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September 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Urge Witnesses of Fatal Olney Collision to Come Forward

Montgomery County police are continuing to investigate a fatal collision in Olney that occurred on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector on Sept. 6. The collision occurred at 8:56 p.m. on a Friday night and involved four vehicles, according to police. Police say, a 2014 Infinity Q50S was heading North on Georgia Avenue and a […]

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September 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Man Dies in Car Wreck on Georgia Ave at ICC

Update (Sept. 12): Police identified the man who died in the multi-vehicle collision as 32-year-old Rene Hernandez Jr. of Olney. UPDATE (Sept. 7): Police released a statement Saturday morning, about the multi-vehicle collision that occurred in the Olney area on Georgia Avenue at the Inter-county Connector (ICC). According to police, one person has died from the […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Onelife Fitness to Open in Olney 2020

Onelife Fitness Sports Club is opening in Olney in either February or March 2020, according to a US Fitness Holdings press release. It will be Onelife Fitness’s second sports club open in Montgomery County, and the 36th sports club open in the nation. Olney’s Onelife Fitness will be located at 17821 Georgia Avenue, in the […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Who Allegedly Stole Cigarettes From Two 7-Elevens

Police released surveillance images of a man sought in connection with thefts from two separate 7-Elevens in downtown Silver Spring. The two crimes occurred in late April, police say. Before 3 a.m. on April 25, Silver Spring district officers responded to reports of thefts that occurred at the 7-Eleven located at 8202 Georgia Avenue. Investigators […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Olney Tavern Closes Permanently

The Olney Tavern announced on Facebook that they’ve closed permanently. Their last day was Sunday. “After over a decade and a half of memories, an era comes to an end this weekend,” The Tavern said in a post. “The Olney Tavern has been pleased to have been a part of so many lives and special […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rita’s Celebrates Spring with Free Italian Ice Wednesday

Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard is celebrating the start of spring by offering free Italian Ice on Wednesday. The celebration is from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. The following Rita’s are in Montgomery County, and they’ll be participating in this event: Olney: 3233 Spartan Road Derwood: 7211 Muncaster Mill Road Silver Spring: 13621 Georgia Avenue Lakeforest Mall: 701 […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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November 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Are Investigating a Series of Commercial Burglaries, Release Surveillance Footage (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Montgomery County Police are investigating a series of commercial burglaries that have happened throughout the county. Investigators believe that the same suspect is responsible for all of the burglaries. According to a news release, police have determined that the suspect forces entry into a business and once inside, the suspect disables any surveillance cameras and/or alarm […]

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October 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Officials Celebrate Opening of New Glenmont Fire Station (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with local officials celebrated the opening of the Glenmont Fire Station #18 today. According to a news release the new facility is a 23,133 square-foot station  built on the site of the former Glenmont Elementary School at the southwest intersection of Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road. County Exec Leggett […]

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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 3, In Montgomery County

1. Bethesda Outdoor’s main pool will remain closed this weekend for repairs, while the lap, teaching, and tot pools will be open. Admission to the facility is $2. 2. Starting tonight, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close two lanes on the outer loop of I-495 from MD 97 (Georgia […]

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