black bear

June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Black Bear Spotted in Silver Spring

Lisa Holland and her daughter were driving down Longmead Crossing Drive in Silver Spring at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday and saw a black bear running down the street. They watched as the bear ran behind a house near Argyle Country Club. Here’s the video Holland’s daughter caught on her cell phone.

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June 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 17, in Montgomery County: 1. A black bear has been spotted multiple times this week in Montgomery County. 2. The Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) has been down for weeks at the Gaithersburg Airpark. 3. A community meeting to discuss the Greater Lyttonsville Sector Plan is scheduled […]

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June 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: More Black Bear Sightings in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

UPDATED 6.16.16 That yearling black bear is on the move in Montgomery County, according to Maryland bear biologist Harry Spiker. Spiker said the bear was spotted this morning, at 10 a.m., at Route 29 and Industrial Parkway in Silver Spring. On Wednesday, the bear was reported eating lunch on the FDA campus in White Oak. […]

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June 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Black Bear Spotted in Clarksburg and Boyds (VIDEO)

UPDATED There are more reports of a black bear roaming around the Upcounty.  On Tuesday, Ken D’Loughy of the Maryland Department of National Resources says a couple of residents reported the black bear in Clarksburg. He said the bear was spotted on Rainbow Arch Drive. He’s also received reports of a bear sighting at Greenridge Baptist […]

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June 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Black Bear Sighting in Damascus (PHOTO)

Damascus resident Michelle Brungard was driving out of her Montgomery County neighborhood with her husband and two kids on Wednesday around noon when she spotted a black bear moving across the landscape towards John Haines Neighborhood Park near Oak Drive. “We were stunned, never thought we would see one,” she said. “It was 10 or […]

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August 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, August 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 4, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s National Farmers Market week. You can find a complete list of the Farmers Markets in Montgomery County here. 2. Longdraft Road construction is scheduled to begin today in Gaithersburg. 3. Rockville Police have received two recent reports of black bear sightings. […]

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June 21, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Bear Around Town and Small Business Day (Video Roundup)

Business owners want the nightlife boosted, Power 2 Give launches crowd-funding tool for non-profits and over 100 small business owners attend Montgomery County Small Business Day. Trending stories in video this week: A black bear spent less than an hour eating breakfast in a Gaithersburg neighborhood on June 20. The inaugural Montgomery County Small Business […]

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June 21, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Bear Spotted in Gaithersburg (Video)

For a few days in late June, the talk of the town was news that a black bear was spotted in the Gaithersburg area. The bear was photographed running down a street in Kentlands, spotted in the backyard of some West Riding homeowners and was even videotaped on the back deck of another Gaithersburg resident. […]

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