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August 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Gaithersburg Collision

A 65-year-old Germantown man died from his injuries following a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon in Gaithersburg, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the motorcyclist as Gregory Davis Sr. of the 18800 block of Poppy Seed Lane in Germantown. According to the police, Davis was traveling south on Woodfield Road on a […]

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August 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Clarksburg Collision

Update (Aug. 21): Montgomery County Police said the motorcycle collision on Frederick Road (MD 355) near Comus Road in Clarksburg is now fatal. Jeremy Cross, the 22-year-old motorcyclist from Silver Spring, died from injuries he sustained in the collision, police say. The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and urge anyone with information […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Newly Elected Council In Session: Today is the first day the new County Council will convene in session. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. Read the agenda for the meeting here. 2. Chanukah Fire Truck Events: It’s the third day of Chanukah […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on I-270 at Darnestown Road

Maryland troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred last night on I-270 northbound at Darnestown Road in Rockville. Police officers said they received a call about the single vehicle collision in the local lanes of I-270 at 11:10 p.m. on June 1st. According to a police account, the preliminary investigation indicates that the operator […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Briggs Chaney Area

A 21-year-old Burtonsville man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Tuesday evening in the Briggs Chaney area, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the motorcycle operator who died at the scene as Addisu Mesfin. According to police, Mesfin was operating a Suzuki motorcycle when it collided with a Toyota Camry shortly […]

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July 13, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Says Thank You to Calverton Fire/EMS Station 841 Through Kitchen Renovation

Riderwood retirement is uniquely located!  About half of its campus resides in Montgomery County, while the other half sits in Prince George’s County.  The result is that the community enjoys strong partnerships with government agencies and elected officials in both jurisdictions as we serve our residents.  Here’s one story of how employees…and our vendors…showed their […]

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December 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Santa Runs Resume in Rockville

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department has announced on its website that its popular Santa Runs are back. Just one day ago, the fire department notified the community, on its Facebook page, that the rides were suspended this week. The reason was because Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein expressed some safety concerns about […]

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July 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Release Surveillance Photos to Find Theft Suspect (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who officers say has been stealing items from cars in the parking lot of the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department at 13900 Old Columbia Pike. According to police, the thefts occurred between April 18 and June 10. Detectives have obtained surveillance photographs of […]

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June 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Overturned Tanker Truck in Poolesville Area (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters are on the scene of an overturned tanker truck on Club Hollow Road in the Poolesville area. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the driver of the truck was severely pinned under the overturned vehicle and had to be extricated. Piringer said the driver was transported by a medical helicopter […]

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June 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Station

Public Safety Awards Ceremony Set for June 3rd in Rockville

Law enforcement officers and fire and rescue personnel will be honored during the 26th Annual Rockville Public Safety Awards on June 3rd at 11:30 a.m. at Lakewood Country Club, 13901 Glen Mill Road. Each year, members of public safety agencies that serve the City of Rockville are recognized for their outstanding service. Since 1990, awards […]

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