January 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Stations Begin Reopening Following Inauguration Closures

Nine Metro stations have reopened so far following inauguration security closures. As of 9 a.m. Thursday, Gallery Place and Union Station reopened, a statement from Metro said. The following stations reopened as of 1 p.m.: Archives, Arlington Cemetery, Capitol South, Federal Center SW, Federal Triangle, Judiciary Square and Smithsonian. Four remaining stations are set to […]

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January 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro to Close 13 Stations Ahead of Inauguration Day

Metro announced service adjustments, including the closure of 13 rail stations, inside the expanded Inauguration security perimeter ahead of the event next Wednesday. The following rail stations will be closed beginning Friday through end-of-service Thursday, Jan. 21 (Metro Center and Gallery Place will be closed beginning Saturday): Red Line: Farragut North, Judiciary Square, Union Station […]

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November 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Years After Amazon Rejection, Leaders Discuss White Flint Metro Station Development

In Nov. 2018 the White Flint area was rejected as a second Amazon headquarters location. Two years later, Metro has potential ideas for development of its White Flint station in order to be better equipped for future opportunities. The three concepts for the station property are: urban neighborhood, corporate campus and entertainment/innovation district, said Metro […]

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August 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

All Metro Stations Will Open Sept. 8 for the First Time Since March

Sept. 8 is scheduled to be the first day all Metro stations will be open since March 19, the agency announced Monday.  Metro more than doubled weekly rail trips on Sunday in what the agency said was its largest ramp-up in history. Trips increased from 511 every weekday to more than 1,200, Metro reported. Six […]

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February 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Charge Your Phone at the Library

Is your mobile device low on power? Get charged at a new charging station at any of Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) branch libraries. The charging stations provide a secure and quick way to power up your phone, tablet, or laptop while visiting your local library. “MCPL strives to be responsive to our community,” said […]

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September 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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MCM, CCM, MCTV, Rockville 11 Receive NATOA Awards

The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) honored the winners of the 30th Annual Government Programming Awards (GPA) on Friday night at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, California. The NATOA awards program honors excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming produced by local government agencies. According to a news release, […]

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July 14, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

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Safe Silver Spring to Hold Meeting at New Police Station

Safe Silver Spring has a new place for its next meeting, holding their discussion on how to combat crime in the area at the newest police station in Montgomery County. What’s the group’s hope for the meeting? “To have a better understanding of what the new station has to offer the police and public,” said […]

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June 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Nancy Navarro Attends Opening of New Police Station (Video)

In this MyMCmedia extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro says the opening of the state-of-the-art 3rd district police station is creating a new narrative for the White Oak community of Silver Spring. Take a look: Related:

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May 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Wheaton Police District 4 Station Evacuated

UPDATED Montgomery County’s fire and rescue hazardous materials unit was dispatched to the Wheaton 4th District Police Station at 2300 Randolph Road shortly before 5 p.m. on May 28 after a suspicious envelope was received there with an unidentified white powder in it. Montgomery County Police Spokesperson Blanca Kling said the station was evacuated during […]

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