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April 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Jimmy Fallon Surprises Fields Road Elementary with a Donation (VIDEO)

Fields Road Elementary School was featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday night. That’s because the Gaithersburg-based school recently raised over $13,000 during a record-breaking Read-A-Thon, and the fundraiser caught the attention of Fallon because of its “Egg Roulette” video starring the school’s principals. On Friday night’s show, Fallon played a clip […]

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August 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Arrest Nine People at Sobriety Checkpoint in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police officers arrested nine people for driving under the influence (DUI) at a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night in the city of Gaithersburg. The checkpoint was set up from 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 27 at Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road. ‘ On Monday, the Maryland State Police Department announced […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gas Leak in Gaithersburg, Portion of Fields Road Closed

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a nine-inch natural gas line break on Monday afternoon in the 9800 block of Fields Road in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a backhoe struck the line. According to Piringer, Fields Road was closed between Rio Boulevard and Washingtonian Boulevard because of the break and dozens […]

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July 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Say Child Was Killed Before Fiery Crash (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department held a news conference on Friday to discuss the death investigation of 5-year-old Daniel Dana, who was found in a fiery car crash on June 16 at the intersection of Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road in Gaithersburg. You can watch the police news conference, below: According to Captain Darren […]

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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Child Killed in Gaithersburg Crash at Fields Road and I-370

UPDATED, June 17, 6:30 p.m. – Police have identified the driver of the car and the boy killed in a crash in Gaithersburg Tuesday morning. The driver of the 2003 Toyota Corolla is being identified as Narges Shafeirad, 33. She remains hospitalized in serious condition, police said. The boy who died was her son, 5-year-old Daniel Dana, […]

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rio Boulevard to Close on May 12 for Road Work

Commuters should note that Rio Boulevard will be closed between Fields Road and Washingtonian Boulevard for road work during the day on May 12th. According to a city of Gaithersburg construction notice, the Department of Public Works will be resurfacing the road. Message boards will be in place to remind motorists of the planned closures […]

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June 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Gas Leak, Portion of Fields Road Closed

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews are on the scene of a major gas leak in the 9700 block of Fields Road in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer is reporting that a high pressure line was struck by a backhoe. He said some nearby areas are being evacuated as a precaution. Fields Road […]

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December 3, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Gas Leak in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County fire rescue crews are on the scene of a four inch gas leak along Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg. Commuters should note that Washingtonian Boulevard is closed from 9715 Washingtonian Boulevard to Fields Road because of the gas leak. Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham said about a dozen people have been evacuated from the […]

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