westbard

April 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Some Bethesda residents are asking County Council members to delay a vote on the Westbard Sector Plan. A Save Westbard protest is planned today and tomorrow at the Giant Food Store’s parking lot on Westbard Avenue. 2. County Councilmembers Roger Berliner and […]

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April 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Residents Meet to Save Westbard (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

More than 250 Westbard area residents turned out for a community meeting at the Washington Waldorf School on April 3 to discuss the much debated Westbard Sector Plan. A group of volunteer residents called “Save Westbard” hosted the meeting. The group posted the following on their Facebook page invite to community members: As you may know, […]

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March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 22, in Montgomery County

Spring is in the air! Here are five things to know today, March 22, in Montgomery County: 1.  The Montgomery County Council meets today, and on the agenda is a briefing on the region’s housing needs, and a work session on the Westbard Sector Plan. 2. A house fire in Damascus last night has displaced […]

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March 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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

Here are your five things to know today, March 7, in Montgomery County: 1. The groundbreaking for Washington Adventist Hospital in White Oak will take place this morning at 10:30 a.m. 2. The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee will meet to discuss the Westbard Sector Plan today at 2 p.m. 3. The Gaithersburg […]

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March 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Rice on Schools and Boundary Lines (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice participated in a Town Hall event in Clarksburg on March 2. MyMCMedia caught up with Councilmember Rice after the meeting and in this Extra video, he talks about boundary lines and why it shouldn’t matter which school students attend. Councilmember Rice discussed boundary lines in more detail at a County […]

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March 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 4, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Washington Post reports that harsher penalties for illegal drinking are moving forward in Maryland. 2. An injured bald eagle is on the mend at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Boyds today. 3. Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich says he is […]

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March 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Elrich on Westbard Plan: “It Is Probably One of the Worst Planning Decisions Ever Made” (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia caught up with Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich at a recent Town Hall meeting in Clarksburg. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Councilmember Elrich talks about why he thinks the current proposed Westbard Sector Plan is not a viable option.

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March 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Wants to Pare Back Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner shares his plan to pare back the Westbard Sector Plan. The Montgomery County Council Planning, Housing & Economic Development (PHED) Committee is scheduled to hold a work session for the Westbard Sector Plan with a focus on Parks and Open Space on March […]

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February 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. The Walt Whitman High School community is grieving after a fatal collision near the school on Saturday night. A father, mother and their teenage son were killed in the crash at Pyle Road and River Road. Another passenger, a teenage daughter, […]

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Because of the icy weather conditions, Montgomery County schools are closed today, and many offices are opening late. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 10 a.m. today, and a Flood Watch is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight. 2. […]

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