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September 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 24. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Voter Registration Day: Montgomery County is celebrating National Voter Registration Day at a number of different libraries in the county from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Take a look at all of the different voter registration events: Voter Registration […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fire Damages Rockville Day Care, Swim Center

Georgetown Hill Early School and Woodley Gardens Swim Club in Rockville caught fire Sunday, causing the daycare center to close Monday. After the fire, Peter Cromwell, CEO of Georgetown Hill, posted a comment to Georgetown Hill’s Facebook page. He said the damage to the buildings were “significant.” “At this time, we do not know the […]

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March 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Man Arrested for Threatening Judge, School (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police spokesman Capt. Paul Starks provides an update on the incident that closed Falls Road at I-270 on  Thursday. A tweet from police says the man threatened to harm a county judge. WJLA is reporting that a man was arrested for making threats against several locations, including a day care center. .@mcfrs just drove robot down […]

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Carjacking in Potomac (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a carjacking that occurred on Tuesday afternoon. According to police, the armed carjacking took place around 2:40 p.m. on Sept. 27th, in the 7200 block of Honeywell Lane in Bethesda. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a woman was in her 2010 black BMW on Honeywell Lane when she […]

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April 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Dedicates Potomac Adaptive Sports Court

It’s official: the Potomac Adaptive Sports Court is now open at 11315 Falls Road in Potomac. County leaders attended a dedication ceremony on Sunday morning for the new recreation area. “Adaptive sports programs help individuals to gain confidence, have fun, and make an impact on their lives,” said Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz. “We are proud […]

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September 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Downed Tree Causes Power Outage Overnight Along MacArthur Boulevard (PHOTOS)

A downed tree brought down some wires near 10631 MacArthur Boulevard last night. Pepco Spokesperson Sean Kelly said the power outage was reported to Pepco around 10 p.m. on September 1. He said 496 customers were without power during the outage. Power was restored around 7:15 a.m. today, according to Kelly. Commuters may have encountered […]

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July 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

I-270 Southbound Lanes Closed at West Montgomery Avenue

County officials are alerting motorists that all southbound lanes of I-270 are closed at West Montgomery Avenue because of an accident. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that emergency medics are evaluating several injuries at this scene, including one possible trauma. No other information has been released to […]

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June 19, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Black Bear Spotted in Rockville Today

UPDATED Rockville police officers responded to a confirmed sighting of a black bear near downtown Rockville on Thursday morning. Major Michael England said the bear was last seen around 9 a.m. at Great Falls Road and Monument Court. He said a city employee initially spotted the bear earlier this morning. Officials say it is relatively […]

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December 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Kensington Man Killed in Car Accident

UPDATED Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred at 2:21 p.m. on Dec. 28 at Maryland Avenue and Great Falls Road in Rockville. Police said the side-impact collision involved a gray 2004 Toyota Corolla and a silver 2003 Oldsmobile Bravada within the intersection. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that the […]

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June 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Trooper Injured in I-270 Traffic Stop

A Maryland state trooper is recovering from injuries he sustained during a traffic stop along the shoulder of I-270 in Montgomery County when a vehicle that had just struck another car ran into the back of his patrol vehicle at 6:15 p.m. on June 27. According to police, the suspect is a 19-year-old from Montgomery […]

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