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October 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

State Highway Administration Resumes US Route 29 Facelift

If it was a TV show, they might call it “Extreme Makeover: Route 29 Edition.”  The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) began a roughly 3.6 mile repaving project along US Route 29 on Monday. The project, which runs from St. Andrews Way to Stewart Lane in Montgomery County, began earlier this […]

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October 16, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Silver Spring; Suspects Took Victim’s Car Keys and Vehicle

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department continue to investigate an armed robbery in downtown Silver Spring that happened in August. They say three male suspects stole a man’s car keys and took his vehicle. On August 27, shortly before 10:00 p.m., officers responded to an armed robbery on the 8800 block of Colesville Road. […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Investigate Four Carjackings in Under a Week in Downtown Silver Spring

Four armed carjackings have occurred in the downtown Silver Spring area since Sept. 19, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Detectives continue to investigate the crimes and said in three incidents the victim’s car was left running and/or unattended. All four victims’ cars were later found abandoned in Washington, D.C. The carjackings occurred as […]

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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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