Laytonsville

June 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Deputy Sheriff Who Killed Laytonsville Man Won’t Be Charged

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy who shot and killed a Laytonsville man, who multiple witnesses said was acting erratically and struck the deputy with a long piece of wood, acted reasonably and will not be charged, according to Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office. That office reviewed the incident under an agreement to take the lead […]

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June 8, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

World’s #1 Ranked Pickleball Player Puts on a Show at YMCA Exhibition

The YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase hosted a full day of pickleball activities Monday including clinics and a round robin. The day was capped off by an evening exhibition featuring the world’s top-ranked pickleball player, Ben Johns, and his brother Collin. The brothers, who grew up in Laytonsville, are the number one ranked doubles team in the […]

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May 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

May 21 is Bike to Work Day

The annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) in the D.C. region takes place Friday, May 21. Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association host the event each year during May which is celebrated as Bike to Work Month. Bikers may register at www.biketoworkmetrodc.org. All registrants will be entered in a regional bicycle raffle, and the […]

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February 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sheriff’s Office Identifies Deputy Who Shot, Killed Laytonsville Man

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy – who police say shot and killed a Laytonsville man after he struck the deputy with a long piece of wood  – has been identified, according to a sheriff’s office statement. Sgt. Frank Pruitt is the deputy involved in the shooting, the statement reads. He is an 18-year veteran of […]

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February 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Laytonsville Man Who Was ‘Driving Erratically’

A Laytonsville man was shot and killed by a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday, according to a Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) statement. Police say several 911 calls were received around 8:01 a.m. Saturday morning to report collisions in the 6000 block of MD-108, or Olney Laytonsville Road, between Riggs and Fieldcrest Roads. Callers said […]

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December 4, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Holiday Artisan Markets Adapt to COVID-19

Looking for gift ideas? For this year’s holiday shopping season, several local Montgomery County arts markets have opened with new socially distant formats. Montgomery County native artists and artisans have crafted an assortment of one-of-a-kind gifts to be sold at local businesses, galleries and community engagement centers that are doing their best to survive during […]

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June 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Identifican a Hispano en Accidente Fatal Cerca de Laytonsville

Un hombre de 29 años falleció el jueves, en horas de la noche, en un accidente automovilístico registrado en Woodfield Road, en el área de Laytonsville. La policía identificó a Edvin Agripin Sánchez-Martínez de Clarksburg como el conductor, quien falleció en la escena. Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery todavía están […]

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June 15, 2020 | Alex Argiris

29-Year-Old Man Identified in Fatal Crash Near Laytonsville

A 29-year-old man died Thursday night in a fatal car crash on Woodfield Road in the Laytonsville area. Police identified Edvin Agripin Sanchez-Martinez of Clarksburg on Friday as the driver who was pronounced dead on the scene from the two-car collision. Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are still investigating the cause of the […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 19 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny with a high of 48 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 19. 1. Goldfish Swim School Opens in Rockville: Rockville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting to celebrate Goldfish Swim School opening a new location in Rockville. The ribbon cutting is from 9 to 10 […]

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February 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Mainstay Ricciuti’s Kitchen to Close Saturday

Ricciuti’s Kitchen in Olney is closing permanently on Saturday after almost 28 years. Originally James Ricciuti opened Ricciuti’s as a pizza place in Laytonsville, according to The Washington Post. In 2003, Ricciuti purchased the historical Olney House on Route 108—which has been around since the 1800s—and there he operated the Ricciutti’s Kitchen as a full […]

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