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January 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair High School Seniors Pledge to Drive Responsibly

On Thursday morning, Councilmember Will Jawando hosted a launch event for the safe driving initiative, #DrivingItHome, at his alma mater of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. The initiative was started in Feb. 2019 by Prince George’s Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker. Anderson-Walker launched the initiative after a series of deadly collisions on Indian Head […]

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January 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Hotel Smoke Investigation Causes Traffic Delays

On Monday afternoon, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) investigated smoke inside of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel located between Spring Street and Fenton Street in downtown Silver Spring. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for MCFRS, said the investigation caused Colesville Road, between Fenton Street and Spring Street to temporarily close. Piringer said many other […]

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August 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Board of Education to Meet: This meeting will be held at the Carver Educational Services Center [850 Hungerford Drive] in Rockville and will begin at 9 a.m. – with public agenda items beginning at noon. The public portion of the meeting […]

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August 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 28. There are six more days of summer vacation until public school students return to school. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Live from the Lawn: Tonight its the final Live from the Lawn concert for Strathmore’s outdoor summer concert series. Pianist and soul […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Who Allegedly Stole Cigarettes From Two 7-Elevens

Police released surveillance images of a man sought in connection with thefts from two separate 7-Elevens in downtown Silver Spring. The two crimes occurred in late April, police say. Before 3 a.m. on April 25, Silver Spring district officers responded to reports of thefts that occurred at the 7-Eleven located at 8202 Georgia Avenue. Investigators […]

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March 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dog Park in Silver Spring Closes Tuesday for Renovations

Montgomery Parks will close the Ellsworth Dog Park Tuesday for repairs. Work is scheduled to begin March 11 and should be complete by the end of the month. The dog park is located in Silver Spring at the corner of Ellsworth and Colesville Road in the Ellsworth Urban Park. This is one of the dog […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Road Projects Could Tie Up Traffic

Motorists should be on the lookout this weekend for major construction projects in Montgomery County. A resurfacing project on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway (I-495) between Seminary Road and I-270 could mean single-lane and shoulder closures Sunday beginning at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission will be replacing a […]

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February 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Colesville Road, Beltway, Wisconsin Avenue Lane Closures in Montgomery County

Over the next week, Maryland State Highway Administration will close lanes on multiple roads in Montgomery County, including Colesville Road, two sections of the Beltway and Wisconsin Avenue. Colesville Road between the Beltway and Georgia Avenue is scheduled for single and double lane closures from Feb. 25-March 2 from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. each […]

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February 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Head to U.S. Capitol to Support Gun Control Legislation

Hundreds of Montgomery County Public School students gathered at Montgomery Blair High School to participate in a walkout to stand in solidarity against gun violence. Students traveled down Colesville Road to Silver Spring Metro Station to meet other students and community members to march at the U.S. Capitol to protest gun violence. #EdExpress No student […]

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July 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Morning Crashes Around Montgomery County

UPDATE: New crash on Seven Locks Road. Traffic Advisory – 7 Locks Rd. and Tuckerman Lane, some lanes blocked, EMS evaluating several injuries https://t.co/jAbxpfRHXG — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 3, 2017 UPDATE: Lanes open on Colesville Road. All lanes now open on Colesville Rd (US-29) following earlier closure at Dale Dr. #MDtraffic — MC Emergency […]

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