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August 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Downtown Silver Spring Gets First ‘Protected Intersection’ on East Coast

Downtown Silver Spring is getting the first-ever “protected intersection” on the East Coast. According to Montgomery County’s Division of Transportation Engineering (MCDTE), the intersection is under construction at Spring Street and Second Avenue. MCDTE explained in a Twitter thread how the intersection creates a safer experience for pedestrians, cyclists, and commuters: Thread:You may have heard […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Blues Festival Keeps Rolling Along

Downtown Silver Spring was singing the blues on Saturday but for all the good reasons. The 11th annual Silver Spring Blues Festival brought together local and national musicians to showcase and celebrate one of the oldest genres of American music. MCM was there to capture some of the sights and sounds.

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts Return June 20

Downtown Silver Spring’s Summer Concert series returns to Veterans Plaza Thursday evenings starting June 20 and continue weekly through August 8.┬áThere will not be a concert on Thursday, July 4. The free outdoor concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Plaza located at One Veterans Place in downtown Silver Spring. The concerts feature touring […]

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June 3, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Seek Help Identifying Silver Spring Stabbing Suspects

Montgomery County police detectives have released a photo calling for the public to help identify two men in connection with the stabbing of a 34-year-old man on May 8. The stabbing occurred on Bonifant Street in downtown Silver Spring. Detectives reported that the victim and the first man were involved in an altercation at around […]

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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 12, 2019 | Sam Merrill

County Leaders to Host Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice Tomorrow

The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Marc Elrich, and several other county leaders are hosting the first Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice tomorrow night. The purpose of this meeting is to allow county residents to engage with the county government and voice opinions and experiences on the topics of race, racial equity […]

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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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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Photo of Man Suspected of Vehicle Theft in Silver Spring

Police have released a surveillance photograph of a man suspected of stealing a 2009 Ford Escape on Dec. 6 in downtown Silver Spring. According to police, the owner of the silver Ford Escape left his vehicle unlocked, with the engine running, and ran a quick errand at a bank. More specifically, police say the vehicle […]

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Planning Department to Host a Series a Pop-up Events

Montgomery County’s Planning Department is hosting a series of pop-up events during the months of August and September to encourage community interaction with underutilized and hidden public spaces in Downtown Silver Spring. These free events include outdoor yoga and silent discos. Back in 2014, the planning department teamed up with the County Councilmembers Hans Riemer […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Concert Series Lineup in Silver Spring

The 2017 Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, presented by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, will kick off on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. on Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. The free, outdoor concerts, featuring a wide range of music and musicians for the whole […]

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