July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Train Service Will Run Until Midnight Every Day Starting Sunday

Metro rail service will be open until midnight every day starting July 18, Metro announced Thursday. Train hours will be as follows: Monday through Friday: 5 a.m.-midnight Saturday: 7 a.m.-midnight Sunday: 8 a.m.-midnight Metro’s Board of Directors on June 10 agreed to extend rail and bus hours, among other changes. In September, trains will start […]

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October 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Semana Nacional de Seguridad del Autobús Escolar

Esta semana es la Semana Nacional de Seguridad del Autobús Escolar. Es importante recordar las reglas de la carretera al conducir cerca de un autobús escolar. Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) tuitearon un video sobre qué hacer cuando se detiene un autobús escolar. Según el sitio web de MCPS, los autobuses de […]

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October 21, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

National School Bus Safety Week

This week is National School Bus Safety Week. It is important to remember the rules of the road while driving near a school bus. Montgomery County Public Schools tweeted out a video on what to do when a school bus is stopped. According to the MCPS website, MCPS buses transport 103,000 students to school and […]

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March 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

REDI Gears up for Business Appreciation Week (VIDEO)

The Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI) is preparing to celebrate Business Appreciation Week, April 3 – 7. This annual event is a way for REDI to thank local companies for choosing the city of Rockville as their place of business. Rock 11 Now has more in this report, below: You can find out more about […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Shop Maryland Energy Tax Free Weekend: Feb. 18-20 (VIDEO)

Need a new appliance? You can save money and help the environment by taking part in Shop Maryland Energy Tax Free Weekend from Feb. 18 – 20. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been traveling across the state of Maryland to kick off his statewide promotional tour to encourage Marylanders to go green. During the weekend […]

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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council and Executive Leggett Recognize Leisure World’s 50th Anniversary (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council recently presented Leisure World with a proclamation recognizing the Silver Spring community’s 50th Anniversary.

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September 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Announces New Tablet Program for Low Income Marylanders with Disabilities

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Maryland Relay, a public service provided by the state to assist people who are unable to use a standard telephone to make and receive calls, is now accepting applications for no-cost tablets through the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) program. The announcement coincided with the start of “Telecommunications for […]

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October 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) has restored early voting centers in Bethesda and Burtonsville and the BOE is asking the state of Maryland for a tenth site in Potomac. #earlyvoting 2. You can pay off your library fines with […]

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August 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

Hucker Touts Restaurant Week in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Many of Silver Spring’s top restaurants will be joining efforts Sept. 8 – 13 to start a new “Silver Spring Restaurant Week” tradition. Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around the county to dine in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker initiated the […]

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August 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, August 7, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Name That Street: Rockville’s Planning Commission met this week and voted to name the street in front of Choice Hotels International Helen Heneghan Way. 2. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week: Starting Sunday, August 9, apparel and footwear $100 or less are exempt from the state sales […]

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