Burtonsville

October 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó este Lunes la Votación Anticipada en Montgomery

Los votantes del condado de Montgomery pueden emitir su voto para las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre de 2020 en once centros de votación anticipada desde el 26 de octubre hasta el 2 de noviembre. El horario de atención de cada centro de votación anticipada es de 7 a.m. a 8 p.m. Cualquier votante […]

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October 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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October 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Driver Pinned Inside Car in Two Vehicle Collision

Two vehicles collided Thursday at the intersection of Spencerville Road and Santini Road in Burtonsville around 6:30 p.m., according to a tweet by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said one of the drivers was pinned inside their vehicle for almost 15 minutes while rescue service personnel attempted to take […]

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October 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Bus Service Gets Riders to Their Destination in a FLASH

The new FLASH bus rapid transit system is designed to get riders to their destinations faster thanks to several innovative features – including technology to communicate with traffic lights. “The buses and the signals actually talk to each other so that when the vehicles are approaching a signal, they have the ability to get more […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

FLASH Bus Begins Running Along Route 29 on Oct. 14

A modernistic 64-foot long neon blue and green bus will begin transporting riders along Route 29 between the Silver Spring Transit Center and the Burtonsville Park and Ride lot on Oct. 14. FLASH is Montgomery County’s newest bus rapid transit system that will operate in dedicated lanes and be able to keep a green light […]

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July 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Investiga una Serie de Tiroteos en el Área de Burtonsville

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery, 3ra División, está investigando una serie de tiroteos en el área de Burtonsville que ocurrieron en abril. La policía no cree que estos tiroteos sean aleatorios. Desde marzo, la policía ha respondido a 23 llamadas, ninguna de las cuales incluyó un tiroteo fatal. Algunos de esos incidentes […]

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July 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Investigating Series of Shootings in Burtonsville Area

Montgomery County Department of Police, 3rd Division, is investigating a series of shootings in the Burtonsville area that occurred in April. Police do not believe these shootings are random. Since March, police have responded to 23 calls, none of which included a fatal shooting. Some of those incidents have resulted in injury. The vast majority […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Blake Freshman Sings His Way Through First Round of America’s Got Talent

The second day of auditions for the 15th season of America’s Got Talent aired Wednesday night, during which Blake High School freshman Kelvin Dukes wowed with his singing voice. The 14-year-old Burtonsville native was met with a standing ovation for his rendition of Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way.” He received four “yes”es which moved him […]

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April 21, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Police Investigate Series of Shootings in Burtonsville

Montgomery County’s Department of Police (MCPD)  is investigating a series of shootings in Burtonsville that do not appear to be at random, according to a statement from MCPD. The shootings that occurred are listed below: On April 8 at about 7:55 p.m. officers received calls and responded to reports for the sound of shots fired […]

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