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July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Options: There is free COVID-19 testing available today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more information. TOMORROW! Free #COVID19 testing […]

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June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Tower Construction Causes Closure of Montgomery Avenue in Bethesda for Two Months

Montgomery Avenue between Wisconsin Avenue and Waverly Street in Bethesda will be closed for two months beginning on Wednesday. The roads will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays as construction continues on Avocet Tower which will serve as a 370,000 square feet luxury office building with a large outdoor plaza. One […]

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June 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, June 4. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Rent Assistance Program: Montgomery County is offering partial rent suport to low-income residents who have been impacted finacially during the COVID-19 health crisis. Applications must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5. Click here for more detials. Have […]

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March 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 26 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.County Volunteer Opportunities: Here’s a list of some emergency response volunteer opportunities available throughout the county that will help others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. County Transportation Options for Vulnerable Residents: Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 25 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Transportation Resources for Adults, People with Disabilities:  Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services started a website with transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities during the […]

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February 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 13 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, Feb. 13 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCDOT Public Meeting: MCDOT will hold a public meeting to brief the community and receive feedback about two bike-way projects: the Washington Grove Connector and the Crabbs Branch Way Extension. The meeting will be held at McCathran Hall located […]

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January 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Announces Next Steps in Vision Zero Initiative

In a effort to prevent severe and fatal traffic-related accidents, the Vision Zero initiative has been put in place. The goal is to eliminate severe and fatal collisions by 2030 throughout the county by using an Action Plan that is geared toward keeping pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers safe. During a press conference on Monday, Montgomery […]

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January 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Watch Elrich’s First State of the County Address

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich delivered his first State of the County Address on Tuesday in front of a packed room at the Silver Spring Civic Center. In a wide-ranging speech, Elrich unveiled his budget, discussed economic development, racial equity, affordable housing, climate change and much more.

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January 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

With Deadline Nearing, MDOT Creates More REAL ID Appointments

The clock is ticking for people who have not yet gotten their REAL ID. With the October 1, 2020 deadline looming, MDOT MVA has created 1,200 additional weekly appointments to help ease the inevitable rush. Officials say the new Walnut Hill location will give Montgomery County residents additional appointment opportunities each week to help meet […]

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January 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Clarifies How Speed Camera Citation Data is Utilized

More than 280,000 citations were issued by Montgomery County-operated speed cameras in Fiscal Year 2018-19 grossing more than $10 million. MyMCMedia spoke with the County’s Automated Enforcement Manager who explained how the citation data is utilized and why some of the cameras are moved on a weekly basis. The speed camera program is apart of […]

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