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April 20, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Gaithersburg Jiffy Lube Partially Collapses, One Injured

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a partial building collapse Monday night. One person sustained minor injuries. The collapse occurred at the Jiffy Lube on 116 N. Frederick Ave. in Gaithersburg. A vehicle hit the center beam which eventually fell between the garage doors, injuring an employee. Signature services were closed for the remainder […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Windy Weather Brings Wires and Tree Branches Down, Kensington House Apartments Lose Power (PHOTOS)

Strong winds brought tree limbs, branches and wires down in some areas of Montgomery County on Sunday afternoon. In Kensington, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a pole was snapped by the wind in the 10200 block of Frederick Avenue near Kensington Parkway. Piringer said the roads were closed and 140 apartments at Kensington […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Teen Bicyclist in Gaithersburg

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a 16-year-old bicyclist that occurred Thursday afternoon at the intersection of South Frederick Avenue and Fulks Corner Avenue in the city of Gaithersburg. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling northbound on the sidewalk of the southbound side of South […]

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September 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Need Your Help to Find a Missing Kensington Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers need your help to find a missing Kensington resident who has Alzheimer’s disease. According to  police, Eugene Brisco was last seen by family around 8 a.m. on Monday at his residence in the 10200 block of Frederick Avenue. He is described by police as an African American male, 60 years […]

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September 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Route 355 Closed at Old Hundred Road in Clarksburg

Route 355 is closed in both directions at Old Hundred Road in Clarksburg because of an early morning crash. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. So far, there is no word on injuries. U/D: Clarksburg – MD-355 near Old Hundred Rd – Accident now blocks ALL LANES @nbcwashington @News4Today — First4Traffic (@First4Traffic) September 8, […]

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September 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Woman Struck and Killed By Vehicle Along MD 355

A Gaithersburg woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday morning as she walked across South Frederick Avenue at South Westland Drive shortly before 6 a.m., according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the woman as 50-year-old Muivembet Gelaw. Police said Gelaw died from her injuries at the scene of […]

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July 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Traffic Delays on Route 355 at Richard Montgomery Drive (PHOTOS)

Contractors are working to replace a light pole and a traffic light that were knocked down by a collision at the intersection of Route 355 and Richard Montgomery Drive in Rockville on July 23rd. Rockville City Spokesperson Mary Lou Berg says Rockville crews were at the scene assessing damage to the city’s light pole. She […]

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June 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Girl Scouts Team Up with Police to Promote Crosswalk Use (VIDEO)

As part of their Bronze Award project, Girl Scout Troop 274 juniors are educating residents in their community about the importance of pedestrian safety. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Other pedestrian safety tips: –Cross the street at marked crosswalks and intersections. –Watch for turning vehicles. Before crossing, look left, right, then left again. –Use pedestrian push […]

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June 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Girl Scouts Promote Crosswalk Use Along Route 355 in Gaithersburg

The Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 274 teamed up with Gaithersburg Police on June 7th to promote pedestrian safety alongside Route 355 at Summit Avenue. The troop members are working to complete their Bronze Award project by “promoting crosswalk use.” “We applaud the Girl Scouts of Troop 274 for their willingness to help us in […]

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February 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Gaithersburg Woman (PHOTO)

Gaithersburg Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Gaithersburg woman. Police said Lisa Ann Merrifield, 47, of the unit block of South Fredrick Avenue in Gaithersburg, was last known to be at her residence on February 9. Merrifield is described by police as a white female, 5’03”, 124 pounds. She has brown […]

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