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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck in Wheaton Dies From Injuries

Update (Aug. 30): The pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Randolph Road at Glenmont Circle on Tuesday has died from his injuries, police announced Friday evening. Police identified the pedestrian as 24-year-old Roger Odin Martinez-Mejia of Wheaton. The investigation for this collision is ongoing, police say. Original Post (Aug. 28): Montgomery County detectives from the Collision […]

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July 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Ever Annoying Silver Spring Metro Turnback Ends

Forest Glen, Wheaton, and Glenmont Metro riders officially have a less annoying commute because the Silver Spring “turnback” is no more. County officials came out to the Wheaton Metro on Monday morning to celebrate the end of the Silver Spring Metro Red Line Turnback. Now, all redline trains will travel all the way to and […]

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June 26, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

New Ride On Flex Demand Transit Service Hits the Streets

Montgomery County officials introduced the new Ride On Flex, and they say it will be more convenient for riders. For now it’s a pilot program where people can get around in defined Rockville, Glenmont, and Wheaton zones.

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June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Ride On Flex Launches Wednesday

Ride On Flex, the region’s first on-demand public transit service, will officially launch on Wednesday. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich along with Councilmembers Sidney Katz and Hans Riemer will join Al Roshdieh, the director of Montgomery County Department of Transportation, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Rockville Town Square to debut the new ridesharing service. […]

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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Will Test ‘On Demand’ Transit Program

Montgomery County Department of Transportation has plans for a new “on demand” transit program. The Microtransit Pilot Program will be tested in the Rockville, Glenmont, and Wheaton service areas. Similar to UberPool, this program will allow residents to use a mobile app to request trips to and from a designated pickup and drop off area. […]

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October 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Woman for Package Theft

A 57-year-old Wheaton woman faces a theft charge after a tipster identified her from publicly released surveillance images of a woman taking packages from the front steps of nearby homes, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police said Tatiana Baker, 57, of the 12900 block of Camellia Drive was seen on surveillance video in July […]

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September 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Thefts of Packages from Homes in Wheaton-Glenmont Area

Montgomery County police are investigating the thefts of packages taken from in front of three homes in the Wheaton-Glenmont area. The thefts occurred between July 24 and Aug. 26 and were committed by the same woman. Investigators on Monday released surveillance photographs are asking for the public’s help to identify her. Detectives also believe that […]

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August 18, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Charity Changes Name in Wake of Cardinal’s Resignation

The controversy surrounding a high-ranking official in the Catholic church has led to a Montgomery County charity to change its name. The Cardinal McCarrick Center in Wheaton has changed its name to the Catholic Charities Center because of the controversy surrounding its namesake. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick resigned on Saturday, July 28, after allegations surfaced he […]

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May 30, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Image of Lifeguard on duty in swimming pool

Water Safety Days Offer Free Swim Lessons and Safety Tips

Two Water Safety Days will offer free swim lessons, lifeguard demonstrations, and safety tips to promote water safety at the beginning of the pool season.  The first will take place Friday, June 1 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer park in Gaithersburg, and the second will take place Saturday, June 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the […]

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February 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro Update: Red Line Train Weekend Schedule Modified for Maintenance

Metro riders can expect some changes to the Red Line this weekend between Wheaton and Glenmont stations. The Glenmont station will be closed beginning Feb. 24 through Feb. 25 for track maintenance and leak mitigation, according to WMATA. Buses will replace the Red Line trains between Wheaton and Glenmont. The remaining Red Line trains will operate […]

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