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Laytonsville Woman Dies in Accident in Olney

UPDATED, Sept. 29, 3:30 p.m. - A 51-year-old Laytonsville woman died in an accident in Olney Monday morning. At about 5:29 a.m., officers and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue responded to a collision on Olney-Laytonsville Road (Route 108) at Volunteer Drive.   Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2001 Ford F250 pickup truck was traveling west on Olney-Laytonsville Road. […]

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Motorists Should Prepare for Thursday Night Football

On Sept. 25, thousands of excited sports fans will travel to FedEx Field for the Washington Redskins game. With an 8:25 p.m. start time, officials at the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) are reminding drivers to plan ahead for the Thursday evening commute. Traffic conditions will be monitored by SHA emergency traffic patrols and operations managers […]

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Meet the Kid Cop (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

MCPS-TV has produced a new public safety video that reminds motorists to stop for stopped school buses with flashing lights and extended arms. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke takes us behind the scenes of this production and introduces us to the actors with the starring roles in this spot. You can watch the “Respect the Bus” PSA […]

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Work on Escalator Project at Bethesda Metro Begins Around Oct. 6

photo Bethesda Metro Station

Metro is preparing to begin a major capital project to install three new escalators at the Bethesda Station beginning around Oct. 6. The project is scheduled to replace the current escalators, which are more than 30 years old and have exceeded their useful life, with brand new escalators that are more durable and reliable. Metro’s […]

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APEX Building Owner Hoping to Revive Deal with County to Raze Building

Recent media reports that Montgomery County is no longer looking to purchase and then raze the APEX Building in Bethesda to make way for the proposed Purple Line station came as a surprise to the attorney representing the building’s owners. David Simon, attorney for American Society of Health‑System Pharmacists which owns the building at 7272 […]

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County Launches Campaign to Pass on Message about Not Passing Stopped School Buses

Montgomery County government, police and public schools are teaming up to educate drivers about the importance of complying with Maryland laws pertaining to stopped school buses with activated flashing lights and stop arms. This week, a new easy-viewing informational outreach campaign, #PassItOn, is being launched through social media. Each day a new video message will […]

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MoCo Celebrates Car Free Day on Sept. 22 (VIDEO)

International Car Free Day is a worldwide event that encourages the use of transit, biking and walking instead of driving. Montgomery County will join the metropolitan region and Commuter Connections in celebrating World Car Free Day on Monday, September 22. Commuters can pledge to go Car Free or Car Lite by going to www.carfreemetrodc.org. Montgomery […]

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Water Main Break Floods Portion of Montgomery Village Avenue

UPDATED Sept. 18, 6:30 a.m. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews have repaired a water main break that flooded and closed a portion of Montgomery Village Avenue between Russell Avenue and Lost Knife Road. WSSC Spokesperson Lyn Riggins said the ten-inch break occurred at 801 Russell Avenue in Gaithersburg shortly after 6 p.m. on Sept. […]

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ICC Resurfacing Project Begins Sept. 17

Periodic Road Closures Along ICC Begin April 30 2012 From Midnight To 5AM

The State Highway Administration is advising motorists that on Sept. 17, a resurfacing project begins on southbound I-95 in the vicinity of the ICC interchange. According to SHA officials, the work requires several weeks of overnight lane closures on southbound I-95 north of MD 198 and the ICC Interchange. The work is expected to continue […]

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Taxi Regulations (VIDEO)

Barwood is the biggest cab company in Montgomery County with more than 500 vehicles that are leased to independent contractors. But recently, some competition has made its way across the district line and it’s creating a bit of controversy. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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