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June 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, June 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Committee Meetings:  Two committees meet virtually today and may be viewed live on YouTube or Facebook. The Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee meets at 9 a.m. The Education and Culture Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. 2. Food Distribution:  […]

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June 20, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Opens Roads to Pedestrians in Aspen Hill, Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation announced Friday that it would transform roadways in Aspen Hill and Silver Spring into “neighborhood greenways” to provide additional outdoor space for pedestrians and cyclists amid the pandemic. The announcement is the latest county initiative to open up roadways and streets to accommodate social distancing measures. @MCDOTNow Director Chris […]

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June 17, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Shepherd’s Table Distributing Free Food Throughout June

Free prepared meals will be distributed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the rest of June at North Gate Local Park in Aspen Hill. The Shepherd’s Table organization, in partnership with Casa De Maryland and the Office of Councilmember Evan Glass, will distribute cooked meals to those in need during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Beyond the […]

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June 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, June 15. 1. Tree Removal:  Several trees along the Capital Crescent Trail near Bethesda Avenue will be removed from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19. The trail will remain open. 2. Council Committee Meetings:  Two committees meet virtually today and may be viewed […]

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June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Roadways in Aspen Hill, Silver Spring Will Transform as Part of Covid-19 Response

Montgomery County plans to transform two streets in Aspen Hill and Silver Spring into neighborhood greenways more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists. The plan is the first phase of the new “Shared Streets” initiative in light of increased foot traffic in the wake of the coronavirus. As part of the pilot program, Holdridge Road from […]

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June 5, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Aspen Hill Man Charged With Rape, Assault

A 38-year old Aspen Hill man has been charged with second-degree rape and second-degree assault in the sexual assault of a woman on May 25. Orlando Constantino Coffield, a resident of Postgate Terrace in Aspen Hill, was arrested on June 2 in Ocean City by Montgomery County police officers and is currently being held without […]

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May 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay and Suzanne Pollak

Updated: Teenage Victim Identified in Aspen Hill Homicide

Updated Information: Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are still investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the Aspen Hill area on Hewitt Avenue last week. The victim has recently been identified as 19-year-old Robert George Dockery. Authorities say no suspects have been arrested, and this investigation remains ongoing. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Original Post:  A 19-year-old man died […]

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April 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac and North Potomac. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed […]

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April 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Aspen Hill Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Aspen Hill area is the new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. Montgomery Community Media’s […]

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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio Desplaza a Residentes de Aspen Hill

Un incendio en Aspen Hill, el martes por la tarde, desplazó al menos a 16 personas de sus hogares, según el Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS). Las autoridades dijeron que el incendio ocurrió alrededor de las 3 p.m. en los condominios Grand Bel II en la cuadra 3900 de Bell […]

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