSSCWaterNews) June 13, 2016 UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair an 8-inch […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Ride On Food Drive Collects Over 6,000 Pounds of Food for Manna Food Center

Passengers on Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system donated 6,258 pounds of food this year during the annual “Give and Ride” food drive that took place during the week of April 24. You may remember that bus passengers received free rides by donating canned or nonperishable food for Montgomery County school students. “Every year, Ride […]

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro Closes System All Day Wednesday for Emergency Inspections

Metro General Manager/CEO Paul Wiedefeld has announced the full closure of the Metrorail system on Wednesday, March 16, for emergency inspections of the system’s third-rail power cables following an early morning tunnel fire yesterday. This is the first time the system has been shut down for non-weather conditions. According to a news release, the inspections […]

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January 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MC 311 Resumes Regular Hours on Friday

After an extraordinarily busy week, MC311, Montgomery County’s informational call center is resuming regular weekday hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 29. For one week, the call center has been taking calls 24/7. MC311 staff will have provided more than 200 consecutive hours of call-taking service when the extended emergency hours conclude […]

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Weekend Service Adjustments Planned for Metro

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system is scheduled to continue over the weekend of January 8-10 with service adjustments on all six lines. Trains will operate as follows: Green Line trains will operate regular weekend intervals between Branch Avenue and College Park stations. Free shuttle buses will replace train service at the Greenbelt Station only. Silver […]

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December 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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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 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

“Cathy Drzyzgula Day” in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg hosted a reception on Nov. 16th to celebrate and to thank former Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula for her years of dedication and service. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Related:

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