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March 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Nace Bebé en la I-495 en Horas de la Mañana del Viernes

Un bebé nació en la I-495 Capital Beltway el viernes por la mañana, dijo el portavoz del Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS), Pete Piringer. Los socorristas transportaron a la madre y al recién nacido y todos estaban bien, dijo Piringer en Twitter. El bebé nació alrededor de las 7 a.m., […]

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March 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Baby Delivered on Beltway Friday Morning

A baby was delivered on the I-495 Capital Beltway Friday morning, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. Responders transported the mother and newborn and everybody was fine, Piringer said on Twitter. The baby was delivered around 7 a.m., before MCFRS arrived, on the outer loop by University Boulevard, between New […]

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March 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Taken to Hospital Following Five-Vehicle Crash on I-495 

Three drivers were taken to a hospital Friday morning following a five-vehicle crash on the I-495 Outer Loop in Montgomery County, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. The crash occurred around 9 a.m. between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues. All outer loop lanes were temporarily closed and four vehicles were towed from the scene. All lanes are […]

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February 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Several Collisions Reported on Capital Beltway

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported “quite a few wrecks” on the Capital Beltway Thursday. The county is under a Winter Weather Advisory; the National Weather Service says to expect mixed precipitation, with snow/sleet accumulating up to one inch and ice accumulating up to 1/10 of an inch. County Emergency Management […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Aug. 18, and it’s National Fajita Day, so make note of this holiday as you’re deciding what to eat for “Take Out Tuesday.” It’s also the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Be aware, the Montgomery County Council continues its recess through Sept. 11, so they do not meet today. In the […]

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July 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Arrested After Allegedly Shooting at Vehicle on Beltway, Police Say

Maryland State Police (MSP) announced Wednesday they arrested and charged a man for shooting at a truck while traveling on the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring. Michael Andre Holmes, 25, of Annapolis is accused of the crime and is charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment from a car. In a statement Monday […]

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June 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Tuesday, June 16. 1. County council meeting: The county council will meet today. On the agenda: a COVID-19 update from County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and a vote to approve the declaration of racism as a public health crisis. 2. Microenterprise Stabilization Program: Applications […]

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June 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Nightly Lane Closures on Outer Loop Will Continue Through Friday

Drivers can expect nightly lane closures on the Capital Beltway Outer Loop between MD 190 (River Road) and Clara Barton Parkway, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) said in a statement.  Maintenance began Sunday on the Persimmon Tree Road bridge over the beltway. It will continue each night between 9 p.m. […]

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November 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 20 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 20 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Updates on 495 and 270 Managed Lanes Study: At 10 a.m., The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) will be briefed about updates to the Interstates 495 and 270 managed lanes study by the Maryland Department of Transportation State […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.07 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more […]

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