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May 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

All Lanes Open Following Rockville Pike Water Main Break

Repairs are complete and all lanes are open after a 64-year-old water main broke Monday on Rockville Pike by Strathmore Avenue in front of Georgetown Prep High School. Southbound Rockville Pike was closed to thru traffic at Edson Lane after the pipe broke close to 5 p.m., Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief […]

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January 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

SBN At-Home: Marketing to Corporate America in 2021

Tracey Edwards, Julia Hodge, and Jon Suber join Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s January episode of Small Business Network at Home. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. January’s topic is “Marketing to Corporate America in 2021.” Watch the entire show here: Tracey Edwards is […]

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November 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Utilities Offer Payment Options Following End of Shut Off Moratorium

Although the moratorium stopping electric, gas and water utilities from shutting off their services ended Nov. 15, utilities that serve county are offering help to those struggling financially during the pandemic. Utility companies were permitted under a ruling by the Maryland Public Service Commission to send notices as of Oct. 1 to let users know […]

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September 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Pipe Mishap Causes Flooding, Backups Near Eastbound Shady Grove Road

On Friday afternoon, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) was working on a 36-inch main pipe, when a valve came loose, causing water to flood onto Eastbound Shady Grove Road between Gaither Road and Route 355 Frederick Rock. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the incident occurred in the […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington, Silver Spring Residents May Experience Discolored Water

Water in Silver Spring and Kensington may be discolored for residents, but according to officials, it’s still safe to drink. However, they advise against doing laundry with discolored water. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) said on Twitter Wednesday that the areas are experiencing “ongoing water main maintenance.” WSSC tweeted, “Crews are flushing fire hydrants […]

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February 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County

Another extremely cold day is on tap! Here are five more things to know today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. WSSC is asking for your patience as crews are responding to a high number of water main breaks in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties this week. 2. County Executive Ike Leggett is answering your […]

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