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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man’s Best Friends Help Save Owner Stuck in Mud

Things were not looking good for a man who was stuck in the mud at the edge of the Potomac River near Brookmont Dam at the C&O Canal on Monday. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the man was playing fetch with his two dogs about 50 yards away […]

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November 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Car Strikes Bicyclist in Bethesda

A marked police cruiser struck a bicyclist Friday night in Bethesda, a Montgomery County police statement said. The collision took place about 11:10 p.m. at Connecticut Avenue and Jones Bridge Road, police said. Police said Officer James O’Rourke, driving a 2016 Ford Interceptor, was traveling southbound on Connecticut Avenue when he hit a man riding […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Search for Suspect Who Stole Ghost Bike in Bethesda

Montgomery County police officers are looking for the suspect who took a Ghost Bike from a memorial in the 6100 block of Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda sometime over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Police said the investigation indicates that sometime between May 26 and May 30 an unknown suspect stole the bike from the memorial […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Teen Bicyclist in Gaithersburg

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a 16-year-old bicyclist that occurred Thursday afternoon at the intersection of South Frederick Avenue and Fulks Corner Avenue in the city of Gaithersburg. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling northbound on the sidewalk of the southbound side of South […]

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April 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 6, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to hold two public hearings on the proposed fiscal year 2017 operating budget today. 2. Watch Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard deliver her State of the College address live, beginning at 11 a.m., today. 3. The […]

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February 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Adopts Vision Zero to Reduce Traffic Deaths (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council unanimously adopted Vison Zero at this week’s meeting, and local leaders say they hope the state of Maryland will follow their lead. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke talked to local leaders and community members about why this initiative is so important.

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January 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo bikers on Metropolitan Branch Trail

County’s Bikeways Program Has New Website

Montgomery County’s Bikeways Program has a new online look. Check out the updated website to learn more about the program, check out bikeways using the interactive map, find out about ongoing projects, save the date for the next Bicycle Action Group meeting and learn the rules of the road. Montgomery County has 90 miles of […]

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December 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Bicyclist and Lexus

UPDATED Dec. 14 -The Montgomery County Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit is now investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle that occurred Saturday evening in Rockville. At approximately 6:55 p.m., 1st District and Rockville City officers, in addition to Fire and Rescue crews responded to the westbound lanes of east Gude Drive […]

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November 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Joseph Allen on Potomac Valley Shopping Center Annexation Petition (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg held a public hearing on Nov. 16th regarding the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation petition. Joseph Allen, Gaithersburg resident, testified at the hearing. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Allen discusses his concerns about intersection safety in the area. You can find out more about the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation on […]

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November 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day of Action in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is hosting a rally in Bethesda today as part of a “Day of Action” to focus on traffic safety along Massachusetts Avenue. The focus is on sharing the road with pedestrians and bicyclists and to discourage distracted driving. Motorists are being reminded to “park the phone” and to slow down. @RogerBerliner […]

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