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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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Jennifer Toole Headlines Planning Department’s Speakers Series, Her Topic is Cycling (VIDEO)

Jennifer Toole headlined the Planning Department’s Winter Speaker Series this month. Bridget Schwiesow has a recap. The next Speaker Series event takes place on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Planning Department’s auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring. Transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin, principal and director of strategy for San Francisco-based Nelson/Nygaard, will […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hospitals Report Busy Emergency Rooms in Days Following Blizzard

Hospitals saw an increase in patients seeking health care in the days following the Blizzard of 2016. “Adventist Healthcare emergency departments were very busy with hundreds of patient visits for several days after the snowstorm,” said Shanna Muschik, Adventist Healthcare’s marketing manager. According to Muschik, Shady Grove Medical Center saw close to 200 patients on […]

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June 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break in Kentlands (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Repairs are now complete on an eight-inch water main break that occurred at 2 p.m. on June 10th in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg. Lyn Riggins, a spokesperson for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), said service was disrupted for dozens of residents at three apartment buildings adjacent to Chevy Chase Street. A portion of […]

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March 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council Takes Straw Vote on Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council took a straw vote on the Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan amendment after some spirited discussion on March 24. Formal action is scheduled for March 31. You can watch a recap of this discussion and vote here: According to a county official, the area being addressed covers about 14 acres west […]

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December 28, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break in Gaithersburg (Photos)

UPDATED Water has been restored to Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) customers in the West Riding community of Gaithersburg after a water main break left 185 residential customers without water for most of the day on Dec. 28. WSSC spokesperson Kira Calm Lewis said the 12-inch water main break was reported to WSSC at 7 […]

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November 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break in Rockville

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are responding to a 12-inch water main break on Southlawn Lane in Rockville. WSSC Spokesperson Jerry Irvine said the break, in a cast iron pipe, was reported at around 9 a.m. on Nov. 29, near East Gude Drive, and the water was shut off by noon. According to […]

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