August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kentlands Boulevard Construction Set for Next Week

The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will conduct crosswalk maintenance on Kentlands Boulevard from Great Seneca Highway to Booth Street, a city statement said. The work will consist of removal and replacement of deteriorated pavement and restriping of the crosswalks. Construction is anticipated to begin during the week of Aug. 20 to 24, […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Say Elderly Woman Struck by Vehicle in Wheaton Passes Away

UPDATED 1.30.17 Montgomery County police officers say an 82-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle in Wheaton on Jan. 15, died from her injuries at the hospital on Sunday. Police continue to investigate the collision. Update: January 15 Pedestrian Collision (Wheaton) Now Fatal: — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) January 30, 2017 ORIGINAL POST […]

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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving a Pedestrian in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a Toyota Camry that occurred shortly before 7 a.m. in the area of Georgia Avenue and Regina Drive in Aspen Hill. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates a 64-year-old pedestrian was crossing northbound Georgia Avenue near Regina Drive, when he was struck […]

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June 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Girl Scouts Team Up with Police to Promote Crosswalk Use (VIDEO)

As part of their Bronze Award project, Girl Scout Troop 274 juniors are educating residents in their community about the importance of pedestrian safety. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Other pedestrian safety tips: –Cross the street at marked crosswalks and intersections. –Watch for turning vehicles. Before crossing, look left, right, then left again. –Use pedestrian push […]

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June 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 7th, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily rundown of the five things to know today, June 7th, in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Safety: The Girl Scouts are teaming up with the Gaithersburg Police Department today along Route 355 near St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church to educate passersby about the importance of using the crosswalk to cross the […]

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March 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Pedestrian Safety

The recent spate of serious accidents involving pedestrians, some with pedestrian fatalities, has prompted a call for increased awareness of pedestrian safety. With the time change to Daylight Savings Time last weekend, early morning commuters are traveling before the sun comes up. County officials urge pedestrians and drivers alike to be especially aware of each […]

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May 12, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Street Beat: Silver Spring

Construction began on May 14 in Silver Spring to rebuild the curb and access ramps at the intersection of Wayne Avenue, Second Avenue and Coleville Road. The west leg of the crosswalk on Colesville Road between Second Avenue and Wayne Avenue (the corner opposite McDonalds) will be closed for about two weeks. To access Metro […]

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