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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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May 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Unveils Pedestrian Safety Improvements in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County activated a new crossing signal in Aspen Hill Friday to improve pedestrian safety. County Executive Marc Elrich, County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, County Councilmember Evan Glass, and Department of Transportation Director Al Roshdieh attended a ceremony Friday at the crossing in Aspen Hill. The new high intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) beacon on […]

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April 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Update: New Hampshire Ave Near Sunshine Reopens

Update, 10:45 a.m.:  All lanes of New Hampshire Avenue between Georgia Ave. and Sapling Ridge Lane are now open, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Original post:  Alert Montgomery has posted a traffic alert for New Hampshire Avenue. The alert went out at 6:29 a.m. this morning advising motorists that New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) […]

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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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February 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Women Hurt in Three-Car Wreck on Georgia Avenue

A woman faces life-threatening injuries after her minivan caught fire in a three-car crash Tuesday night, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police said the woman, driving a 1999 Ford Windstar and a 2018 Honda Accord were stopped a traffic signal on northbound Georgia Avenue at Bel Pre Road. For reasons still under investigation, a […]

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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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December 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Officer, Pedestrian Identified in Collision on Georgia Avenue

Update, 12: 50 p.m.: Montgomery County police have identified Officer Fritz Calderon as the driver of the police cruiser that struck the pedestrian Thursday night. Police identified Ronald De Jesus Ramirez Ramos, 21, of Wheaton as the pedestrian. Original post: A Montgomery County police cruiser struck a man crossing Georgia Avenue Thursday night in Wheaton, […]

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October 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Asks Hogan for Greater Pedestrian Safety on Georgia Avenue

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan requesting greater pedestrian safety along Georgia Avenue, near where four Kennedy High School students were struck by a car as they were walking to a school bus stop. The letter asks the state to reduce the speed limit on Georgia Avenue, now […]

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September 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Fatal Shooting in Silver Spring at 7-Eleven Sunday

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. Around 4 a.m. police and fire and rescue responded to the Silver Spring 7-Eleven at 8202 Georgia Avenue for the report of an assault in progress, according to the police. Responding officers located an unresponsive male outside the store with an apparent […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Update: The police have idenitified the pedestrian as Tierno Siradiou Bah of the 12000 block of Holdridge Road in Silver Spring. Original post: A pedestrian succumbed to his injuries Monday evening after being struck by a vehicle on Georgia Avenue in the Wheaton area. Police officers and fire and rescue crews responded to Georgia Avenue […]

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