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Twenty Montgomery Officers Using Body Worn Cameras

Twenty Montgomery County Police officers have been trained and have started to use body worn cameras, according to Montgomery County Police Capt. Paul Starks. The department has said 100 officers will pilot the program this summer. According to Starks, additional officers will be participating in camera use and operations training this month, but he declined to say […]

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Water Main Ruptures in Silver Spring

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is on the scene of the second water main break in two days, this time in Silver Spring. The break occurred on a 12-inch line in the 15400 block of Good Hope Road at about 11 a.m., according to WSSC Spokesperson Jerry Irvine. He said he is not sure how many […]

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Work Continues at Site of Water Main Break in Wheaton

The southbound lanes of Georgia Avenue are still closed this afternoon as crews repair damage to the roadway caused when a major water main broke Wednesday afternoon. According to Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Spokesperson Jerry Irvine, the break in the 16-inch pipe has been repaired and customer water service has been restored. Irvine said the […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Purple Line, the Corridor Cities Transitway, the county’s new fire chief, the police department’s pilot program for body worn cameras, the latest on the safe and sick work leave bill and more. You can watch the show in its […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 2, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Holiday Closing: Check out this list of what is open and what is closed for the holiday weekend. 2. Sick and Safe Leave: County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to sign the Sick and Safe Leave legislation at 12:30 p.m. at the […]

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Largent’s Restaurant Closes in Kentlands Market Square

Largent’s Restaurant and Bar has closed at 654 Centerpoint Way in Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg, according to a note on the business’s Facebook page. It’s one of several restaurants that have tried to make a go of it at the high profile two-story space in downtown Kentlands. Other restaurants that once occupied this restaurant […]

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UPDATED: Water Main Break in Wheaton (PHOTOS)

UPDATED, July 1, 7:30 p.m. – Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says 2.5 million gallons of water gushed out of a ruptured 16-inch water main Wednesday afternoon in Wheaton. The break along Georgia Avenue was reported about 1:30 p.m. and water flowed out of it and onto the road and nearby properties for about two hours, […]

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Closings for Independence Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s closed in Montgomery County Friday, July 3: Montgomery County Government County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 3 and 4 Recreation – indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open as scheduled. Administrative […]

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Leventhal: CCT Remains a Top Transportation Project (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal talks about the Purple Line and Corridor Cities Transitway projects and the funding capacity to do them both. Related:

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Ervin Enters Congressional Race

Valerie Ervin, the former Montgomery County Councilmember, made her bid for Congress official today with the launch of her campaign via a website video. Ervin joins five other candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the 8th Congressional District seat left open by Rep. Chris Van Hollen who is vacating the seat to run for the […]

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