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September 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Pipe Mishap Causes Flooding, Backups Near Eastbound Shady Grove Road

On Friday afternoon, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) was working on a 36-inch main pipe, when a valve came loose, causing water to flood onto Eastbound Shady Grove Road between Gaither Road and Route 355 Frederick Rock. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the incident occurred in the […]

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April 16, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Manna to Open New Location at Gaithersburg Middle School

The Manna Food Center is opening a new distribution center this month to replace the daily distribution of their Gaithersburg warehouse. The new center, located at Gaithersburg Middle School, will open on April 23, with food distribution scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Participants will be able to schedule a pick-up at either […]

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May 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Trash Truck Fire Closes Some Lanes of Shady Grove Road

Montgomery County firefighters battled a fire in a trash truck full of compacted cardboard on Shady Grove Road on Tuesday morning for hours, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer tweeted out photos of the fire and said it was “proving difficult to fully extinguish.” According to Piringer, […]

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July 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Fire and Rescue Crews Transport Five Rockville Residents for Carbon Monoxide Exposure (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews transported five residents from their Rockville area home, located on the 1000 block of Gaither Road, early Wednesday morning after they were exposed to carbon monoxide. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Daniel Ogren, residents woke to a “strange odor” and found their car running in the garage. The car had been […]

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January 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Commercial Building Fire Causes $600,000 in Damage (PHOTO)

UPDATED A fire at a sign shop at 9103 C Gaither Road caused an estimated $600,000 in damage, according to a Montgomery County fire official. When the first units arrived on scene, Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said smoke was coming from the building which is located near Shady Grove Road. According to […]

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February 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Manna Food Center Opens on Presidents’ Day

In an effort to provide food to those who have missed distributions because of the recent winter storms, Manna Food Center is holding a special distribution on February 17, from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. at its Gaithersburg warehouse at 9311 Gaither Road. According to Manna officials, clients do not need an appointment to pick […]

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