December 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Prepares to Implement New Emergency Radio System After Serious Disruptions in 2019

In 2019, multiple emergency radio channels dropped over Mother’s Day weekend in Montgomery County, hindering public safety communication. Now, the county is preparing to switch over to a new system. The shift to a new emergency radio system will happen in three phases, beginning Jan. 4, 2021, said Gerry Adcock, Public Safety Radio Communication Systems […]

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February 28, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Metro Stations Closed Due to Purple Line Integration

This weekend, Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont stations will be closed Saturday, Feb. 29 and Sunday, March 1 due to Purple Line integration. There will be free shuttle buses replacing the Red Line train between Fort Totten and Glenmont. The shuttle will not stop at Takoma. Passangers traveling to stations beyond Silver Spring […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Government Shutdown: Leaders are expected to pass a one week funding bill to keep the government open. 2. Metro Service: Metrorail officials were preparing for a possible “sick out” today, but, so far, service does not seem to be impacted. For the latest information, […]

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November 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Over 48-Million Expected to Travel 50 Miles or More on Thanksgiving Weekend

AAA is projecting that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, an increase of one million travelers compared with last year. This represents a 1.9 percent increase over 2015, and the most Thanksgiving travelers since 2007. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, […]

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November 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Veterans Day! Find out what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County, here. 2. A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled at 11 a.m. today at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Gaithersburg. 3. A celebration of diversity, “Stand in Solidarity with […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Flags for our Heroes Exhibit on Display at Bohrer Park this Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

There are 750 large American flags on display at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports from the Flags for our Heroes exhibit. The opening ceremony for this event is planned for 11 a.m. on May 28th and you are invited to attend. Organizers say this exhibit is especially moving […]

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May 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 13, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday the 13th!  Here are five things to know today, May 13, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are a WSSC customer in Montgomery County, your water bill is going up later this summer. 2. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is directing Metro officials to make immediate repairs to the Red Line tunnel. 3. For […]

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April 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

1. Montgomery County’s Greenfest takes place today in Takoma Park. This one day festival focuses on building community and improving the environment. The festival includes exhibits, workshops, music and more. 2. You can get rid of your unwanted and expired prescription drugs at today’s National Prescription Drug Takeback Day that takes place at police stations […]

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April 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, April 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Wheaton Community Recreation Center closes today at 5 p.m. for the last time. The new facility is scheduled to open in 2018. 2. The Gaithersburg Dog Exercise Area reopens today at Green Park. 3. The Meadowside Nature Center is passing […]

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January 20, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Residents Prepare for Potential Winter Storm (VIDEO)

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm and blizzard watch for Montgomery County this Friday and Saturday. In this MyMCMedia video, Willie James Inman talks to local store owners and residents about their winter weather preparations. The snow accumulation fcst for Friday into Saturday storm is below. Impacts include heavy snow & windy […]

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