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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January 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

HHS Busy Helping Residents Meet Open Enrollment Deadline (VIDEO)

With the deadline fast approaching, Montgomery County Health and Human Services case workers have been busy assisting an influx of residents who need help applying and navigating the health insurance open enrollment process. County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili  reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gas Leak in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County police and firefighters were called to a gas leak in Silver Spring on Monday afternoon. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said there were evacuations in the area of Wayne Avenue and Fenton Street. According to Piringer, a backhoe struck a 4-inch, high pressure natural gas line near the site of the […]

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March 15, 2015 | Krista Brick and Sonya Burke

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Silver Spring Library Closing Book on Colesville Location

The Silver Spring Library will be celebrating the close of one chapter and opening of a new one when the current location shuts its doors on March 15. After 58 years of service, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) officials have announced that the Silver Spring Library branch will close to the public at 5 p.m. […]

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May 3, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

More Restaurants, Music at 4th Annual ‘Taste the World in Fenton Village’

It’s not your average restaurant crawl, and organizers at the 4th “Taste the World in Fenton Village” designed it that way.  The annual event, held on May 4 of this year, brings hundreds of residents to Silver Spring to support the local business community and try a taste of the diverse ethnic restaurants that are […]

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