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August 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Loaded Gun Found in Car of Woman Arrested for Drunken Driving

Montgomery County Police charged a Gaithersburg woman with driving under the influence of alcohol, transporting a loaded handgun in a vehicle and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, Sunday, according to police report. At approximately 1:20 a.m., an officer from MCPD’s Alcohol Initiatives Unit noticed Stephanie Vasquez, 25, driving erratically down Georgia Avenue […]

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June 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Part of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring To Close for Outdoor Dining

At 5 p.m. Friday, the northbound right lane of Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring will be closed to make room for expanded dining. The closure is temporary and is expected to last through at least June 21. Council Vice President Tom Hucker worked with the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Silver Spring Urban […]

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January 16, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Second Pedestrian Fatality of 2020 Being Investigated

It’s only two weeks into the new year and already two Montgomery County residents have died after being struck by cars on county streets. Montgomery County police are still investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Rockville Pike around 8:40 pm on Wednesday, January 15th. Police say 28 year old Adam Moche Aseraph […]

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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Investigating Drive-By Shooting on Georgia Avenue

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are investigating a shooting that happened Jan. 13 on the 8200 block of Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring.  At about 3:05 a.m., several people called 911 and reporting hearing gunshots. Officers spoke to witnesses when they arrived to the area. MCPD says two people were verbally fighting on the […]

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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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November 18, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Park Police Officer Trapped Under Cruiser at Traffic Stop

A Park Police officer was trapped by his own vehicle Sunday morning when a Jeep slammed into the back of the cruiser, according to a statement by the Montgomery County police. The officer had made a traffic stop about 3 a.m. on Georgia Avenue at Belvedere Boulevard, as he was working with the Montgomery County […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘A Sad Day in Montgomery County’: Woodside Deli, a Silver Spring Institution, Abruptly Closes

After 70 years of serving the Silver Spring community, the Woodside Deli on Georgia Avenue closed its doors for the final time on Sunday. “A sad day for Montgomery County,” Alexa Margolis, manager at the deli, told MCM. “It was definitely a shock.” News of the deli closing was first reported by The MoCo Show. […]

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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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