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September 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Pushed Man Off Bike Near Kensington Parkway

A 64-year-old man was seriously injured after he was pushed off his bike near Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway on Saturday, Maryland-National Capital Park Police said.  The victim suffered a broken hip and underwent surgery, Assistant Chief of the Park Police’s Patrol Branch Captain Jeffrey Coe said. He told MyMCMedia the victim is being released […]

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June 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 30 in Montgomery County

It is officially the last day of June. Time sure seems to be flying for our unique summer of 2020. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for June 30. 1. Last Day of MCM’s June Fundraiser: Like many other nonprofit organizations, Montgomery Community Media needs your help during this economic time of […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Playgrounds Begin Reopening: Montgomery Parks will begin gradually reopening playgrounds today. Parks reminds residents to wear a face covering, stay six feet apart, and clean your hands before and after using playground equipment. Beginning Monday, June 29, we begin […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Donate Bicycles and Parts During the County’s Annual Bike Collection on Oct. 18

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will have its annual bicycle collection on Oct. 18 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to the Montgomery County Council Office Building parking garage, at the corner of East Jefferson and Monroe Streets in Rockville. The event is part of Community Service Month. Donated bikes and parts will […]

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October 7, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Transforming Transportation in Silver Spring

There’s a new “protected intersection” in downtown Silver Spring.  It’s designed to protect bicyclists and pedestrians and is the first of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region.  This is all part of a larger transportation project to make biking and walking safer in Montgomery County. My MC Media was at the ribbon cutting in Silver […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Green Pavement Markings Installed in Silver Spring as MoCo Leads Way in Bicycle Safety on State Highways

Montgomery County is the first in the state to have protected bicycle infrastructure on State highways, according to a recent news release from the office of Council Vice President Hans Riemer. Green pavement markings were installed in downtown Silver Spring along certain intersections. The green paint markings are aimed at improving visibility, and thus safety, […]

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August 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Citizens Day at the Fair: Seniors get their fair on at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. 2. Tuesday Evening Bicycle Ride: Starting at 6:30 p.m., Rockville plans a leisurely bike ride through town. 3. Need a Stretch?: Gaithersburg hosts “Yoga in the […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat and Humidity: The National Weather Service is predicting excessive heat thru the weekend. For heat safety tips and resources, visit here. 2. On the Agenda: Several Montgomery County Council committees meet today and some of the issues local leaders are discussing […]

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July 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metrorail’s General Manager on Safe Track Repairs on the Red Line (VIDEO)

At a July 27th news conference at the Silver Spring Metro station, local officials advised Metro Red Line commuters to seek transportation alternatives next week as Safe Track repair work is expected to cause significant delays on the entire line. “This will be the first time Red line customers will experience Safe Track reductions slash delays,” said […]

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July 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Bicyclist in Rockville

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a car that happened at Veirs Mill Road and Turkey Branch Parkway. According to police, 31-year-old Oscar Mauricio Gutierrez Osorio, of Teaberry Road in Silver Spring, was killed in the collision that occurred shortly after 1:20 p.m. on July 17th. Police said the preliminary investigation […]

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