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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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May 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Unveils Pedestrian Safety Improvements in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County activated a new crossing signal in Aspen Hill Friday to improve pedestrian safety. County Executive Marc Elrich, County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, County Councilmember Evan Glass, and Department of Transportation Director Al Roshdieh attended a ceremony Friday at the crossing in Aspen Hill. The new high intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) beacon on […]

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May 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 10 in Montgomery County

Scattered thunderstorms are likely today, Friday, May 10. Here is a rundown of five more things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Safety:  County officials will activate the newest high intensity activated crosswalk beacon on Aspen Hill Road between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues at noon Friday in an effort to increase pedestrian safety at […]

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Norbeck Road at Wintergate Drive in Aspen Hill Reopens

UPDATE:  Officials report that both directions of Norbeck Road at Wintergate Drive in Aspen Hill reopened. FINAL UPDATE: Both directions of Norbeck Rd (MD 28) at Wintergate Dr in Aspen Hill have re-opened. #mdtraffic — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) April 19, 2019 ORIGINAL: Montgomery County officials are advising motorists to avoid Norbeck Road (MD28) at […]

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April 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video in Effort to Nab Aspen Hill Thief

Wheaton police district investigators are asking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a number of thefts in Aspen Hill. A package was taken from the front porch of a home and property was taken from a car, police said. Investigators believe that both thefts were committed by the same suspect: […]

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March 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Men Charged in 2013 Aspen Hill Homicide

The Montgomery County Cold Case Section has brought charges against two men for a November 2013 homicide in Aspen Hill, a Montgomery County police statement said. Trevon Derick Davis, 28, of the 600 block of Romsford Drive in Hyattsville, and Bryan Donte Byrd, 28, of the 3000 block of 25th Street Northeast, Washington, D.C., face […]

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February 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Women Hurt in Three-Car Wreck on Georgia Avenue

A woman faces life-threatening injuries after her minivan caught fire in a three-car crash Tuesday night, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police said the woman, driving a 1999 Ford Windstar and a 2018 Honda Accord were stopped a traffic signal on northbound Georgia Avenue at Bel Pre Road. For reasons still under investigation, a […]

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February 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There will be an education budget meeting tonight at E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 26. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County’s council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for the meeting. 2. Kojo Talks School Diversity: WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi is hosting a town-hall discussion on the achievement gap and diversity in Montgomery County Public Schools. The event […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Need Help Identifying Men Involved in Theft From Vehicle

Detectives from the Wheaton police district need help identifying two men involved in a theft from a vehicle. The incident occurred on the morning of January 29th at the Aspen Hill Club in Silver Spring. According to police, the two men broke into a vehicle parked at the club. Police say the men used credit cards […]

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