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Money Bag From Armored Car Lost Along I-270

Drivers along Interstate 270 this morning who thought they might have had a Halloween treat when a money bag fell from an armored car are being asked by the Maryland State Police to give the money back or face theft charges. About 8 a.m. Oct. 31, an armored transport vehicle from the GardaWorld security company […]

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Accident Closes Md. 355 At Grosvenor Lane

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue are on the scene of a major accident that has shut down both the north and southbound lanes of Md. 355. According to a tweet from MCFRS Spokesman Pete Piringer two people were trapped in the accident involving an overturned car. The road is closed to traffic at Grosvenor Lane. […]

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Rep. John Delaney on the CCT and More (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat who is running for reelection in Maryland’s 6th District, shares his thoughts on transportation projects in our area while campaigning in Potomac earlier this week. Take a look: Early voting continues through Oct. 30 in Montgomery County. The General Election is set for Nov. 4.

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County Council Sets Public Hearings to Address Taxicab Regulations

Three bills to address taxicab regulations were introduced before the Montgomery County Council on Oct. 28. Public hearings on all three bills are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2. at the County Council Building in Rockville. According to a press release, the bills seek to adjust current taxicab regulations, help regulate new companies that […]

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Train Fire Reported Near Dickerson

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UPDATED, Oct. 29, 7:50 a.m. – The wheel of a CSX locomotive is on fire, but firefighters are reporting that that fire is under control. There are no injuries reported in this incident. U/D CSX Train located Btwn Mouth of Monocracy Rd & Mt Ephraim Rd, Dickerson area, wheel on locomotive on fire, fire under […]

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Street Beat: Crews to Close Beltway Lanes Nightly on I-495 in Silver Spring for Bridge Work

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising motorists who travel in Silver Spring on MD 193 (University Boulevard) or I-495 (Capital Beltway) of upcoming lane closures that may impact overnight travel this week. Beginning Wednesday (Oct. 22) night at 9 p.m. (weather permitting), SHA crews are scheduled to close one or two lanes of […]

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Kingsview Middle School Students Struck by Car (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

On Oct. 7, the day before International Walk to School Day, two Kingsview Middle School students were struck by a car as they walked to school in Germantown. It happened at the intersection of Kingsview Road and Clopper Road. Although their injuries were not serious, MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that local officials are not taking […]

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Metro Operates on Saturday Schedule on Columbus Day

On Oct. 13, Metro will operate service on the following schedules: Metrorail: The rail system will open at 5 a.m. and close at midnight. Trains will operate at Saturday service intervals (every 6 to 12 minutes during daytime hours). There is no scheduled track work on Monday. Parking at Metro-owned lots and garages is free […]

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Purple Line Update (VIDEO)

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The Purple Line is a proposed 16-mile light rail line that will extend from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George’s County. Recently, the Maryland Transit Authority briefed the Montgomery County Council on progress on this important transportation project. Susan Kenedy reports. For more information, visit PurpleLineMD.com Visit our PEG partner County […]

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Two Grants to Help with Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety in Rockville

Two state grants totaling more than $300,000 will help Rockville improve safety for children walking to school and for bicyclists on city streets. A $269,122 Safe Routes to School grant will be used to construct a sidewalk along Harrison Street, from N. Van Buren Street to Forest Avenue, according to city officials. Along with a […]

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