October 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan and Comptroller Franchot Talk Marriott, CCT, Purple Line, Schools, and Liquor Control in North Bethesda (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, sat down for a conversation that was moderated by Bethesda magazine’s political editor, Lou Peck, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center on Friday morning. The breakfast meeting was hosted by The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce. Their conversation covered a […]

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October 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury


County Executive Announces New Bike Lanes in Pike District (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Pike District now has one-half mile of separated bike lanes located on both sides of Nebel Street between Randolph Road and Marinelli Road in Rockville. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with local officials announced the completion of the bike lanes today at a ribbon cutting event. “The Pike District is in the process of […]

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October 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Deploys New Advanced Life Support Chase Car (VIDEO)

Members of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) are thanking the city’s elected leaders for supporting the department’s purchase of a new advanced life support (ALS) chase car. According to a city news release, the car, a 2016 Chevy Tahoe known as ALS703, will be staffed around the clock with RVFD volunteer and career paramedics. […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke


NWS Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County until 9 a.m. today. According to the advisory, visibility is less than one quarter of a mile in some areas. If driving, use your headlights, slow down and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Dense fog across the DC/Baltimore metro areas […]

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October 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


UPDATED: Loss of Engine Power Could Be Cause of Plane Crash in Laytonsville (VIDEO)

UPDATED 10.12.16 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released an update on the plane crash that killed one person in Laytonsville. According to initial information received from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the pilot reported the airplane was experiencing engine problems shortly after takeoff. The airplane departed for Davis Airport (W50) in Laytonsville and was destined […]

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October 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Montgomery County Council Vice President Releases Statement on Excessive Airplane Noise from Reagan National Airport Flights

With the recent increase in complaints related to aircraft noise from planes departing from and arriving to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner says he is working to address this issue at a recent T and E Committee worksession, according to a statement released on Wednesday. “The purpose of […]

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October 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Councilmembers React to Gov. Hogan’s Deferment of CCT Funding (VIDEOS)

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has deferred funding for the County’s Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) project for at least six years, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) website. “Because of falling gas prices, the Maryland Department of Transportations had $746 million less in the transportation trust fund. For that reason MDOT had to defer […]

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September 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

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UPDATED: White’s Ferry Reopens After Closing Due to Early Morning Incident (VIDEO)

UPDATE 11:20 a.m.: Police have released video of the vehicle rescue that happened at White’s Ferry this morning. The driver who drove onto a ferry and then into the Potomac River was rescued by bystanders and then arrested by Montgomery County Police for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to the MCPD Facebook page. […]

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September 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Eastbound Lanes of I-70 Near Hancock Closed Following Two Early Morning Accidents

UPDATE: All lanes of I-70 near Hancock reopen following nearly seven hours of closure. Eastbound lanes of I-70 from PA line to Hancock in western Washington Co. are being reopenend now, following two crashes early this morning. — MD State Police (@MDSP) September 30, 2016 ORIGINAL: The eastbound lanes on I-70 in Washington County are […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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New Motor Vehicle Laws, Including Noah’s Law, Take Effect on Oct. 1

A number of motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during the 2016 session go into effect on Saturday, October 1. The list of new laws impacting Maryland drivers includes the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016, also known as Noah’s Law, which was signed into law by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on […]

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