July 27, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Restaurant Closed for Second Time Due to Social Distancing Violations, Other Fined

The Republic Garden in Silver Spring has been closed by the county for the second time, for not maintaining six-feet physical distancing. The restaurant was given a 30-day closure order on Sunday, July 26 because the written plan that had been submitted to ensure physical distancing was not being followed. The Republic Garden’s license was […]

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August 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

The Fine For Passing a Stopped School Bus Has Increased (VIDEO)

The start of the 2017-18 school year for students in Montgomery County Public Schools system is just days away and starting this school, drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus will pay a heftier fine. Maryland state law requires motorists to stop when the bus displays flashing red lights and remained stopped until the […]

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February 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Police Commander Sends Underage Drinking Warning to Residents

Montgomery County Police Captain David Falcinelli, commander of the 2nd District, says that the Bethesda area has experienced an increase in underage drinking incidents over the last few months. Captain Falcinelli sent an email alert on Tuesday to residents through Montgomery County’s Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. He warns community members about the consequences of hosting […]

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February 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Maryland State Police traffic stop at night

State Troopers Stress Importance of Move Over Law (VIDEO)

Maryland State Police are trying to get the word out about Maryland’s Move Over law. Motorists are required to move over if they see emergency vehicles or tow trucks on the side of the road. Since the law went into effect, troopers have cited hundreds of motorists for violating it. A first offense fine is […]

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July 10, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Trashes More Than 2,500 Illegal Signs (Video)

Drivers can see clearly now the signs are gone. It was time to go for more than 2,500 signs that were placed illegally along Montgomery County roads as three County departments came together for the first time and hit the road for a day-long crackdown on signs that could be distracting for drivers. See more […]

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