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February 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Arrest Man for Possession of Stolen Handgun in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested Edward Lay, 26, of Clinton, Maryland on Feb. 19 in Silver Spring. He was charged with possession of a stolen handgun and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, according to a statement from MCPD.  At around 10:28 p.m., an officer was driving on Georgia Avenue during […]

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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Layhill Road and Georgia Ave

Latest Detour Planned Between Layhill Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Work began in January and will continue into April. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of the upgrades. […]

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February 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Georgia Ave and Shady Grove Road

Latest Work Planned Between Georgia Avenue and Shady Grove Road The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 14-17. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will […]

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January 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispano Fallece Tras ser Atropellado en Aspen Hill

Un peatón murió tras ser atropellado en el condado de Montgomery alrededor de las 6:30 p.m. el lunes 6 de enero, en la intersección de Georgia Avenue y Aspen Hill Road. La policía emitió un comunicado sobre el incidente señalando que la Unidad de Reconstrucción de Colisión está investigando el fatal accidente. Según el Departamento […]

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January 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Man Struck and Killed Crossing Georgia Avenue in Aspen Hill

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Montgomery County around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Aspen Hill Road. Police released a statement about the incident noting that Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision. According to the Montgomery County Police Department, the preliminary investigation revealed that […]

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January 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

New Traffic, Pedestrian Signal Goes Live Thursday on Georgia Avenue

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will activate a new traffic and pedestrian signal at the intersection of May Street/Rippling Brook Drive on MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) in Silver Spring. Since Monday, the signal has been under a three-day mandatory flash mode to help familiarize drivers with the signal system. It goes live […]

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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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