October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Turtle Crossing at Watkins Pond in Rockville (VIDEO)

The City of Rockville has posted Turtle Crossing signs on a local roadway in the King Farm community to alert motorists about some of the area’s turtles that are migrating across the street. Find out more in this video report by Rock 11 Now, below: There is more information about this project on the city’s […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Historic White’s Ferry Transports Commuters Across the Potomac (VIDEO)

Historic White’s Ferry in Poolesville is the only remaining working cable ferry crossing the Potomac River. The ferry connects White’s Ferry Road in Montgomery County with a road by the same name in Loudoun County, Virginia. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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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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June 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Fire at Nordstrom Rack (PHOTO)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire at Nordstrom Rack in the 15780 Shady Grove Road Thursday evening. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire originated in a dumpster and trash compactor. According to Piringer, the building’s sprinklers activated and there was considerable smoke and water damage […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Clarksburg Community Forum Postponed Because of Tragic Car Crash

UPDATED 6.8.16 In light of a tragic car accident late last night that killed three Clarksburg High School students, Montgomery County officials have announced that the Community Forum for the North County Aquatic and Recreation Center and Senior Center scheduled for this evening is postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. The @MoCoRec […]

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Beware the Dangers of the Potomac River (VIDEO)

As the weather warms up, local officials are stressing the importance of safety when out on the Potomac River. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. A fire watch has been issued for our area, according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson, because of low humidity and windy weather conditions. 2. Brush fires are responsible for limited service on the MARC’s Campden Line today, according to […]

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March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Darnestown (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters battled a house fire in the 14000 block of Plainfield Lane in Darnestown on Wednesday night. According to Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the fire originated in the chimney and extended into the walls and floors. Firefighters said there was smoke showing when they pulled up to the house. Because this is […]

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October 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Battle House Fire on Damascus Road

It took over 75 firefighters to get a house fire under control in Damascus on Thursday morning. It happened at 8130 Damascus Road. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer described the scene as a “firefight” and he said the roof partially collapsed. According to Piringer, this is a non-hydrant area. There […]

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August 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of car in rain

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County from 4 p.m. Thursday through the early evening. According to the NWS, heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected ahead of a cold front that will cross the area. Rainfall of one to two inches with locally higher amounts will be possible in […]

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