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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man’s Best Friends Help Save Owner Stuck in Mud

Things were not looking good for a man who was stuck in the mud at the edge of the Potomac River near Brookmont Dam at the C&O Canal on Monday. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the man was playing fetch with his two dogs about 50 yards away […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Teen Bicyclist in Gaithersburg

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a 16-year-old bicyclist that occurred Thursday afternoon at the intersection of South Frederick Avenue and Fulks Corner Avenue in the city of Gaithersburg. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling northbound on the sidewalk of the southbound side of South […]

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December 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Bicyclist and Lexus

UPDATED Dec. 14 -The Montgomery County Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit is now investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle that occurred Saturday evening in Rockville. At approximately 6:55 p.m., 1st District and Rockville City officers, in addition to Fire and Rescue crews responded to the westbound lanes of east Gude Drive […]

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November 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Four Cyclists Injured on Glen Road

Four cyclists were transported to the hospital on Saturday morning after a collision in the 10300 block of Glen Road, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the collision occurred when one cyclist went down causing a chain reaction with the others. Piringer described the injuries on his […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Construction is Underway on the Needwood Road Bike Path

Construction of the Needwood Road Bike Path, located on the south side of Needwood Road from Redland Road to Deer Lake Road, is now underway. The off-road, concrete bike path will be eight feet wide and about 1,300 feet long, according to an update from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation.  This portion of the […]

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April 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Spencerville

UPDATED Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on April 6 on Spencerville Road just west of Peach Orchard Road in Spencerville. Police said the collision involved a motorcycle and large truck designed for hauling refuse. According to police, arriving units confirmed that the motorcyclist involved in the […]

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December 22, 2014 | Staff Writer

New Protected Bike Lane in Bethesda Gives Riders a “Cycle Track”

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has announced that the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s Division of Transportation Engineering has completed the county’s first protected bike lane — also referred to as a “cycle track.” The on-road bike lane that is about 1,500 feet long and is located adjacent to the curb on the west side […]

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